Archive for August, 2011
BLANCO is proud to have participated in the Thirst Project’s second annual Thirst Gala in Los Angeles, CA. Actors from the casts of Glee, Teen Wolf, Grey’s Anatomy and Twilight attended the star-studded celebrity event. BLANCO helped the Thirst Project raise more than $15,000 which will be used to build 30 freshwater wells and provide 7,500 people with clean and safe drinking water!
Blanco donated the water-saving HYDRA faucet to the Gala’s silent auction. The HYDRA is designed to conserve 30% more water than conventional faucets and delivers a constant flow rate at 1.5 GPM using the latest water-saving technology!
EatnListen.com, the foodie and entertainment news blog, is holding a BLANCO Fantastic Fans Giveaway Contest featuring BLANCO’s innovative new CULINA Semi-Professional Faucet. Three lucky fans will win a CULINA! For details on how to enter this fun promotion, please visit EatnListen.com!
Finalist 2011 Edison Awards
101 Best New Products for 2011
BLANCO brings home three new awards for its SOLON Compost System – adding to its list of prestigious tributes. The BLANCO SOLON™ Compost System received the following new honors for beautifully incorporating green living into kitchen design:
- 2011 BLOOM Award Winner in the Innovative Systems Category. Presented by The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), in partnership with Interiors & Sources magazine.
- 2011 Edison Awards Finalist in the Industrial Design category. The Edison Awards honor the most innovative products in America.
- 101 Best New Products as presented by Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines in the Interior Products category.
“We are thrilled and honored to be recognized by so many prestigious organizations,” states Tim Maicher, Director of Marketing for BLANCO. “The SOLON Compost System truly demonstrates innovation and inspiration at the highest level.”
The stunning BLANCO SOLON is no stranger to accolades. The environmentally friendly product has previously won an iF Award For Product Design, an Interior Design BOY Award Winner for Green Products, The DPHA Award for Innovative Accessories Product of the Year and an Innovative Green Design Award.
Made from the highest-grade recycled stainless steel, SOLON effortlessly collects organic waste below the counter and its stunning design allows homeowners to beautifully incorporate green living into their kitchen. SOLON installs conveniently next to sinks and its minimalist, elegant style makes it suited to any decor. Simple to clean and dishwasher safe, BLANCO SOLON fits into any countertop with a virtually seamless appearance. SOLON’s attractive lid offers a hygienic seal that contains odors and retails for $595.
Here’s a YouTube video on SOLON if you’d like to see more.