IHA Recognizes Product Innovation
April 2, 2013,
CHICAGO-Eleven suppliers won Global Innovation Awards for product innovation at last month's International Home + Housewares Show.
Alessi USA, Inc. was the global honoree in Best Collection Design for its Mu flatware collection, designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito. The global honorees for Best Product Design were Joseph Joseph Inc. for its C-Pump; Punkt, represented by Ameico, for ES 01 Extension Socket; and Teroforma for its Troika Trivet. Universal Expert LLC, a Sebastian Conran company, was the global honoree for the Martin M. Pegler Award for Best Booth Design.
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