Press Release

The NSK 100th Anniversary Calendar Wins the iF Design Award

Expressions of Art in an Industrial Product

iF Design Award

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) today announced that its 2016 NSK Art Photo Calendar, produced to celebrate its 100th anniversary, has won the internationally acclaimed award, the iF Design Award (International Forum Design Award 2016).

As a way to celebrate its 100th anniversary, NSK produced a stunning, artistically photographed calendar. This calendar is based on the NSK Vision 2026 concept of “Setting the Future in Motion,” a concept that is helping to guide the Company's progress over the next 10 years.

The beauty of NSK's high-quality, precision industrial products-produced by its precision manufacturing technologies cultivated over 100 years-was captured from a completely new artistic viewpoint. The fusion of tradition and innovation elements was highly praised, earning it the 2016 iF Design Award.

iF Design Award

The International Forum Design Award is organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH, based in Hannover, Germany, and it has been presented every year since 1953. Each year, outstanding examples of industrial design from around the world are selected, with the winners receiving international acclaim for their designs.

The NSK 100th Anniversary Calendar