Step into the world of Electrolux product design

With consumers spending more time at home, product design focused on user experience is playing an increasingly important role. Electrolux is now showcasing its design framework , ´Design DNA...

Creating a home environment that makes you feel good

Designer Sara Hallin Sandström specializes in colors and materials and shares interior ideas to promote wellbeing while sheltering at home. 1. Create an inspiring workspace at home The first thing...

Mindful practices to tackle wellbeing

Designer Sofia Andreasson is emerging herself in these three mindful practices at home to keep pandemic anxiety at bay, and as a specialist in Trends Researcher she knows she’s not alone… 1.Bake...

Electrolux picks up seven Red Dot Design Awards

Red Dot Design Awards is one of the most sought-after seals for good design. Electrolux has this year been awarded with no less than seven prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for outstanding product...

Electrolux wins FOUR iF Design Awards

Electrolux has picked up four prestigious iF Design Awards celebrating the company's innovative design in home appliances. “Winning an IF award is a symbol of outstanding design achievements and...

AI gives the kitchen of the future a voice and a brain

We’re running a series of stories all week to highlight what we learnt from our recent ‘Future Kitchen’ event. We invited food, kitchen and tech industry leaders to our headquarters to look deeper into the digital technologies, business models and societal shifts changing how the consumer eats, buys, stores and prepares food.

Electrolux wins two prestigious Good Design Awards

Electrolux has once again been recognized for its outstanding design, picking up two prestigious Good Design Awards for the LuxCare washing machine adaptive dispenser and Electrolux Professional’s...

Electrolux inaugurates innovation factory – announces new partners

Electrolux officially opens the doors to its new Innovation Factory - a creative, agile space designed to boost innovation through experimentation and new collaborative models. Five companies have been selected among 100 applicants to be the first partners which will help driving the innovation journey forward.

Electrolux expands smart appliances collaboration with Google

Electrolux is expanding its collaboration with Google by integrating connected kitchen products in Europe with the Google Assistant, enabling consumers to control products using voice commands. The voice integration will start with Electrolux smart ovens in early 2019.  

Electrolux showcases innovative home solutions at IFA 2018

Electrolux demonstrates the latest innovations within the home at IFA 2018, one of the world’s biggest fairs within consumer electronics taking place in Berlin, Germany on August 31 to September 5. Electrolux will highlight new smart solutions within the kitchen, laundry and floor care, designed to enhance the consumer experience.

Strong interest in new Electrolux Innovation Factory

Following on from a public call for applications, Electrolux has received over 100 applications for the new Innovation Factory, which opens September 11 in Porcia, Italy. This new hub is designed to harness the creative energy of Open Innovation.

Electrolux launches taste platform powered by SideChef

Electrolux today announced a strategic partnership in Asia Pacific with the smart recipe platform SideChef, which will power a new digital taste platform offered by Electrolux to consumers in the region. The partnership will allow Electrolux and SideChef to pioneer innovations for the future of cooking.

3 trends from Smart Kitchen Summit that will reinvent the cooking journey

On June 11-12, close to 300 leaders, innovators and startups in the food tech community convened to explore the latest technology within the food ecosystem, when the first-ever Smart Kitchen Summit Europe took place in Dublin, Ireland. Here are the main takeaways from the summit and the trends that will reinvent the consumer journey in the kitchen.

Public call for ideas to join Electrolux Innovation Factory

One month ago Electrolux announced the creation of the Electrolux Innovation Factory, an inspirational and collaborative space which will serve as the Group’s hub to accelerate innovation with external partners. Today marks the launch of the first “Call4Innovation”, a program designed to identify the best solutions, offered by external players such as start-ups, SMEs, university spin-offs and others, to join the Electrolux Innovation Factory.

Electrolux introduces young girls to the world of engineering

As part of its commitment to increase the number of females in engineering and technology roles, Electrolux recently hosted a group of 16 young girls at its headquarters in Stockholm. From 3D drawing to learning how a dishwasher works, the girls got a hands-on experience of what it is like to work as an engineer at Electrolux.

