Vote for your favorite design lab finalist
Monday 13 September 2010
The winners of the Electrolux Design Lab competition will be decided by judges on September 23 but members of the public are also being given a chance to vote for their favorite project.
The Electrolux Design Lab competition was open to undergraduate and graduate industrial design students from around the world. The brief centered on predictions that by 2050 74 percent of the world's population would live in urban spaces, entrants were therefore asked to design a household product of the future which would reduce domestic energy consumption and provide a solution to living in increasingly small spaces.
On September 10 the most popular design as voted by the public was the Bio Robot Fridge by Yuriy Dmitriev from Russia. The fridge stores food in a biopolymer gel and cools its contents through luminescence. In close second place was the wall-mounted clothes washer the Dismount Washer which was designed by Lichen Guo from China.
Voting is open to members of the public up until September 22. At http://www.electroluxdesignlab.com/2010/08/vote-for-your-favourite-electrolux-design-lab-2010-concept/
Winners of the annual Incheon International Design Awards held in Korea will be announced later in September; entrants were tasked with designing an environmentally friendly product which would enhance the way people live.
Life & Style blogs
Miley Cyrus' VMA outfits spark copying controversy
Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
Overly-controlling parents cause their children lifelong psychological damage, says study
What do the emojis on Snapchat mean?
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
£15000 - £20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: They have been providing local ...
£6000 - £50000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: They are looking for smart, orga...
£8 per hour: Recruitment Genius: The role is likely to be 4on 4 off, days and ...
£8 per hour: Recruitment Genius: Do you enjoy bus driving and are looking for ...