The finalists are in for the 2018 Housewares Design Awards.
Five product finalists were selected in 11 core awards categories: Cookware & Bakeware; Countertop Cooking & Beverage Appliances; Countertop Food Prep Appliances; Countertop Kitchenware; Cutlery & Cutting Tools; Gadgets & Kitchen Tools; Home Environment, Floor Care & Cleaning Appliances; Home Organization, Laundry Care & Non-Electric Cleaning; Home & Outdoor Décor; Personal, Health & Garment Care; and Tableware, Serveware & Beverageware.
An independent panel of design and merchandising experts convened in mid-November to judge the entries and “Best in Category” winners for each of the 11 awards categories.
Winners will be announced at a special Housewares Design Awards celebration and awards ceremony, January 30, 2018, 5 to 7:30 p.m., during the Winter Las Vegas Market at World Market Center Las Vegas.
A trio of “Best of the Best” winners— Gold, Silver and Bronze awards— will be selected from the 11 “Best in Category” honorees.
In addition, The Grommet will be honored with the second annual “Design Influencer of the Year” award. Joanne Domeniconi, The Grommet’s co-founder and chief discovery officer, is set to accept the award.
The 2018 Housewares Design Awards are presented by HomeWorld Business, hosted by Las Vegas Market and sponsored by Whitford Corporation.
The 2018 Housewares Design Awards Celebration kicks off January 30 at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception on floor C11 of the World Market Center Las Vegas. Winners will be announced and finalists will be recognized on floor C1 from 6:15 p.m to 7:30 p.m.
Each finalist will be displayed in a special gallery on C11 during the 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market.
Tickets to the awards celebration are $25 each and may be purchased online at www.housewaresdesignawards.com/links/venue.php.
2018 Housewares Design Awards Finalists*
*listed within category alphabetically by company name
Cookware & Bakeware
- Cooking Miracle, LLC, Smartbowl System
- Emile Henry, Soup Pot
- Lifetime Brands, Inc., Sabatier Rust Resistant Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Cookware
- Newell Brands, Calphalon Premier Space Saving Cookware
- Scanpan USA, Scanpan Pro S5 9.5-inch Fry Pan
Countertop Cooking & Beverage Appliances
- Chefman, Chefman Perfect Pour Volcano Belgian Waffle Maker
- Fagor America, Lux LCD Multi-Cooker
- Jura Inc., Capresso Froth Control
- Jura Inc., Jura J6 Automatic Coffee Center
- Midea America Corp., Midea Glass Kettle
Countertop Food Prep Appliances
- Bianco Asia Ltd., Multi-Function Vacuum Pump System
- Braun, Braun MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender
- Lidl US, Silvercrest Juicer
- Lidl US, Silvercrest Smoothie Maker
- Tribest Corp., Dynapro Commercial Vacuum Blender
- Architec Brands, Architec Gripperwood Acacia Grilling & Concave Board
- Botto Design LLC, 1/2 Smart Storage System
- DKB Household USA, Cole & Mason Duo Oil & Vinegar Pourer
- Oxo International Ltd., Silicone Oven Mitt
- Typhoon Homewares LLC, Mason Cash In The Forest Flour/Coffee Canister
Cutlery & Cutting Tools
- Cangshan Cutlery Company, TC Series
- Chef Randall, Bolo: The Original Rolling Knife
- DKB Household USA, Zyliss Control Cutlery
- Ginsu Brands, Ginsu Dishwasher-Safe 14-Piece Knife Block Set
- Wüsthof, Classic 4.5-inch Asian Utility Knife
Gadgets & Kitchen Tools
- Bradshaw International, GoodCook Touch Ice Cube Tray
- Lifetime Brands, Inc., KitchenAid No-Mess No-Stress Citrus Press
- Mastrad Inc., Express Spoon
- Oxo International Ltd., Oxo Good Grips Good 4-Cup Gravy Fat Separator
- RSVP International Inc., Ballon Quick Whisk
Home & Outdoor Décor
- DHP Furniture, Hartford Storage Sectional Futon
- Meco Corporation, Stakmore Expanding Desk with Storage Ottomon
- Philips Lighting, Philips SceneSwitch LED Light Bulb
- Twin-Star International, Bell’O Adjustable Height Desk with ActiveLife
- WellnessMats, WellnessMats Signature Collection
Home Environment, Floor Care & Cleaning Appliances
- Blueair, Blue Pure 411
- Boneco Healthy Air, Boneco U350 Ultrasonic Humidifier
- Boneco Healthy Air, Boneco W200 Air Washer
- Crane USA, Crane Evaporative Humidifier
- iRobot, iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum
Home Organization, Laundry Care & Non-Electric Cleaning
- Oxo International Ltd., Aluminum 3-Tier Shower Caddy
- Oxo International Ltd., StrongHold Suction Chrome Soap Dish
- Sterilite Corporation, Sterilite 2.2-Bushel Divided Laundry Basket
- Unger Industrial, LLC, Unger 2-in-1 Grout & Corner Scrubber
- YouCopia, LinkedBin Drawer Organizer
Personal, Health & Garment Care
- EpiladyUSA, Inc., Epilaser
- Polder Products, LLC, Polder Nail Station
- Pretika Corporation, Pretika Shiatsu Foot Massager with Thermal Technology
- Revlon Hair Tools, Revlon Pro Collection 360 Surround AC Styler
- Spectrum Brands, Remington HC4240 Shortcut Pro Haircut Kit
Tableware, Serveware & Beverageware
- Built NY, Touch 16-Ounce Travel Mug
- Built NY, Built Flip Top 18-Ounce Bottle
- Built NY, Built Perfect Seal 17-Ounce Bottle
- Typhoon Homewares LLC, Kilner Food On The Go Jar
- Zoku, LLC, Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Bottle