Electrolux wins three Red Dot Awards for product design

The Electrolux Group’s PerfectCare laundry collection, AEG VX9 vacuum cleaner and the Green & Clean rack type dishwasher from Electrolux Professional have all been awarded in the prominent Red Dot Design Awards for their outstanding product design.

Electrolux products win multiple iF Design Awards 2018

Several Electrolux appliances have received iF Design awards for their innovative product design, including the prestigious iF Gold Award for the recently launched Electrolux Millennium built-in range.

Smart home trends from CES 2018 that can shape living for the better

What would voice-activated hubs and intelligent robots look like in every home? In the near future this can become a reality as some of these innovations were showcased at CES 2018, the world’s largest consumer electronics fair. Electrolux Chief Operations Officer Jan Brockmann who visited CES, concludes the latest smart home trends from the fair, together with Chief Information Officer JP Iversen.

AEG laundry products win accolades across Europe

The Electrolux Group’s latest range of laundry products under the AEG brand has scored numerous “Best in Test” and “Best Buy” accolades across Europe. The washing machines and tumble dryers were developed to address consumer concerns about washing and drying delicate garments, with a focus on technology that protects fabrics and extends the durability of clothes.

Electrolux introduces augmented reality for remote maintenance at its factories

Electrolux is rolling out augmented reality technology across 16 factories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as digital transformation both drives productivity and makes for a better workplace. Using this technology for remote maintenance speeds up the maintenance process and keeps production lines rolling.

Data science – the next big thing in home appliances

As the Internet of Things moves from infancy to maturity and more home appliances get connected, Electrolux is ramping up its activities in developing big data as a key tool in running the business and as a source of new services for consumers. The company is recruiting a team of data scientists who will gain insights from the rapidly growing stream of information generated throughout the value chain – from digital manufacturing to products like connected cookers and washers.

Electrolux new dishwasher runs on a glass of water

Electrolux Professional is launching a new rack type dishwasher, which uses only 0.4 liters of water to clean and sanitize an entire rack of dishes. The green&clean model is the first of its kind, thanks to an innovative rinse module, and will enable significant savings and environmental benefits for the industry.

Electrolux Design explores the smart home of the future

With the Internet of Things developing at a fast pace, Electrolux Design has created a vision of the smart home of the future in order to better understand how to develop products that provide best-in-class consumer experiences in a connected world.

Electrolux partners with Google Home

Electrolux continues to shape the future of connected living by partnering with Google’s voice activated speaker Google Home, powered by the Google Assistant, with both its Frigidaire Cool ConnectTM Air Conditioners and the Anova Precision Cooker being integrated into the new platform.

Electrolux wins multiple international design awards

Electrolux has won multiple international design awards this year, highlighting the company’s commitment to delivering remarkable consumer experiences – with products from dishwashers and refrigerators to water purifiers and window cleaners all being recognized.

Electrolux picks up three Red Dot Design Awards

The Electrolux Group’s Comfort Lift dishwasher, AEG Mastery range of kitchen appliances and a new window cleaner by AEG have all been awarded prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for their outstanding product design.

ComfortLift dishwasher scoops Gold iF Design Award

The Electrolux Group’s ComfortLift dishwasher has been awarded a prestigious, internationally-recognized gold iF Design Award for its innovative design, which allows efficient and ergonomic loading thanks to a unique lifting system of the lower rack.

Meet Electrolux Ideas Lab winner Hannes Lung

Hannes Lung, a product design student from Estonia, won the Electrolux Ideas Lab competition with WatchYourself, an idea for a wrist-worn gadget that scans food straight off the supermarket shelf and projects recipes into the palm of your hand.

CEO perspective – connected appliances and the consumer experience

What new experiences and benefits will consumers get out of the Internet of Things, and how will smart homes affect our lives? Even though this development has been talked about for several years now, it’s in many ways still in its infancy. Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO, discusses what Electrolux is doing in this field.

