MODULAR KITCHEN. FLEXIBLE COOKING.
RETHINKING THE KITCHEN
Kitchen Modules is an exploratory project in a design collaboration with Electrolux and aims to rethink where and what a kitchen means in the future. The idea of a modular kitchen that accompanies you in your journey in life was born. Being able to expand your setup with more Kitchen Modules as your household grows and hand down Kitchen Modules.
Kitchen Modules revolves around the smart cooktop that incorporates different tools and haptic feedback in the form of pressure, vibration and light. The modules interface automatically adapts to the user's direction as it is placed and touched.
The Kitchen Module have a user friendly user interface. The left corner displays four individual heat zones. The dotted middle section indicates the level of heat and is adjustable by gently pressing down and dragging your finger left to right.
No matter what direction what direction you place or attach your Kitchen Module the interface is automatically adjusted to face your direction.
Seamlessly expand your setup with multiple Kitchen Modules by just bringing the them together.
The top part of the ceramic glass cover can sense pressure to finely adjust your custom settings and rejects unintentional touches.
The Kitchen Modules have multiple heat plates designed to be easily adjusted to cook different types of food in four heat sections.
The conventional copper coil is redesigned as small plates easy to magnetically attach and repair if broken.
COOL BY DESIGN
The unibody design of the Kitchen Module is designed to include great airflow. From the bottom cold air is sucked up by the silent and thin fain to cool down the Kitchen Module and disperse hot air trough the four upper corners.
To simplify the user experience of repair the components are all accessible by few as possible steps. For the packaged components in the bottom the users different ability to repair themselves is available by opening them up and exchange or repair. If not the user is able to identify the part with a issue by holding their phone near the part and send the whole component box to the manufacturers technicians. When repaired the component box is sent back and the user for easy install.
Accompanied with the Kitchen Module is a set of Cookware to cover most needs of cooking. Consisting of a Sauce pan with a strainer and divider for cooking different ingredients at once. Theres also a yellow steam pan to boil and steam at the same time.
The Kitchen Modules welcomes the user with a Maple tree cutting board in tree different sizes to easily attach to your Kitchen Module or multiple Modules.
Fall 2020 for Electrolux and online for the public.