Home appliance brand Electrolux recently announced the finalists in their annual Design Lab contest, highlighting the top nine design concepts from industrial design students tasked with coming up with “tomorrow's home appliances for the Internet generation.” The submitted ideas had to be designed for use 2-3 years into the future and be related to food storage, cooking, and/or washing. Designers from over 49 countries participated, resulting in over 600 entries.The winner of the contest won't be announced until October 9, 2008, but here are a few of our favorite picks:

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