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Last June, Poggenpohl toasted to 40 years of the Poggenpohl Group Switzerland with an inspiring party at the Hotel Seeburg in Lucerne... We take a look.
Last June, with southern summer temperatures in Lucerne, around 130 guests were warmly welcomed by host Jürg Wieser - a member of Poggenpohl Group Schweiz management - along with his talented team at the Hotel Seeburg for a stylish jubilee event that aimed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Poggenpohl Group Switzerland.
Prosecco, white wine and an exquisite selection of hors d’oevers at the shores of Lake Vierwaldstättersees voted for a celebration event that culminated in a profound journey to the brand’s history which celebrates this year 125 years of existence.
The presence of Christian Garke, Director of Finance & Controlling, of the new Munich-based investor ADCURAM Group AG, was eagerly awaited, who affirmed "We look forward to continuing the success story of this outstanding and traditional brand," and stated "The Poggenpohl brand enjoys an international reputation for its design and highest quality, made in Germany,". Together with the management and the employees, the company was now set to develop even further, successfully and sustainably the well-established brand. André Backemeier, marketing and design at Poggenpohl Möbelwerke Herford, sketched in his presentation a new growth phase for Poggenpohl. The topic of innovation emerged along the journey throughout the brand’s history as a central point. This subject was also addressed by the well-known comedian and inventor from Giacobbo/Müller, Mr. Stefan Heuss, who presented his fantastic machine and guaranteed lots of cheerful laughs.
To close the evening, an aperitif was served on the romantic terrace to the sound of a saxophone and violin, followed by a delicious candlelight dinner in the festively revealed Panoramasaal.
The amazing celebration event was made possible thanks to the collaborative partnership of distinguished brands Guido Künzle Electrolux AG, Marcel à Porta, BSH Hausgeräte AG, Gianni Poltronieri, Holzwerk Spezialitäten AG, Roger Egli, Miele AG, Martin Bader, Merial Vertriebs AG, Marco Suter, Suter Inox AG, Thomas Fleischlin, Tosca-Ton Manufaktur AG und Fabrice Plisch, V-ZUG AG.
Later the celebration soiree ended with a lively night to the sound of the equally talented Top-DJ Bella C's music which lasted through the night.
On the 20th July, Poggenpohl Birmingham hosted the popular SBID (Society of British International Design) professional development seminar.
The popular SBID (Society of British International Design) seminar, led by Roca CPD's (Continuing Professional Development) was set in the ideal place, surrounded by amazing Poggenpohl kitchens where participants could always relate along the course of the seminar. With reference to the event's theme, guests were also able to compare it with the kitchen, that gained so much importance in the house and people's lives, today the centre of the home.
The aim was to identify factors affecting both product development and general design, while highlighting new technologies and innovation in the home environment, topics easily referenced also to the world of kitchens.
As a result, attendees demonstrated deeper knowledge of the importance of design details from the conspicuous to the overlooked, whilst they networked over light refreshments and had the opportunity to make a connection between the content of the seminar and the beautiful Poggenpohl kitchens.
Grand opening of the new KI Cubus showroom at a prestigious location
Kitchen Infinity, a long-standing partner of the luxury kitchen manufacturer from Herford, Poggenpohl, has now opened a second exclusive showroom in Hong Kong at a high-profile location near Causeway Bay. On the occasion of the ceremonial grand opening of the KI Cubus showroom, Sandra Wong, CEO of Kitchen Infinity, welcomed numerous decision-makers and prominent personalities. Christian Garke, CFO of Poggenpohl and Bas Mol, Poggenpohl Sales Director, congratulated Sandra Wong on the new studio and had brought along a carpenter from the Herford Poggenpohl works specially to demonstrate processing of high quality wood surfaces to the guests on site.
Several award-winning master chefs prepared the guests creations special both in terms of appearance and taste, providing another highlight to the evening.
Under the motto "Heritage Unveils", the extraordinary design of the studio placed the tradition of both German luxury brands Poggenpohl and Gaggenau in the limelight. Over an area of 115 square meters large plants, a ceiling decorated with branches and projections of forest landscapes create an atmosphere that shows the three Poggenpohl kitchens on display in a completely new setting.
