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Good Design Award 2018

14 November 2018
Good Design Award 2018

Tswane, South Africa - 14 November 2018 – Brother Industries Ltd, the parent company of Brother International South Africa, have once again won the highly esteemed Japanese design award: “Good Design Award 2018” in 6 categories. The organisation, which is known as one of the leading global manufacturers of printers, scanners, labellers and sewing machines, was competing against 4,789 entries across several categories.

After taking home their first award for their home sewing machine in 1960, Brother has won the same award for 205 different products in total, including the 6 won this year. This will be the 26th consecutive year since 1993 that Brother has won an award, showcasing the organisation’s unwavering commitment to product design and quality.

“The Good Design Award evaluates not only the exterior beauty of products, but also the user experience and environmental impact of the design, as well as the products’ ability to present new ideas to society,” said Dale de Villiers, Marketing Manager at Brother International South Africa.

“Winning the award recognises the concerted effort by all Brother employees involved in developing, manufacturing and delivering Brother’s products and services.’’

Staying true to their motto “At your side”, Brother is highly committed to always placing the customers first, by designing products that are both cost-effective and highly functional. Brother is determined to continue to provide product designs that enrich the productivity of their customers.

Winning Brother Products:

Inkjet Printer

Monochrome Multi-Function Laser Printer Series

Desktop Scanner

Labelling System

Sewing and Embroidery Machine

Garment Printer


About Good Design Awards:

The Good Design Award has been a sole comprehensive design evaluation and communication system in Japan since 1957. Many companies and designers from both inside and outside Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry through design quality. The “G Mark” symbol of the award has been recognised widely as a mark representing good design. For more information about the Good Design Award, visit here.