Electrolux Newsroom Asia Pacific

Category: Awards and Recognition

10 Questions in 10 Minutes – Blair Hopgood

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.

The brains behind Iggy’s – Ignatius Chan and Janice Wong

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.

Christmas came early as Electrolux bagged 3 + 3 awards in Indonesia!

The year is drawing to a close, and the verdict is out – Indonesia simply loves Electrolux!

Styling with Black – the new essentials for the contemporary home

Timeless, elegant, luxurious. These are the words that come to mind when one comes into contact with the new Electrolux Ebony Kitchen Collection. Gone are the days when black is associated with negativity, so today the colour holds the same allure and prestige that you would attribute to a black designer suit or evening dress.

‘Zero’ Washing Unit Washing Concept – Siow Hansheng

This week, we speak to Mr Siow Hansheng about his ‘Zero’ washing unit concept. A Silver Award recipient at the prestigious Singapore Design Awards 2010, Hansheng offers us insights into his design and how Electrolux’s Thoughtful Design philosophy has influenced his concept.

Electrolux Design Lab Finals – Peter Alwin from India wins with his Micro-Induction Device “The Snail”

The Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition started off with a promising crop of 1,300 entries from 50 different countries. Within months, it was whittled down to 25 semi-finalists. That number was further brought down to eight and finally, Peter Alwin from India with his micro induction heating appliance “The Snail” won the minds and hearts of the jury to clinch the prestigious title of Electrolux Design Lab winner 2010.

Electrolux Bagged Two Golds at the Singapore Design Awards 2010

Electrolux’s latest thoughtful design innovations – the keyhole-shaped induction and gas hob and the Ebony Kitchen Collection, were awarded the Gold accolades in the Industrial Design (Home Appliance) category last night at the prestigious Singapore Design Awards 2010.

Who’s your favourite Electrolux Design Lab finalist?

Vote for them online now at www.electrolux.com/designlab and your favourite designer could be the winner of the 2010 Electrolux Design Lab ‘People’s Choice Award’.

The Electrolux Story Part Two

The second half of our journey starts with 1965 – a very significant year as the Group’s turnover then crossed the billion kronor mark.

The Electrolux Story

Electrolux, a well-known Swedish appliance company, whose name is firmly entrenched in many consumers’ minds, was founded by Swedish entrepreneur, Axel Wenner-Gren. The company was first built on a consumer insight – the realisation that ordinary people needed help with cleaning their houses.