Kitchen Infinity has been an exclusive partner of Poggenpohl for more than 30 years now and has since then completed many high-ranking projects with the Herford company in China and Hong Kong. "Since Kitchen Infinity was founded in 1986, we have covered an impressive amount of ground. The Poggenpohl and Gaggenau collections allow us to create luxurious kitchen planning schemes for families using products that are not only technically and functionally excellent, but also offer the highest standard in terms of design aesthetics. We are very pleased to be launching our sec-ond showroom in Hong Kong and I am sure it offers us a brilliant future", says Sandra Wong, the CEO of Kitchen Infinity.
"For more than three decades now, Poggenpohl and Kitchen Infinity have shared the same passion for kitchens. We are very happy to be able to accompany the opening of the KI Cubus in Causeway Bay ", says Dr. Ulf Lange, the founder and chairman of the board of the ADCURAM Group AG. "This showroom not only gives us the opportunity to present our products; it is also a place where we can share our competence and design philosophy with our customers".
In the beginning of March, Poggenpohl Tokyo invited exclusive guests and media for a real-life luxury kitchen experience. We take a look…
Last march, Poggenpohl presented a real-life luxury kitchen experience to exclusive guests and media in its Tokyo studio.
The gallery-like space provided the perfect setting for the iconic German made Poggenpohl kitchens and revisit the amazing Poggenpohl world – out of their homes, from solely flat images off- or online to authentic live 3D kitchens, and thus enjoy its genuine appeal, much appreciated throughout the world.
The event included a fabulous cooking presentation in a Poggenpohl kitchen, performed by Ms. Tania Kadokura who has german roots. While tasting her amazing culinary delicacies, a beautiful selection of German beverages was served by a Japan Wine Dealer. WMF, the kitchen tool maker brand was also present, showcasing its fantastic accessories, which blend perfectly with the harmony of the Poggenpohl kitchens silhouette and functionality.
Miele Japan and Liebherr's dealer company joined to incite much interest to the exclusive guests, who had the opportunity to appreciate and experience the top brand appliances installed in the kitchens.
A quiet, private and enjoyable evening in which, all had a personalized luxury Poggenpohl kitchen experience and return home convinced that a Poggenpohl kitchen is all one can wish for.
The demand for such an experience has been increasing, especially in the world of luxury and therefore the exponential importance in creating this kind of events.
Delighted, Ms. Miki Homma, one of the top kitchen journalists in Japan, described the evening in two terms; ‘Ideal kitchen’ and ‘German made’.
Once again this year, Poggenpohl Sweden organized an intimate evening event to celebrate with customers who had their elegant and sophisticated Poggenpohl kitchens delivered 2016.
Once again this year, Poggenpohl Sweden organised a ‘get together’ to celebrate its amazing 2016 clients. Theme, highlight and purpose of this evening was to create and suggest the perfect ambiance for different occasions to integrate into one’s Poggenpohl kitchen.
The event cherished the participation of the fantastic chef, Mathias Herlev Hansson who prepared delicacies, served on beautiful china from the Cobra Collection. The signature dishes included: beautiful lightly smoked ox topside with Kalix bleak roe, spruce shoot oil and almond potato crisps; a remarkable steamed cod with browned butter hollandaise, horseradish and Jerusalem artichokes; a delicious sea buckthorn sorbet with dark chocolate fudge and sea salt.
These delicacies were accompanied by an exquisite selection of wines - Pol Roger Brut Vintage 2008, Ch Couhins lurton 2004, Chateau Petit Vedrines 2010 - by the incredible sommelier and event coordinator, Mattias Thoresson who put everything together in a perfect match including a wine glass test, in the new Veritas champagne glass from Riedel.
A very successful event during which Poggenpohl documented its core function – to create individual spaces where the family meets and where the shared pleasure of dining takes place.
The guests feedback was overwhelming… All were enthusiastic to copy this spirit into their own new Poggenpohl kitchens.
2017 kicked off with Poggenpohl and Caesarstone revealing Cooking by the Book's new state-of-the-art kitchen design.
