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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Electrolux Design Lab 2008 Finalists



The design competition received 600 entries from 49 countries and 9 made it to the final. This none will compete for the 1st place on 9th October 2008. Watch Videos on:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7aN9aAJV4c

E Bag created by Apor Püspöki, a product design student at Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design in Budapest,has a rotating handle attached to a dynamo that charges a storage battery via arm motion. The cooling system uses Peltier technology, that transfers heat from one side of the device to the other side. Cooling status is indicated by three LED lights. The capacity of the bag is approximately three liters. The longer the walk, the cooler the refreshment at the end, thanks to E-bag, a handbag whose cooling system gets its power from being swung back and forth as its owner walks.
Guopeng Liang, a design student at Tongji University in China created I Basket-The see-through iBasket stores dirty clothes and automatically washes them when it fills up.Sung Bae Chang, a design student at Sejong University in South Korea created a portable Toaster Printer. See details of all finalists at:
http://newsroom.electrolux.com/designlab/design-lab-2008-finalists/

1 comment:

Braeg Heneffe said...

Some really interesting kitchen appliances in the design lab this year, can't wait to find out which will be in production