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Hüppe Studio Paris Wins Top International Design Prize

May 17, 2011

Bad Zwischenahn, Germany (May 17, 2011) - The "Hüppe Studio Paris," the world's first shower enclosure with chrome glass decor, was recognized with a 2011 Interior Innovation Award by an international jury of designers and media representatives. The shower was also featured in the Boulevard of Innovations special exhibition at the imm cologne 2011/LivingKitchen trade fair, organized by the German Design Council, January 18-23, in Cologne, Germany.

"This is one of the most highly valued design prizes in the international furnishing sector and we are thrilled to have been recognized as a winner by the German Design Council," said Christian Stoermer of Hüppe.
The jury of designers and industry experts assessed the Hüppe shower enclosures based on a variety of factors, including: utility, functionality and ease of operation, degree of innovation, aesthetics, ergonomics, longevity and the overall concept, among others. The awards span multiple categories, from furniture to office and workplace to lighting and also textiles. For more information about the award, visit http://www.imm-cologne.com/thefair/highlights/interiorinnovationaward.php.

About Masco Corporation
Masco Corporation is one of the world's largest manufacturers of brand-name consumer products for the home and family, including Behr® paint, BrassCraft® water supply products, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and Quality™ cabinets and Milgard® windows and doors. Masco is also a leading provider of services that include the installation of insulation and other building products through Masco Contractor Services and Masco Home Services. For more information on the Masco family of brands, visit www.masco.com.

About Hüppe
Established in 1889, Hüppe products have played a major role in shaping the modern bathroom across Europe. From bath screens to shower trays and shower enclosures, Hüppe embraces a "Shower and Soul" mentality that spans its entire product and service line. For more information, visit www.hueppe.com.

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