Electrolux Ideas Lab winner: Watch what you eat!

Recognizing a timely idea to inspire healthy, sustainable eating, Electrolux today announced WatchYourself as the winner of Electrolux Ideas Lab. The concept is a wrist-worn gadget that scans food straight off the supermarket shelf and projects recipes into the palm of your hand. 

Electrolux and partners inaugurate unique Swedish energy research program

Electrolux is proud to participate in “Smart Energy City”, a unique research program where 150 families are moving into smart apartments in Stockholm’s new urban development area Royal Seaport. Inhabitants will be able to see and manage their energy usage in real time, creating information to be used for research by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

CEO perspective: Expanding our horizons

Electrolux President and CEO Jonas Samuelson shares his thoughts on some of the external and internal innovation initiatives that the Group is engaging in.

Electrolux hosts first ever Hackathon

Electrolux quest to come up with world-class consumer experiences in the home inspired applicants from across Europe to take part in the first Electrolux Hackathon, held in Stockholm on June 8-9, 2016.

Avatars help design ergonomic washing machines

To understand what happens when users load and unload washing machines eight hours every day, five days a week, Electrolux Professional took a rigorous and creative approach to ergonomic design. They used avatars.

Electrolux joins world-leading companies in forming Open Connectivity Foundation

Electrolux today announced it has joined forces with other leading companies from around the globe to form the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The OCF unifies the entirety of the former Open Interconnectivity Consortium – including Arris, CableLabs, Cisco, GE Digital, Intel and Samsung – with Electrolux, Microsoft and Qualcomm.

TEDx talk: How Electrolux uses open innovation to cooperate with innovators

Not all innovation takes place inside a company. Actually, it’s very likely that really great ideas will be found outside the organization. In this TEDx talk, Lucia Chierchia, Head of Open Innovation at Electrolux, talks about how using an open innovation approach helps to capture the best ideas from innovators around the world.

Bloom winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2015

Out of over 1,500 competition submissions, one concept, Bloom by Jordan Lee Martin of the United Kingdom, has been announced as the winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2015. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of a live audience comprising 200 international media, bloggers and Electrolux partners at the Kattilahalli Venue in Helsinki, Finland.

Bringing innovation opportunities to life

INNOVATIVE ELECTROLUX, PART 2: Part of staying at the forefront of innovation is making certain that you seize all opportunities. How does a company like Electrolux take its projects from idea to reality?

Electrolux launches first connected air-conditioner

Electrolux introduces its first-ever smart air conditioner in North America, the Frigidaire Cool Connect that allows consumers to program the appliance through an app on their tablet or smartphone.

Electrolux announces Design Lab 2015 theme, doubles prize

Electrolux today announced the theme for its popular global design competition that annually receives more than 1,700 submissions from over 60 countries. In 2015 – its 13th year – the Electrolux Design Lab competition is looking for innovative ideas under the theme of Healthy Happy Kids.

Future Hunter-Gatherer wins Electrolux Design Lab 2014

Future Hunter-Gatherer, an educational grocery shopping experience inspired by nature, has won Electrolux Design Lab 2014. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of an audience of 150 international journalists and bloggers at the Electric Venue in Paris, France.  

Electrolux and Poggenpohl introduce pioneering kitchen concept

Electrolux Grand Cuisine and Poggenpohl have partnered to launch The Fourth Wall: a complete reimagining of the home kitchen that combines Poggenpohl’s design innovation with Electrolux Grand Cuisine which empowers the home cook with the tools of the professionals.

Electrolux Announces Design Lab 2014 Finalists

In the future, salad could be made to taste like potato chips, towels cleaned in seconds and fashion created at home from plastic bottles, according to three of the finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab competition.

Electrolux presents the first AAAA vacuum cleaner in the market

Electrolux presents an AAAA-graded vacuum cleaner according to the new EU energy labeling and eco-design regulations. The new Electrolux UltraOne Quattro has A-grades for energy efficiency, dust-pickup on both carpet and hard floor, and on dust re-emission.

