Adrian Mankovecký from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Bratislava in Slovakia is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2011 competition.Read more
Electrolux Presents Future ‘ReSource’ Kitchen with Domus Academy, Milan
Electrolux challenged Masters students at the Domus Academy in Milan, to rethink kitchen appliances.
Nine concepts, based on existing technology that consider sustainability and culture under the theme of ‘ReSource’, are presented here to coincide with 2011 Milan Design Week and just before entry to the annual Electrolux Design Lab contest closes (23:59 CET May 1st, 2011).
“To re-source is to re-generate, re-energize, re-mix and re-lax,” says Bruno Lizotte, Design Manager at Electrolux, “and the appropriate space for this multi-tasking is, more than ever before, the home and its vibrant centre – the kitchen.”
The ReSource concepts include sustainable thinking and cultural reference points – both of which are increasingly important issues for product design as our planet’s resources disappear and our changing habits and lifestyles are fed by multi-cultural influences in our quest for novelty.
“This was a true collaboration, not just teaching,” says Lizotte who tutored the students, reviewing their work and giving them feedback. “The impressive response shows a dynamic way of looking at appliance design, offering novel solutions for the kitchen environment.”
Topics and categories
More about Electrolux Design Lab 2011
Award winning architects and designers to judge eight global finalists at Room Home Intelligence, Business Design Centre, London, 7th September.Read more
Eight Electrolux Design Lab finalists offer Intelligent Mobility solutions. The ninth edition of the annual Electrolux Design Lab competition challenged industrial design students to consider Intelligent Mobility within home appliances.Read more
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 utilising existing technology.Read more
Electrolux Design Lab 2011 invites industrial design students and recent graduates of industrial design to compete for a six-month paid internship and prize money by submitting ideas that consider intelligent mobility for home appliances...Read more