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W1 Classic / Washing machine

W1 Classic
W1 Classic

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

“Less is more” is once again confirmed by this appliance. A fascia panel without classical pushbuttons and a focus on essentials: only what is possible is displayed. Selection is direct, via rotary selectors and touch controls. This washing machine is also characterized by the fact that it can easily be converted for use by the severely partially sighted and the blind. The interplay of sophisticatedly sculptured graphics and sound allows these persons to operate the machine simply and safely. This was developed in cooperation with the DBSV, the German Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practical Use, Usability / Ergonomics, Target Group Fit

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Other target groups:: Blind and visually impaired people

  • TARGET REGIONS Europe

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

Client / Manufacturer

Miele

Miele & Cie. KG
Gütersloh, Germany

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Miele & Cie. KG | Designcenter

Miele & Cie. KG | Designcenter
Gütersloh, Germany

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