Housewares Design Awards

2019 Finalists & Winners


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Cookware & Bakeware
Lodge Cast Iron  Best In Category 
Experience five cooking configurations from only two pieces of iron with the Cook-It-All. The domed side and reversible grill/griddle side can be used as a pizza oven, Dutch oven, grill, griddle, and saute/wok. It’s the only outdoor cookware you need for your campsite cuisine.
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Le Cresuet
Cocotte EveryCocotte Every
Cocotte Every is the first time we have combined our French craftsmanship with Japanese culinary style and needs from form, function, size and versatility.
Meyer Corporation, U.S.
Anolon® Nouvelle Copper Luxe™ Cookware in Sable and OnyxAnolon® Nouvelle Copper Luxe™ Cookware in Sable and Onyx
Anolon® Nouvelle Copper Luxe™ pairs performance and beauty with convenience. The cookware features graceful silhouettes, Unity Surface® flat rivets, nonstick interiors and exteriors, and a heavy pan base layered with copper. Stainless steel lids and handles complete the elegant look. This performance cookware is also conveniently dishwasher safe.
Meyer Corporation, U.S.
Anolon® Accolade™ CookwareAnolon® Accolade™ Cookware
This premium cookware collection is crafted with cutting-edge, patented Precision Forge™ technology to strategically place metal where it’s most needed for optimal cooking performance and durability. Thicker bases, slimmer side walls, and stronger rims are paired with nonstick that lasts 16x longer than traditional nonstick and 80x longer than ceramic.
The Cookware Company
GreenPan SimmerLite Ceramic Non-Stick 4.5-Quart Dutch OvenGreenPan SimmerLite Ceramic Non-Stick 4.5-Quart Dutch Oven
All the benefits of cast iron with none of the frustrations—GreenPan SimmerLite is 50% lighter than traditional cast iron and features an ultra-durable ceramic nonstick coating for effortless cleanup. The unique double-walled lid is specially designed to retain heat and concentrate flavorful juices.
Countertop Beverage Appliances
JURA Inc.  Best In Category 
JURA S8 Coffee CenterJURA S8 Coffee Center
JURA produces perfect coffee specialties using exclusive technologies. JURA’s largest color display, a 4.3” high-resolution touchscreen. Newly designed professional fine foam frother. Easy press & hold programming. This new Premium Mid-Range bean-to-cup machine brews the best with minimal effort.
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De'Longhi America
De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima OneDe'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima One
The De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima One enables you to indulge yourself with top quality Cappuccino and Latte Macchiato in the comfort of your home. It is equipped with a new and innovative fresh milk system that takes simplicity to the next level when preparing your favorite Lattes and Cappuccinos.
De'Longhi America
Braun BrewSense 12-Cup Drip Coffeemaker in WhiteBraun BrewSense 12-Cup Drip Coffeemaker in White
Braun has decades of history in the coffee maker category. This sleek, new BrewSense Coffee Maker in White offers a modern look but still delivers a great tasting cup of coffee with the PureFlavor System.
JURA A1 Piano White Coffee CenterJURA A1 Piano White Coffee Center
A stunning, contemporary look. Slim-line one-cup machine makes it easy to prepare the best ristretto, espresso and coffee from fresh whole beans. Pulse Extraction Process (P.E.P.®) optimizes extraction time for ristretto and espresso. Easy-to-use touch panel with three cup sizes and two aroma levels, and height-adjustable coffee spout.
Sensio Brands
Brim 8 Cup Pour Over Coffee MakerBrim 8 Cup Pour Over Coffee Maker
This coffee maker comes with a precision heater to quickly reach and maintain the optimal brewing temperature (197.6°F to 204.8°F) A pour over showerhead provides even coffee bed saturation and turbulence, as well as ideal coffee ground contact time (between four and eight minutes)
Countertop Cooking & Food Prep Appliances
De'Longhi America  Best In Category 
Braun MultiMix 5 Hand MixerBraun MultiMix 5 Hand Mixer
The Braun MultiMix 5 Hand Mixer delivers 50% more power with half the effort* to beat, whisk and knead, thanks to Braun’s SmartMix technology and unique design. *Wattage and mixing effort (mixing cake batter, external tests) compared to leading competitors.
