LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced that 21 of its product designs from across its brand portfolio have been recognized with a Red Dot Design Award 2019.
The Red Dot Award, together with the IF Design Award and Good Design Award, is today among the most prestigious product design awards. The products of LIXIL Group – which owns GROHE, American Standard, INAX, TOSTEM and Interio – has picked up 21 Red Dot awards for 2019, having recently taken home 17 iF Design Awards, 11 of which were awarded to GROHE.
Among its winning creations were an IoT-connected postal box that lets you remotely speak to the postal carrier, making package-delivery and pick-up easier and faster in the age of online shopping.
Ceramic wall tiles that help control room humidity and odors, now customizable with your own images. 3D-printed metal faucets that blend cutting-edge technology and craftsmanship, reshaping how we interact with water. Meaningful design is about more than just looks – it is about making life better and LIXIL’s brand portfolio has been recognised for its marvellous efforts.
GROHE, a LIXIL brand, is shaping the future of water through new manufacturing technologies, including a unique formula of granules for its 3D metal printers. Its Icon 3D faucets reinterpret the brand’s existing Allure Brilliant and Atrio lines, demonstrating how 3D printing can influence a new generation of design.
By reducing the design of the faucet to its essentials, GROHE is not only saving resources but evolving a new interactive experience with water. GROHE also received Red Dot wins for its Black Line, Essence, Minta, Zedra, Blue and Red, Plus 3, Atrio, Euphoria and Rainshower collections.
Another bath and sanitary brand owned by the LIXIL Group is American Standard. This leading brand keeping comfort and safety in mind won a Red Dot award for its shower and bath mixer that keeps water temperature comfortably constant, even when water pressure fluctuates, preventing both scalding and cold water-shock. Featuring easy to use push and turn controls to preset water volume and temperature, the EasySET mixer also offers a surface and side-hook to keep bath essentials within easy reach.
LIXIL the mega water and housing products firm has products that are designed to solve every day, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. Drawing on its Japanese heritage, it creates world-leading technology and innovates to make high quality products that transform homes.
The firm creates these products through industry leading brands, including INAX, GROHE, American Standard, and TOSTEM. Over 70,000 colleagues operating in more than 150 countries to make products that touch the lives of more than a billion people every day.