Turkey à la Dishwasher

To add novelty to your Christmas celebrations, then how about cooking a turkey in a dishwasher? This particular cooking technique, as suggested by a chef in the UK.

New electronic appliances can reduce Copenhagen’s climate impact

The city of Copenhagen could reduce its total CO2 emissions by 56,402 tons annually if all households replaced their outdated and energy consuming household appliances with new, energy efficient models, according to a new climate study from Electrolux.

Electrolux wins the Planeta Casa award in Brazil

In Brazil, the Turbo Acqua Jet Washer from Electrolux, is awarded the Planeta Casa award. It is the only home appliance considered by the award as a product which contributes to the rational use of water.

Vote for Electrolux Design Lab Theme 2010

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. Your thoughts and opinions will then help us to formulate the brief for the 2010 Electrolux Design Lab.

Electrolux emphasise food preservation on World Food Day

According to UK studies, about a third of the food we purchase gets thrown away and with an estimated 20% of global greenhouse gases linked to the food chain, this represents a significant opportunity for change. On World Food Day (16th October), Electrolux suggest their FreshFrostFree™ range of refrigerators as a smart choice to help preserve food and the environment simultaneously.

Interview with Design Lab jury member David Fisher

David Fisher is the Design Director of Seymourpowell, the internationally-renowned product design consultancy based in London, and one of four internationally-recognized designers on this year’s Electrolux Design Lab jury.

Top 8 Electrolux Design Lab 09 finalists announced

From teleport fridges to flying water catchers to robotic greenhouses on Mars, Electrolux announces this year’s top eight Design Lab finalists in its global competition themed “Designs for the next 90 years”. The eight finalists will compete for first place in Electrolux Design Lab ’09 finals in London on September 24, 2009, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event.

S-bag®: the dustbag that won’t quit

The Electrolux s-bag® was launched worldwide in 2001 as a standard sized vacuum cleaner dustbag for Electrolux and Philips vacuum cleaners.

Pure water fresh from the fridge

Brita® and Electrolux bring you clean and tasty water straight from the fridge. There’s no longer any need to haul heavy and bulky bottles from the supermarket. Brita® filters protect your family and the environment.

Top home appliance trends for iGeneration

After analyzing hundreds of entries from the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition, Electrolux reveals six emerging home appliance trends for the iGeneration.

Fresh food is good, both for you and the environment

Fresh food is a key ingredient in any healthy life style. Electrolux new FreshFrostFree™ range preserves the freshness and taste of your favorite food. By keeping food fresh longer and reducing our household waste, we can contribute to preserving the environment.

Vacuum for the joy of it!

Why compromise? When choosing a vacuum cleaner, most consumers have to compromise between performance and sound levels or design and maneuverability. Electrolux now ends this by launching the new UltraOne: a vacuum cleaner completely redesigned from scratch.

Call for entries: Designs for the next 90 years

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.