Samsung showcases Design, Innovation and Connected Technology at the Interior Design Show in Toronto

Samsung will exhibit exclusive, home appliance-inspired design collaboration with international contemporary metal artist, Nicholas Yust

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada celebrates the latest innovation for today's connected home at the Interior Design Show (IDS17) in Toronto – inspiring Canadians through stunning design and leading edge technology that fit their connected lives.

Joining Samsung is contemporary metal artist, Nicholas Yust, who is exhibiting for the first time in Canada at IDS17. Inspired by the distinct design and intuitive innovation of Samsung home appliances, Nicholas has collaborated with Samsung to create an interactive and multidimensional steel art installation using pieces of reclaimed Samsung appliances – exclusive to this year's showstopping Samsung booth.

The custom installation creatively utilizes magnetic abstract panels, which draw on innovative product features showcased in the latest home appliances from Samsung, including the magnetic analog knob featured in the Samsung Built-in Induction Cooktop, Virtual Flame™ Technology found in Samsung induction ranges and cooktops as well as the sleek, black stainless steel appliance finish.

"Samsung brings style and eye-catching design to a new level while showcasing intuitive innovation throughout the home," said Warner Doell, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Digital Appliances, Samsung Canada. "The Interior Design Show promotes best-in-class design and innovation, providing Samsung an exciting opportunity to showcase our latest lineup of premium home appliances and design collaboration with fine metal artist, Nicholas Yust."

Based at his fabrication studio and gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio, Nicholas Yust has exhibited at reputable fine art shows across the U.S. and in Europe, with collectors in over 40 countries worldwide. With a background in fine art, art history and engineering, Nicholas has become known for his fine detail, creative structure, precise symmetry and contemporary appeal.

"Mixed metals are an interior design trend to watch this year, particularly in Canada, which is home to some of the most passionate, custom metal art collectors in the world," said Nicholas Yust, fine metal artist. "Partnering with Samsung at the Interior Design Show reflects a joint appreciation and understanding for stunning design and innovation in the home."

Samsung home appliance connected technology deliver real-life benefits through form, function and performance. On display at IDS17, the range of Samsung product delivers insightful, intuitive innovation in the home – from the kitchen to the living room to the laundry room.

New innovations include Samsung FlexSystem™, a laundry pair ideal for time-pressed consumers who can complete two wash loads and dry loads at the same time, as well as the Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator, which allows consumers to manage groceries, connect with family and friends and access entertainment right from the comfort of their kitchen. Additionally, the Samsung Built-in Collection features various models of built-in double and single wall ovens, built-in gas, induction and electric cooktops, and built-in range hoods, all of which seamlessly merge into any new kitchen design or remodel.

Attendees at IDS17 will also have an opportunity to experience the unique style of Samsung Serif TV, an innovation that pushes the boundaries of what's expected from a television to complement the design of any home.

From January 19th-22nd, the Interior Design Show returns to Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for its 19th year, showcasing international and Canadian design and innovation. Exclusive to Professional Trade Day on January 20th (reserved to professional members of the design trade), Samsung will host short, intimate seminars with Nicholas Yust at its booth (#1416), sharing tips for designers on utilizing custom artwork to highlight design elements, including appliances, throughout the home.

About Samsung Electronics Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras and digital appliances. In 2016, Samsung was ranked in the top 10 most influential and reputable brands in Canada, based on studies by Ipsos Reid & Leger. Committed to helping Canadians live connected and make a difference, its Samsung Hope for Children corporate giving program supports children's education, sustainability and health-related issues in communities across the country.

To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

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SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada

For further information: Hannah Korsunsky, North Strategic, hannah.korsunsky@northstrategic.com, 647-922-5550

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