Friday, 5th July 2013, Velenje, Slovenija / Essen, Nemčija

Gorenje received five red dot awards

At this year's red dot international contest, Gorenje Group won five prestigious red dot design awards 2013. Among the Gorenje brand products, the award went to outdoor unit of the Gorenje Aerogor heat pump and the SensoCare NGPS12 new generation washing machine, both designed by the Gorenje Design Studio. In addition, three awards were won by cooking hobs of the Atag brand: modular gas hob Atag Puzello and gas hob Atag Magna, both of which feature the innovative Fusion Volcano wok burner, and the Atag induction hob with matte finish in ground glass. Red dot award is an accolade presented for excellence of design, innovation, and high quality of products of both brands.

Gorenje remains among the best in design

Lidija Pritržnik, head of product design at Gorenje Design Studio: "We consider it great success to see all of our entries win the award. We are proud to have reached once again a high level of design with our products. The fact that we repeatedly succeeded in impressing the jury in recent years, despite the harsh competition and a large number of entries, is confirmation that our team is developing in the right direction."

Excellently designed Atag hobs

Vincent Hofstee, senior product manager for the Atag brand, in charge of design management: "This year, we submitted three entries for the competition and all three won the award. Atag Puzello and Atag Magna hobs convinced the jury with the innovative Fusion Volcano wok burner, while the induction hob impressed them with the beauty of matte finish in ground glass. Red dot design award 2013 stands witness to the excellence of design, innovation, and high quality of the Atag brand.”


Gorenje Group has won 24 red dot awards to date

In the last eight years, Gorenje Group has won 24 red dot awards for home appliances branded Gorenje, Asko, and Atag. Seven award-winning products were designed at the Gorenje Design Studio. Gorenje Group is a leading European manufacturer of home appliances. It has been supplying technologically perfected, superiorly designed and energy-efficient home appliances under the brands Gorenje, Atag, Asko, Gorenje+, Pelgrim, Mora, Upo, Etna, Körting and Sidex, to users in seventy countries around the globe, improving the quality of their living for more than 60 years. It is highly committed to its vision of becoming the world’s best design driven innovator of home products.