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Breathe easier with these concepts at the Electrolux Design Lab 2013

A fashion-forward wearable air purifier and a wall that changes the environment to replicate a happy memory are among the eight finalist designs at this year’s global Electrolux Design Lab competition.

The quick guide to refrigerator symbols

Modern refrigerators like the Electrolux EQE6307SA come with a powerful and versatile set of features that enhance our food storage options as well as operation efficiency. And with them come new operating symbols:

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 stage 4 entries gain functionality to improve lives

After several rounds of public voting and working with Electrolux design experts, 20 designs that could have a huge impact on how we live our lives have made it through to stage 4 of the Electrolux Design Lab (EDL) 2013.

APAC concepts dominate at global Electrolux Design Lab competition

A noise converter that changes noise pollution into comforting sounds, a dehumidifier that can forecast the weather and a robotic vacuum that uses gelatin balls to collect dust and dirt more efficiently in the home.

Voting begins for top 105 entries in the Electrolux Design Lab 2013

Speak up for your favourite designs in the Electrolux Design Lab 2013 competition by voting for them.

This year’s edition of the prestigious design competition saw over 1,700 submissions from 29 countries pared down to 105 entries in the first round. Asian design is well-represented this year, with 32 entries from eight Asian countries making the cut.

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 evolves with Inspired Urban Living

With good design we can live large, even as our urban homes grow more compact.

The global Electrolux Design Lab (EDL) competition is back in 2013, with its most expansive theme yet. This year, the prestigious contest for design students seeks concepts for Inspired Urban Living. With increasing numbers of people moving to urbanised areas, lifestyles and living spaces have become busier and a more compact affair. The modern home is not just the epicentre of our lives; it is also a refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life.

As such, the modern city dweller requires better tools that can adapt to contemporary living. Aside from the main theme, participants for this year’s competition will also be able to focus their ideas on one of three areas:

Hit the right spot in your fridge for better vegetables

When you get home from the market, don’t just adjust the thermostat on your crisper compartment and toss in the vegetables. There’s an art to keeping different veggies fresh, and that could make a difference in the flavour, nutrients and lifespan of your produce.

Designing a winning experience for the Electrolux Design Lab 2012

An idea for a floating air purifier that doubles as a lighting fixture for the home has lit up the future for Jan Ankiersztajn. The Polish design student at the Uniwersytet Artystyczny Poznaniu recently beat out 1,200 designs from over 50 countries with his Aeroball concept, to take home top honours at the Electrolux Design Lab (EDL) 2012.

Tips on designing your kitchen for maximum enjoyment

These days, the experience of cooking can be as enjoyable as the meal itself, or even more so. As a result, kitchen design has taken on a larger role in how we experience the preparation of meals. A good layout ensures convenience, accessibility and less cleaning post-meal. Here are five tips to ensure your kitchen is designed for maximum comfort and efficiency:

Blenders vs Food Processors – when do we use them?

To most home cooks, a blender and food processor may not appear too different. Both seem to exist to simply chop, grind or puree ingredients into bits for our dining pleasure.