Born in 1892 in the heart of Germany, Poggenpohl is the oldest kitchen brand in the world. For 120 years, the kitchen manufacturer followed in the footsteps of its great founder, Friedemir Poggenpohl, to ‘improve the kitchen’. Since the founding of Poggenpohl, it has acted as a pioneer in the world of kitchen making, creating the first unit kitchen, the first white lacquer furniture, and the first island kitchen. These introductions have transformed the role of the kitchen within the home. Poggenpohl combines this philosophy about improving kitchen living with the use of cutting edge materials and trend setting design to create extraordinary kitchens. Poggenpohls goal is perfection. The company achieve this through an uncompromising attention to detail. Both in the quality of its products and the service that Poggenpohl offer. That is what Poggenpohl stand for and what it continue to strive for – transforming kitchen living through delivering perfection in quality and leading edge design solutions.
Poggenpohl believe that the kitchen is a space for living. Following the vision of its founder, the company always designed its kitchens to make them places of gathering. The vision to create this space for socializing and living is at the heart of its designs. When Poggenpohl created the Island in 1960, the kitchen was no longer just a place for cooking; it became a place of interaction and pleasure. The company transformed not only the dynamicity of the kitchen, but the mere concept of it. Built for a lifetime of use, Poggenpohls kitchens have transcended passing fashions to become iconic, at the meeting point of form and function.