To commemorate the Electrolux 80-year listing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Hans Stråberg, President and CEO of Electrolux, together with Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of Electrolux, and Lars Wedenborn, Chairman of NASDAQ OMX Nordic, inaugurated a historic exhibition at Nasdaq OMX headquarters in Stockholm
Jon joined BarberOsgerby and Universal Design Studio in 2003 and has developed some of BarberOsgerby’s most iconic pieces such as the Hula Stool, De La Warr Pavilion Chair, Tab Lamp and Iris tables. Jon also directs projects for clients such as Levis, Coca Cola, Sony and Panasonic.
Electrolux has once again been recognized for sustainability leadership. The prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers among the world’s 2,500 largest companies.
Did you know that Swedes are less likely to fully load their dishwashers and washing machines? Or that the Dutch are the most likely to turn off their electrical appliances, rather than leave them on standby mode?
Several Electrolux and AEG-Electrolux products as well as Electrolux Design Lab concept products are showcased in 12 pages of Taschen’s "Product Design in the Sustainable Era" book, that was released last week.
The Milan Furniture Fair that took place in April is Europe's largest kitchen and furniture show. Thomas Johansson, Design Director within Electrolux, reveals his impressions of the most striking trends from the fair.
Based on thousands of hours of consumer observation and interviews across Europe, the dishwashers offer bigger capacity, better washing results and use less water and energy, meeting today’s consumer needs.
With a little under a week to go until the deadline for submissions (May 1st 2010) would-be Electrolux Design Lab contestants would do well to note the response to an Electrolux survey* that found equal value is placed upon the aesthetics and performance of a household product.
Electrolux is among the protagonists of the new interactive nutrition laboratory at Milan’s Leonardo Da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology. As a partner of the initiative, Electrolux has made appliances for both consumers and professionals available to the Museum.
Need inspiration for a dinner or party? Try the new Electrolux tool Dinner Explorer, a website with more than 50 party ideas, complete with menus, decorations, music playlists, drinks, activities and shopping lists.
At the kitchen fair Eurocucina 2010 in Milan, Electrolux has presented the Shine washing machine concepts, with one of the concepts being a wall mounted version integrated nicely with the other bathroom cupboards.
Electrolux have previously show that a dishwasher reduces water and energy consumption (when compared to manual dishwashing) and have a dedicated website that calculates how those who own a dishwasher can help save the environment and money (www.electrolux.com/watersavings). Now, on International World Water Day, Electrolux announce the results of a recent study by the University of Bonn showing that those who do own a dishwasher could use them even more efficiently by reading the accompanying manual.
An Electrolux survey carried out at the recent Stockholm DesignBoost event (12th February 2010) asked attendees, including designers, architects and planners what their thoughts were on the predicted rise of urbanisation.
The Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition is under way. Global undergraduate and graduate industrial design students are invited to create home appliances that consider shrinking domestic spaces. The deadline: 1 May, 2010
Four Electrolux products have been awarded the prestigious 2009 Good Design Award. The award is granted to designers and manufacturers around the world for setting the highest standards for the best, most advanced product designs, branding and graphics.
The Electrolux 'Heart of the Home' is an integrated, personalised concept that renders the bulk of one's cooking utensils obsolete. Say goodbye to pots and pans and give a big warm welcome to digital recipes and emorphous surfaces thatdevelop social relationships and enhance our enjoyment of food.
Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Design at Electrolux will present an exciting new kitchen concept tomorrow (12.Feb.2010) at the DesignBoost forum in Sweden. Henrik Otto will also be joined in a “Space for Life” seminar by Ineke Hans, Karim Rashid, James Irvine and Ross Lovegrove (amongst others) to discuss the role of design in realising the potential benefits of increasing global urbanisation.
With the participation of a group of avant-garde Chefs at Electrolux Professional headquarters, the international culinary project Cook it Raw was presented to journalists and food critics on January 22.
This winter’s cold temperatures in Northern Europe has caused risk for energy shortage. Authorities urges households to use their washing machine and other appliances during nights in order to mitigate power peaks. A smart grid project co-initiated by Electrolux could reduce this risk. In the project, households are testing a system for smart appliances that automatically detect and avoid consumption during peak periods of the day.
Freezing temperatures in Florida have driven up prices for orange juice. Making your own juice can turn out to be a good alternative. In Brazil, famous for its fruit drinks, the juice preparation of an Electrolux blender has recently been awarded.
Electrolux has launched the UltraActive, a premium bagless vacuum cleaner designed to take the effort out of vacuuming. It takes up to 30% less space than typical full-sized bagless cleaners, weighs up to 20% less, produces up to 20% more airflow, and has a 12-meter action radius.