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Breville wins Design Team of the Year at the prestigious Good Design Awards



SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (22 May 2018) - Breville, a global leader in premium and innovative kitchen appliances, was presented with the inaugural 2018 Design Team of the Year award at the 60th Good Design Awards, held at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday 17 May.
 
Australia’s annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958. It is recognised by the World Design Organisation (WDO) as Australia’s peak international design endorsement program.
 
Presented to Richard Hoare, Breville’s design and innovation director, the award followed four other illustrious wins for the Breville team on the night:
 
Good Design Award® Gold Winner
  •  Breville Barista Touch™
 
Good Design Award® Winner
  • Breville Creatista Uno™ 
  • Breville Precision Brewer™ Thermal
  • Breville Juice Fountain Cold® XL
 
Commenting on the win, Richard Hoare said, “It was an incredible thrill to win the ‘Design Team of the Year’ at the Good Design Awards’ 60th anniversary. Being the first ever recipient of this award makes it even more special and further strengthens Breville’s global reputation for design excellence.”
 
“Seventy of our Food Thinkers were on stage at the Sydney Opera House including engineers, designers, food experts, patent specialists, model makers, quality and consumer teams; all the varied skills that go into making our exceptional products. 
 
“I am so proud to work with such a talented and passionate group of people who couldn’t be more deserving of this win.
 
“We were also honoured to take home four Good Design Awards for our products, including a gold award.” 
 
Founded in Australia, Breville is regarded as a global player in premium kitchen appliances with distribution in over 50 countries.  Frequently lauded for its excellence in manufacturing and design, the 2018 Good Design Award wins takes the number of Breville’s international awards and achievements to 134.
 
-ENDS-
 
Richard Hoare has led the award-winning design team at Breville since 2002, and has been involved with the design of more than 360 small appliances. An industry luminary, Richard Hoare is available for additional quotes and interviews.
 
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