Last January, 17 Poggenpohl revealed in partnership with Caesarstone Cooking by the Book - Tribeca’s famous culinary establishment for nearly 30 year - new state-of-the-art kitchen design which is now fresher, cleaner and amazingly interesting from layout to functionality.
Over 100 guests from media, industry partners to architect and design firms joined the dynamic and exciting evening event to witness the unveiling of the iconic culinary institution's future forward new look featuring Poggenpohl cabinetry and Caesarstone surfaces. Cooking by the Book chefs demonstrated the ergonomic function and beauty of their new outstanding surroundings by cooking and serving amazing freshly prepared hors d'oeuvres accompanied by an exceptional wine selection and light refreshments.
A very memorable evening to symbolise the beginning of a new gastronomic era of Tribeca’s well-known Cooking by the Book establishment.
In December, Poggenpohl toasted the Holiday Season with Cosentino by bringing together architects and designers in its amazing kitchen studio in Atlanta. We take a look…
With the aim in looking ahead to prosperous 2017 with new Poggenpohl kitchen inspirations and Cosentino highlights, both brands joined together and invited illustrious architects and designers for a relaxing evening event in the ample, well decorated Poggenpohl premises in Atlanta.
While enjoying especially prepared hors d’oeuvres accompanied by an amazing beverage selection and delicious assortments of cheese, all toasted together to Atlanta, the holiday season and the new kitchen trends for 2017.
2017 kicked off with Poggenpohl presenting its +STAGE theme units at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando.
In January at the KBIS in Orlando, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Poggenpohl was offered an enthusiastic welcome by designers, builders, architects, media and industry partners for the awarded +STAGE concept, a versatile luxury element - composed for example of a bespoke bar, breakfast, tea or wardrobe - that can be either a free-standing furniture item or an extension of one’s custom made Poggenpohl kitchen. With an impressive kitchen +SEGMENTO display with a floating countertop, Poggenpohl impressed visitors with its iconic product’s versatility and beauty~.
During this inspiring, interactive showcase, Poggenpohl also participated in the Design Milk X Modenus Social Media Lounge with a panel discussion on European Kitchen design, exclusive for social media influencers, bloggers and approved Design VIPs. Poggenpohl designers, Roger Zierman and Jennifer Fordham, joined experts from Liebherr to answer questions about European Design and to present the brand’s exciting and latest trends.
KBIS in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is an ispiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry produtcts, trends and technologies and has been the voice of the kitchen and bath industry for more than 50 years. KBIS 2017 was held on January 10-12 at the Orange County Convention Center. Know more about KBIS http://www.kbis.com/
Last November, Poggenpohl Midtown New York was stage to a delightful gastronomic event – the New York's premier Food & Design Taste of T event, sponsored by the New York Times Style Magazine and the A&D Building.
This year, Taste of T – presented by The New York Times Style Magazine and the A&D Building –featured elemental ingredients and experiences that unify nourishment and cuisine across the globe, breaking them down, and examining how this informs the future of food. A very interesting culinary challenge that Poggenpohl could not refuse being part of.
In an exceptional evening event in Poggenpohl premises, where gastronomy, art and kitchen design converged in a very interesting way, the most illustrious guests were delighted with the Thai-inspired ice cream rolls from 10 Below - just as exciting to the palate as it was a feast to the eyes - while enjoying the made in Germany custom made kitchens on display throughout the studio space.
A memorable and delightful gastronomic event, that will most surely be repeated soon.
Last October, Poggenpohl presented at its New York Downtown Design Studio the coveted Cocktail party sponsored by The Architect’s Newspaper, Archtober, and NYCxDESIGN in the Flatiron District of New York City. Here a few of the best moments during the “Archtober Cocktail Crawl”.
Last October Poggenpohl New York Downtown Studio opened its doors to over 150 architects during the coveted Archtober Cocktail Crawl. An amusing evening and special celebration, where architects and designers had the opportunity to share their own experiences, their work and portfolio, thoughts, visions and do some networking, as well as meet the new Poggenpohl kitchen trends and product collection. While mingling throughout the open space studio, guests could enjoy a specially prepared signature cocktail – the delicious “Poggentini” – very much appreciated by all.
There was also an exciting raffle for architects who visited seven studios with a chance to win a much wished for $500 AMEX gift card.