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Archive for September, 2010

Futuristic Appliances for Compact Living at Grand Designs Live Birmingham 8-10 Oct 2010

Swedish appliance giant Electrolux presents five of its ‘appliances of the future’ in the House of the Future at Grand Designs Live Birmingham, sponsored by npower juice; the appliances are all from its renowned annual Electrolux Design Lab competition for industrial design students. The ‘house’ will also feature many other innovative domestic gadgets. PLEASE CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Love Cooking? Love Electrolux! Electrolux partners premier cooking road show.

Swedish home appliance giant Electrolux is the official kitchen appliance partner in one of the most high-profile cookery road shows ever staged in the UK: Love Cooking. PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR FULL STORY.

The Snail – Micro Induction Heating – wins Electrolux Design Lab 2010

Peter Alwin wins Electrolux Design Lab 2010 with The Snail
Peter Alwin from National Institute of Design in India is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2010competition for inventing The Snail, the Micro Induction Heating.

Swedish home appliance giant Electrolux selected The Snail as the Electrolux Design Lab 2010 winner. The announcement was made at the finals in London on September 23, 2010, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event.

John Lewis Presents an Exclusive Preview of the Electrolux Design Lab Finalists

From 16-21 September, John Lewis Oxford Street will be showcasing an exclusive preview of design concepts from six finalists in the prestigious Electrolux Design Lab competition that have been developed for compact living in 2050. The winner will then be chosen at 100% Design on the 23 September.

It’s 2050. Space in the home is tight. Take a peek at future appliances for compact living!

Swedish household appliance giant Electrolux presents a glimpse of future appliances for ‘Compact Living’ at 100% Design, Earls Court next week: Thursday 23rd Sept. PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE.

Home appliances will need to get smart and compact to cope with predictions that 75% of us will live in cities by 2050, many in a mere 35m² (a boxing ring is 37m²!)

At 100% Design on Thursday 23rd Sept, Electrolux paints a super-urbanised future London where your fridge is hung outside your window to save space and energy, and where your laundry basket and washing machine are combined together in a compact wall-mounted space-saving steam dispensing capsule.

Electrolux included in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fourth consecutive year

Electrolux has once again been recognized for sustainability leadership. The prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers among the world’s 2,500 largest companies. PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE.

Vote for YOUR favourite Electrolux Design Lab finalist NOW!

While our eminent design jury have to wait till 23rd September to decide the winner – we are asking the public to vote for their favourite Electrolux Design Lab 2010 finalist now. If you have a web site we would be absolutely delighted if you would embed the short video clip summarising the finalists and our link – and ask your readers to place their vote. PLEASE CLICK HEADLINE FOR MORE.

Henrik Otto, SVP Global Design and Electrolux Desigh Lab Jury Member, Guest Edits Despoke Design Blog

Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux, is guest editor of the design blog ‘Despoke’, throughout the month of September. Henrik will post a series of commentaries about design and in particualr provide his views on: Sustainability; Compact Living; Technology and Individualisation.

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AEG-Electrolux L14840 and Zanussi ZWD14581W1 awarded Which? Best Buy status in the August 2010 Which? Reviews online

We are delighted that two of our washer dryers have been award Best Buy Status. PLEASE CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR DETAIL.

AEG-Electrolux vacuum cleaners sweep up THREE BEST BUYS from Which? magazine

The Ultraone, Ultrasilencer and Ultraactive have all been awarded Best Buy Status by Which? (August 2010).
About Which?
Which? is the largest consumer body in the UK, with over 650,000 members. It is a registered charity and is completely independent. The Which? ‘Best Buy’ tag is well-known and respected by industry and consumers. FOR DETAILS PLEASE CLICK ON THE HEADLINE