“Best of the Best” Named by 2013 Housewares Design Awards: New Teakettle, Coffee Center and Aroma Diffuser Win Top Honors

Celebrating the creative combination of design flair and functionality that defines the most outstanding housewares products, the 00010732013 HOUSEWARES DESIGN AWARDS has announced the winners of this year’s competition, including three “BEST OF THE BEST” AWARDS, THE “GREEN HOUSE” DESIGN AWARD, and 12 “BEST IN CATEGORY” AWARDS.

The HOUSEWARES DESIGN AWARDS— the premier awards program focused on housewares design innovation— was founded in 2003 by HomeWorld Business to honor the unbending effort within the industry to create new ways to improve everyday living.

As the HOUSEWARES DESIGN AWARDS celebrates 10 years of inspiring design, much has changed in the industry since the first awards ceremony in January 2004 at New York’s Gotham Hall. One constant, however, is the central role design innovation plays in the creation of value-added differentiation as a catalyst for growth in housewares.

The Finalists were featured in a SPECIAL PRODUCT EXHIBIT held in connection with the annual awards gala, held January 29, 2013 at New York’s City’s MARRIOTT MARQUIS IN TIMES SQUARE. 



Winning “BEST OF THE BEST – GOLD” is the NAMBE CHIRP KETTLE. Designed by STEVE COZZOLINO, its sleek artistic design makes it a stunning sculpture for the stovetop. A luscious harmonic tone signals when water is boiling, bringing an elegant touch to the kitchen. Continue reading