IHA Announces Finalists for Global Innovation Awards (gia) for Product Design

14 Categories, 70 Finalists Named

ROSEMONT, ILL (Feb. 14, 2023)—The 70 finalists in the IHA Global Innovations Awards (gia) for product design have been announced by the International Housewares Association. Global honorees in each of 14 categories will be announced in during the invitation-only gia dinner Saturday, March 4 during The Inspired Home Show 2023, IHA’s Global Home + Housewares Market, at Chicago’s McCormick Place Complex.

Entries were judged by a panel of industry experts and news media. The finalists and global honorees will be on display in a new exhibit in the Hall of Global Product Design in the Grand Concourse Lobby of the North Building as well as in the New Product Showcases located in the Buyers Club in each Show building. The Inspired Home Show opens at 10 a.m. on March 4 and runs through 3 p.m. March 7.

“Congratulations to all of the finalists for an IHA Global Innovation Award for Excellence in Product Design,” said Derek Miller, IHA president & CEO. “Product innovation is the engine that keeps the home + housewares industry vibrant and profitable. It is our pleasure to honor the brands and designers that continue to push the envelope and delight both buyers and consumers.”

The gia product design finalists are:

Bath & Personal Care

Company Product
F&H Group A/S Zone Denmark – TIME Bath series
Jobar International, Inc. Clear View Digital Scale
Moso Natural Natural Scent-Free Bathroom Spray
Prospera Corp. RF 5 in 1 EMS Micro Current LED Light Anti Aging Massage Device
Stasher Everyday Beauty Bag



Company Product
Bradshaw Home Casabella Clean Water Spin Mop
Bradshaw Home Evercare Duo Pet Hair & Lint Remover
simplehuman 14-oz sensor pump with caddy
simplehuman paper towel pump
The Procter & Gamble Company Bloom Planter


Cook & Bakeware

Company Product
Clipper Corp. Viking Contemporary Copper 4-Ply 9 Piece Cookware Set
Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC Genetti Fan Lid
Hestan Culinary Hestan OvenBond 5pc Set
Newell Brands Rubbermaid® DuraLite™ Bakeware
THE COOKWARE COMPANY (USA), LLC GreenPan GP5 Stainless Steel Collection


Home Décor & Gifts

Company Product
Be Home Pali Recycled Leather Floor Basket
F&H Group A/S Zone Denmark – INU Vases
INNOVATIVE FOUNTAINS, INC. noBrn-Sustainable Luxury Home Fragrance™
TV Productions, Inc. The Doorhickey
Wrap-It Storage MagSnap – Magnetic Snap Wristband


Home Organization & Storage

Company Product
Brabantia USA Bo Trash Can Hi, 1.8 Gallon
Freshlink Product Development, LLC dba PREPARA Expandable + Adjustable Utensil Organizer
Grand Fusion Housewares, Inc. Roll-Up Drying Rack with Collapsing Utensil Holder
Polder Products, LLC Handle-It™ Storage Canisters
YouCopia StoraRoll™ Food Wrap Dispenser


Household & Home Electrics

Company Product
BeiAng Air Tech Ltd. Airdog MOI Mist Free Evaporative Humidifier
Crane USA, Inc. Cool Mist Collapsible Humidifier
IRIS USA, Inc. 360 Degree Stand Fan
Roborock (HK) Limited S8 Pro Ultra
Zafferano America Theta Lamp


Kitchen Electrics

Company Product
Jura Inc. GIGA 10
Lomi Smart Waste Appliance
Ooni Limited Ooni
StoreBound Dash Digital Turbo Hand Mixer
THE COOKWARE COMPANY (USA), LLC GreenPan Premiere XL Smoke-Less Grill & Griddle


Kitchen Hand Tools & Cutlery

Company Product
Dreamfarm Sharple
Evriholder Products, LLC Bag Preservers
Gourmet Easy Fine and Coarse Garlic Press
Gourmet Kitchen Works LLC GEFU Four Way Grater VCUT with adjustable slice
Pro4uk Ltd POPit Jar Opener



Company Product
Dreamfarm Fluicer
Dreamfarm Ograte
OXO OXO Good Grips 8-Piece Refrigerator Organization Set
Progressive International Corp. Prepworks Valencia EZ Juice
That Inventions ChillTHAT Platter


Luggage, Travel Goods + Accessories

Company Product
DripLock DripLock
Matador Globerider45 Travel Pack
Pang Wangle Bug Repellent Tranquil Blanket with Insect Shield® Repellent Technology
Sherpani Soleil AT


Pet Products

Company Product
Dexas International, Ltd. Snack & Distract Licking Mat
License-Way SimplyCare Litterbox
Neater Pet Brands FurDozer X6 Pet Hair Remover
Paikka PAIKKA Cool Bowl
Trinity TRINITY 20 Litter Box Enclosure End Table w Drawer


Smart Home Products

Company Product
Chefman CHEF iQ Smart Thermometer™
CookingPal Ltd. Pronto and Alto by CookingPal
Growgreen Limited aspara® Stylist Lite Smart Grower – Art Series
Hamilton Housewares P. Ltd Milton Smart Range
Withings Body Comp


Sustainable Products

Company Product
Brabantia USA Sort & Go Stackable Bin
LARQ, Inc. LARQ Bottle Filtered
Loopy Products Sustainable Coffee Mug – Made with Waste from Coffee Manufacturing
Magisso North America KONNA Fly Trap
The FRESHGLOW Co. FRESHPAPER Pick-A-Size Produce Saver Sheets



Company Product
Freshlink Product Development, LLC dba PREPARA ZIP LIP SALT PIG


madesmart Dipware Appetizer Tray
Sempli Monti-Mini Decanter + Monti-Rosso
United Sales & Marketing Inc. Re-Gen Ontario collection
VIVA Scandinavia The Peaks Glass Set of 4


The judging panel for the annual IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) included housewares buyers from retailers including Ace Hardware, Albertsons, Artichoke, The Container Store, The Cook’s Warehouse, Dreamscape, Event Network, Giant Eagle, HTI Buying Group, In the Kitchen, JCPenney, Kitchen Shop, Lekka Retail Concepts, Leon & Lulu, National Building Museum, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Pampered Chef, Quality Products, Sign of the Bear, Toque Blanche and Yestis. Other judges included consumer editors, bloggers and many distinguished industry designers.

View the finalists in each category here at TheInspiredHomeShow.com/awards/gia-product/ 

The Inspired Home Show, IHA’s global home + housewares marketplace, will be held March 4-7 at Chicago’s McCormick Place Complex. For more information about the 2023 Show and to register for a Show badge, please visit TheInspiredHomeShow.com/register.




The International Housewares Association is the 85-year-old voice of the housewares industry. The not-for-profit, full-service association sponsors the world’s premier exposition of products for the home, The Inspired Home Show, IHA’s Global Home + Housewares Market (TheInspiredHomeShow.com), and offers its 1,300 member companies a wide range of services, including industry and government advocacy; export assistance; industry and consumer trends through the IHA Market Watch Report; executive management peer groups; group buying discounts on business solutions services; direct-to-consumer engagement through TheInspiredHome.com; and an independent news and information platform through HomePageNews.com.



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