Electrolux Design Lab announces Top 35 semi-finalists

Electrolux Design Lab has entered its next stage, revealing the Top 35 finalists from over 1,700 entries in the 2014 competition. The futuristic concepts submitted by design students from all over the world come under the banner of this year's theme, 'Creating Healthy Homes'.

Electrolux dishwasher “closest to perfection ever”

Reviewed.com, an independent U.S. website testing appliances and electronics for consumers, bestowed an Editors’ Choice award and a 10.0, currently their highest rating, to the new Electrolux Stainless Steel Dishwasher with IQ-Touch™ Controls, saying it cleaned dishes better than any other machine the site had ever evaluated.

New collection of small kitchen appliances

Electrolux continues to expand within small kitchen appliances. The new Expressionist Collection® is a premium range with a sleek, seamless, stainless steel design and intuitive, modern controls. It will be sold in Europe, Asia and North America.

AEG explores the future of clothing in new documentary

Can we grow a dress in a vat of liquid? Has wearable tech arrived? In The Next Black, AEG travels the world to meet with some of the world’s most innovative people and companies to explore the future of clothing.

Electrolux appoints Lars Erikson as Head of Group Design

Electrolux has appointed Lars Erikson as new Head of Group Design effective immediately. He replaces Stefano Marzano who recently retired, and reports to Jan Brockmann, Chief Technology Officer, on a Group Management level.

Electrolux launches collection of premium cookware

As the chosen supplier to almost 50% of Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe, Electrolux has unique insight into the requirements of some of the most demanding kitchens in the world.

Flying mini-robot cleaners win Electrolux Design Lab 2013 Contest

What does the future of the home hold? Flying mini-robot cleaners, expanding walls that filter the air and 3D food printers are just some of the visions in the Electrolux Design Lab competition, arranged now for the 11th consecutive year. The flying robot concept “Mab” was awarded first prize in competition finals at the Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

New innovations behind the quietest vacuum cleaner

Electrolux has recently launched a new generation of UltraSilencer vacuum cleaners – possibly the quietest vacuum cleaner in the world. Patented innovations make for a unique combination of excellent cleaning performance and a sound level of only 61 decibels - lower than an everyday conversation.

Electrolux launches sous-vide cooking system for domestic use

Electrolux is this year launching a combi-steam oven and vacuum sealer as a dual set of appliances that facilitate domestic sous-vide cooking – now making it possible to bring restaurant-quality flavor to the home through a professional cooking technique.

Electrolux Design Lab 2013 semifinalists are chosen

A breathing wall that cleans the air, a hologram cooking appliance to prevent loneliness and a robotic cleaning appliance running on kinetic energy. These are some of the innovative concepts chosen as the top 20 semifinalists of the Electrolux Design Lab 2013 competition.

Electrolux brands sweep red dot awards for product design in 2013

Electrolux achieved an outstanding result in this year’s red dot design awards, securing a total 22 awards for high quality design under all three of the Group’s European brands: Electrolux, AEG and Zanussi. Appliances including ovens, hoods, hobs, dishwashers, washing machines and vacuum cleaners were all recognized by the international jury.

Electrolux and Stockholm Design Week

In association with Stockholm Design Week, journalists got to get behind the scenes at Electrolux headquarters and meet the designers behind the latest innovations in home appliances and experience the visionary concepts of the future.

Floating air cleaning appliance wins Electrolux Design Lab 2012

A hands-free stirring utensil. A tasting spoon that tells you what ingredient is lacking. This is what the future of household and cooking appliances looks like at the 10th annual Electrolux Design Lab competition. Aeroball by Jan Ankiersztajn from Poland was awarded first prize in finals at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.

Cooking sessions and product launches at IFA 2012

At IFA 2012 in Berlin the Electrolux top management has proved that it can think up pioneering ideas and whip up a very tasty meal. In Electrolux show kitchen, parts of the management prepared a three-course dinner live while showcasing new appliances and its plans for the future.

