About CIGA Design
CIGA Design is China's first original designer watch brand led by Mr. Zhang Jianmin, one of China's Top 10 Industrial Designers, since he founded the company in
2016. CIGA has won a total of 16 international design awards by virtue of its excellent original designs. So far, CIGA has reaped the largest number of international
design awards among its Chinese peers and the only Chinese watch brand winning the GPHG prize. CIGA has nine of the thirteen Red Dot Awards for watches in
China. It's also the winner of both the German Red Dot Award: Best of the Best and the iF Gold Award for product design in the domestic watch industry. In 2019,
CIGA was nominated for GPHG, which is known as the "Oscars of the watch industry", making itself the first Chinese watch brand in GPHG's List of Winners. In
2021, thanks to its innovative designs, CIGA design was again selected as one of the global TOP 3 finalists in the German iF Design Award 2017-2021. In the same year, the U Series Blue Planet won the Challenge Watch Prize in GPHG 2021-a breakthrough for
Chinese watch brands, showcasing to the world the strength of Chinese original design.