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De'Longhi America
De'longhi Livenza Compact All Day GrillDe'longhi Livenza Compact All Day Grill
The De'Longhi Livenza All Day Compact grill is the first compact countertop grill with interchangeable plates. This 3-in-1 grill gives you unprecedented versatility to enjoy all the flavor of steaks, sandwiches, waffles and more.
E. Mishan and Sons, Inc.
Gotham Steel Smokeless GrillGotham Steel Smokeless Grill
The Dishwasher-safe Gotham Steel Smokeless Grill is unlike any other product on the market! It's effective design, which includes an aluminum grill grate, features an embedded element that evenly heats the entire large surface, allowing for minimized smoke by dripping the grease and fat into a cooling pan.
OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee GrinderOXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
This Grinder is simple to operate and produces exceptional grind consistency. A trap door allows user to remove the hopper with beans inside without making a mess. The stainless steel grounds container works with our patent pending technology to significantly reduce static, a common issue with coffee grinders.
Zojirushi America Corporation
Home Bakery Virtuoso® Plus Breadmaker BB-PDC20Home Bakery Virtuoso® Plus Breadmaker BB-PDC20
The Home Bakery Virtuoso® Plus Breadmaker bakes a traditional-shaped 2-lb. loaf of bread automatically. Dual kneading blades and additional heater on the lid ensures thorough kneading and even baking. Expanded healthy course options include Multigrain, Whole Wheat, Rapid Whole Wheat, Gluten Free, Salt Free, Sugar Free and Vegan.
Cutlery & Cutting Tools
Cangshan Cutlery Company  Best In Category 
Z SeriesZ Series
The Z Series knives are designed to perform as essential tools and creative statements, knives that function perfectly while being aesthetically forward and expressive. Balancing premier materials, precise manufacturing and adept handcraftsmanship these knives offer professional caliber performance while providing a modern and distinct representation of design conversations happening today.
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Cangshan Cutlery Company
S+ SeriesS+ Series
The S+ Series knives are designed to perform as essential tools and creative statements, knives that function perfectly while being aesthetically forward and expressive. Balancing premier materials, precise manufacturing and adept handcraftsmanship these knives offer professional caliber performance while providing a modern and distinct representation of design conversations happening today.
Fiskars Brands Inc.
Summit KnivesSummit Knives
Summit Knives feature our intuitive, smarter handle design that guides your hand to the ideal grip automatically. We studied chefs and found they pinch the blade for maximum control. But that’s not intuitive. That’s why we moved the pinch grip to the handle. Now the optimum grip is automatic.
New Classic 8-Inch Artisan Butcher KnifeNew Classic 8-Inch Artisan Butcher Knife
The CLASSIC 8-inch Artisan Butcher Knife features a striking silhouette with a contoured finger guard, a dramatic curved hollow-edge blade and a pronounced skinning tip. This bold statement piece is far more versatile than the traditional butcher knife, perfectly designed for portioning chops and steaks and trimming cutlets and filets.
New Three-Piece Plum Charcuterie SetNew Three-Piece Plum Charcuterie Set
Unique from traditional cheese knife sets, the Three Piece Plum Charcuterie Set provides an assortment of blades ideal for cured meats, artisan breads and produce, and also provides shoppers with a chic and practical gift appropriate for many occasions, such as graduations, weddings, birthdays, holidays, etc.
