By Patrick Avenell
The appliance and consumer electronics industry is once again well-represented in the list of finalists for the Australian International Design Awards. In the Consumer category, leading brands such as Breville, Dyson, Samsung, Nespresso and Gaggenau are finalists, while there is also a nomination for Kleenmaid.
Breville and Miele are the big winners from this announcement, with three finalists each.
At Breville, the local design team’s dedication to innovation has been rewarded with recognition for the BES 900 Dual Boiler coffee machine, the YouBrew coffee system and the Smart Scoop ice cream maker.
Four companies in the electronics industry have received dual recognition, with Dyson, Samsung, Electrolux, Miele and Philips all receiving finalist status for two products.
There is swathe of suppliers with one finalist, including Asko, Bose, CineMate, Fujitsu General, Gaggenau, Kenwood, Nespresso, Nokia, Panasonic, Sunbeam, Tefal and Whirlpool.
The 2012 Australian International Design Awards will be presented at a gala ceremony in Sydney on Friday 20 July 2012.
Full List of Consumer Finalists
Asko Alfresco Dishwasher
Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker
Breville Smart Scoop
Breville BES900 Dual Boiler
CineMate 1 SR Soundbar Home Theater Speaker System
Dyson Ball Barrel Vacuum Cleaner
Dyson DC41 Animal
Electrolux En:tice Barbecue
Electrolux Ice & Water Side by Side
Fujitsu's Inverter Wall Mounted Air Conditioner Designer Range with Human Sensor
Gaggenau CX480 Full Surface Induction Cooktop
Kenwood CH250 Quad Blade Chopper
Kleenmaid Elevator Oven
Miele Levitating Recirculation Island Rangehood DA 7000 D Aura
Miele S 6730 Velvet Touch Vacuum Cleaner
Miele Supertronic Front Loader Washing Machine and Heat-Pump Dryer
Nokia Lumia 800
Panasonic Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner
Philips QuickClean Juicer
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean HX9332/14
Samsung NaviBot S
Samsung Series 8 LED TV UAES8000
Sunbeam Café Series® Planetary Mixmaster - MX9200
Whirlpool Sports 10kg Front Load Washer
Babybjorn Baby Carrier Miracle
Babybjorn High Chair
Hills Orbit Ironing Board
Husqvarna 562XP Chainsaw with Autotune
Husqvarna Automower 305: Evolutions Next Step to a Perfect Lawn
Kärcher WV70plus Window Vacuum
Rokii by Bower & Beyond
Steelcraft AGILE Twin Travel System
TS500i STIHL Cut Off Saw