3040 design students from 88 countries compete for the Electrolux Design Lab Award 2005

(ELUX)The design competition, Electrolux Design Lab, has attracted a total of 3,040 design students from 88 countries around the world. The contest, entering its third consecutive year, is designed to encourage students from around the world to design household appliances for the future.

In this third edition, the Electrolux Design Laboratory is seeking solutions for the home of 2020. The entries will be judged based on their design and innovation in terms of both functional and technological aspects, with a strong focus on solutions for real problems in everyday life. The winner will be announced at an event in Stockholm on November 14th 2005. This year’s line-up of jury members include: · Paola Antonelli, curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art in New York · Johnny Grey, a leading and influential kitchen designer · Ilse Crawford, founder of the British Elle Decoration and Bare magazine · Mark Armstrong, Managing Director of Blue Sky Creative in Australia · Raul Pires, head of exterior design for Bentley · Henrik Otto is Senior Vice-President of Global Design at Electrolux · Cathy Huang, Industrial Designer, China Registered participants are primarily students of industrial design and architecture, but also interior design, graphic design, interactive design and fashion. Further details and information: please consult our website http://designlab.electrolux.com or Project Manager Margaretha Finnstedt Möller +46 70 678 6158

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