Heritage

In 1892 Friedemir Poggenpohl set up a small furniture company and showroom. His aim? ‘To improve the kitchen’. And ever since, generations of Poggenpohl craftsmen and designers have done exactly that. Here are some of our milestones in kitchen design and craftsmanship.

Poggenpohl 1892-1914 - Reform Kitchen

1892

The first German kitchen brand - established in 1892 by Friedemir Poggenpohl.

Poggenpohl 1892-1914 - Reform Kitchen 4

1928

Poggenpohl presents the reform kitchen with interconnecting cabinets with functional interiors, a forerunner to unit kitchen and fitted kitchens.

Poggenpohl 1930-1939 - Ten-Layer Polishing Technique

1930

The Poggenpohl 'ten-layer polishing technique' establishes the brand's lacquer expertise. Its fame spreads far beyond Germany.

Poggenpohl 1945-1961 - First Unit Kitchen

1950

Poggenpohl presents form 1000, the first unit kitchen, at the Furniture Fair in Cologne. Exports to neighbouring countries starts at the end of the decade.

Poggenpohl Historie - 1960 form2000 CG honiggelb

1962

Poggenpohl presents form 2000 at the Furniture Fair, marking the progression from a unit kitchen to a sophisticated fitted kitchen range.

Poggenpohl 1962-1979 - Form2000

1968

Poggenpohl presents the first solid wood kitchen, starting a trend to wood kitchens in the Seventies.

Poggenpohl 1970 - Luigi Colani Round Kitchen

1970

Poggenpohl presents 'experiment 70'- a bubble kitchen by Luigi Colani, which provides a futuristic impression of the year 2000.

1982 Dimension 75

1982

Poggenpohl introduces the niche range 'dimension 75', which sets completely new standards in kitchen design and is awarded a European patent.

1995 +MAXMORE Großkorpussystem

1995

Poggenpohl sets a benchmark in efficiency with a large-carcass system.

Poggenpohl 1999-2003 - Titan Grey and Light Yellow

2000

Poggenpohl continues its heritage of innovative design leadership through presenting +SEGMENTO and +ALU2000 at the Cologne Furniture Fair.

Poggenpohl 2004 +INTEGRATION

2004

Poggenpohl introduces the design concept +INTEGRATION at the Eurocucina in Milano. Uniquely, this concept pioneers the integration of working and living spaces.

Poggenpohl 2005 +MODO

2005

Poggenpohl presents +MODO in cooperation with the renowned designer Jorge Pensi.

Poggenpohl 2007 - Poggenpohl Porsche Design Kitchen P7340

2007

With Porsche Design Poggenpohl presents the P'7340, the first and only 'kitchen for men' in the world.

Poggenpohl 2006 - Dining Desk Study

2008

Together with Draenert, Poggenpohl presents the Dining Desk, uniting living, cooking and communication.

+ARTESIO polar white and brushed pine

2011

The new +ARTESIO kitchen by Poggenpohl was designed in collaboration with renowned Iranian-born architect Hadi Teherani.

Poggenpohl P´7350 Black

2014

P´7350 Design by Studio F. A. Porsche

Poggenpohl +STAGE Tea - Tee

2016

+STAGE Intelligent design for maximum flexibility