Housewares Design Awards Finalists Announced
Dec 10, 2010
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Housewares Design Awards finalists were announced, with winners to be announced at the ceremony on Feb. 2, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Housewares Design Awards 2011 Finalists in appliance categories included:

Cooking Electrics category:
• Eades Appliance Technology LLC – SousVide Supreme Water Oven
• Groupe SEB N.A. – T-fal ActiFry Deep Fryer
• Jura-Capresso Inc. – Froth PRO Automatic Milk Frother
• Jura-Capresso Inc. – IMPRESSA Z7 One Touch Automatic Coffee Center
• Saeco USA Inc. – Easy Fill Automatic Drip Coffeemaker

Floor Care Electrics category:
• Bissell Homecare Inc. – PowerEdge Hard Floor Vacuum
• Electrolux Home Care Products Inc. – Ergorapido Ultra+ 1022
• Electrolux Home Care Products Inc. – UltraSilencer DeLux
• Haan Corp. – Steam Sanitizer
• Miele Inc. – S7260 Cat & Dog Vacuum

Food Preparation Electrics category:
• Design Manufacture Distribution LLC – Perfect Portions Food Scale + Nutrition Facts
• Euro-Pro Corp. – Ninja Kitchen System
• Oliso Inc. – Pro-1000 Vacuum Sealer
• Roland Products Inc. – Hurom Slow Juicer with Ultem Strainer
• Vitamix Corporation – Professional Series 500 Blende

Home Environment Electrics category:
• Crane USA – Orange Drop Cool-Mist Humidifier
• Dyson Inc. – Air Multiplier AM01
• NatureMill Inc. – Pro XE Composter
• Plaston International Corporation – Air-O-Swiss U650 Digital Ultrasonic Humidifier
• Winix Inc. – Kenmore 50-Pint Dehumidifier with Microban

Personal Care, Health & Garment Care category:
• Euro-Pro Corp. – Press & Refresh Garment Care System
• Jarden Consumer Solutions – Sunbeam Convertible Iron + Steamer
• Leifheit International USA Inc. – Solar Sense Bath Scale
• Violight Inc. – Violight Cell Phone Sanitizer
• Wahl Clipper – Deluxe Lighted Personal Trimmer

Following the theme “Design that Works,” judges considered product characteristics such as:
• unique appearance and/or function
• recognized or unrecognized consumer needs addressed by product
• appropriate aesthetic
• innovative materials or technology
• human factors and safety issues
• market positioning and competitive performance
• social impact
• emotional appeal
• environmental benefits (materials, processes, etc.)

Finalists were chosen in a total of 13 categories:
• cookware and bakeware
• cooking electrics
• cutlery and accessories
• floor care electrics
• food preparation electrics
• furniture
• home environment electrics
• home organization, laundry accessories, and non-electric cleaning products
• kitchen hand tools and barbecue accessories
• kitchenware and barware
• lighting, home décor, and outdoor décor
• personal care, health, and garment care
• tabletop and beverageware

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