Dining & Entertaining
Built NY  Best In Category 
Welded Cooler™ BackpackWelded Cooler™ Backpack
The Welded Cooler™ Backpack combines the performance and durability of the Welded Cooler™ with the convenience of a backpack. The welded seam construction provides a durable, lightweight body while padded shoulder straps, top and side handles assist with transport making it perfect for tailgates, camping or anywhere else you
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Lenox Corporation
Dansk Generations IIDansk Generations II
Designed by renowned potter Niels Refsgaard in 1968 and recreated in this modern, cool-blue reactive glaze, the Generations II collection epitomizes Nordic style and sensibility. All 3 pieces transition from oven to table for a great presentation and everyday functionality. The sturdy stoneware bodies are oven safe up
Lifetime Brands
Rabbit Pura Decanting SystemRabbit Pura Decanting System
The Rabbit Pura Decanting System showcases a beautiful hand-blown glass decanter that combines filtration and aeration into one decanter. As wine gorgeously cascades down the sides of the vessel, the Pura Decanter aerates, decants, filters, and serves wine, all without the worry of dripping or moving parts.
Snowfox, Inc.
Snowfox Elegance CollectionSnowfox Elegance Collection
Snowfox barware delivers a drinking experience like premium glassware with the benefits of insulated stainless steel. Lightweight, easy to hold and thin rimmed, the drink-specific glasses are shatterproof while also being elegant and stylish, keeping drinks at the right temperature indoors or outside without the need for a lid.
That Inventions
Chill GlassChill Glass
Combining aesthetics, functionality and sustainability, the designer Chill Glass features 100% recycled, natural cork sleeve that protects your hands from the cold and the furniture from condensation. The double-walled borosilicate glass is filled with 100% biodegradable and biosafe thermal freezable liquid that keeps beverages chilled for up to an hour.
Gadgets, Kitchen Tools & Countertop Accessories
Neoflam Americas  Best In Category 
Smart SealSmart Seal
Unique modern, stylish & convenient lid design. Easy turn opening and closure mechanism. SIMPLE TWIST creates an airtight seal. SLIM LID maximizes storage space in the canister. MODULAR STACKING for efficient use of space. EASY TO CLEAN: dishwasher safe. Rounded corners for easy pouring. Leak-proof.
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ProAccurate Rotating Thermocouple Thermometer (DTF572-BK)ProAccurate Rotating Thermocouple Thermometer (DTF572-BK)
NSF certified, with a 1.5mm thin tip. Quick, precise and highly efficient, with rapid 2-5 second response for wide temperature range from -40º to +572º F (-40º to +300º C). Large digital readout with backlit display. Automatically rotates 180º for a comfortable read in right or left hand. 
Norpro, Inc.
The Grip-EZ Fiskie Fork WhiskThe Grip-EZ Fiskie Fork Whisk
Flatware forks for many, are the preferred, quick egg-mix tool over whisks for their small size, control and ease. Incorporating aeration to the fork’s shape while keeping the basic length of large flatware fork it becomes the ultimate go-to mixing utensil.
Steel Chef's Mandoline 2.0Steel Chef's Mandoline 2.0
The Chef’s Mandoline 2.0 offers an elevated take on our original slicer, with built-in blades and added cutting features that make it even easier to use and deliver precise, even cuts.
Trudeau Corporation
Trudeau 7-piece Reusable Decorating SetTrudeau 7-piece Reusable Decorating Set
Trudeau's 7-piece set includes a 12" reusable silicone decoration bag that is easy to fill, four assorted metal tips and two coupler sizes that adapt most metal tips. The couplers feature the QUICK system that allows you to use the tips you already have at home.
Home Décor & Outdoor Accessories
Mark Feldstein & Associates, inc.  Best In Category 
Revers-A-Brella® Inverted Auto No Drip Umbrella with FlashlightRevers-A-Brella® Inverted Auto No Drip Umbrella with Flashlight
Unlike a Standard Umbrella, the inverted design of our Revers-A-Brella® Umbrella closes the wet side inward exposing only the dry side to the user. In addition, the Umbrella’s unique construction enables one to open or close it through a slightly ajar car door or doorway, providing extra protection from precipitation.
