The worktop is one of the most demanding areas of the kitchen. Washing and cutting takes place here. Plates are arranged and glasses are filled here. It must be able to withstand heat, bacteria and lots of dirt. And at the end of the day it has to be cleaned easily.
Is there anytime a kitchen appliance that can do everything or is specialisation the vision for the cooking culture of the future? And how do we equip the kitchens in micro-apartments? An alternative in the further development of our kitchen technology is the all-in-one kitchen.
Many people associate purism with a flawless and cool appearance. Modern interpretations, however, can produce a thoroughly pleasant atmosphere from a clean ambiance, based on an uncluttered design.
Sleep better, eat healthier, work more ergonomically, live safer: Visitors to imm cologne and LivingKitchen can experience the advantages of combining architecture, kitchens and furniture with smart applications in three living scenarios.
In the industry statements, Markus Schüller, CEO Sales and Marketing of Schüller Küchen, talks about colour, function and intelligence of modern kitchens and about the importance of design.
The construction of Alfredo Häberli’s design vision of a future kitchen has begun in Hall 4.2. The vibrant green colour of the installation alone already catches the eye from afar.
In the industry statements, Stefan Waldenmaier of Leicht Küchen AG talks about kitchen terminology, room concepts, the differences between Europe and North America and about kitchens in space.
Today, they are still unfamiliar rarities. But futurologists believe it is a foregone conclusion that robots will eventually also make themselves at home in our private kitchens.
We need light to cook, because we want to see what we prepare. Therefore, we often use functional light in our kitchens. That is bright but not really beautiful. It is the same with Anuschka Rattunde. In her guest article, she writes about her current kitchen about her dream kitchen.
In our work-centred society, people depend on staying fit and healthy for the long term. But what foods are good for us and perhaps even ethical? And what keeps individual people fit?
As a cosy place of longing, the country kitchen embodies the living counterpart to the seemingly sterile, cool chic that has been setting the trend for kitchens in recent years.
Naber is a medium-sized family company based in Nordhorn, Germany. In the industry statements CEO Lasse Naber talks about interior solutions, urbanisation, individualisation and smart kitchens.
Modern taps look a little like something from a sci-fi film. Or at least like they belong in a professional kitchen. By separating water outlets from their controls, completely new ideas are being opened up in kitchen design.
After high gloss has dominated kitchens for years, matt surfaces are now being offered increasingly. They remind us of the good old days but also refer to high-tech, nanotechnology or hip car paints.