DesignerRubens Simões
PrizeHonorable Mention
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Entry Description

Elegant and functional, the Riad Double Boiler Rechauds are perfect for catering, hotel, buffets and receptions services. They are made in several sizes and can be found in 18/10 stainless steel, silver plated, 24K gold plated and 18/10 stainless steel with 24K Gold details. The round rechauds, with internal stainless steel container, have five sizes: 2,5 - 4 - 6 - 9 and 12 liters. The rectangular rechauds have two sizes: 4 and 5,5 liters. They have a stainless steel holder inside, where the porcelains stays seated perfectelly and there is the option for two smaller porcelains, what allows the internal division of the food.

About Designer

The industrial designer Rubens Simões founder of Riva – in 1988, Caxias do Sul, in southern Brazil – the proposal to become a benchmark in the art of blending function and design of the highest quality. To date, is ahead of the production of the pieces, from the design concept, through coordination of all other stages. Graduated in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Rubens studied Industrial Design at PUC-RJ and specializes in cutlery in some major cutlery factories in Europe – Cutipol in Portugal and Sambonet, Italy. Winner of the first prize in the category utensils Museu da Casa Brasileira in 2007 and 2008, one of the most important in Brazil, Rubens Simões also received the German iF Design Award 2006 and was appointed to Designpreis in 2007 and 2011, the years 2008 and 2011 received the disputed Red Dot seal of quality and also won the Good Design Award in 2009 and 2010. In 2013, Rubens was awarded another iF Design Award. That same year, Riva was the only Brazilian company and win iF two in the same year.