LG marks the beginning of hyper-personalisation with consumer-centric design for home appliances.

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A global leader in consumer electronics, LG Electronics offers exceptional products and solutions that help consumers lead better lives.

With consumer needs at the forefront of LG’s product design process, the brand looks to create a range of home appliances that elevates interior space-fit and meets the growing demand for personalisation. The team required a design innovation strategy for increased customisation of home appliances, tapping into interior trends and future consumer preferences.

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To help LG with its design process, WGSN Mindset, our consulting division, provided a comprehensive analysis of CMF (Colour, Material, Finish) elements for each product category. Leveraging proprietary WGSN trend intelligence, WGSN recommended the CMF directions for consumer electronic devices relevant to the LG product line.

The CMF Trends report, created specifically for LG, enabled the team to identify the most important trends that would impact their brand and category. To forecast across the next 1-2 years, WGSN identified the macro trends that would be impacting future design. This was translated to CMF through emerging aesthetics and materials in parallel industries and the creative environment that will be shaping this sector.

To make the research as actionable as possible, WGSN provided guidance on how to execute the trends in product through different CMF combinations.

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Results

LG launched the LG Objet Collection, which offers a range of high-quality materials and sophisticated colours that can be mixed and matched, heralding a new era of personalised appliances. The LG Objet Collection has won numerous awards, including the Red Dot Design Award.

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“It’s always a great pleasure working with WGSN. Their expertise on the latest and emerging trends are constantly on-track, providing vital inspirations and directions to run our projects.”

Head of CMF Design, LG