Electrolux Appliances Win Good Design Awards
Feb 11, 2005
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Kitchen appliances from the Electrolux Group have been honored with six Good Design awards by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.

"We are excited and honored to win the Good Design awards. It is evidence that our global design approach based on consumer insight is appreciated by both consumers and the design community,” said Henrik Otto, head of design at the Electrolux Group.

The six winning products from the Electrolux Group included:

  • Electrolux ICON -- a convection wall oven, designed by Bob Martin, Kent Crookshank, Victor Cascianelli, Frank Downing, and Bob McCoy
  • Electrolux Full Alu -- an electric built in multifunctional oven, designed by Roberto Pezzetta
  • Electrolux Range Cooker -- a semi-professional cooker, designed by David Kynoch, Mark Baxter, and Paul Flowers
  • Electrolux Visao -- a microwave oven, designed by Alexandre Barros Neves and Duncan McCall
  • AEG-Electrolux Neue Klasse -- a fridge freezer with LCD display on the door, designed by Alexandre Barros Neves, Michael Farrell, and Martin Beeh
  • Electrolux Fabri Guard -- a twin tub semi-automatic washing machine, designed by Swaminathan Iyer, Andrew Cameron, Nina Sirelius, Martin Alexanderson, Sharad Dahake, Alwar District, Shah Jahandur, and Rajasthan, India

    The Good Design Awards is organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. The Museum's historic Good Design program was founded in Chicago in 1950 by Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr. with the participation of some of America's most important designers: Eero Saarinen, and Charles and Ray Eames, Alexander Girard, George Nelson, Florence Knoll, Harry Bretoia, Finn Juhl, and Russel Wright.

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