Alternative Trapéze Kettle

The Trapèze Kettle by designer Fraser Leid aims to be a simpler interpretation of the modern electric kettle, relating closely to traditional stovetop kettles by incorporating higher quality materials as well as straightforward functionality and aesthetics. The open trapezoidal shape is the kettles most unique feature. The handle is directly inline with one of the kettles leading edges which acts as its pouring lip. The open top indicates where the kettle should be filled and importantly, visually promotes the disposal of stale water and cleaning the interior more often. The body is a single sheet of folded Aluminium, with a reinforced underside. The interior is coated with Stainless Steel The handle comprises of hollow, matte Polypropylene which follows the direction of the kettles body. The base, which houses the electromagnet componentry, comprises of injection moulded Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS). The boiling aspect of the kettle is performed by induction, which is more electrically efficient than both standard hob kettle boiling and electric elements. Though a new development, induction heating is a system that will have a great impact in the near future.

Kitchen Can Be Hidden Away At The Push Of A Button

This creative kitchen was designed by German manufacturer Warendorf. At first glance, it simply appears to be a wall of cabinets, but hidden within is actually a kitchen with stove, shelving, an extractor fan, and integrated lighting. To access the kitchen, you simply press a button that raises the central portion to reveal everything.

The Green Wheel Rotary Garden

Developed by NASA this revolutionary rotary hydroponic system concept was created to provide a constant supply of fresh herbs and salad in spacecraft. Thanks to its effectiveness and advantages this concept was transferred with success into a daily life. In spite of all these, the rotary gardens had not undergone evolutionary change from aesthetic point of view.The Green Wheel by Libero Rutilo has many benefits over the traditional garden. First of all it allows you to produce a variety of agricultural products. This device is absolutely ecofriendly. It helps you to grow your own fresh herbs and vegetables without leaving home and on the contrary with supermarket vegetables it helps to reduce transportation and plastic packaging consumption. The second benefit is larger growing area that helps to cultivate more plants. Maximized illumination is another advantage of the project. The plants arranged around the light source in the center of the wheel. The lamp is placed closer to the plants. It helps to reduce lighting consumption in contrast with traditional garden lighting.

Microkitchen with Personality LO-LO

Designers Tanya Repina and Misha Repin have created LO-LO, a capsular microkitchen. “A collection of objects to complement the basic office kitchen. Each module is intended for one of electrical appliances and its accessories such as cups, plates, cutlery, tea, coffee etc. The objects may be easily located all around the office, wherever it is needed.” And if you like furniture and home products with personality then you should difenetly check our post LUMINOSE – Lovely Dog Lamp with Personality.

Time Bomb Kitchen Timer

If you want to add some fun to your cooking process – be sure to check this Time Bomb kitchen timer. It was very clever to turn a ticking time bomb into a kitchen timer. As it stands this bomb is just a globe with the rudimentary capability of tracking time in 60-minute increments. And when time’s up the bomb will brrrrring! and vibrate violently. And then explode? If you’re interested – you can buy it here.

Creative Denim FAB28 Fridge

Smeg and Italia Independent contaminate the icons of the past to produce a new style icon. For over 60 years, Smeg have designed, and continue to design, appliances to adorn homesaround the world, and Italia Independent, a brand of creativity and style, have contaminated two icons: the FAB28 fridge and denim. This fridge is entirely covered in denim. Not just any fridge, not the usual type of jeans. The FAB28 with its colour range and its soft and rounded features is a leading player in everyday spaces, a functional yet decorative icon. The FAB28 denim, made in a limited number of just 500 pieces, will have its world premiere at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Those who nurture a passion for beautiful Italian products should take up the invitation to see this original product, a highlight of Made-in-Italy, inventive design, imagination, and originality with an element of surprise.

Coffee Maker Concept by Alexander Yakushin

Today we want to show you interesting concept of coffee maker of capsular type created by industrial designer from Russia Alexander Yakushin. Here is what he says about his concept: “The project objective was to create a geometrically simple object, which in turn is divided into smaller and regular geometric shapes, each of which performs a specific function. This design allows a significant way to save space on the kitchen and doing coffee maker the most simple in use.” Coffee lovers will appreciate such coffee maker once it’s produced!

Dish Rack Planter “Fluidity” by DesignLibero

Here is another excellent solution for small kitchen offered by Milan based design studio DesignLibero. “The “Fluidity” is designed to serve a double function. The concept’s success lies in its simplicity. Basically, it is a dish drying rack that lets you grow your fresh herbs and any small plant you want. The water that trickles from the washed dishes irrigates the plants. The base, thanks to its fluid form, directs the wastewater into the sections where are plant containers placed. Each container is perforated at the bottom for water passage. The containers are filled with clay pellets and coconut fiber, to control the water environment of the plant on the one hand and to keep clean the dish drainer base on the other hand.”

Creative “FaceOn” Plates by Boguslaw Sliwinski

In addition to creative transportation plates craftsman from Poland Boguslaw Sliwinski created new series of plates that turn your meals into hairstyles for the faces they depict. Called FaceOn, each ceramic plate bears one of six silhouettes. They’re produced to order in two sizes and can be ordered via the designer’s website. Take a look!

