Misfit Shine Wins Red Dot, A’ Design Awards Ahead of Launch

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Misfit Shine, an elegant activity monitor you can wear anywhere developed and designed by Misfit and Pearl Studios, an early investor in Misfit, has won the Red Dot and the A’ Design Awards, two internationally renowned product design awards.

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Misfit also announced a long-term strategic partnership with Pearl Studios where the two companies will co-develop a series of wearable products. As part of the partnership, Mladen Barbaric, co-founder of Pearl Studios, will serve as Chief Industrial Design Officer for Misfit.

“Misfit and Pearl are some of the most savvy consumer product designers and engineers I’ve ever worked with. Beautiful, miniaturized product designs combined with battery life and software technology breakthroughs will shape the course of our wearables over the next decade,” said John Sculley, former CEO of Apple.