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The Five Seasons Home Fragrance CollectionThe Five Seasons Home Fragrance Collection
The scents were developed with the advice of one of the most important perfume makers in Grasse (the world's perfume capital); Thus allowing them to perfectly evoke the cyclical nature of the four seasons, plus a fifth more mysterious and ethereal season from Marcel Wanders' imagination.
Ameriwood Home
Wildwood L Desk with Lift-Up TopWildwood L Desk with Lift-Up Top
This desk is perfect for people who want the option to sit and/or stand while working. It comes in our trending rustic gray finish with industrial metal elements in black. Wood and wood veneer materials make this a lasting office piece.
DHP Furniture
Novogratz Tallulah Memory Foam FutonNovogratz Tallulah Memory Foam Futon
The Novogratz Tallulah Memory Foam Futon is the perfect blend of trendy design for the small space, and is super-friendly on the wallet! The creativity behind the Tallulah futon collection is the design duo known as Cortney and Bob Novogratz. The vintage silhouette and soft velvet upholstery bring elegance and
Ferno Grills, LLC
The Ferno Stand Alone GrillThe Ferno Stand Alone Grill
The Ferno Grill utilizes an innovative mechanism that raises and lowers the gas burners (not the grates) using a wheel. This mechanism puts a higher level of control for the outdoor cook. The grill's design provides a completely flat surface from grates to side shelves for prepping, cooking and serving.
Home Environment & Cleaning Appliances
Swizz Style  Best In Category 
Stadler Form Roger HEPA Air PurifierStadler Form Roger HEPA Air Purifier
The Roger HEPA Air Purifier with Carbon Weave technology is the perfect blend of design and function. With the unique combination of activated carbon in his filter for superior performance, air quality indicator light synchronized with his sensors, Roger not only looks best, but performs best.
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Boneco North America Corp.
Boneco F210 Air Shower FanBoneco F210 Air Shower Fan
The stylish BONECO F210 Air Shower Fan provides for all the needs in the home & living area. Characterized by its asymmetrical appearance and thus creates its unique appearance at the point of sale. Clear lines with the same color accents underline the unifying character of the Fan series.
Crane USA
Crane Portable Dehumidifier Crane Portable Dehumidifier
Crane’s sleek portable half-gallon dehumidifier is perfect for removing excess moisture in small spaces, like bathrooms, closets, boats, and dorm rooms. Not only will Crane’s dehumidifier effectively dehumidify up to 300 sq feet keeping your space fresh and mildew free but will do it quietly and with style.
Ecovacs Robotics
Winbot X Window-Washing RobotWinbot X Window-Washing Robot
The WINBOT X is the first-of-its-kind cordless window cleaning robot on the market, eliminating the need for a power source. The WINBOT X is lightweight and features a safety tether system, 4-stage cleaning process, and advanced fan technology to facilitate the cleaning of different types of window.
Home Easy Ltd.
GeekAire Portable & Rechargable FanGeekAire Portable & Rechargable Fan
High performance, durable construction, portable and multi-functioning fan.Battery contains an IPX 4 making it possible to function in the rain. Simple and reliable 5 battery indicator light to achieve a convenient and user-friendly operation. Offers USB charging port that has a switching power supply device for protection of both products.
On-The-Go Beverageware
SDI Technologies, Inc.  Best In Category 
Aquio Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker BottleAquio Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bottle
AQUIO is a fashion inspired hydration bottle for stylish & active music loving individuals. A double wall insulated, BPA free, stainless steel bottle and removable waterproof Bluetooth speaker combine for a product that hydrates body & mind. AQUIO speaker bottle is the ultimate convenience.