“Floating Garden” by Gabriella Asztalos

Hungarian designer Gabriella Asztalos has designed modern collection “Floating Garden” which consists of metallic baskets for plant. But not ordinary. They are made to make plants appear as if they are floating through the air filling up spaces that are usually left blank and thus offering a unique 3D effect to any room that they are placed in. It would be perfect for modern kitchen. Take a look!

Modern Kitchen Concept “Wave”

Joaquín Torres and Rafael Llamazares, from A-cero architecture studio, designed a modern kitchen exclusive for Gunni & Trentino. Lovers of the avant-garde design will appreciate such aesthetic and functional concept. Wave kitchen is the perfect fusion between sculpture, design, aesthetic and functionality. Wave its available in more colors, in combination with withe, like black and gray. The two curve furnitures that name this model for them curve line. The interior of the furniture is made with a case fabricated in high density laminate matte white 19mm thick with ribbed front edges. The internal aspect of the modules are composed by two stands on each one, and have incorporated metal drawers with suspension system, finished in white lacquer. All of them have a white slip mat. The cutlery trays are made of wood painted white oak. Wave shines for its vanguard cadence that give the organic profiles. An exclusive, genuine and original kitchen design. Take a look!

All-in-one Mini Kitchen

Another great example of mini kitchens. Created by designers Adriano Conti, Corrado Galzio & Alex Innamorati the Minikitchen merges several everyday domestic appliances into one compact unit that’s perfect for the small studio or bachelor pad. A vegetable washer, dishwasher, refrigerator, small pantry, oven, and two other cooking systems eliminate the need for much else in the kitchen, all while saving energy, water, and best of all – space! Take a look!

The Deglon Meeting Knife Set

Designed by Mia Schmallenbach, the Deglon Meeting Knife Set won first prize in the 5th European Cutlery Design Awards. This set of sculptural, nested knives is practical, durable and a work of art. The set is made of high quality stainless steel and seemingly appears to be created from a single block of stainless steel. To remove each knife, simply press down near the tip of the blade and lift knife away by the handle. The set includes 4 knifes, a paring knife, a utility knife, a chef knife and a slicer. You can buy it here.

“Bombs Away” Shot Glasses

These miniature glasses will bring a sparkle to your party. Made from high-quality double-walled borosilicate glass Bombs Away shot glasses feature miniature bomb-shaped inner compartments that showcase their contents. This set includes 2 durable shot glasses measuring 2 by 2 by 3 inches and holding 1-1/2 ounces each. Interesting gift idea!

Maritime-Style “Marecucina” Kitchen by Alno

Alno’s maritime-style Marecucina kitchen integrates elements such as sails, masts, ship storage solutions, walnut surfaces and chrome-plated decorative inserts into its stylish design. This design boasts beautiful wood details and an artfully shaped countertop, skirted in clean, white cabinets that provide plenty of stylish storage. The rounded shapes of base units and work surfaces are reminiscent of an elegant boat pantry, building a bridge between holidays and everyday life. The look is ideal for minimalist kitchens, but it quickly takes center stage in any home.

The Efeet Collection by Dylan Kendall

Designer Dylan Kendall created a funny ceramic collection for kitchen and bathroom called “Efeet Collection”. It consists of footed dishware, claw-foot soap dishes and toothy tooth brush cups. “Ever wonder what would happen if you closed your eyes for a moment only to open them and find yourself in another world? A place of magic where the adventure of dining begins with dishware that stands on its own.” Have fun!

Mini Kitchen “Soria” by Vitor Xavier

At the moment we’ve featured several variants of compact kitchens: Eco Kitchen of the Future from FALTAZI or Mini Kitchen. Today you’ll see another one. The following compact kitchen is a personal project of industrial designer from Porto, Portugal, Vitor Xavier. The process of its creating consisted of a few large steps such as field search, study materials, ergonomic study and 3D modeling and rendering. As a result we see small elegant kitchen which at the same time contains everything that you might need even including small dinner table. Take a look!

Eco Kitchen of the Future from FALTAZI

Ultra-modern, futuristic and shoking eco-friendly design of kitchen Ekokook were offered by French company Faltazi. According with the authors the usage of such “green” kitchens allow to improve the health of their users, the microclimate inside the house and the ecological environment on the planet as a whole.

Dietary “Slim Cup” from Sharona Merlin

This cup reminds us of the dietary, where everything that is forbidden – chocolate, ice cream or coffee – should be considered as luxury, preferably in minimum amount. The cup looks quite normal, with some angle of view, but if you look from a different point – it almost disappears. The author of this Slim Cup is Sharona Merlin, a student of Shenkar College of Engineering and Design from Israel.

One Glass for Every Drink

Modern life become more and more multipurpose. But I bet you didn’t even think that such multipurpose can touch such item as glass. Sven MILCENT and Utopik Design Lab have invented cup that can be used for four main types of drink: water, cognac, wine and champagne. It’s called “One Glass for Every Drink” and uses the same head for each drink but with different base. Exellent idea don’t you think?