Electrolux Design Lab 2012 – 30 Semi-finalists presented

What do a washing machine you use like a hula hoop and an intelligent dish that transforms food into sound have in common? Two things: They are both semi-finalists in Electrolux Design Lab 2012 and both look to engage our senses in new and interesting ways.

Electrolux named “Most innovative brand of the year 2012”

Plus X has named Electrolux the most innovative brand of the year in the product category small domestic appliances. On top of this several individual products received awards, such as the best stick mixer of the year, best hand mixer of the year and best central vacuum of the year.

Cube by Electrolux lands in Stockholm

The Cube by Electrolux will be open atop of the Royal Swedish Opera House in Stockholm from June 18, 2012. The most pioneering chefs in Sweden will be brought together to celebrate Electrolux professional expertise.

Electrolux introduces unique brush-cleaning function

The new Ergorapido 2in1 with BRUSHROLLCLEAN™ TECHNOLOGY addresses a problem that no other vacuum manufacturer has been able to solve. With a new unique brush cleaning function from Electrolux, fibers and entwined hairs are removed by a blade and sucked into the dust cup. This saves consumers the time-consuming and annoying task of cleaning the brush roll.

Electrolux receives several Plus X Awards

Four small appliances from Electrolux has received the prestigious German Plus X Award® for 2011. The appliances were honored with ‘Best Product of the Year 2011’.

Cube by Electrolux Lands in Milan

The Cube by Electrolux will open in Milan from 19th December 2011 to 26th April 2012. The unique dining concept is a celebration of Electrolux Professional Heritage, bringing together some of the most pioneering chefs in Italy. The chefs, supported daily by Electrolux within their own restaurants, will offer guests a showcase of gastronomic excellence set against the backdrop of the Piazza del Duomo.

Electrolux AquaSense – great tasting water faster

Tap water is one of the most valuable assets in our homes. The taste or appearance might prevent us from drinking it or cooking with it. Filtering your tap water gives you clean, great tasting water. With Electrolux AquaSense™ you get your water at least twice as fast.

Ergorapido available in four new colors

The Ergorapido instant cleaner are now able to choose among four new colors in addition to the previous ones. The new colors are Aqua Blue, Olive Green, Chocolate Brown and Clear Blue.

Electrolux and Vac from the Sea awarded by United Nations

Electrolux Vac from the Sea initiative has received an award initiated by the United Nations and the International Public Relations Association. Vac from the Sea also won the corporate communications category as well as the Efes Group Special Award.

Electrolux launches high safety steam iron

Electrolux has launched the 5Safety iron that ensures safe, simple, fast and effective care and is developed using knowledge and experience from the professional laundry industry.

Electrolux Annual Report 2010 awarded third best in the world

Electrolux Annual Report 2010 is called a “top-notch reporting appliance” and rates it third best of 1,500 international annual reports. This is the fourth year in a row Electrolux has placed among the top three best annual reports in the world.

Gold Lion to Electrolux in Cannes

Electrolux project Vac from the Sea was awarded with gold in the pr category at the Cannes Lions. Cannes Lions is the world’s most prestigious advertising festival.

Electrolux Design Lab 2011 semi-finalists announced

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.

TED lecture about the magic washing machine

In a vivid TED lecture, the renowned Swedish medical doctor Hans Rosling has claimed the washing machine to be the greatest invention of the industrial revolution.

Electrolux Cube pops up in Europe

The Cube by Electrolux is a unique temporary dining concept that opened its doors for the first time on April 1st. The Electrolux “Cube” will pop up on a series of landmark sites across Europe over the course of 2011, starting with a placement on top of the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium.

Electrolux announces theme for 2011 Design Lab: Intelligent mobility

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 of the future.

Trend review from Eurocucina 2010

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.

A dishwasher designed for the 21st century

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.

Form & Function Sought in Equal Measure from Domestic Appliances

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 at Leonardo Da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology

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.

Isn’t it time for an intuitive, green oven?