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Built NY
24-Ounce Prospect Bottle24-Ounce Prospect Bottle
The Prospect bottle was made with the consumer's ease of use in mind. The rotating carry handle is large enough for 3 fingers. It also has a beautiful curve and silicone grip on the neck for a comfortable hold. And lastly, a leak-proof spout to drink from.
The AutoDogMug®, the only one handed dog water bottle on the market, is now available in three new colors. Easily squeeze the bottle to give your dog water, release the bottle and the rest of the water goes back into the bottle.
Mist N Sip Mist N Sip
A water bottle that keeps you cool on the inside, and a mister to cool you on the outside. Double wall construction which helps to eliminate condensation on the outside as well as keeping beverage cooler 50% longer. Built in locking mechanism in the lid to prevent spills, mess and
Brew BottleBrew Bottle
The Brew Bottle was developed to make expert brewing easy - whether you like pour over, cold brew or tea. Featuring a cutting-edge filter design, the reusable bottle provides coffee drinkers with a portable and convenient way to enjoy high-quality, single-serve coffee and tea at home or on the go.
Personal Care, Wellness & Garment Care Appliances
Lidl US  Best In Category 
Vitalcontrol Facial Cleansing BrushVitalcontrol Facial Cleansing Brush
Lidl US offers customers the highest quality products at the lowest possible prices. The Vitalcontrol Facial Cleansing Brush is sold in Lidl stores for only $24.99. This product gives customers the high-quality beauty product care that can retail for up to $169.
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EpiladyUSA, Inc.
Epilady Absolute Laser StylusEpilady Absolute Laser Stylus
The Epilady Absolute Laser Stylus is an at-home laser hair-removal device that targets and treats hairs with superior accuracy, while reducing the skin’s exposure to unnecessary laser light. The Absolute treats targeted hair, preventing regrowth, with permanent results. Best used on the face and other small areas. FDA cleared (510k).
Lidl US
Silvercrest Men’s ShaverSilvercrest Men’s Shaver
Be the well-groomed person you’ve always wanted to be with our Silvercrest Personal Care Shaver. Our shaver allows customers to bring home a top-quality home grooming product for a fraction of the price of what they may pay elsewhere.
Lidl US
Silvercrest Facial Mask Maker Silvercrest Facial Mask Maker
Topical masks can be incredibly expensive. But the Silvercrest Facial Mask Maker allows you to create beauty products at home for a fraction of the cost. Pour natural products into the machine and watch as a specially-made mask pops out for your enhancement. Lidl US offers customers the highest quality!
SDI Technologies, Inc.
iHome Voice Alexa + Bluetooth Vanity Mirror with SpeakerphoneiHome Voice Alexa + Bluetooth Vanity Mirror with Speakerphone
The iHome Beauty Magnify Voice is a full spectrum color lighting vanity mirror controllable with Alexa. It provides natural looking light as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, speakerphone and USB charging. With the power of Alexa, the uses are limitless.
Storage, Non-Electric Cleaning & Laundry Care
Bradshaw Home  Best In Category 
Casabella Ergo Broom Plus with DustpanCasabella Ergo Broom Plus with Dustpan
The Casabella ergo broom plus with dustpan is a highly versatile broom and dustpan. The nylon bristles can be replaced as needed. The pole is ergonomically shaped for comfortable use while sweeping. The detachable broom head and dust pan allows for easy cleanup of messes around the house.
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Core Home
Manna Hydration Ultimate Bottle & Straw Brush SetManna Hydration Ultimate Bottle & Straw Brush Set
The Manna Hydrations Ultimate Bottle Brush was a response to unreliable, flimsy, and typical bottle brushes available in the marketplace
Full Circle Home
Power Couple Pan Scraper SetPower Couple Pan Scraper Set
Your non-stick, cast iron, and stainless steel pans all have different needs, so why use one solution and risk damaging them? The recycled nylon scraper can go the distance on stainless steel, ceramic, cast iron and even your stovetop; while the silicone covered scraper is safe for non-stick pans.
