Suppliers ranging from well-established brands to first-time exhibitors have been honoured as Global Honorees of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) for Excellence in Product Design.
The honorees in each of 14 categories were announced during the invitation only gia dinner on the first evening of the Inspired Home Show 2023 in Chicago.
The Global Honorees are:
Bath + Personal Care – Stasher, Everyday Beauty Bag
Cleaning. – simplehuman, Paper Towel Pump
Cook + Bakeware – Gourmet Kitchen Works, Genetti Fan Lid
Home Décor and Gifts – Wrap-It Storage, MagSnap – Magnetic Snap Wristband
Home Organisation + Storage – Grand Fusion Housewares, Roll-up Drying Rack with Collapsing Utensil Holder
Household + Home Electrics – Roborock, S8 Pro Ultra
Kitchen Electrics – Ooni, Ooni Volt 12
Kitchen Hand Tools + Cutlery – Dreamfarm, Sharple
Kitchenware – Dreamfarm, Fluicer
Luggage, Travel Goods – Sherpani, Soleil AT
Pet Products – Dexas International, Snack & Distract Licking Mat
Smart Home – Chefman, CHEF iQ Smart Thermometer
Sustainable Product – LARQ, LARQ Bottle Filtered
Tabletop – Sempli, Monti-Mini Decanter + Monti-Rosso
Derek Miller, IHA president and ceo, commented: “Congratulations to these Global Honorees of the 2023 IHA Global Innovation Awards for Excellence in Product Design; they represent the cutting-edge innovation and creativity that is driving the housewares industry today.
“Product innovation is the engine that keeps the home and housewares industry vibrant and profitable. It is our pleasure to honour the brands and designers that continue to push the envelope and delight both buyers and consumers.”