Design students from around the world created innovative household appliance solutions for food preservation and storage that promote healthier eating habits for 2016.
Electrolux selected nine Design Lab finalists in this year's global competition. An internationally known jury will judge the household appliance entries in Barcelona, Spain, and select one winner, which will be announced at a press conference on December 1, 2006.
This marks the fourth Electrolux Design Lab competition, which challenges students to meet the highest international standards in future appliance design, bringing together the creativity of promising design students from around the world. Submissions have come from students in 37 countries.
"There are many students around the world with fresh ideas on how we can design household appliances for the future, and this competition gives Electrolux the opportunity to spot young, talented designers," says Electrolux Design Director, Henrik Otto.
The finalists will be judged on design, innovation, functionality, and aesthetics.
Jury members include world leading designers Humberto Campana and Fernando Campana, as well as chef Tetsuya Wakuda, NASA Space Architect Constance Adams, and Electrolux Design Director Henrik Otto.
Finalists of the Design Lab 2006 competition are:
- Eduardo Altamirano Segovia (Universidad La Salle, Mexico)
- Jonathan Assaraf (Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.)
- Clayton Tolomiotti Resende (School Positivo University Center, Brazil)
- Teeravit Hanharutaivan (King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand)
- Christian Jung (HFG Pforzheim, Germany)
- Metin Kaplan (Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)
- Brian Chuan Chai Law (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
- Kleber Puchaski (Royal College of Art, UK)
- Yirong Yang (Southern Yangtze University School of Design, China)
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