Special coverage of the 2011 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, host to 2000 exhibitors of consumer goods for the home. Follow along as we track down the coolest stuff on display!
Live Coverage Sponsored by the IHA.
Winners of the Home and Housewares Student Competition discuss their designs for better living: Wes York's LED lit outlet cover, "Illumine;" Katlyn Ross's flat unpack first aid kit, "Quick Fix;" Chet Larrow's slim and modular "Barnacle Air Purifier." Judge Mike Elwell explaining a bit about the goals of the competition.
Hit the jump for runner-ups Kevin Wu, Brendan Joyce, and Yu Zou.