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2018

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Top Loading Washer Dryer [Hitachi Top Loading Washer Dryer "BEATWASH" BW-DX120C]
Business Owner
Hitachi Appliances, Inc.
Category
Home appliances
Company
Hitachi Appliances, Inc. (Japan)
Award Number
18G040325
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2018

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Outline

This top loading washer dryer is with the industry largest* wash capacity of 12kg and dryer capacity of 6kg to satisfy users’ demand of washing bulky items such as blankets, etc. The newly equipped feature of the “automatic detergent/softener dispenser,” which is the first* in top loading washer dryer in Japan, saves users’ time in each load. While maintaining the Hitachi original tub with a wide opening and shallow depth, the front side of opening is lowered and widened with an overall smooth form for users to load their laundry easier and to maintain the cleanness effortlessly. The lid is made of tempered glass that is durable and easy-to-clean. The control panel is elegantly displayed on the top. Every details of the design here aim at improving the overall quality. *as of May 23, 2018

Producer

Hisanori Toyoshima, Executive Managing Director, Division Executive, Home & Eco Appliances Division, Hitachi Appliances, Inc.

Director

Masayuki Ohki, Global Center for Social Innovation-Tokyo, Research & Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

Designer

Masato Ninomiya, Atsushi Ishibashi, Global Center for Social Innovation-Tokyo, Research & Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.

Market release pending
2018/11
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