Philips recognised for product innovation at Lighting Design Awards 2012

MASTER LED Designer Bulb wins 'Best Light Source' category

March 22, 2012

London, UK - At the tenth Lighting Design Awards at the London Hilton yesterday, Philips won the light sources category with the cutting edge MASTER LED Designer Bulb. Celebrating a decade of lighting design, the awards showcase the best of the lighting industry recognising designers and rewarding innovations in lighting technology.

The winner of this year’s coveted light sources category, the MASTER LED Designer Bulb, combines warm, incandescent-like light with customisable MASTER LEDlamp covers to offer design freedom in a simple retrofit LED bulb like never before. Ideal for open fixtures where the bulb is fully visible, it offers the excellent light performance, dimming and energy savings of MASTER LEDbulbs along with a uniquely customisable design. The elegant MASTER LEDlamp covers can be individually selected and installed by the user to match the surrounding décor and easily changed over the extended lifetime of the lamp. The innovative lamp design ensures excellent light quality, and the broadly compatible dimmable driver helps create the desired ambiance while further improving efficiency.

Lionel Roussel, Head of Product Management, Philips UK comments; “We are thrilled to have received this accolade. Philips is always seeking to push the boundaries of technology and design. The MASTER LED Designer Bulb is a truly unique light source offering flexibility and control, coupled with inimitable style.“

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Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at