BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen products across multiple Whirlpool Corporation kitchen and laundry brands globally, earned 2019 iF Design Awards, one of the world's foremost design competitions. In 2019, companies from 50 countries participated in the iF Design Award and submitted 6,400 products to be judged by an international jury of 67 design experts.
"People want inspiration from their surroundings and by the things they touch every day. They also want performance," said J Mays, chief design officer for Whirlpool Corporation. "Staying true to our purpose and infusing design and innovation into every aspect of our appliances is how our teams operate every day. We are thrilled our vision is being honored with the prestigious iF labels."
Awarded products include:
The iF Design Award, established in 1953, is one of the most prestigious design awards globally, organized each year by iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover – the oldest independent design institution in the world.
About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE - WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
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