International awards

Ever since the 50 century when we began our journey as a small producer of appliances, we have been richly awarded for our design, functionality and innovations.  

Now, almost 70 years later we are proud of the recognition ASKO has received for the premium level of design, quality, and performance of our products. Below you can find a small collection of some of the awards we have received through the years.

ASKO Awarded with Red Dot for the new Elements Coffee Machine

The ASKO Elements coffee machine, CM8478G, was awarded the Red Dot 2018 Award, the coffee machine comes in black glass has 50 different programs,13 different grinding levels and can prepare two cups at the same time. The automatic coffee machine also has features such as customizable beverage size, language selection, automatic rinsing, hot water setting and descaling program. All the daily use components are easily detachable and very easy to clean, and no solvents are needed to wash the machine.

Nordic Fresh Built-in Refrigerators Red Dot Design winner from ASKO

The Nordic Fresh range are made for customers who wants uncompromising kitchens where form and function are equally important. The products are easy to integrate in all types of kitchens, with minimal gaps to adjacent furnishings. The doors offer an exclusive feel and have a soft-closing function which prevents glass bottles and other sensitive loads from bumps and damage. – Our new refrigerator range is literally built-in beauty. It has a contemporary yet timeless design and goes in line with our Scandinavian minimalistic style, says Jon Carlehed, Head of Design at ASKO.

Red Dot Best of the Best Award 2017

We are proud to announce that the new ASKO Pro Home Laundry concept have been awarded with the Red Dot Best of the Best. The winners are from the Logic user interface range; Washing machine W4086C and Tumble dryer T408HD - both available in our main markets this year. Our designers strategic work over time have again been rewarded by two Red Dot awards – but this time both of them are “best of the best”. This is the first time ASKO products have been rewarded best of the best.

Red Dot Award 2016

This international award ranks amongst the largest, most prestigious, and most well-known design competitions in the world. Since 1995 an international jury has reviewed submitted products based on innovation, functionality, and quality. During 2016 did we receive it for three products that are listed below. • ASKO Craft -Combi Steam Oven OCS8687A • ASKO Craft - Combi Microwave Oven OCM8487A • Cooker hood wall - Model Evolve CW4939S

Red Dot Award 2015

• Elements by ASKO - OCS8478G Steam oven • Elements by ASKO - ODW8128G Warming drawer • Elements by ASKO - CW4938G Cooker Hood

Good Design Award 2015

The Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious award for excellence in design and innovation. The Awards showcase superior examples of good design across a broad range of industries and designdisciplines and has its origins dating back to 1958. 2015 The ASKO HIG1995AD Duo Fusion has been recognised with a coveted Good Design Award® The Judges commented: “The Duo Fusion is a unique design innovation that cleverly combines twoenergy sources to deliver an unrivalled cooking experience. This is uncompromising design with carefulattention to form and usability. Safeguards have been meticulously addressed delivering a high quality,easy to use product at a very reasonable price point."

Red Dot Award 2014

The Pro Series OCS8676S steam assist oven has a clean and modern design combined with premium functions and features.

Trends Top 30 Australian Kitchens

ASKO has been a supplier to two Trends Top 30 Australian Kitchens 2012 – 2013 featured in Kitchen Trends Vol 25 No 10, and Vol 26 No 2. Trends Top 30 is a prestigious collection of some of the world’s best projects compiled and researched by Trends. The Trends selection panel chooses the Trends Top 30 Kitchens on criteria of excellence in design, function, product specification, and style.

The Australian International Design Awards (AIDA)

AIDA is Australia’s longest running design recognition program. A panel of Australian and international design experts assess entries against stringent innovation, form, function, quality, safety, and sustainability standards. 2012 The ASKO Dishwasher™ Australia’s first dishwasher designed for outdoor use was a finalist in this award program. Finalists were selected from over 200 entries from renowned Australian and international companies.

Choice Peoples Watchdog

Choice rigorously tested over 45 auto sensing washing machines, rating models on everything from dirt removal and rinse performance, to gentleness and water and spin efficiency. 2012 Our commitment to eco-friendly products was rewarded by Choice (the people's watchdog) who named the W6884ECO washing machine the best product in its category in a survey of top performing appliances.

Red Dot Design Awards

This international award ranks amongst the largest, most prestigious, and most well known design competitions in the world. Since 1995 an international jury has reviewed submitted products based upon innovation, functionality, and quality. 2011 Our D5424 and D5434 dishwashers received this award for their quality, detail, and connection between form and function. 2009 Our OP8640 oven received this award for its clean and modern design and premium functions and features. 2008 Our fully integrated washing machines and clothes dryers received this award with our design partner Propeller.

iF Design Award

The purpose of this award is to enhance appreciation for excellent design, draw attention to outstanding design achievements, and help users recognise the different nuances in a complex product world. 2008 ASKO's line concept of washing machines and clothes dryers. 2003 Design award winner D3000 dishwasher generation.

ADEX

Awards for Design Excellence is one of the largest and most prestigious award programs for the design of furniture, fixtures, and finishes marketed to the design trade. 2007 & 2006 Platinum - D3232XL dishwasher. Platinum - dishwasher encore and drying cabinet ultra care. 2005 & 2004 Platinum - W6461 washing machine. Gold - D3530 dishwasher, and silver D3120 dishwasher. 2003 & 2001 Silver - D3120 dishwasher. Platinum - D1996FI dishwasher. 1999 Gold - D1996FI dishwasher.

I.D. Magazine's Annual Design Review

The International Design Magazine is America’s leading critical magazine covering the art, business, and culture of design. 2006 Design distinction for our laundry care concept.

Design Prize of the Federal Republic of Germany

This prize is awarded for achievements in product design. The judging criteria includes creative and technical innovation, design strategy, utility, benefits, and sustainability. 2004 Nominated with D3000 dishwasher range.

The Grand Award of Design

This award aims to inspire Swedish business development with focus on design. 2003 Nominated with D3000 dishwasher.

Consumers Digest Best Buy

Consumers Digest Best Buy is a product that merits special attention from consumers based on its combination of performance, ease of use, durability, warranty, efficiency, styling, and maintenance and servicing requirements. 2001 W660 washing machine and T760 clothes dryer. 2000 W660 washing machine and T760 clothes dryer.

KBIS Design Journal

This best of show award was founded by the Design Journal in 1996 to showcase USA's top products introduced at regional trade shows. 2002 W6661 washing machine and T761 clothes dryer. 2001 D1796Fi and D1996Fi dishwashers. 2000 W660 washing machine and T760 clothes dryer.