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Electrolux Design Lab
Design Lab is an annual global design competition open to undergraduate and graduate industrial design students who are invited to present innovative ideas for household appliances of the future.
The brief for this year's competition: Designs for the next 90 years
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 invites undergraduate and graduate industrial design students around the world to create home appliances that will shape how people prepare and store food, wash clothes, and do dishes over the next nine decades.
The design ideas should address key consumer insights such as being adaptive to time and space, provide learning and allow for individualization.
Deadline: May 31, 2009
Finals: London, September 24, 2009
•1st prize 5,000 Euro and a six-month paid internship at one of the Electrolux global design centers
•2nd prize 3,000 Euro
•3rd prize 2,000 Euro
Need some inspiration?
Here's last year's winning design, The Flatshare:
above: Stefan Buchberger, from the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, was chosen winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition for inventing Flatshare.
Register for the competition here