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February 17, 2022

gia Product Design Finalists Announced by IHA

The 65 finalists in the IHA Global Innovations Awards (gia) for product design were announced by the International Housewares Association. 

Global honorees in each of 13 categories will be announced during the invitation-only gia dinner Saturday, March 5 during The Inspired Home Show 2022 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

Entries 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 opens at March 15 at 10 a.m. and concludes March 7 at 5:30 p.m.

“Congratulations to all of the finalists for an IHA Global Innovation Award for product design,” said Derek Miller, IHA president & CEO. “Our world-renowned gia program is the ultimate awards event in the industry, honoring excellence in housewares retail, product design and student design. We are thrilled we are able to gather together in person once again to honor all our finalists and winners.”


The gia product design finalists are:

Bath & Personal Care  
Company Product
Bug Bite Thing Bug Bite Thing
F&H of Scandinavia A/S UME Bath Series
Madesmart Drying Stone Toothbrush Tray
Travelon Somniwrap Travel Pillow
Zoku, LLC Travel Hand Wipes
Company Product
Evriholder Products, LLC Joie Chameleon Drain Cleaner
Evriholder Products, LLC Sophisti-Clean Compact Dish Rack & Silicone Mat Set
Proud Grill Company Q-Swiper Steam Clean Grill Cleaner
Sanimaid ApS #Stain Remover
Zoombroom Zoombroom Tornado
Cook & Bakeware  
Company Product
Grand Fusion Housewares, Inc. Leakproof Silicone Non-Stick Baking Mat
Iris USA, Inc. 6-Piece Cookware Sets with Cool-Touch Removable Handle and Tempered Glass Lids, Megastone Non-Stick Coating
Le Creuset of America, Inc.  Signature Bread Oven
SRT I.K. International Special Roasting Tray
The Cookware Company (USA), LLC Greenpan Reserve 10-Piece Set
Home Décor & Gifts  
Company Product
Hangman Products, Inc. No Stud Floating Shelves with Dye Sublimation Finishes
Picnic Time Family of Brands Parisian Picnic Basket
Wabash Valley Farms 12 Days of Christmas Popcorn Seasoning Advent Calendar
Wine Grasp Company WineGrasp Single
Wolf Palermo Double Watch Roll with Jewelry Pouch
Home Organization & Storage  
Company Product
Bous King Jim “Tepra” Lite Compact, Palm-Sized Label Printer
Brabantia USA Mindset Toilet Butler
Inspired Product Development Group Cabinet Caddy Snap
Jjaamm, LLC Heavy-Duty Wrap-It Storage Straps
YouCopia FridgeView Rolling Egg Holder
Household & Home Electrics  
Company Product
Iris USA, Inc. Woozoo Ultrasonic Top-Fill Cool Mist Humidifier
NGK Spark Plug Co, Ltd. Venture Lab Sumikaze Pure Air
Simplehuman Cleanstation
The Foundation Steamery Cirrus No. 3
Viatek Consumer Products Group, Intl.  Q-Beam Clamp Lamp
Kitchen Electrics  
Company Product
Chefman PowerCrisp Microwave
Gourmia FoodStation Smokeless Indoor Grill & Air Fryer with Smoke Extracting Technology, 5 One-Touch Cooking Functions and Extra Large Nonstick Cooking Surface
Innospec Hot Bento
Jura Inc. Jura Z10
Revolution Cooking, LLC Revolution InstaGlo R270 Toaster
Kitchen Hand Tools & Cutlery  
Company Product
Dandy ScooperDuper Folding Food Scraper by Dandy
Dreamfarm Brizzle – Scoop Drizzle Basting Brush
Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC Gefu Spice Tower
Microplane Extra Coarse Mixing Bowl Grater
That Inventions ScoopThat Radii
Company Product
Dreamfarm Spina – Spin and Strain Colander
Georg Jensen Bernadotte French Press
Simplehuman Compost Caddy
Vaccaro Cutting Board Set
Zip Top Reusable Silicone Snack Containers
Personal Care Electrics  
Company Product
BeiAng Air Tech Lts. AirCap
Better Living Products Intl, Inc. Foama Touchless Soap Dispenser
Crane USA, Inc. Crane 4-in-1 Humidifer
Hidrate Spark Hidrate Spark Pro
Viatek Consumer Products Group, Intl Body Dryer
Smart Home Products  
Company Product
Aeris Health, inc. Aeris by iRobot Aair 3-in-1 Pro
CookingPal Ltd. Multo
Mastrad, Inc. Meat°it 3
Olimpia Splendid USA Dolceclima Fresco 15 AC Wi-Fi
PantryChic, a Division of Nik of Time, Inc. PantryChic Smart Storage System Starter Kit
Sustainable Products  
Company Product
(re)ˣ 100% Recycled Ocean and Ocean Bound Plastic Hangers
Bee’s Wrap Reusable Produce Bags – Large 2 Pack
Brabantia USA StepUp Pedal Bin
Georg Jensen Sky Drinking Bottle
Zoku, LLC Zoku Pocket Utensils
Company Product
Drink Tanks Travel Keg
Freshlink Product Development, LLC dba Prepara Honey Pourer
Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC Olipac Filare
Picnic Time Family of Brands Cava Wine Tasting Kit
Reduce Saltini Tumbler

The judging panel for the annual IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) included housewares merchants from retailers including Ace Hardware, Artichoke, Bed Bath & Beyond, The Cook’s Warehouse, Event Network, HTI Buying Group, Lekka Retail Concepts, Leon & Lulu, National Building Museum, Pampered Chef, Quality Products and Toque Blanche. Other judges included consumer editors, bloggers and industry designers.

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