Household white goods, consumer and commercial appliances, including cooking and laundry equipment, electrical housewares and portable appliances and components, water processing equipment, and vending machines.
Covering more than 100 small kitchen electrics, personal care appliance, home environment appliance, and housewares categories, NPD is forecasting*a nearly three percent combined dollar sales increase for these industry segments in 2017 versus 2016.
Have you ever looked at appliance advertisements from a half-century ago? Ads of the era for laundry appliances might have touted the time saved now that those doing the laundry didn’t have to make the trek to the laundromat.
Driven by the desire for higher capacity appliances within the same external design envelope, and by the more complex functions, electrical design is being steered towards more and more compact solutions that include combining signal and power lines within a single connector, and reducing the pitch of board connectors.
The coating should ideally be a part of the design process from an early stage.
March 1, 2017
There are some trends building steam in the home appliance industry. After a long period of sameness, the major appliance industry is undergoing a design and innovation renaissance and the changes have only just begun.
Dwell on Design brings together the brightest people, latest products, and curated content in modern design under one roof. Held each year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the exhibition and conference showcases the best in modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, garden and outdoor materials, kitchen & bath, and international design.