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the philippe starck collection from gorenje embodies superior design, combined with cutting-edge technologies delivering high performances and unique energy efficiency. the comprehensive range, designed by starck, was available for viewing during IFA 2016. features include ovens and microwave ovens, hobs, hoods, refrigerators, drawers and décor panels, all entirely harmonized. as all the kitchen appliances come in this matching appearance, users can personalize their own unique kitchens, adapted to their lifestyles and personalities.

 

 

starck on designing kitchen appliances: video courtesy of gorenje

 

 

 

 

‘it is very difficult to design (kitchens) because you are in between many parameters which do not fit together. you want something which works perfectly well, with the right material qualities, but you do not want to live in a space ship—you are not in space. you want something, cosy, human—but you do not want to live in a county farm,’ comments philippe starck. he continues, ‘finally, perhaps I have found my solution by making everything as minimal with the least possible design, and, give space to the people who are going to use it to live in because it is mainly their reflection. and, on top of their own reflection, we also work on the idea of a little avocation of color,’

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minimalist forms which are pleasant to touch decorate handles : IFA 2016
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unique minimalistic forms with high-end reflective glass and stainless steel blends seamlessly into its environment, reflecting the interior environment plus the user’s personality. carefully defined details and effects, together with the distinctive orange handles, introduce an extra spark of life into the user’s kitchen. behind the simple elegance of the aesthetic, cutting-edge technologies deliver high performances and unique energy efficiency. at the same time, this technologically impeccable collection still has a cosy, warm and human feeling to it -– a harmonious combination that according to philippe starck was a great challenge to achieve. by creating collections that challenge the generic forms of household appliances, gorenje brings fresh perspectives and creates a holistic user experience.

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optimized airflow allows air to circulate for an even larger area, completely embracing food

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induction hob features accelerated warming to provide extremely fast operation: IFA 2016
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cooker hood optimises energy consumption, reduces noise and makes air extraction more efficient

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wok burners reach a high heat very quickly, making asian style cuisine and meals in big pots easy

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reflections playfully harmonize the interior with exterior setting

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all features are designed to join together: IFA 2016
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