With its innovative and outstanding design, the Oris
BC4 Flight Timer has won a 2009 red dot best of the
best Award in the category of Product Design.
Today the red dot design award is the best known
and most competitive international design prize.
Just 49 products from the 3231 that were entered
from companies in 49 different countries were given
a best of the best accolade in 2009.
The international red dot jury takes many criteria –
including innovation, functionality, quality, longevity
and user-friendliness – into consideration before
making its decision.
The BC4 Flight Timer was recognized for its many
outstanding design features, including its ability to
display three time zones simultaneously on one dial.
This is made possible by the Oris-developed
The compass and innovative folding clasp design
also helped to convince the jury.
Oris’ Product Development Manager, Ralf Hilbich,
said: “I’m absolutely delighted we’ve received this
prestigious award for the BC4 Flight Timer. We
always knew that the design and testing work we
did with the pilots was invaluable. At Oris form
always follows function and to win a red dot design
award is fantastic.”