Electrolux Design Lab 2013 calls on design students worldwide to compete for a six-month paid internship and 5,000 Euros by submitting ideas for a design solution that considers evolving challenges set to shape our future. This year’s theme, Inspired Urban Living, has been influenced by the growth of ‘urbanisation’, where space is becoming limited as an increasing number of the population shift from living in open rural locations into densely populated areas.
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Musical dinners, folding refrigerators and tearless onion slicers make up only a few of our favourite UK Design Lab 2012 entries!
Established in 2003, Electrolux Design Lab is an annual global design competition open to undergraduate and graduate industrial design students who are invited to present innovative ideas for household appliances of the future.
From 2-5 June 2012 visitors to the Ideal Home Show Scotland at the SECC, Glasgow, can see Electrolux Design Lab’s innovative concepts in the Home of the Future brought to you by Virgin Media hosted by gadget expert, Suzi Perry!
AEG Neue Kollektion oven, hobs and hoods as well as Electrolux Design Lab concepts have been filmed for brand new Channel 4 series, Home of the Future, which starts February 12th, 7.00pm on Channel 4
Adrian Mankovecký, winner of the Electrolux Design Lab in 2011, will join the design team in Stockholm after completing his degree at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Introducing the world’s smallest microwave oven, compact cleaners and a bouncing blender – 25 Electrolux Design Lab semi-finalists provide ‘Intelligent Mobility’ solutions for domestic appliances.
From a field of 1,300, the top 25 concepts have been chosen from designers based in 14 countries across the world. Australia, New Zealand and Poland are represented by three entries each, whilst Canada, the Czech Republic, France, South Korea and USA have two representatives each.
Wi-Fi washing machine ‘iBasket’ and portable cooker ‘The Snail’ at Ideal Home Show Scotland 27th – 30th May
Winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition: The Snail is a portable heating and cooking device based on magnetic induction processes. Such is the size and versatility of the Snail, it can be stuck directly on to a pot, a pan, a mug etc. to heat the contents.This reduces the amount of space required for conventional cooking whilst adding portability to the process. Powered by a high density sugar crystal battery, the Snail converts the energy from the sugar, heating up a coil to conduct the magnetic induction process to the utensil. Integrated sensors detect the food type being heated; automatically adjusting the time and temperature. A simple touch sensitive display with interface helps to monitor the proces
Four designers appointed to select Electrolux Design Lab 2010 winner at live final event, 100% Design, London 23rd September.
The winner of the 2010 Electrolux Design Lab competition will need to impress four of the most respected designers working in the field today: Ineke Hans, founder of design office INEKEHANS/ARNHEM; Benjamin Hubert, (Design of the year, British Design awards 2010); Jon Marshall, Studio Director at BarberOsgerby; and Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux, will assess eight finalists as they present their compact living concepts, live in London, 23rd September at 100% Design, Earls Court.(www.100percentdesign.co.uk). PLEASE CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR FULL STORY.
Vote here! Electrolux are now thinking about the theme for Electrolux Design Lab 2010 and are seeking your participation in setting the brief through an on-line vote. Now moving towards its eighth year, this is the first time that interactive voting, which is open to everyone, has occurred.
To contribute to our thinking please visit http://www.electroluxdesignlab.com/2009/11/02/vote-for-design-lab-2010-theme.
Rickard Hederstierna from Lund University in Sweden is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2009 competition for inventing Cocoon. The winner was announced at finals in London on September 24, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event.