Having spawned ideas such as Mars colonisation robots, vacuum cleaner slippers and meat growing machines, Electrolux Design Lab looks back at a decade of groundbreaking design. Starting out as a collaborative competition between Electrolux and a select group of European design schools, Electrolux Design Lab is today a truly global completion receiving thousands of contributions every year.
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Electrolux Design Lab’s 10th Anniversary challenge to international design students is tied to Electrolux’s professional heritage in a theme that stimulates all senses. Please click here for more.
Adrian Mankovecký, student at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia, was awarded first place in the 2011 Electrolux Design Lab competition finals at the Room Home Intelligence Conference at the Business Design Center in London. Adrian Mankovecký’s design concept, Portable Spot Cleaner, beat a field of 1,300 entries from over 50 countries. Please click on headline for more.
Award winning architects and designers to judge eight global finalists.
The winner of the 2011 Electrolux Design Lab competition will need to impress a jury consisting of leading architects and product designers at the Business Design Centre, London on the 7th September 2o11. Danish designer Cecilie Manz; award winning architects Hayes and James Slade; and Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux, will assess eight finalists as they present ‘Intelligent Mobility’ themed domestic appliances.
Introducing the Robotic Fish Dishwasher, the Snail Induction Cooker and Sheep Vacuum Cleaner – 25 Electrolux Design Lab semi-finalists provide innovative compact living solutions.
From a field of 1,300, the top 25 concepts have been chosen from designers based in 17 countries across the world. Romania and China are represented by three entries each, the USA, India, Russia and Australia have two representatives and for the first time ever, entries from India and the Middle East. PLEASE CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL STORY.
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.
The Electrolux Design Lab 2009 global design competition invites undergraduate and graduate industrial design students around the world to submit their innovative home appliance ideas for the next 90 years, deadline May 31.