Snaidero Ola20 Kitchen Receives ‘Good Design 2011’ Award

Internationally-recognized architects and experts recognized Snaidero, household furniture manufacturer, for innovativeness and going beyond traditional product and design standards.


Snaidero Ola20 kitchen took home the "Good Design 2011" award in the Kitchens and Appliances category. Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design awarded Snaidero for the innovative kitchen designed by Pininfarina Extra, a branch of Pininfarina Group specialized in creative product and interior design.

The jury, held at the American Institute of Architects in Los Angeles, chose Snaidero Ola20 for its top-quality design, simplicity, functionality and strikingly-contrasting shapes and materials. [1]
 


The internationally-acclaimed design award confirms Snaidero’s dedication to continuously creating new, unique, top-of-the-line, and high-quality products. [2] The ‘Good Design’ award is given to designers and manufacturers that think outside-of-the-box and present the most unique and innovative product and design ideas.

Many other Snaidero and Pininfarina kitchen designs have received Good Design’ awards over the years, including ‘Ola’ kitchen in 1996, ‘Acropolis’ in 2004 and ‘Venus’ in 2006. [3] Snaidero also received awards for the ‘Time’ and ‘Skyline’ kitchens designed by Lucci & Orlandini, and ‘Kube’ by Offredi. [4]

Snaidero Middle East, headquartered in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, provides Ola20 kitchens, designed to adapt to contemporary lifestyle needs and meet customer space requirements. Snaidero Middle East is a joint venture between Italy-based Snaidero Group and the multinational INDEVCO Group headquartered in Lebanon.

About Snaidero Innovative Ola20 Kitchen Solutions

Snaidero and Pininfarina collaborated to design and manufacture Ola20 kitchens. Ola20 provides an appealing, functional, and customizable kitchen solution.

The Ola20 kitchen design and soft curves integrate some classic features adapted to contemporary style and needs. Ola20 offers essential kitchen functions and focuses on safety and quality of work in the kitchen, as well as lightness, and  ergonomics.

About the ‘Good Design’ Awards

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design along with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies organized the world’s largest and most distinguished design competition for new product design and graphics.

The ‘Good Design®’ competition, dating back to 1950, annually honors worldwide new, visionary, and innovative product concepts, inventions and originality, sustainability, and the competitive design edge. [6]

The ‘Good Design’ awards 2011 witnesses submissions of the best new product designs from thousands of leading manufacturers and corporations, architects, industrial design offices, graphic and packaging designers from over 50 nations. [7]

 For More Information

Headquarters for the Middle East:
Lebanon, Zouk Mosbeh
P.O. Box 2616 Jounieh – Lebanon

Tel: + 961 9 209 007
Fax: + 961 1 209 008
Email: info@smemig.com

References:

[1], [2], & [4] http://news.archiexpo.com/press/snaidero/snaidero-wins-the-prestigious-good-design-award-with-ola-20-5149-165046.html
[3] http://extra.pininfarina.com/
[5], [6], & [7] http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/gdesign/2011/GoodDesignnewsletter2011-3.pdf


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