Australian Start-up Turns Heads Internationally

Australian Start-up Turns Heads Internationally

Orbitkey wins top distinction iF Gold Design Award and has been selected to be in NYC’s MoMA Design Stores

Melbourne, AU (March 2018) – Young start-up company Orbitkey takes home the title of an iF Gold Design winner at this year’s iF Design Awards 2018 for the Orbitkey Key Organiser 2.0. The world-renowned iF Design Award is a seal of recognised excellence and a testimony of quality.

The high-quality craftsmanship and innovation found in the Melbourne-designed Orbitkey Key Organiser won over the 63-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world; standing out amongst 6,400 entries across 7 divisions. The competition was intense, with submissions from 54 countries globally, and out of that selection, only 75 won the Gold Award - Orbitkey being the sole Australian company who won an iF Gold Awards in the ‘Product’ Category.

“Clever and well balanced, this key organizer is fun to hold in your palm. Pleasing to the touch and made of quality leather and metal, it exudes craftsmanship. The addition of an USB drive and multi-tool almost raises the product to the level of a Swiss army knife for the next generation.” - iF Gold Statement

The Key Organiser takes pride in it’s simple, yet considered design. Featuring a custom-designed locking mechanism, paired with a premium leather band, the keys are secured and can be arranged according to preference. With options of add-on accessories, this versatile Key Organiser takes into account the customers’ needs for ease of use, an everyday carry that not only looks great, but feels great.

Orbitkey 2.0 Key Organiser Features

Feature 1
Flexible yet secure locking mechanism that holds 2-7 keys or tools, including a faster USB (3.0).

Feature 2
Design envelop keys to protect wallets, smartphones and other items from scratches.

Feature 3
Eliminates noise of rattling keys.

Feature 4
Carry your car keys or large key fobs with the included D-ring attachment.

Feature 5
Additional multi-tool functions as a bottle opener, flat-head screwdriver, filer, can opener, wrench-tool and box cutter.

More information about the Orbitkey Key Organiser can be found in the “Design Excellence” section of the iF World Design Guide here.

With this, Orbitkey is delighted to announce that their flagship product, the Orbitkey Key Organiser 2.0, has been selected to be showcased in the prestigious MoMA Design Store in New York. The Design Store’s product assessment process is intense - with each considered product weighed against 8 different criteria, ensuring that the pieces in MoMA are the best of its kind in terms of design and innovation. Orbitkey’s 2.0 Key Organiser is the perfect representation of a balanced and well-considered design, where it’s not only functional, but aesthetically beautiful at the same time.

About Orbitkey
Orbitkey is a lifestyle brand helping people live better lives through clever and innovative organisation solutions. It started in 2013 with a simple idea to solve the frustration of carrying messy keys. With the support of the crowdfunding community, the first Orbitkey Key Organiser was brought to life. Since then, Orbitkey has launched six Kickstarter campaigns, raising over US$3.25 million.

Today, Orbitkey is a team of 26 passionate individuals based in Melbourne, Australia. As they constantly strive to redefine the way we organise, their product range has since grown to help people organise more than just their keys. In April 2020, Orbitkey also became a Climate Neutral Certified brand.

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