The living kitchen can attribute to many things in today’s marketplace, from upgraded features on products to the brands that are selected. Given the importance of distinctive design and elegance, the consumer of today’s focus is geared towards quality and ease of use, form following function.
Joe Mazza, Director of Business Development of Monark home shares with Elevate about the latest on chic color trends, Euro-style aesthetics, the impact of autonomous luxury, and ergonomic design for the millennial buyer.
The consumer of today has knowledge about what fits their needs. Brands are catering to a preferred design by flushing appliances with cabinetry and creating space saver options for galley layouts in residential, restaurant and yacht kitchens.
We are also seeing more electronic and smart technology packages in the control systems and connected appliances that brands are offering through Amazon and Google. An entire package can regulate your service from your smart phone and be hooked up to nest; full home wired and coded monitoring systems. There’s a huge surge in development of applications where you can look into your refrigerator and create a shopping list without being home. The lack of monitoring is becoming a developing issue where hackers attain your information through your free or paid for applications. Our company advises clients to research your options when it comes to your security prior to making any decisions.
Induction cooking and convection techniques have become the wave of the future in the upper-echelon models and brands. Customer service continues to be the order of the day and only certain brands execute on that promise, while others are eager to enter the premium appliance segment.
Black is now Black Stainless Steel and that has become a staple in color selections. In addition; Black and stainless combinations have improved on sight lines on trim kits and how a single oven meets a built-in microwave oven. Several manufacturers have improved this look and function with pull – down doors and handles.
“Italkraft’s eye for innovation in design and professionalism on the job makes it easy to align our business and developers with them.” – Joe Mazza, Monark