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Recognized for Design Excellence | GOOD DESIGN™ Awards

January 30, 2019

2018 Winning Products Include Premium Refrigeration & High-Performance Double Electric Wall Oven

Blandon, Pa., January 30 – BlueStar®, manufacturer of handcrafted, high performance kitchen appliances for the home, is proud to announce that the new French Door Built-In 36” refrigerator and the Double Electric Wall Oven each were awarded the prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ 2018 Award.

The GOOD DESIGN Award is conferred annually by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic. GOOD DESIGN is a global 21st-Century industry standard awarding the latest, most advanced products and designs for their innovation and invention from well-established manufacturers and corporations to the latest emerging start-up companies.

“We’re honored to be recognized by respected voices in the design community that acknowledge our goal of designing exceptional products that people love and enjoy,” said BlueStar® President Eliza Sheffield, noting that BlueStar® has been honored with GOOD DESIGN awards several times in the past.

BlueStar’s 2018 winning products:

  • The BlueStar® French Door Built-In Refrigerator is launching in February 2019 at appliance retailers nationwide. It offers the largest capacity of any 36” Built-In French Door refrigerator in its class. With durable stainless steel interiors, dual compressors for enhanced food preservation and exceptionally roomy interiors, the new BlueStar® Built-In Refrigeration line is made for serious cooking and entertaining. The French Door is the latest addition to a line that offers commercial styling and state-of-the-art cooling technology.  The refrigerator is designed to pair perfectly with the full BlueStar® suite of appliances, including cooking and ventilation and is designed and built exclusively by BlueStar® in the U.S.A.
  • The BlueStar® Double Electric Wall Oven offers unmatched performance and capacity for the home chef. The powerful 2,500 watt bake element and the intense 5,000 watt infrared broiler provide restaurant-quality results every time.  The 1800 watt heat assist element in the back of the cavity means faster preheating and less time waiting.  Twelve different cooking modes including Bake, Convection Bake, Roast, Convection Roast, Broil, StoneBake™, Proof and Sabbath, provide numerous cooking options for unmatched versatility. A professional-quality, integrated artesian baking stone can used to create perfectly crisp breads and pizza which can be cooked right on top of the baking stone for restaurant style results. The stone mimics the conditions in brick ovens by absorbing heat from the oven to bake bread – and practically anything else – directly on top of the heat source.  The built-in temperature probe on the baking stone helps insure perfect results every time.

BlueStar® is the only pro-style appliance brand to offer virtually unlimited options for personalization, including more than 750 colors and trims as well as highly customizable cooking surfaces, swing and French oven doors, and restaurant-style accessories like salamander broilers, charbroilers, Frenchtops and oversized ovens that fit commercial sheet pans. Homeowners can customize their own BlueStar® range or refrigerator online at Build Your Own BlueStar.