Fiskars wins 4 GOOD DESIGN™ 2015 Awards for design excellence

Fiskars’ innovation recognized worldwide across lifestyle products

MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiskars
is proud to announce that four of its products from the company’s
garden, home improvement, kids and sewing categories were awarded the
prestigious GOOD
DESIGN™ 2015 Award
. The award emphasizes quality design of the
highest form, function, and aesthetic.


The GOOD DESIGN™ Award is conferred annually by The Chicago Athenaeum:
Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for
Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The Museum received several
thousand entries in 2015 from corporations in over 47 countries.

The following Fiskars products were named some of the most innovative
and cutting-edge product designs around the world in 2015:

  • IsoCore™
    Striking Tools
    – available now
  • Clearing
    Tools
    – available January 2016
  • MVP 5” Non-stick Kids Scissors – available Back-to-School 2016
  • Chenille Cutter – available March 2016

“As a company with a centuries-old heritage built on innovation and
design, we are honored to be one of the brands recognized around the
globe for its superior design excellence,” said Fiskars President Paul
Tonnesen. “At Fiskars, we work passionately and continuously to make
even the simplest things better and smarter.”

Fiskars products are renowned for their functionality, ease of use and
design and have been recognized worldwide with numerous design
accolades, including: red dot design awards, Fast Company
Innovation by Design award finalist and iF design awards, among many
others.

All winning designs for GOOD DESIGN 2015 will be posted on the Museum’s
website at www.chi-athenaeum.org
and are published in the GOOD DESIGN Yearbook for 2015-2016.

Now in its 65th year, GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and most
prestigious Awards Program organized worldwide. Submissions to the
program are judged by a jury of distinguished design professionals and
leading industry specialists to create a revived awareness about
contemporary design and to honor both products and industry leaders in
design and manufacturing that have pushed the envelope for competitive
products in the world marketplace. GOOD DESIGN is an international
symbol of a company’s firm commitment to innovation and superior design
embodiment.

ABOUT FISKARS

Established in 1649 as an ironworks in a small Finnish village, Fiskars
has grown to be a leading global supplier of consumer products for the
home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled scissors are
a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong
portfolio of trusted international brands including Fiskars (the World’s
#1 Scissors Brand), Iittala, Gerber, Wedgwood and Waterford.
Additionally the Fiskars Americas portfolio includes Gingher, American
Designer Pottery and watering brands Nelson and Gilmour. Fiskars’
products are available in more than 100 countries and the company
employs around 8,600 people in 30 countries. Fiskars is listed on Nasdaq
Helsinki. www.fiskars.com

Contacts

Fiskars
Hayley Kuepers
608-294-4643
hayley.kuepers@fiskars.com