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Awarded premium audio products – since 50 years! Congrats, Sennheiser!

We are proud to congratulate Sennheiser on 50 years of iF awards! The German audio company has been honored with 63 iF DESIGN AWARDS since 1969. Since its foundation in 1945 by electrical engineer Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser, the company continuously sets the trends in the audio industry. Wherever people passionately record, broadcast or play sounds, Sennheiser is there. Design itself is part of the company’s philosophy, as Oliver Berger, Head of Global Design, puts it during the certificate handover in the headquarter: “Design, in the understanding of customer-oriented, holistic design of high-quality products and services, will always be an essential requirement of Sennheiser.”

Awarded premium audio products – since 50 years! Congrats, Sennheiser!

"Fifty years ago, we won the first iF award for excellent design with our HD414 - which became iconic not least because of its yellow ear cushions. And that was just the beginning. I think it is a great initiative of the iF to present us the certificate for 50 years of design excellence and to point out this history. That really honors us a lot. Renowned design awards like this are not only a confirmation for us that we develop products that correspond to the zeitgeist, but also a seal of quality for our customers."
Oliver Berger, Global Head of Brand and Design Management, Sennheiser

Photo: Oliver Berger (right), with our Frank Zierenberg

Awarded premium audio products – since 50 years! Congrats, Sennheiser!

The first ever iF DESIGN AWARD in 1969 went to Sennheiser for their – then highly innovative – headphone HD 414. The photograph shows the original entry in 1969.

Most recent iF DESIGN AWARDS for Sennheiser

The new MOMENTUM in-ear wireless headphones combine sleek design, immaculate sound performance and take-anywhere mobility. This premium neckband headset made of luxurious, high-quality materials, offers exceptional hi-fi wireless sound assured by Bluetooth 4.1 and Qualcomm® apt-X™. With NFC for simple one-touch pairing, an integrated microphone, and a ten-hour battery life, it is the perfect companion to mobile devices. Ultra-soft sheepskin nappa leather is stitched onto the neckband.
Momentum In-Ear Wireless / Wireless headphones, iF DESIGN AWARD 2018

The new MOMENTUM in-ear wireless headphones combine sleek design, immaculate sound performance and take-anywhere mobility. This premium neckband headset made of luxurious, high-quality materials, offers exceptional hi-fi wireless sound assured by Bluetooth 4.1 and Qualcomm® apt-X™. With NFC for simple one-touch pairing, an integrated microphone, and a ten-hour battery life, it is the perfect companion to mobile devices. Ultra-soft sheepskin nappa leather is stitched onto the neckband.

Designed primarily for gaming: virtual surround algorithm. Experience surround sound on a new level. Featuring the red LED-lit touch panel display surrounded by a durable aluminum volume wheel, the GSX 1000 and GSX 1200 PRO radiate a sense of potency, purpose and total focus on the gaming experience. The crystal-clear display takes inspiration from the instrumentation on performance cars or planes - giving fast immediate information and allowing players to rapidly adjust sound on the fly.
SENNHEISER GSX1000/1200 / Amplifier, iF DESIGN AWARD 2017

Designed primarily for gaming: virtual surround algorithm. Experience surround sound on a new level. Featuring the red LED-lit touch panel display surrounded by a durable aluminum volume wheel, the GSX 1000 and GSX 1200 PRO radiate a sense of potency, purpose and total focus on the gaming experience. The crystal-clear display takes inspiration from the instrumentation on performance cars or planes - giving fast immediate information and allowing players to rapidly adjust sound on the fly.

THE SENNHEISER HD 2 SERIES - Supreme Musicality To Go. The new HD 2 SERIES is elegantly minimalist in design, yet tough enough for a life in motion. It lets your music shine wherever you are. The HD 2.10 is ultra slim and sturdy. With a closed-back on-ear design, it provides a powerful bass without compromises. The HD 2.20 is slim, foldable, lightweight and features a single-sided, tangle-free cable, with a built-in one button smart remote.
SENNHEISER HD 2 SERIES / On-ear headphone, iF DESIGN AWARD 2017

THE SENNHEISER HD 2 SERIES - Supreme Musicality To Go. The new HD 2 SERIES is elegantly minimalist in design, yet tough enough for a life in motion. It lets your music shine wherever you are. The HD 2.10 is ultra slim and sturdy. With a closed-back on-ear design, it provides a powerful bass without compromises. The HD 2.20 is slim, foldable, lightweight and features a single-sided, tangle-free cable, with a built-in one button smart remote.

THE SENNHEISER HD 4 SERIES - Let Everyday Sound Great. The HD 4 SERIES, the complete Sennheiser quality package in a range of durable, closed-back over-ear headsets that fulfill your everyday aural needs. It speaks of dynamic yet puristic and timeless design. Featuring a robust and foldable headband for easy storage on the go, the HD 4.20s ensure good attenuation of ambient noise and great wearing comfort even during extra-long listening sessions.
SENNHEISER HD 4 SERIES / Around ear headsets, iF DESIGN AWARD 2017

THE SENNHEISER HD 4 SERIES - Let Everyday Sound Great. The HD 4 SERIES, the complete Sennheiser quality package in a range of durable, closed-back over-ear headsets that fulfill your everyday aural needs. It speaks of dynamic yet puristic and timeless design. Featuring a robust and foldable headband for easy storage on the go, the HD 4.20s ensure good attenuation of ambient noise and great wearing comfort even during extra-long listening sessions.

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