Liebherr's WTes 5872 wine cabinet and SBSes 8283 side-by-side combination refrigerator were awarded the Interior Innovation Award 2013 in the Kitchen and Household product category.
Liebherr, a German-based producer of refrigeration appliances for residential and commercial use, said that optimized technology made the WTes 5872 wine cabinet (pictured, top) more efficient and quiet and gave it improved bottle capacity. The temperature can be set within the range of +5 degrees C to +20 degrees C.
The SBSes 8283 PremiumPlus side-by-side combination refrigerator (pictured, bottom) has four different climate zones and an IceCenter integrated in the door.
The Interior Innovation Award was established by the German Design Council in 2002. Awards recognize innovative ideas and achievements in various product areas of the home furnishings industry. Criteria for the assessment include:
* practical value
* the concept as a whole
* functionality and ease of use
* design quality
* degree of innovation
* marketing concept and innovation
* ecological compatibility and quality
* product aesthetics
* safety and accessibility
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