Jan. 30, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the creative combination of design flair and functionality that defines the most outstanding housewares products, the
2013 Housewares Design Awards
has announced the
of this year's competition, including
three "Best of the Best" Awards
, the "
Green House" Design Award
12 "Best in Category" Award
. Inspiring innovation for a decade, the Housewares Design Awards celebrates its
10 th anniversary
"Best of the Best – Gold"
Nambe Chirp Kettle
. Designed by
, its sleek artistic design makes it a stunning sculpture for the stovetop. A luscious harmonic tone signals when water is boiling, bringing an elegant touch to the kitchen.
"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, and Jura's fine foam technology for feather-like froth or foam.
Rounding out the top winners is the
Swizz Style Jasmine Aroma Diffuser
. Awarded the "
Best of the Best – Bronze,"
it uses ultrasonic technology to create an extra fine mist from water blended with essential oils, for up to four 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
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
, with sponsorship by The Gourmet Housewares Show at NYIGF
, Whitford Corporation and
magazine. Independent product judging is managed exclusively by Housewares Design Awards LLC.
Products judged were introduced into
the United States
October 1, 2011
September 30, 2012
. No prototypes were allowed.
For more information and a complete list of "Best in Category" Winners, visit Housewaresdesignawards.com or Facebook.com/housewaresaward.