2017 iF Design Awards Winners
Two iF Design Awards for the Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Gas and Charcoal Barbeques
The Everdure by Heston Blumenthal barbeques designed by D+I have been internationally acknowledged for design excellence with both the charcoal and gas ranges receiving a coveted 2017 iF Design Award in the Product Category.
For over 60 years, the iF Design Award has been an acknowledged trademark for exceptional design and it ranks among the world’s most prestigious design prizes. A total of 5,575 entries (from 59 countries) were submitted for this year’s award. After three days of judging, an international panel of 58 jurors, consisting of independent experts in industry, design and architecture from all over the world announced the winners.
Everdure by Heston Blumenthal is a range of barbeques like no other. Utilising over 20 years of professional experience and extensive cooking knowledge, world-renowned chef, Heston Blumenthal embarked on a mission to create what has now been recognised as an award winning range of barbeques.
“I’m absolutely delighted that the Everdure by Heston range has won two iF Design Awards. Over the past two years a serious amount of thought went into every aspect of development, with both teams working closely together, endlessly designing and testing prototypes to make sure the range was just right. I was thrilled with the end result so it’s great to have that celebrated,” said Heston Blumenthal.
The two prestigious iF Design Awards convey to all 5 barbeques within the Everdure by Heston Blumenthal product offering which celebrate the technology and science of cooking in a way that is easy to grasp.
The Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Charcoal range of barbeques, which include the HUB™, FUSION™ and CUBE™, impressed judges with features such as the innovative Fast Flame Ignition System™, Rotiscope Technology™ and outstanding aesthetic design, while the Gas range, comprising of the FURNACE™ and FORCE™, showcased speed, precision and flexibility never before seen in a barbeque range.
Mike Westrup, CEO, Shriro Australia commented, “These awards are testament to the innovation and outstanding design of the Everdure by Heston Blumenthal product portfolio. Heston, in collaboration with our product development team and designers, worked tirelessly to bring to market a range combining the latest technology and design aesthetics, with ease of use and thoughtful attention to detail. We are proud to have been acknowledged by such a prestigious panel of industry experts and to have our entire product range celebrated on an international scale.”
The iF Design Awards night is scheduled to take place on 10 March, 2017 at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. All awarded entries are featured on the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, in the iF design app and are displayed at the iF design exhibition Hamburg.