Harmony in the busiest room in the house
Problem 1: Kitchen space is limited in small homes
Problem 2: Wires can create a dangerous environment when cooking foods
Problem 3: Cooking is stressful enough why not make it easier to accomplish.
Challenge 1: Understanding the technological limitations
Challenge 2: Creating a cohensive and streamline concept for people to instantly understand.
I am not a fan of wires, especially in the kitchen.
All appliances are drawn to the areas in the kitchen where the outlets are.
In the age of wireless charging, I wanted to see if there was any form of wireless charging for high power electrical products (i.e kettle).
I discovered the Ki charging Standard that was created by the Wireless Power Consortium in 2019.
I knew this was the direction I wanted to head into, so I started working on creating a brandable wireless countertop.
Ki is powered by inductive power transfer from copper coils out of sight underneath the counter-top.
Maintenance drawers holds all the electrical equipment and wires.
Is it easily accessible from the stainless steel panel