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Kitchen sink is a 2013 Interior Design Best of Year Finalist


BLANCO MODEX™ kitchen sink is a 2013 Interior Design Best of Year Finalist

LUMBERTON, NJ, December 2013 – BLANCO, the German manufacturer of finely crafted sinks and faucets, is a 2013 Interior Design Best of Year (BOY) Honoree for the beautiful BLANCO MODEX sink. MODEX has been highly recognized this awards season for its distinct raised profile, cubic style and innovative draining system including the following: iF, Product Innovation Award (PIA), Good Design Award, KB Culture Award, 2013 IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) and a Red Dot International Design Award.

BLANCO has been recognized by the design community with six Interior Design BOY awards in the last five years for MicroEdge, SOLON, RONIS, CULINA, CRYSTALLINE and now MODEX. (Three of the six were BOY Winners.) BLANCO is the only company to have been a five-time finalist in the “Kitchen Fixtures” category at the BOY AWARDS. BLANCO also holds the record for BOY Winners in the same category.

Part of the BLANCO SILGRANIT® II family, MODEX features a unique 3” profile that sits above the counter and offers a generous amount of task space thanks to the dual draining design and large integrated cutting board.

Qualified interior designers and architects selected BOY product design finalists during a two-week period in October via an online vote, and category winners were determined by a jury of leading architects and designers. According to Interior Design, over 64,000 votes were tallied in this year’s competition. More than 900 people from the design community attended the BOY awards celebration hosted by Interior Design Magazine, on December 5, 2013, at the IAC Building in New York City.

For three generations, BLANCO has quietly and passionately elevated the standards for luxury sinks, faucets and decorative accessories. Proud of its European heritage and award-winning German engineering, BLANCO is steadfastly committed to their tradition of high quality, innovative design and unsurpassed service since 1925. Today, BLANCO is the only supplier in the world to produce its own sinks from start to finish in three materials. Dedicated to quality without compromise, every sink is closely inspected many times before it receives the BLANCO name.
A remarkable history of firsts emphasizes BLANCO’s zeal for innovation including the first stainless steel sink to achieve a 10mm radius –STEELART® – the first to market colored hard composite sinks in North America – and BLANCO’s pioneering MicroEdge™ technology with its virtual flushmount edge.
BLANCO has a long tradition of environmental stewardship and their production facilities operate to strict DIN EN ISO 14001 environmental performance standards.
BLANCO is the brand of choice in the luxury sink and faucet category for its unparalleled quality and an inspirational breadth of design possibilities. From the precision craftsmanship and artistic creativity of its STEELART brand to the stunning durability of its ground breaking SILGRANIT® collection, BLANCO has proven that the sink is far more than a mere functional element in the kitchen.
Since 1994, BLANCO has been a member of the Caux Round Table (CRT), an international network of principled business leaders and companies working to promote a moral capitalism.

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