Discover Design, the premier design destination at the International Home + Housewares Show, offers a collection of more than 100 companies showcasing the latest designs found in housewares. Exhibitors are based on recommendations from and approval by the retail and design community. Since 2011, exhibitors in Discover Design have been in contention for gia Global Innovation Awards for Best Product Design, Best Collection Design and the Martin M. Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising for the best booth design. These 2014 gia Design Awards are best-in-class examples, providing physical proof of what the inspired mind can do and create, given the right skill, focus, motivation, determination and desire.
2014 gia Design Awards
The simple, beautiful Porthole vessel can be used to create striking cocktails, oils, teas, dressings, coffee or any other type of cold infusion.
The Twin-cut Compact 2-in-1 Scissors have a unique design that allows for smooth cutting action while a serrated outer edge is ideal for opening boxes.
The Green – Mini Greenhouse is an inside greenhouse for plants, herbs or spices. Accelerates the growing by creating a greenhouse effect.
Best Collection Design – Global Honoree
Soak the Magisso Black Terracotta Ceramics in water for natural cooling. Water evaporates from the porous outer surface cooling the content.
Best Collection Design – Finalists
The concept behind the Verso Collection design is to serve treats hygienically, which is why the spout is perfect for pouring. Suitable not just for liquids but also for small snacks such as nuts.
The BIOBU Bamboo Kids Collection is made from bamboo fiber. It is as resistant as plastic or melamine, but safe for your health and better for the environment.
The Onpot holder rests the lid on the edge of your pot so condensation drips back in.
Double-walled and with an airtight lid, the MB Lib keeps food warm while remaining cool to the touch.
MeltThat! is a butter knife that actually melts butter! Heat from your palm is transferred onto the knife’s edge to carve and spread cold butter and more.
Drain and serve in one movement with the Ole Jensen Colander. With a simple tip of the hand, this design works both as a colander and a serving bowl.
Savino is an easy-to-use, elegant and effective solution for preserving and serving wine.