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Human Touch® Maintains Winning Streak for Tenth Year Achieving Eight ADEX Awards for Design Excellence

Long Beach, CA – June 17, 2020 – Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair® zero gravity recliners, and other wellness solutions, has been honored with eight 2020 Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX). Conducted each year by the Design Journal, the ADEX awards recognizes the superior product design of furnishings marketed and sold throughout the international architecture and design industry, and this year the annual competition received entries from 600 companies. This is the tenth year that Human Touch products have been recognized by the ADEX committee.

“Human Touch continues to impress our committee each year with their innovative and attractive designs,” says John Platter, ADEX CEO & Executive Director. “The ADEX awards are the largest awards program in the design industry, and we’re proud to recognize Human Touch for the tenth year running.”

Human Touch’s ADEX-winning wellness solutions include:

  • Woman in a Super Novo Massage Chair, using the remote control

    The Human Touch Super Novo massage chair received a Platinum ADEX Award for its captivating unibody construction, delivering a proprietary three-dimensional massage along the entire length of your spine and all the way down to your thighs. The Meditation programs combine a soothing soundtrack with your massage, helping you to focus your breathing and achieve a relaxed state of being while the Yoga Studio programs use deep stretching and pressure to loosen and relieve pain from tight muscles. Top off your massage with your favorite music by connecting to the built-in Altec Lansing Premium Sound System via Bluetooth or play one of Sound Soothe’s eight relaxing nature sounds — you can even control the volume.

  • Complementing its advanced massage technology, Super Novo is the first chair of its kind to implement Alexa capability with the help of Virtual Therapist™. Ask Virtual Therapist to give you a massage and feel the smooth glide of the recline sweep you back into a perfect state of relaxation.

  • Man in gray Novo Massage Chair

    The Human Touch Novo XT2 massage chair received a Platinum ADEX Award for its striking design and best-in-class performance, providing a therapeutic massage that can be custom-tailored to fit your lifestyle. The Novo XT2 features a distinctive unibody design, delivering three-dimensional massage along the entire length of the spine and all the way down to the thighs, Altec Lansing Premium Sound System to enjoy your favorite music or one of eight calming built-in sound Soothe nature tracks. The wellness solution also features a full-body stretch, lumbar heat, cloud touch acupressure, zero gravity massage and an extending foot and calf massager. The Novo XT2 massage chair is endorsed by the World Federation of Chiropractic as an optimal way to improve spinal health and relieve overall stress.

  • Gravis ZG Chair in Sand upholstery with a Beech base

    The Human Touch Gravis ZG chair received a Platinum ADEX Award for its combination of the therapeutic benefits of zero gravity seating with air massage technology, multi-zone heat and powered positioning for every part of the chair, including the headrest. With crisp, clean lines and innovative design, Gravis delivers both soothing neutral posture pain relief and exceptional control of your seating comfort.

  • Reflex SOL Foot and Calf Massager in a room setting

    The Human Touch Reflex SOL Foot and Calf Massager also won a Platinum ADEX Award for its combined use of Human Touch’s exclusive CirQlation® and Figure-Eight Technologies® that are designed to emulate those of a professional masseuse. By incorporating reflexology massage, a popular holistic and complementary therapy, the Reflex SOL helps to improve general health and relieves stress and pain in other parts of the body. The calming effects of the Reflex SOL are complimented by under-foot vibration to soothe the feet, while Warm Air Technology provides the ultimate healing comfort.

  • Woman relaxing in a Perfect Chair zero gravity recliner

    The Human Touch Perfect Chair PC-610 Omni-Motion Classic zero gravity recliner received a Gold ADEX Award for its stylish design using hand-carved wood and luxuriously crafted leather upholstery. The dual-motor mechanism allows for infinite comfort positions and provides a unique balance of support and seating comfort by placing the body in a zero gravity, virtually weightless position that physicians recommend as the healthiest way to sit.

  • Reflex SWING Pro Foot, Calf, and Thigh Massager in a room setting

    The Human Touch Reflex SWING Pro Foot, Calf, and Thigh Massager also won a Gold ADEX Award for its perfect bridge of Human Touch’s exclusive CirQlation and Figure-Eight Technologies and its unique adjustable swing arm allowing for an invigorating massage at five comfort positions. The Reflex SWING Pro moves to massage from the lower calves all the way up to the thighs. Add patented Warm Air Technology and underfoot vibration, and you have a massage experience unlike any other.

  • Woman in a Perfect Chair reaching for her laptop

    The Human Touch Perfect Chair PC-LiVE™ zero gravity recliner received a Silver ADEX Award for combining innovative design with therapeutic benefits. Like all Perfect Chairs from Human Touch, the PC-LiVE combines contemporary architecture with old-world craftsmanship. The physician-recommended, zero gravity seating position offered by Human Touch’s Perfect Chairs is made even more perfect with the PC-LiVE by using 3D EasePoint Technology™, which features a proprietary and patented fluid-cell cushion that distributes pressure evenly across the entire seating surface to deliver the benefits of zero gravity in any seating position.

  • Reflex5s Foot and Calf Massager in a room setting

    The Human Touch Reflex5s Foot and Calf Massager also won a Silver ADEX Award for its combination of reflexology, a popular holistic and complementary therapy that benefits and improves general health as well as relieving stress and pain in other parts of the body, two massage motions providing the options for massage on alternating sides or a simultaneous massage on both sides at once, and Human Touch’s state-of-the-art CirQlation and Figure-Eight Technologies. It’s a key ingredient for a balanced life - anywhere you need it!

“With over 40 years in the industry, we always do our best to introduce products that are not only the most technologically-advanced on the market, but that also offer design, function, and comfort,” said David Wood, CEO of Human Touch. “These eight ADEX awards are a great honor for us, and we’re pleased to receive this recognition of our long-term commitment to lifestyle products that not only offer cutting-edge technology, but superior design as well.”

About Human Touch

Human Touch is the leading provider of high-quality, innovative lifestyle products, massage chairs, and experiences that have been delivering indispensable, life-changing benefits to an ever-growing number of consumers for over 40 years. Human Touch has been making people feel better by developing state-of-the-art massage products containing patented massage systems that replicate the hands and techniques used by massage professionals, thereby helping to reduce pain and stress caused by today’s hectic lifestyle. Products are available at fine furniture stores, back care specialty stores, and mass-market retailers across the U.S., through international retailers and distributors in more than 40 countries, and online at

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2020-06-17 09:56:22
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