The HD Mengyin Black Golden kitchen cabinet is not just a piece of furniture, but a testament to the seamless integration of traditional Chinese culture and modern design. The design team drew inspiration from bamboo, a symbol of virtue and resilience in Chinese culture, and incorporated it into a modern kitchen context. The result is a unique product that features embossed imitated bamboo woven door panels, a bamboo node same-color decorative rack, and a recessed handle door type, all of which blend with the brand logo to create a distinctive brand recognition.
What sets this design apart from others is its innovative use of bamboo elements, modern metal materials, and processes. The designers have innovated the embossed imitated bamboo woven door panel and bamboo node decorative rack to give the modern kitchen a touch of Chinese style. The design also features a folded side-inserted door and a rotary side-inserted door that cleverly hide a small wine cabinet and the electrical cabinet, adding to its functionality. The integrated food-grade stainless steel island enhances the cooking experience.
The product is realized using food-grade stainless steel, silver brushed PET, and cross-textured baking lacquer, combined with innovative PET beveled pressing, modern metal wire drawing, and other processes. The design concept of a contemporary oriental home space is interpreted using these modern materials and techniques. The design also features a hidden wine cabinet and electrical cabinet, adding to its appeal.
The technical specifications of the design include solid wood dividers and a DIY wine rack module that offer high flexibility and innovation. The design also features a lightweight metal rack for placing western kitchen appliances, breaking the limitations of traditional cabinets and creating an illusion of suspended electrical appliances.
The design is not just aesthetically pleasing but also functional. The stainless steel island integrates washing, cooking, operation, and display areas to ensure a smooth user flow. Moreover, it is equipped with an industry-first-ever bottom range hood, a hidden oil fume purification system for efficient oil fume exhaustion, making the product both attractive and functional.
Despite the challenges of breaking the stereotype about classic wood Neo-Chinese cabinets, the design team successfully incorporated bamboo, a thousands-of-years culture element, with stainless steel of extremely modern style. The result is a product that adds a touch of humanistic warmth to the ice-cold stainless steel cabinet. The excellent and sophisticated bending process diversifies countertop functions, making the product not just a piece of furniture, but a work of art.
Project Designers: Guangzhou Holike Creative Home Co.,Ltd.
Image Credits: Guangzhou Holike Creative Home Co.,Ltd.
Project Team Members: Yuanhua He, Yunchang Lu and Lini Lin
Project Name: HD Mengyin Black Golden
Project Client: Guangzhou Holike Creative Home Co.,Ltd.