Methven’s Shower Infusions Win Coveted 2010 Red Dot Design Award [NZ]

Methven, the designer and marketer of internationally acclaimed Satinjet showerware, has won a highly prized Red Dot Product Design Award at the 2010 competition in Germany, this time for Methven Shower Infusions, a world first which turns an ordinary shower into a personal home spa system.

Methven’s Shower Infusions Win Coveted 2010 Red Dot Design Award

The New Zealand owned designer, marketer and exporter of beautiful, water and energy efficient bathroomware, was awarded an honourable mention and the right to use the sought-after Red Dot seal of quality on its collateral to signify that the product design and innovation behind Methven Shower Infusions are among the "best of the best" in the world.

The prestigious Red Dot Design Awards, which are judged by an internationally renowned expert panel of designers and architects, attracted a record 4,252 entries from 1,636 companies and 57 countries and places Methven in a league of excellence with international product leaders including IPOD, AppleMac and Audi.

Methven's enterprising young design team devised the natural Shower Infusions which are dispensed from an ingenious, easy-to-install pod to transform a daily shower into a luxurious, mood enhancing spa experience.

"Methven's all consuming passion is to deliver sensational showering experiences that do not cost the earth. Sustainability is a primary focus in the products we develop and in the way we go about our business," said Group Chief Executive, Rick Fala. "Methven innovations, especially our unique Satinjet technologies, have won a host of important global awards for design, innovation, water conservation and the unique experience our customers have with our products. We are very proud that Methven Shower Infusions, part of our H0meSpa personal care range which takes us into new beauty and wellbeing channels, has been acknowledged internationally."

Methven HomeSpa kits containing the pod, shower attachments and choice of replaceable shower infusion cartridges are available in New Zealand through leading department stores, including Smith and Caughey, Life Pharmacies, beauty spas and selected plumbing merchants and in Australia through Reece Plumbing merchants as well as online at