(Herford, Germany, October 2009) — In addition to wood colors, white and various shades of grey are still dominant kitchen color schemes. Well known for its ability to spot trends as well as setting them, Poggenpohl is now introducing new colors for its kitchen fronts.
Founded in 1892, Poggenpohl is not only the oldest kitchen brand in the world, but has also always been a trendsetter contributing new ideas for kitchens with its innovative developments and striking design, from the first add-on kitchen (1952) through fitted kitchens (1962) and the first solid wood kitchen (1968) to the luxury kitchen introduced last year and dubbed a “Man’s Kitchen,” the P’7340 developed in collaboration with Porsche Design.
Poggenpohl is introducing colors which have never before been seen in a kitchen. They are deliberately neither “loud” nor “harsh,” yet consciously reflect the current trend towards “more color.” The names of these new colors are derived from the mineral colors on which they are based.
- Cubanite – a beige tone
- Oxide – a light blue
- Fluorite – a modest green
- and Curite – a fresh coppery orange
All colors are available as melamine coating, melamine with shiny poly-gloss coating, water-based lacquer or high-gloss lacquer. They can be ordered either as a complete kitchen or simply as a “dash of color” on individual kitchen elements.
A particularly cool Polar White, a wood finish in Sand Pine (with or without aluminium edges) as well as a Holm Oak wood veneer round off the new cabinetry selection.
Moreover, Poggenpohl is introducing a new shelf system which continues the design line of the Poggenpohl kitchen and creates a special visual highlight with the new colors, thus ensuring a flowing transition between kitchen and living room. The new shelf system creates a perfect visual and functional link between cooking and living areas. Available in many colors and veneers, as a solitary wall-mounted unit or as a connecting element, it continues the kitchen’s design line into the living area while at the same time creating a separate focus for modern, high-quality living.
The 39 cm high and 30 cm deep shelf elements are available with or without sliding doors. They hang freely on the wall and, like a Poggenpohl kitchen, are characterized by clear lines and a sophisticated mix of materials. The shelf element can also be combined with matching base units.
The new shelf system permits maximum freedom of design not only with regard to its dimensions, but also in terms of the surface finishes available. It is available in standard widths of 90 cm, 120 cm, 180 cm and 240 cm, as well as in variable widths from 60 cm to 260 cm. All top and bottom panels, as well as the side and back panels are available in virtually every Poggenpohl color and material. From laminate through wood veneer to lacquer and high-gloss lacquered finishes, including the latest trend colors cubanite (an elegant beige color), oxide (a light blue), fluorite (a modest green) and curite (a fresh coppery orange). The same also applies for the sliding doors. The number of possible combinations and design variations is infinite.
Poggenpohl is the world’s leading luxury kitchen cabinet brand with 13 showrooms and 20 dealers across the United States. Established in 1892, Poggenpohl is the world’s oldest kitchen cabinet brand with worldwide headquarters located in Herford, Germany. The Poggenpohl product line has a strong global presence and is available in more than 70 countries. Poggenpohl is a member of the billion dollar Nobia Group, Europe’s leading kitchen interiors company with more than 20 top brands within manufacturing and retailing. For more information on Poggenpohl’s product line, visit www.poggenpohl.com.