Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

HT-5040 WholeBody™ and iJoy®-2310 Robotic Massage Chairs Awarded for Innovation in Design and Massage Technology

Long Beach, CA – August 31, 2010 – Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair® recliners, and other wellness solutions, has received top awards for its HT-5040 WholeBody™ massage chair and iJoy®-2310 robotic massage chair by the Design Journal’s 2010 Award For Design Excellence (ADEX). The ADEX Awards is the largest and most prestigious awards competition recognizing superior product design of furnishings marketed through the international design trade. Products are judged by a distinguished jury of professionals representing a cross section of the Architecture & Design community.

“The Award for Design Excellence is given annually to companies that exhibit an unwavering commitment to design and innovation,” said John Platter, Director of Awards for Design Excellence. “Human Touch® continues to set the bar high with its new massage chairs. Not only are they state-of-the-art in terms of features, but they also have a sleek design that is reminiscent of Le Corbusier furniture.”

The HT-5040 WholeBody™ massage chair received the highest honor of Platinum for its artful blend of advanced massage features and design, while the iJoy®-2310 robotic massage chair received a Gold award for its appealing and compact design, state-of-the-art massage programs, and affordability.

Offering the perfect blend of high-performance Human Touch Technology™ and modern design, the HT-5040 WholeBody™ massage chair beautifully complements any home or office environment. Key features include five professional massage techniques, three invigorating massage programs, full body stretching, a built-in foot and calf massager, comfortable accents, and more. Price: $2,299

The iJoy®-2310 Robotic Massage Chair offers a beautiful and ergonomic design that is compact enough to fit into any living space, and it doesn’t require deep pockets to enjoy a rejuvenating massage anytime of the day or night with the iJoy®-2310. Pull the recline handle and enjoy any of three intelligently designed invigorating auto-massage programs which incorporate four expert massage techniques to melt away stress, muscle soreness and tension. Choose from designer colors and options with classic lines and contrasting upholstery materials designed to fit any décor. Price: $499

“The ADEX Awards for Design Excellence is one of the most prominent awards granted by the home and furnishings architecture and design community, and we are extremely honored to have received this recognition for our innovative design oriented massage chairs for the past two consecutive years,” said Andrew Corkill, Director of Marketing for Human Touch, LLC. “Human Touch® is dedicated to bringing high quality, state-of-the-art massage chairs and wellness products to market, which not only look great in any living space, but also provide valuable health and wellness benefits to consumers everywhere.”

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Human Touch® Massage Chairs Receive 2010 ADEX Awards for Design Excellence

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Last year, Human Touch® was the recipient of two ADEX awards – a Platinum award for its AcuTouch™ HT-1650 massage chair and Silver for the AcuTouch™ HT-7450 Zero-Gravity massage chair.

About Human Touch®

In pushing the boundaries of its traditional massage chairs and wellness products through advanced proprietary technology and innovation, Human Touch® is focused on infusing health and wellness into everyday lives through high-quality, design-oriented and award-winning massage chairs, Zero-Gravity Perfect Chair® Recliners and other wellness products and solutions. Human Touch® has been making people feel better™ for more than 30 years by developing state-of-the-art massage and wellness products, as well as by providing valuable consumer education about the substantial health and wellness benefits of regular massage therapy, relaxation and proper posture. Stress relief, increased range of motion, pain relief, improved circulation and increased immunity are just some of the valuable health benefits associated with regular massage therapy. Human Touch® products are available at back care specialty stores, fine furniture stores across the country, through international retailers and distributors in more than 40 countries, as well as online at www.humantouch.com.

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Rachel Neppes

BERKMAN for Human Touch®

619.231.9977 x306 (office)

619.405.3917 (cell)

racheln@berkmanpr.com

Colleen Rugg

BERKMAN for Human Touch®

619.231.9977 x305 (office)

619.997.4930 (cell)

colleen@berkmanpr.com

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