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Four MOME students among Electrolux Design Lab top100

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Electrolux revealed the 100 concepts that made it through to the first stage of the Design Lab 2015 competition. Seven Hungarian students, among four MOME students, are in the international competition.The top 100 entries came from across 33 countries. The 5 countries with the most submissions in the top 100 were; South Korea, Czech Republic, Hungary, Chile and Lithuania. The public can influence the competition by voting for their favourite idea as the five most popular concepts from the public vote will be directly qualified to the next stage of 35 semi-finalists.

Four students from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest are in thebest 100. The theme for this year’s contest  is “Healthy Happy Kids” and the competition looks for innovative ideas for products, accessories, consumables and services in three focus areas: Cooking, Fabric Care and Air Purification. One MOME concept, Future Classroom is an interactive and self-sustaining kitchen for educational uses designed by Tobias Tsamisis. In Air Purification category there are two MOME students in the competition. WaterLeaf is designed by Balázs Telegdi, which uses waste water to create portable air purifiers, while Ákos Wágner created A L A , is a bubble of fresh air for children with asthma. Botond Lakatos’s innovative idea in fabric care is the Magic Wand. This magic tool removes stains easily and teaches kids to take care of their clothes.

Vote for MOME students here:

Tobias Tsamisis »
Telegdi Balázs »
Wágner Ákos »
Lakatos Botond »

The first prize in the competition is a six-month paid internship at an Electrolux global design center. Half of the winners in previous years have continued to work for Electrolux after this internship period. The winner receives 10,000 Euros, the second prize is 6,000 Euros and the third prize is 4,000 Euros. The jury also hands out a People’s Choice award worth 2,000 Euros for the concept which collects the most online votes.