2013 Housewares Design Awards Winners

by - 2/01/2013 07:41:00 AM

Celebrating the creative combination of design flair and functionality that defines the most outstanding housewares products, the 2013 Housewares Design Awards has announced the winners of this year’s competition, including three “Best of the Best” Awards, the “Green House” Design Award, and 12 “Best in Category” Award winners. Inspiring innovation for a decade, the Housewares Design Awards celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

2013 Housewares Design Awards Winners
2013 Housewares Design Awards Winners (from left to right):
“Best of the Best – Gold" – Nambé Chirp Kettle; “Best of the Best – Silver” – Jura ENA Micro 9 One Touch; “Best of the Best – Bronze” – Swizz Style Jasmine Aroma Diffuser; and, "Green House” Design Award – Simple Wave Calibowl Non-Spill 5-Piece Iconic Mixing Bowl Set

Winning “Best of the Best – Gold” is the Nambé Chirp Kettle. Its sleek artistic design makes it a stunning sculpture for the stovetop. With its strong, simple lines and bold balance of shapes is the hallmark of award-winning designer Steve Cozzolino.

The “Best of the Best – Silver” was presented to the Jura ENA Micro 9 One Touch. It is the world’s smallest one-touch automatic cappuccino machine, offering cappuccino, latte macchiato, crema coffee or espresso at the touch of one button, without moving the cup. The new micro brewing unit features Jura’s fine foam technology for feather-like froth orfoam. Designed for convenience, style and high-functio nality, it also features a heightadjustable dual spout, and an aroma preservation cover for the bean container.

Rounding out the top winners is the Swizz Style Jasmine Aroma Diffuser. Awarded the “Best of the Best – Bronze,” it features a modern design. Using ultrasonic technology, it creates an extra fine mist from water blended with essential oils, for up to four hours. For longer enjoyment, Jasmine is equipped with an interval setting, which allows the unit to go 10 minutes on and 20 minutes off for 21 hours.

Honoring eco-responsible design that embodies green living principles, the “Green House” Design Award was presented to the Simple Wave Calibowl Non-Spill 5-Piece Iconic Mixing Bowl Set. Featuring Calibowl’s patented non-spill design, each bowl is designed with a curved undercut lip and pushes the food onto the utensil, preventing it from spilling over the edge. Made in the USA of 100% BPA-free recycled polypropylene, each bowl has a wide base with a silicone grip to prevent slipping or tipping.

Referred to as the “Oscars of home design,” the Housewares Design Awards are presented by HomeWorld Business® , with sponsorship by The Gourmet Housewares Show at NYIGF®, Whitford Corporation and Gourmet Insider magazine. Independent product judging is managed exclusively by Housewares Design Awards LLC.

For more information, visit www.housewaresdesignawards.com

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