Back in Black: The Kitchen of the Future

Back in Black: The Kitchen of the Future

Food & Drink

Back in Black: The Kitchen of the Future


By Cari Martens

Back in the ’50s and early ’60s, a kitchen tiled in black and white was the dominant look in Middle America. Hey, it looked good on those black and white TV sets when we laughed at Lucy and Ethyl’s cooking adventures.

More recently, dark or black granite counter tops has been the look that’s rocked the American kitchen, often paired with sleek black modern appliances.

Today, the Modium kitchen by the German company KicheConcept brings together kitchen and lounge concepts in one look—again dominated by black and white. Moreover, KicheConcept argues that it’s no longer necessary to strictly delineate rooms according to their purpose.

Making the Kitchen More Comfy

While the kitchen remains the heart of the home, the Modium kitchen is designed for entertaining, too. Streamlined to be perpetually tidy, with plenty of space to tuck away our accumulation of kitchen gadgets. A leather lounge is scattered with cushions and illuminated by a gracious standing lamp to create a living-room-esque seating area.

Who knew that the kitchen of the future would once again be seen in black & white?

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