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IHA Announces Finalists for Global Innovation Awards (gia) for Product Design

The 70 finalists in the IHA Global Innovations Awards (gia) for product design have been announced by the International Housewares Association. Global honorees in each of 14 categories, including the new Sustainability category, will be announced in during the invitation-only gia dinner Saturday, March 14 during The Inspired Home Show 2020, IHA’s Global Home + Housewares Market.

More than 400 entries were received and were judged by a panel of industry experts and news media. The finalists and global honorees will be on display in a new exhibit in the Hall of Global Product Design in the Grand Concourse Lobby of the North Building as well as in the New Product Showcases located in the Buyers Club in each Show building. The Inspired Home Show, formerly the International Home + Housewares Show, opens at 10 a.m. on March 14 and runs through 3 p.m. March 17.

“Congratulations to all of the finalists for an IHA Global Innovation Award for product design,” said Derek Miller, IHA president. “Our world-renowned gia program is the ultimate awards event in the industry, honoring excellence in housewares retail, product design, student design and booth presentation.”

 

Bath & Personal Care

Azurro / CLIPPERPRO .

CLIPPERPRO Omega Select Toenail Clipper

Brinox Metalurgica S.A.

Flat Soap Dispenser

Polder Products, LLC

Glamour Grids – Cosmetic Storage Line

TAO Clean

Germ Shield UV Sanitizer for Toothbrushes

Widgeteer, Inc.

ICandy Pocket Reading Glasses

Cleaning

inShield Wiper, LLC

inShield Wiper

Juka Innovations Corporation

SinkShroom Ultra Drain Protector

Rust-Oleum Corporation

Concrobium Duo Blast Mold & Mildew Deep Stain Remover

Strucket – Strainer Meet Bucket

Strucket – Strainer Meet Bucket

Unshrinkit

UnShrinkIt®

Cook & Bakeware

Daughkun Inc

UNSTICK Reusable Cake & Loaf Liners

Elkay Home

Stainless Steel Microwave Safe Mixing Bowls with Airtight Lids

Fellow

Clyde Stovetop Tea Kettle

ICB Inc.

Elevated Stackable Crisper Tray

Sasa Demarle Inc.

Silpat™ Cook N’ Cool Perfect Baking Tray

 

Home Décor & Gifts

52Launch

Putty King – All In One Drywall Repair Kit

Aacraft, Inc. dba INSP!RED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT GROUP

Go Hang It!

GelPro

Ergo Comfort Rug

Hangman Products, Inc.

No Stud Floating Shelf™

NeverMeasure

NeverMeasure

 

Home Organization & Storage

Creative Outdoor Distributor

2-In-1 Folding & Stand Alone Bleacher Chair

GCK Products, LLC

GadgetKlip

Joseph Joseph Inc.

GoRecycle Collector and Caddies

Polder Products, LLC

Breeze – Stackable Mesh Dryer

YouCopia

Roll-Out™ Under Sink Caddy

 

Household & Home Electrics

Bear Down Brands

MistAire Cloud Humidifier

Blueair North America

Blue Pure Fan

BONECO North America Corp.

F230 Air Shower Fan with Adjustable Height

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.

CHI Handheld Steamer

Soleus Air West

Soleus Air Patented and Exclusive Saddle Air Conditioner

 

Kitchen Electrics

Fellow

Ode Brew Grinder

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.

Power Blender & Power Blender Plus

Pakt, Inc.

Pakt Coffee Kit

THE FOUNDATION

AARKE – Carbonator III

ZWILLING

Fresh & Save

 

Kitchen Hand Tools & Cutlery

Betty Bossi AG

Betty Bossi Veggie Sheet Slicer

Lid Pocket

Lid Pocket — Lid Holder for Slow Cookers

Tarrerias Bonjean

Louis Kitchen Knife Series

Totally Bamboo

Baltique™ Marrakesh Collection Utensil Set

WOW GEAR

GRIPmitt

 

Kitchenware

AeroPress Inc.

AeroPress Go Travel Coffee Press

Botto Design, LLC

Botto™ The Adjustable Container

GrowlerWerks

uKeg Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker

Joseph Joseph Inc.

Multi-Prep 4-piece Salad Preparation Set

Microplane

Adjustable V-Slicer with Julienne Blade

Personal Care Electrics

Bear Down Brands

Weighted Warmth – Weighted Throw Blanket with Heat

Human Touch, LLC

Reflex SWING Pro Foot, Calf and Thigh Massager

Lumina NRG

Fat Iron by Cel O Tone

simplehuman

sensor mirror trio max

Zadro Products, Inc.

Luxury Towel Warmer

 

Pet Products

Ad N Art

Stainless Steel Asobu Dog Bowl Bottle

Dexas International, Ltd.

Dexas MudBuster with Travel Lid

IRIS USA, Inc.

IRIS Pet Pen (CI-908e)

Kurilon Chemicals Co., Ltd.

BOS, amazing odor-sealing bags

WALKWHIZ LLC

Two Dog Light Leash

Smart Home Products

Cube Tracker

Cube GPS

Etekcity Corporation

Levoit Air – Air Control Product Suite

Knectek Labs Inc.

TOWNEW

Plum

PLUM

rocean

Rocean One

 

Sustainable Products

ashortwalk ltd

Circular Cup

BreathableBaby

Breathable™ Mesh Mini Crib

ChicoBag & To-Go Ware

ChicoBag Reusable Produce Bags

Igloo Products Corp.

Igloo Recool 16-Quart Cooler

Zip Top

Zip Top Baby 100% Platinum Silicone Breast Milk Storage Bags + Freezer Tray Set

 

Tabletop

Lenox Corporation

Luna Nesting Dinnerware Set

Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC

Saturn by Bredemeijer

LifeStraw

LifeStraw Home – Water Filter Pitcher, 7-Cup, BPA-Free

That Inventions Inc.

Sugi – Trios

Toadfish Outfitters

Toadfish Non-Tipping Can Cooler

 

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The judging panel for the annual IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) included housewares merchants from retailers including Ace Hardware, Artichoke, Bed Bath & Beyond, The Container Store, The Cook’s Warehouse, Detroit Institute of Art, Dollar Tree Stores, GC Buying Group, Leon & Lulu, National Building Museum, Pampered Chef, Rolling Pin, Sears, Sign of the Bear, Spoon and Whisk and Toque Blanche. Other judges included consumer editors, bloggers and many distinguished industry designers.

The Inspired Home Show will feature more than 2,000 exhibitors and 51,000 total attendees. For more information or to register for a badge, please visit TheInspiredHomeShow.com.

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