SOURCE: Baldwin Hardware

Baldwin Hardware

September 10, 2015 09:00 ET

Baldwin Hardware Launches Design Competition; Seeks Bold Designs for 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob

Design Community Encouraged to Submit Ideas for 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob to Be Unveiled in Las Vegas in January 2016

LAKE FOREST, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2015) - Baldwin Hardware, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings (NYSE: SPB), today announced a bold design competition in which designers can submit designs to create the company's 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob. The competition, titled the Baldwin "70 Years Bold" Design Competition, is one of many activities Baldwin is launching to celebrate its upcoming 70th Anniversary. To enter, simply upload a design at http://www.baldwinhardware.com/design-competition. The winning design will be produced by Baldwin's ID team and unveiled as Baldwin's 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob in Las Vegas in January 2016. The winner will receive $10,000 in Baldwin product and two trips: one to Las Vegas to unveil the knob and one to Beverly Hills to attend Baldwin's 70th Anniversary Gala.

"Baldwin is embarking upon a signature year as we celebrate our 70th anniversary," said PJ Rosch, brand manager of Baldwin Hardware. "We have many exciting initiatives taking place throughout the year, and this design competition kicks it off in style. The community of architects and designers with whom we work inspires us every day. We are excited to see their ideas for our 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob come to life."

From September 8, 2015 through October 30, 2015, interested designers and architects can enter the competition by uploading their design at http://www.baldwinhardware.com/design-competition. One winner and three honorable mentions will be selected based on creativity, quality of design submission, originality and the story behind the design. The grand prize winner will receive:

  • $10,000 in Baldwin product,
  • A trip to Las Vegas to unveil the 70th Anniversary Commemorative Knob, and
  • A trip for two to attend Baldwin's 70th Anniversary Gala in Beverly Hills.

The three honorable mentions will receive $2,500 in Baldwin product.

To learn more about the Baldwin "70 Years Bold" Design Competition, please visit http://www.baldwinhardware.com/design-competition.

ABOUT BALDWIN
Baldwin is part of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI), a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware and faucets with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister™ and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister). Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.

HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB). Spectrum Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders' hardware and faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, and personal insect repellents. Spectrum Brands employs over 13,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with products in more than one million stores.

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