JIA announced that its recent release, [Monolithic Cookware], is the winner of a 2018 Good Design Award. The company was awarded for the sleek design of the cookware, which was created in cooperation between JIA and Naoto Fukasawa, an industrial designer, design educator and author.
The Good Design Award has been the sole comprehensive design evaluation and commendation system in Japan since 1957, however, companies from both inside and outside of Japan submit entries. This year, the awards had 4,789 entries, with 1,353 winning entries from more than 900 companies. Click here to see the full list of winners.
JIA said the new cookware features the latest premium Teflon Profile nonstick technology, is PFOA free, and is also test approved by Computer Assist Mechanical Utensil Test (CAMUT), and is scratch-resistant and long lasting. The cookware is made from cast aluminum and has a heat-resistant plastic handle. The line was designed with both Eastern and Western cooking styles in mind, said JIA.
The [Monolithic Cookware] set contains three pans and several other accessories, including a flat pan, single-handle pan, double-handle pot, spatula, colander and soup spoon.