Full Circle Home
FOMO Soap Dispensing Dish BrushFOMO Soap Dispensing Dish Brush
Fomo is the first ever foam dispensing dish brush. Eco-conscious foaming soap teams up with tough bristles to effortlessly attack grease and grime. The soap cartridge is transparent, allowing you to see when you need a refill, and provides helpful fill lines for making your own foaming soap.
Juka Innovations Corporation
Kitchen SinkShroomKitchen SinkShroom
How much do I dislike sticking my hand in dirty dishwater where sharp knives can be lurking? How easy is it to clean my current strainer? Is my current strainer an eyesore? Does the water continue to back up every time I wash my dishes? Kitchen SinkShroom Eliminates ALL These Problems!
Smart Home
Signify  Best In Category 
Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance LED Light Bulb Starter KitPhilips Hue White and Color Ambiance LED Light Bulb Starter Kit
Transform your everyday home lighting into an extraordinary experience with the Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance starter kit. Use the Hue app to easily control and personalize your lighting. Choose from 16 million colors and every shade of white light, to create the right ambiance for any moment.
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Roomba i7+ Robotic Vacuum with Clean Base Automatic Dirt DisposalRoomba i7+ Robotic Vacuum with Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal
The Roomba® i7+ with Clean Base™ Automatic Dirt Disposal offers hands-free vacuuming for weeks at a time. The i7+ remembers multiple floor plans and room names for customized cleanings of specific rooms. Once finished, i7+ empties its own dust bin into the Clean Base™, which holds 30 bins of dirt.
Johnson Controls Inc.
Lux Kono Smart ThermostatLux Kono Smart Thermostat
KONO Smart thermostat brings a new level of ease, personalization and design to home comfort with its new Décor-snap™ covers and stress-free interface. The ENERGY Star-certified KONO Smart changes the way the thermostat is integrated – it blends into any custom wall color or stands out with its own personality.
Mastrad SA
meat° it Fully Wireless Cooking Probemeat° it Fully Wireless Cooking Probe
meat°it is a smart 100% wireless Bluetooth ® cooking probe. meat°it main purpose is to monitor cooking remotely. The app alerts the user when proteins are ready and warns the user in case of under heating or over cooking. meat°it guarantees, every time, perfect results, safely!
NutriBullet Balance BlenderNutriBullet Balance Blender
NutriBullet Balance isn't like any blender ever created. This first of its kind, Bluetooth-enabled smart nutrition system makes perfectly balanced smoothies every time. With its built-in Smart Sensor Scale it measures ingredients and tracks nutrition in real-time with an app. Something no other blender in the world can do.
Gourmet Specialty Foods
Chukar Cherries  Best In Category 
Chukar Cherries Original Chocolate AssortmentChukar Cherries Original Chocolate Assortment
A best seller, the ORIGINAL CHOCOLATE ASSORTMENT contains 7 of CHUKAR CHERRIES’ most loved chocolate-covered confections. Each center is naturally dried with no added sugar using fruit from Pacific Northwest orchards. Chukar uses old-world copper panning kettles to enrobe the naturally-dried centers in premium chocolate without artificial colors or additives.
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Nielsen-Massey Vanillas Inc.
Pure Lemon PastePure Lemon Paste
An innovative and time-saving product, Nielsen-Massey Pure Lemon Paste allows chefs and bakers to add a layer of sweet, bright citrus flavor to their dishes without the need to zest or juice – all without compromising on quality or flavor. It's also a clean label product.
Wabash Valley Farms, Inc
Movie Theater Popcorn Clapboard Gift SetMovie Theater Popcorn Clapboard Gift Set
This unique gift set was created to offer maximum stopping-power for the retailer & allow the consumer to be a great gift-giver. It comes packed with creativity, farm fresh popcorn, buttery topping and our secret buttery seasoning all key ingredients to making delicious movie theater style popcorn at home.