The IHA’s Global Innovation Awards (GIA) is a much-anticipated part of the show which celebrates new and exciting products. This year’s winners were selected from more than 500 entries and range from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors.
Phil Brandl, IHA president and CEO, described the GIA programme as honouring excellence in housewares, retail and product design.
“Congratulations to these winners of the IHA Global Innovation Award for product design; they are excellent representatives of the cutting-edge innovation and creativity that is driving the housewares industry today,” he says.
The 12 winners are:
Bath + Personal Care: simplehuman, spin cabinet
Cleaning: Kuhn Rikon, Stay Clean Scrubber
Cook + Bakeware: Alessi USA, Inc., Pulcina design Michele De Lucchi
Home Décor + Gifts: Eva Solo A/S, Window Birdfeeder
Home Organization + Storage: Stasher, Stasher
Household Electrics + Home Environment: Bruno SmartCan, Bruno SmartCan
Kitchen Electrics: Aquarius Brands, AquaBoy® Pro II
Kitchen Tools + Cutlery: Smith’s Consumer Products, Inc., Compact Digital Scale Plastic
Kitchenware: Prepara, Adjustable Oil Pourer
Personal Care: Jobar International Inc., Color Changing Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor
Pet Products: Enchanted Home Pet, TheraCool - Pet Mat
Tabletop: Eva Solo A/S, My Flavor Carafe