Electrolux has launched the new air-o-steam Touchline oven for professional kitchens. The revolutionary oven simplifies cooking, saves money and reduces climate impact.

Electrolux Design Barometer – Designs For Life

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.

Compete in Electrolux Design Lab 2010

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

Electrolux earns four prestigious Good Design Award 2009

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.

Electrolux Presents ‘Heart of the Home’ Kitchen Concept

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.

Electrolux tests system that reduces risk of overloads in the power grid due to cold temperatures

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.

UltraOne wins iF product design award 2010

The UltraOne vacuum cleaner has received a prestigious iF product design award. Since the launch, the vac has received “Best in test” in consumer reviews in at least five countries.

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.

Air-o-Steam gas burner goes modular

The Air-o-Steam is based on a completely new and revamped gas burner. Central to the new design was a modular approach that yielded a dramatic decrease in the number of components used, from 35 in the old range (gaskets, swirlers, and pipes) to just eight in the new one. This has generated substantial cost reductions.

New green&clean dishwashers for professional kitchens

Ideal for small to medium-sized restaurants and hotels, for pubs, bars and quick service restaurants, the new Electrolux Professional Undercounter and Hood Type dishwashers consume less water and energy and can save money.

Electrolux names top experts to Design Lab jury

Design Lab jury shares a passion for design and technology. Electrolux, a leading household appliance innovator, has named four internationally-recognized experts to its Design Lab jury. They include fuseproject founder Yves Béhar, Axis FormLAB Design Director Jiao Mo, Senior Design Manager for Nokia Younghee Jung, and Sr VP of Global Design at Electrolux Henrik Otto. They will choose the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 08, the sixth edition of this annual global design competition.

For Ergorapido, the trend is drawn in black and white

Electrolux launches Special Editions of award-winning vacuum cleaner. Electrolux is launching high gloss black and high gloss white Special Editions of its Ergorapido 2in1, which recently won the 2008 Red Dot Design Award. This special edition of the cordless stick cleaner features a mirrored dust container and new metallic accents.

Electrolux launches climate strategy

To create greater focus on our most energy-efficient appliances worldwide, Electrolux is launching a series of green product ranges.

New Wash & Dry from Electrolux Professional: Two machines in one

One machine can do both the washing and drying in this innovative product from Electrolux Professional. Known as the Wash & Dry, this new machine is a robust, performing and user friendly appliance. It’s being launched primarily to self service laundries and the hospital and hospitality sectors.

The greenest vac on the market is black

Ultrasilencer GreenElectrolux this month launched the Ultrasilencer Green, the most energy-efficient cleaner on the market made of recycled materials. Electrolux Ultrasilencer Green uses 33% less energy and is made with 55% recycled plastic.

Electrolux launches “auto-focus for chefs”

Intelligent oven secures great result at the push of one button. Electrolux is launching a revolutionary new oven called Inspiro, the first oven that thanks to a breakthrough heat management technique automatically selects the right heating mode based on the contents of the oven.

Successful white vac inspired by snow

A unique experiment produced amazing results: Electrolux manufactured a limited-edition premium vacuum cleaner designed by one of Sweden’s most influential designers and sold the product at a premium at special boutiques.

Design for the Internet generation

Electrolux Design Lab 2008 invites industrial design students around the world to create tomorrow’s home appliances for the Internet generation, deadline May 30.

China’s Design Space shines with high-profile events

Design Space by Electrolux in Shanghai has hosted several high profile events since it opened in November. It has even been used as the location for a TV ad shoot featuring an Olympic gold medalist.

Twelve iF Awards to Electrolux for good design

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.

Electrolux connects with architects online

Electrolux has launched ArchitectConnect, a new tool to help kitchenbuilders and architects see how Electrolux appliances would fit into their plans.

Trendy “Color Passion” products make their debut

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.

Jury ready for Design Lab

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.

Designers in Stockholm take to the streets for the environment

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.

Ergorapido gets Good Design® Award 2007

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.

“I have always longed to have a Molteni from Electrolux.”

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.

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