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  • Electrolux portable air conditioner (EXP09HN1WI) review
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    Electrolux portable air conditioner (EXP09HN1WI) review

    By 24 October 2013

    Summer might be all but over, and that might lead you to ask why we're publishing an air conditioner review on this date. Well, there are a couple of reasons, which will become obvious as we progress. But, let's just say that an air conditioner is for...

  • Hands-on: Electrolux Grand Cuisine range tested
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    Hands-on: Electrolux Grand Cuisine range tested

    By 10 July 2013

    How much do you like to cook? Are you a "throw it in the microwave" kind of person, or someone who actually wants to spend hours labouring in the kitchen to create the best dishes you can? Following the success of TV shows like MasterChef, cooking at...

  • The Cube by Electrolux high tech pop-up restaurant pictures and hands-on
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    The Cube by Electrolux high tech pop-up restaurant pictures and hands-on

    By 27 November 2012

    The London version of pop-up restaurant The Cube by Electrolux has been a massive success since it opened at the beginning of June. Not only has it seen a steady stream of some of the country's finest Michelin-star chefs ply their trade inside for limited...

  • Electrolux Grand Cuisine: Appliances to create a Michelin star-quality kitchen in your home
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    Electrolux Grand Cuisine: Appliances to create a Michelin star-quality kitchen in your home

    By 17 September 2012

    Electrolux has created a super-high-end range of kitchenware and appliances inspired directly by the equipment Michelin star chefs use on a daily basis. Called Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the collection is described as the only professional cooking system...

  • Electrolux: Good design is inclusive design
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    Electrolux: Good design is inclusive design

    By 16 November 2011

    “Products have to be about both form and function. If only 10 per cent of people can use what you’ve made, then you’re a fine artist, not a designer.” So says Adam Szczepanowski, Design Manager at Electrolux, as Pocket-lint picks his brain on...

  • Could the Electrolux Laptop Kitchen be the future of cooking on the go?
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    Could the Electrolux Laptop Kitchen be the future of cooking on the go?

    By 12 September 2011

    The Electrolux Laptop Kitchen may not have been chosen as one of the finalists in the company's Design Labs future tech competition for 2011, but it still has great potential for those wishing to cook when out and about. Designed by Dragan Trenchevski,...

  • Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists
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    Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists

    By 23 August 2011

    If you want to know what the home gadgets of the future might look like, then you should take a peek at the Electrolux Design Labs 2011 finalists' designs, currently on show at John Lewis in Oxford Street, London.  This global design competition was...

  • Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists
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    Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists

    By 16 September 2010

    Those who love a bit of home gadget future design should get themselves down to John Lewis, Oxford Street this week for a preview of the Electrolux Design Labs 2010 finalists. This year’s theme for the competition is “The 2nd Space Age” and asks...

  • Electrolux aims to vacuum the sea
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    Electrolux aims to vacuum the sea

    By 29 June 2010

    Electrolux has launched a worthy campaign to clean up some of the many thousands of floating rubbish islands that pollute the seas and oceans around the world. And from the plastic they recover they hope to make a limited edition range of vacuum cleaners...

  • Electrolux Rendez-vous concept revealed
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    Electrolux Rendez-vous concept revealed

    By 26 May 2009

    Electrolux has dreamt up the table "that does it all": "Acts as a kitchen, living room, recharges your phone/iPod/laptop, you can cook on it, eat off it, store your food under it, and its 'virtual chef' will even tell you how to cook". The Electrolux...

  • Grand Designs Live demos Home of the Future
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    Grand Designs Live demos Home of the Future

    By 27 April 2009

    In times of plenty, manufacturers always have news. When launches are a little thinner on the ground, concepts make the perfect exhibition fodder. Such was the case with the Home of the Future at this year's Grand Designs Live exhibition, where Samsung...

  • Electrolux EL490A Oxygen3 air cleaner review
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    Electrolux EL490A Oxygen3 air cleaner review

    By 17 April 2009

    Electrolux, moving on from cleaning your carpets, has turned its attention to cleaning the air in your house with their Oxygen3 air cleaner. It's an understandable move given the increasing presence of HEPA filters in vacuum cleaners and increasing interest...

  • Dyson slams Electrolux eco claims
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    Dyson slams Electrolux eco claims

    By 27 March 2009

    Dyson has got in touch with Pocket-lint to rubbish some Electrolux claims made when the company launched its "Ultra Silencer" vacuum cleaner recently. Firstly, Dyson has issues with the Electrolux claim that their machine is the first to be made out of...

  • Electrolux Oxygen air cleaner launches
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    Electrolux Oxygen air cleaner launches

    By 17 March 2009

    Electrolux is hoping to help you remove unwanted smells with a new device that promises to literately clean the air in your home, the company has announced on Tuesday. The new Oxygen air cleaner will, over the course of an hour, refresh the air in a large...

  • Electrolux launches greenest, quietest vacuum cleaner
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    Electrolux launches greenest, quietest vacuum cleaner

    By 17 March 2009

    Electrolux has launched what it claims is the greenest vacuum cleaner in the world on Tuesday, in an attempt to appeal to eco fans who want a clean house. The new Electrolux Ultra Silencer is made with 55% recycled plastic and promises to use 33% less...

  • Electrolux diamond encrusted vacuum cleaner
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    Electrolux diamond encrusted vacuum cleaner

    By 17 March 2009

    If you've got £13,825 to spend and the urge to look good when you do the house work then maybe you need one of these. Created as a one-off by Lukaz Jemiol, the young Polish fashion designer has created a vacuum cleaner that is blinged to the hilt. The...

  • Electrolux unveils collapsible fridge concept
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    Electrolux unveils collapsible fridge concept

    By 31 October 2008

    Electrolux has realised that house prices mean some of us are living in flats the size of postage stamps, but we all aspire to live in spacious pads. And it has managed to design a refrigerator that is both expandable and collapsible - so you can change...

  • iBasket washing machine for the lazy concept
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    iBasket washing machine for the lazy concept

    By 25 August 2008

    A finalist of the Electrolux 2008 Design Lab competition has come up with a novel way to stop that dirty pile of clothes festering in the corner. Called the iBasket (why does everything have to be preceded with an "i"?), designer Guopeng Liang at China's...

  • Electrolux launches Inspiro intelligent oven
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    Electrolux launches Inspiro intelligent oven

    By 19 March 2008

    In Germany, Electrolux is launching the Inspiro oven that uses such clever tech-ery, you'd struggle to cook something wrong. Using a heat management technique the Inspiro's sensors first analyse what is to be cooked before calculating the temperature...

  • Electrolux Design Lab winners innovate devices for healthy eating
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    Electrolux Design Lab winners innovate devices for healthy eating

    By 19 December 2006

    A lunchbox that keeps your food at its optimum temperature, and a healthy, oil-free cooker are just a couple of the prototypes designed by the winners of the fourth annual Electrolux Design Lab. Design students were challenged to come up with solutions...

  • Electrolux BBQ brings new meaning to putting some shrimps on the barbie
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    Electrolux BBQ brings new meaning to putting some shrimps on the barbie

    By 1 April 2006

    With British Summer Time now in full effect and the darker nights of winter behind us there is only one thing for it. BBQ Time. Electrolux's idea of BBQ time however might be slightly more than you or I would perhaps first think. In steps the new Electrolux...

  • Electrolux Trilobite review
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    Electrolux Trilobite review

    By 6 May 2004

    Nobody likes hoovering. The British government may suggest that we should do it for half an hour a day to lose some weight but no body really wants to be bothered with pushing a noisy device on a long stick around the living room. Of course with our dirty...