18 million tons of carbon dioxide emission would be saved if 188 million old and energy thirsty household appliances would be replaced by energy efficient models.
Electrolux has been awarded a combined total of twelve International Design Awards in the “Household/Living” appliance category for the 2008 edition of the iF Design Awards. This year 2771 entries from 35 countries competed for the international iF Design Award 2008, organized by International Forum Design in Hannover, Germany.
E-wash is a compact washing machine that uses soap nuts instead of detergent. The winning designer is Levente Szabó from Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design in Hungary.
Just two days after a government official expressed her disappointment about the lack of A++ rated appliance in Norway, Electrolux Norway announced the product launch of an A++ rated fridge.
Electrolux has launched ArchitectConnect, a new tool to help kitchenbuilders and architects see how Electrolux appliances would fit into their plans.
The Electrolux Shanghai Design Space is now open, putting Electrolux squarely on the radar of China’s design community.
Fancy a deep gold dishwasher, orange washing machine, purple tumble dryer or a green refrigerator to spice up your home? In its War on White, Electrolux launches a limited edition “Color Passion” range.
A fog shower, a solar air cleaner, and an automatic food composter are among the products selected in this year’s Design Lab competition, which focuses on eco-friendly appliances.
Electrolux began its global cooperation with AIESEC, the world's largest student organization, just four years ago. Since that time, Electrolux has hosted nearly 100 interns for a mutually beneficial partnership.
The jurors for this year’s Design lab share a passion for design, innovation and the environment. Matali Crasset, award-winning French industrial designer, Jason Bradbury, the UK’s famous Gadget and Consumer Technology journalist, Céline Cousteau, the daughter of ocean explorer/filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, and Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux, make up the jury of this year’s Design Lab.
"Making money and running a sustainable business go hand-in-hand," says Electrolux President and CEO Hans Stråberg. "There is a consumer demand for products that meet high sustainability standards. Consumers are willing to pay more for such products."
There were no trains, buses or automobiles used by design colleagues one day recently in Stockholm from Floor Care and other sectors who instead biked, roller-bladed, ran, and walked to work in an effort to reduce their carbon footprints for one day. What started out as an ordinary morning turned into an environmental challenge for 25 creative minds at the Electrolux Industrial Design Center.
Ever wonder how much less carbon dioxide your household would produce if you replaced all of your appliances with the latest energy-efficient models? Electrolux has begun the roll-out of an online calculator that has the answer.
The iconic Ergorapido 2-in-1 vac received Japan’s prestigious Good Design Award in the Product Design category for the innovative, cutting-edge design of Ergorapido, the vacuum cleaner that has redefined cleaning habits.
So says celebrity chef Mattias Dahlgren, who is the namesake, CEO and creative leader of Restaurant Mathias Dahlgren, the newly opened à la carte restaurant in Stockholm’s exclusive Grand Hotel. And in this venue, a Molteni is what he got.