Awarded the iF Design Award 2015
Smalvic, a company from Veneto producer of recessed kitchen appliances since 1958, was awarded the prestigious iF Design Award 2015, the Product Design category for N.EX.T. the innovative hob in vitroceramic, designed for the company by BrogliatoTraverso design studio.
It is an important recognition for a manufacturing company of established tradition that chose product design as distinctive, not only aesthetic, feature for new products, to distinguish them, to make them be recognizable and appreciated in markets all over the world. “We want to continue to realize quality products, with highly technological solutions, ensuring high energy saving standards; we want to invest more and more in design, because the customization of our products is an essential value”, Paola Gasparini, AD Smalvic, says.
The Award recognizes an excellence of Made in Italy that has always designed and manufactured its appliances in Italy, having never yielded to the tentations of relocation. The company has a strong commitment to internationalization.
N.EX.T. is a vitroceramic hob with 3 gas burners, characterized by a 4mm thick vitroceramic crystal. It is equipped with electronic touch control ignition and flame adjustment and automatic re-ignition in case of accidental turning off. The touch controls are placed frontally.
The cast iron grids have grid-locking inserts in the crystal; thanks to their special design, they offer excellent viewing of the flame.