Continuing with our designer interview series, we speak to Electrolux’s industrial designer, Blair Hopgood. Hailing from Australia, he shares with us the source of his inspiration and what makes him tick.
Archive for December, 2010
When it comes to running restaurants, can anyone do it better than Ignatius Chan (Iggy as he’s more affectionately known) and Janice Wong? Iggy’s – the chefs-d’oeuvre of the talented couple, is after all, no ordinary restaurant.
It’s hard to keep up with Dennis Han. As an industrial designer at Electrolux, he’s constantly on the move and attending to the myriad of design assignments. More recently, the design of The Little White Book was realised. Yes dear readers, the Book really does exist, and Dennis shares the inspiration behind it, its importance and his greatest achievement in 2010.
Malaysians were in for a special treat last month. Anna Olson, a celebrity chef from the Asian Food Channel, made a special appearance at the Electrolux Concept Store in Kota Damansara. The newly launched Concept Store is the third of its kind in Malaysia, and a one-stop shop for all Electrolux products.
Add some pizzazz this Christmas with Alex Perry, Electrolux’s Fabric Care Ambassador and Australia’s fashion guru
Whether you’re attending a work function, Christmas catch-up or year-end soiree, it’s the perfect time of the year to add a little wow factor to your outfit. To make sure you’re on the best dressed list, Alex Perry, Electrolux Fabric Care Ambassador and Australia’s most glamorous fashion designer, has pulled together his top five fashion tips for this year’s party season.
Chef spotlight: An exclusive tête-à-tête with Andres Lara, dessert chef of acclaimed Iggy’s restaurant (Singapore)
Voted 27th in the world’s best restaurants by San Pellegrino and equipped with high-performance Electrolux Professional appliances, Iggy’s is undisputedly one of the best restaurants you can find on the sunny island of Singapore. We caught up recently with their affable dessert chef, Andres Lara.
“Thinking of you” has always been the commitment that Electrolux has promised consumers. The recently completed Electrolux Asian Food Survey 2010, one of the biggest food surveys in Asia, is an example of how Electrolux upholds that promise. Reaching out to over 4,000 respondents from across eight Asian countries – the Electrolux Asian Food Survey 2010 provides valuable insights into the trends and motivations of the consumer when it comes to food and dining.
Literally French for “Yule log”, the Bûche de Noël is originally a French dessert dating back to the late 18th century and early 19th century. As the name implies, the cake is typically decorated to resemble a wooden log ready for the fire.
Ah, yes. It’s that time of the year once again. It’s a time when friends and family come together and partake in the joyous spirit of Christmas. Of course, nothing completes the celebrations like a heart-warming meal for one and all. So here are cooking tips by Chef Vladimir Niza of the Daylesford Organic Cookery School, UK, which will leave your guests enchanted throughout this festive season.
The year is drawing to a close, and the verdict is out – Indonesia simply loves Electrolux!