Entries are open for the 2013 Housewares Design Awards. The 10th Annual Housewares Design Awards will be presented during an event on Jan. 29, 2013, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Awards will go to 12 Best in Category winners, three Best of the Best winners, and the Green House Award recipient for eco-responsible design innovation.
The awards ceremony will coincide with the 2013 New York International Gift Fair, which runs from Jan. 26 to 30, 2013, at New York's Javits Center.
The 2013 Housewares Design Awards will feature 12 categories:
* Cookware & Bakeware
* Countertop Cooking & Beverage Appliances
* Countertop Food Prep Appliances
* Countertop Kitchenware
* Floor Care & Cleaning Appliances
* Gadgets & Kitchen Tools
* Home Environment Appliances
* Home Organization, Laundry Care & Non-Electric Cleaning
* Home & Outdoor Decor
* Personal, Health & Garment Care
* Tableware, Serveware & Beverageware.
The competition also includes the fifth annual Green House Award for eco-responsible product design.
Judges will select five finalists and a winner for each of the 12 core awards categories and the Green House Award. From the 12 category winners, judges will select Gold, Silver and Bronze Best of the Best awards representing the pinnacle of the year's housewares design innovation.
Information is on the awards website:
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