Latest Stories in Kitchen Design - Page 11

  • Enrico Products' Bamboo Housewares

    May 8, 3:01 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    Enrico takes its name, and inspiration, from an Italian woodworker who eloped to the US, but failing to find any Italian kitchen utensils handcrafted his own. Their signature piece is a box grater for hard cheeses (pic below), but they also have a line

  • Grind Your Own with the KoMo Fidibus Classic

    April 25, 3:51 AM by Petz Scholtus in Kitchen Design

    The KoMo cereal grinder allows you to make your own fresh flour at home and it does it well, meaning fine, without heating the cereal up to keep its natural humidity, and using a minimum amount of energy. This is because the stone consist of ceramics

  • Should I Replace My Old Cooker and Fridge?

    March 27, 6:40 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Kitchen Design

    This week the Observer asks, 'when is it more efficient to buy an energy-rated appliance than to maintain the old one? Lucy Siegle investigates what she calls ‘the UK's vastly unsustainable electronic and electrical equipment habit.’ As we know even as

  • Jona Warbey: Reclaimed, Responsible Furniture

    March 20, 12:26 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    London-based furniture designer and cabinet maker Jona Warbey blends new ideas with old materials, creating simple but unique designs from reclaimed wood. Reusing and recycling provides not only the materials but the inspiration for household

  • Philips Smokeless Stove Uses 80% Less Fuel, Saves Lives

    March 15, 6:53 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    We usually think of Philips as a maker of LCD's and LED's but they have been cooking up other things in Eindhoven, including this woodstove. 300 million families in the world's poorest regions burn wood for cooking, and smoke and toxic emisions kill 1.6

  • Flexible Cutting Boards: Minimalist Dream or Disposable Nightmare

    February 26, 1:42 AM by Christine Lepisto in Kitchen Design

    A friend recently sent us a flexible cutting board, a new concept which we greeted very positively. I have heard them praised: how easy it is to bend it into a funnel after chopping to add the veggies to the soup; how light and easy to handle, easy to

  • Raw Hemp Milkmaker via Yaoh

    February 11, 12:12 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    Cool. I haven't done a kitchen product post, since the recycled glass tumblers, where I got gently pummelled for not mentioning glass cutter kits. Wonder what I'll neglect this time around? Not that I'm about to ring the Guiness Book of Records

  • Wheat-Based Biodegradable Cutlery

    February 1, 4:23 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Kitchen Design

    Not too long ago we posted a Q&A; about eco-friendly disposable cutlery. There seem to be a few companies out there that offer alternatives to plastic and today we have one more to add to the list. Earthware Biodegradables is a company started by Jerome

  • Wood Prairie Farm Mail Order Organic Potatoes

    January 12, 7:30 AM by John Laumer in Kitchen Design

    Walk into any grocery and you are likely to find three, maybe four kinds of potatoes. Little reds and big reds, little whites, and maybe some big bakers. How odd that there are literallly hundreds of cultivars and we only get to choose among so few.

  • GE Kitchen of the Future

    January 12, 6:41 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    We want GE's Kitchen of the future. Now. "The entire suite offers a full-width display combined with touch sensors across the entire surface. What does that mean for consumers? Imagine new possibilities for recipe presentation and entertainment. In

  • Olive Buoys by Evo Design

    January 11, 2:53 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    After a long day of TreeHuggering, sometimes there is no better way to relax and unwind than with a nice sturdy cocktail. Oh, who are we kidding; after a long morning of pounding the keys, sometimes we won't make it through the afternoon without a nice

  • Cool Rooms: Michael McDonough's Kitchen

    January 7, 6:26 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Wired magazine profiles the coolest rooms and features Architect Michael McDonough's kitchen. It is large and well equipped (his wife is a chef) with bamboo covered radiant flooring, aerated concrete walls and an exhaust hood designed to make this a

  • Nano, Nano, Everywhere: the Nano Dishwasher

    January 3, 6:09 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Our Japanese is a little rusty so we are not certain that the picture here is actually of the new Hitachi dishwasher that uses "nano-steam technology"- (nihon-jins check here) "This dishwasher loosens food residue from dishes using ultra-fine steam with

  • Eco Kettle by Product Creation Ltd.

    January 2, 7:30 AM by John Laumer in Kitchen Design

    The Eco Kettle was invented, in the UK, by Brian Hartley and designed and developed for the marketplace by Product Creation Ltd in association with Mass Electrical Co Ltd. Eco Kettle has a patented dual reservoir, one of which holds 1.5 litres of

  • Bamboo Salad Tongs

    December 27, 2:33 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Kitchen Design

    Have you ever wasted time searching your infamous utensil drawer for the missing salad tong? For us, while entertaining over the holidays, we found these bamboo salad tongs to be incredibly convenient. We like how they didn’t mark our cookware and

  • Recycled Diamond Spigot Jug

    December 2, 1:48 PM by Justin Thomas in Kitchen Design

    This "Diamond Jug" is made in Italy, using recycled green glass. Notice the brass spigot for serving — pretty cool eh? I would definitely serve all kinds of organic punch (spiked with organic vodka) to my guests over the holidays with this number.

  • WWF and Celeb Chef Launch "Clean and Green"

    December 1, 2:32 PM by Erin Courtenay in Kitchen Design

    The World Wildlife Fund and British celebrity chef Antony Worrall Thompson have teamed up to launch a new line of eco-friendly cleaning products. The line, Clean and Green, uses plant-based ingredients sourced from sustainable agriculture. The WWF

  • GE's Profile, SmartDispense Dishwasher: A 4th Generation Reinvention.

    November 28, 7:30 AM by John Laumer in Kitchen Design

    Dishwashers made their big debut in US kitchens during the 1970's, just as 'environmentalism' became a major force. And they were well on their way to becoming an everyday appliance just as the first big oil price shock, a.k.a the "Arab Oil Embargo of

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