robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

‘carré’

observing that the kitchen should be a personalized area for people with various tastes and preferences, german designers robert schierjott and ulrich kohl have created a kitchen unit that allows users to customize their culinary space for daily cooking needs. taking up a surface area of 1 square meter, the project titled ‘carré’ is made of two modules that can transform from a compact cube into a spacious cooking area. the main fixed body module consists of a gas port, kitchen sink and a counter for cooking preparation. meanwhile, the second freely movable unit can be combined with this fixed body to create six different configurations, thus, changing the contour shape of the design.

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre translucent polypropylene film gives users visibility of the stored contents of each shelf.

both the washbasin and the working area with the installed stove are made of poured concrete known as ‘beton’. meanwhile, the counter top is made of solid maple and the storage boxes use a translucent polypropylene film that allows users to see the internal contents.

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

‘carré’ was one of 6 projects presented by the students of burg giebichenstein: hochschule fur kunst und design halle at DMY international design festival berlin 2010. each prototype explored the theme of ‘1, 2, 3… light kitchen!’, which asked students to work with one square meter of kitchen space and reexamine the traditional ties and spatial structures of conventional culinary environments.

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre image © designboom

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre image © designboom

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre image © designboom

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre the form of ‘carre’ draws from the block shapes found in tetris.

robert schierjott + ulrich kohl: carre

  • If there is a fixed unit, I would have thought that electricity should be added to it, so that all the electrical kitchen utensils used, could be plugged in. Would have added a rotating tower to it, so that a microwave and filtration could be added. I like the variables in the design and its overall compactness d;-)

    Jetwax
    Jun 28, 2010

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

designboom will always be there for you

milan, new york, beijing, tokyo,  since 1999
X
5