Gaggenau open new stores

Gaggenau opened the first of its new concept flagships in Brussels and Amsterdam in 2022, followed by the Shanghai flagship, and now plans to expand further, with additional locations

in the United States and Canada are scheduled for summer 2023 with Vancouver and Toronto, followed by Washington DC and Houston later in the year and Sydney in 2024

ASKO had a good year

It was a good year.
ASKO appliances have been noticed by both experts and consumers, and they have been granted various awards for design and innovative functions.

The world’s most prestigious design competition iF DESIGN has awarded two innovative ASKO products. The ASKO Elevate™ induction hob with integrated extraction and selected ASKO DW60 dishwasher models were granted an iF DESIGN AWARD 2022.

ASKO DW60 models also won The European Product Design Award™. The award was created to recognize the efforts of talented international product designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations. EPDA rewards the strategic thinking and imagination which goes into making a great product.

ASKO Wine Climate Cabinet has been granted a Good Design Australia Gold Award. The prestigious award is the Australian highest design honour and has been recognising and rewarding excellence in cutting-edge design and breakthrough innovation since 1958.
ASKO Wine Climate Cabinet displays all the functional elegance that characterizes ASKO craftsmanship, care and technology. and crowned the ASKO Wine Climate Cabinet “Best Wine Cooler for Collectors”.

ASKO Craft combi-steam oven is a winner in a consumer test in Norway by The test compared integrated steam ovens across different price categories, and the ASKO oven was crowned “Best integrated oven”. According to, “ASKO produces ovens of excellent quality, and a graphite black design fits into any kitchen”.

ASKO Logic Heat Pump Tumble Dryer has been awarded joint best tumble dryer of 2022 from Good Housekeeping. ASKO tumble dryers do more than just dry your clothes perfectly. You can use them to refresh clothes instead of washing them – either using air or steam.

ASKO washing machine W2086R.W was selected by the Foire de Paris jury and it was presented in the Grand Prix Innovation selection.
The ecological aspect of the appliance was especially appreciated by the jury, composed of specialized journalists and home equipment experts. They have chosen the ASKO appliance for its ecological features that “leads to interesting energy and detergent savings”.

Kaiser appliances showing off at IFA2022

Luxury appliance brand, Kaiser will be showcasing its distinctive collection of appliances at the renowned IFA exhibition in Berlin. Taking place between 2nd – 6th September 2022, this year’s IFA is set to be packed full of the latest innovations and is an opportunity for retailers to see the best technology, and finest designs, in home appliances.

Kaiser was introduced to the UK market in January 2022. IFA provides a great opportunity for UK independent kitchen specialists to familiarise themselves with the brand and meet the team for the very first time. With ranges boasting handles finished in antique brass, and even leather, Kaiser appliances are designed to make a statement in the home. In addition to their unique attributes, the latest appliances available from Kaiser benefit from innovative technologies and robust German engineering to ensure exceptional functionality and longevity.

Visitors to the Kaiser stand at IFA will have the opportunity to see the classical-style appliances that form the award-winning Art Deco and Empire ranges, as well as the contemporary Avantgarde Pro and Grand Chef ranges. The Art Deco collection perfectly captures a neoclassical style, complementing the most luxurious homes for consumers with a well-defined taste for vintage styling, while the Empire range boasts a rustic design and robust German engineering. By contrast, the Avantgarde Pro range is designed for the professional home chef whose priorities are durability and functionality. Finally, the Grand Chef range is at the forefront of modern appliance technology, including a built-in oven complete with air-fryer technology to release the consumer’s inner chef.