What do you think the homes of the future will be like?
Click on the image below and find out what the people in the BBC would like to teach us:
Electrolux is a well known Swedish brand of household appliances. Several years ago Electrolux launched a competition to encourage young designers to contribute with their vision of innovative products for the home of the future.
The competition is called Electrolux Design Lab. Let’s look at the winners and some of the finalists of the last three editions. Each year revolves around a different concept. Do some research in the competition website and find out what were the concepts in the last three years.
Now, visit the competiton website again and try to gather more information about the designs.
If you could choose a winner among the last three years winners and finalists which would that be? Why?
Was any Spanish design among them?
Here you can find the requirements to enter the competition this year. Now, visit the competition web page and answer the following questions.
- What are the brand values?
- What are the areas your project can focus on?
- What is the deadline for submitting your project?
- What do the awards consist on?
- Who is the jury?
- Can you vote your favourite project on line?
Imagine your group would like to take part in the competition. Discuss and agree on a gadget you would like to see in the household of the future:
How does the gadget help you?
What does it look like?
How does it work?
How do you call it?
Remember your gadget must reflect the brand values.
Be ready to present your project to the class.
Click on the image below to get to the Competition Website