LG Electronics And Cultural Media Platform SHFT.com Host Home Design Roundtable, Showcase New Premium 'LG Studio' Kitchen Suite

     LG Electronics And Cultural Media Platform SHFT.com Host Home Design
          Roundtable, Showcase New Premium 'LG Studio' Kitchen Suite

Leading Design Experts Celebrate Green Design, Innovation at NYC Museum of
Arts and Design

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --LG Studio, the suite of premium
kitchen appliances from LG Electronics, takes center stage at an intimate
roundtable discussion about home design tailored towards the environment at
the New York Museum of Arts and Design tonight.

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For one evening only, the Museum will display selections from the premium
kitchen line in the midst of a cocktail reception and roundtable discussion
among design experts. As they explore the fusion of home design and "green"
lifestyle, tastemakers, innovators and influencers in home design and
sustainability will have the opportunity to tour the museum's kitchen suite
exhibit, highlighted by the integrated and sophisticated design of two LG
Studio refrigerators, gas cooktop, built-in double wall oven, slide-in-range,
over-the-range microwave and dishwasher.

Peter Glatzer, film producer and co-founder of the award-winning sustainable
lifestyle platform SHFT.com, will moderate the conversation. He will be
joined by actor-filmmaker Adrian Grenier, co-founder of SHFT.com, and James
Fishler, senior vice president, marketing and go-to-market operations, LG
Electronics USA. Additional participants include:

  oEnvironmental lifestyle expert, designer and sought-after magazine and
    television contributor Danny Seo;
  oInterior designer, author and television personality Thom Filicia;
  oSeasoned interior designer Jacqueline Hosford, the current New York
    Chapter president, American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) — whose
    design commissions have included kitchen and bath residence remodeling;
    and
  oKitchen design expert Tom Santer, projects vice president, Grohe.

"Driving innovation in the kitchen is more than features; it's a holistic
approach that encompasses stylish design with an eye towards the environment,"
said Fishler. "Our LG Studio line empowers the creation of a sophisticated
kitchen design with the latest features, all while providing outstanding
energy-saving technology and smart innovations."

Fishler said LG's Studio suite features an uncompromising approach in design
and function, offering a sophisticated aesthetic to enhance every kitchen's
décor. With innovative LG features, a full two-year limited warranty and
premium stainless steel finish, the line complements the modern, sustainable
home — and showcases an innovative approach towards design.

The LG Studio line includes an array of kitchen products that can be
customized to reflect an individual's preference and lifestyle. LG Studio
appliances on display will include two refrigerators, the built-in
Side-by-Side Refrigerator and the counter-depth French-Door Refrigerator.

The ENERGY STAR® qualified Side-by-Side Refrigerator adheres to rigorous
energy standards — using at least 20 percent less energy than required by
federal standards —and uncompromising design principles. The Side-by-Side
Refrigerator offers the greatest capacity of any 42-inch width Side-by-Side
Refrigerator*, while the Three-Door French-Door Refrigerator offers among the
largest storage capacity in a counter-depth model, helping to deliver a more
integrated look. An exclusive feature in the counter-depth category, the
Three-Door model offers LG's convenient Door-in-Door™ innovation, consisting
of a compartment inside one of the refrigerator doors allowing consumers
easier access to everyday foods.

Between LG's patented Linear Compressor and Dual Evaporator, which reacts to
keep humidity levels at optimal conditions, both refrigerators offer an energy
efficient way to help keep foods at their peak while saving money on grocery
and electricity bills. The Three-Door French-Door refrigerator also features
LG's Smart Cooling Plus™ technology, which helps maintain optimal humidity and
temperature levels to help keep food fresher longer.

Also exhibited will be select cooking products from the LG Studio line
including:

  oThe 30" Gas Cooktop, showcasing high-performance cooking options, as well
    as versatility, style and design at their finest.
  oThe Built-in Double Wall Oven, which features an LCD SmoothTouch™ control
    system, 100 pre-loaded recipes and 42 pre-programmed auto-cook recipes
    through its Gourmet Recipe Bank.
  oThe Premium Electric Slide-In Range for a built-in look, which provides
    one of the largest oven capacities available at 5.4 cubic feet along with
    two fans and two built-in heating elements, providing faster preheat times
    and more even heat distribution for more overall uniform baking and
    roasting. It also features a baking drawer which allows temperature
    settings up to 450°F.
  oThe Over-the-Range Microwave, which features a warming lamp to keep food
    warm and an ExtendaVent canopy to capture smoke from the entire stove for
    greater ventilation in a quiet manner.
  oThe Fully-Integrated Steam Dishwasher with a height-adjustable third rack
    provides the gentle power of steam cleaning technology and is among the
    quietest in the industry.

For more information on LG's Studio suite of premium appliances, please visit
http://lgusa.com/LGStudio.

*Based on leading manufacturers published specs.

About LG Electronics USA

LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North
American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $49 billion global force and
technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile
communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish
and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances,
commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all
under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2012 ENERGY STAR
Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.

SOURCE LG Electronics USA

Website: http://www.lg.com
Contact: LG Electronics USA, Clara Chang, +1-201-816-2011,
clara.chang@lge.com, or Katy Donnelly, +1-704-846-1864,
katy.donnelly@lg-one.com
 
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