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Luxury and relaxation in the Munich university district


One night blue kitchen in the spacious new building: In the heart of Munich’s university district, the team from Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6 an urban family kitchen from selektionD with Indoor herb garden. At the top of the wish list of the German-American customer couple: the perfect balance between individual and functional. “Bigger is nicer”: ours Kitchen of the month August combines cosmopolitan flair with Bavarian cosiness.

as Interior designer Friederike Krech from the studio Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6 began with the planning of the urban family kitchen, the exclusive one existed New building with 175 square meters in Munich’s prime location only on paper. And that’s a good thing: “The earlier the customers come to us, the better,” says Krech.

New floor plan for the urban family kitchen: more space, more storage space

How customers benefit from the holistic planning competence of a studio with interior designers is manifested in the spacious family kitchen in Munich: Together with the German-American customer couple the planner developed different variants of the floor plan sketched in the sales exposé and created valuable ones Storage space for household utensilswhich was not originally intended. The experienced interior designer also took care of communication with the executing developer on behalf of the client couple.

The floor-to-ceiling kitchen unit also functions as a room divider: Planner Friederike Krech designed the floor plan of the “half-open” kitchen together with the customer couple.  (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)
The floor-to-ceiling kitchen unit also functions as a room divider: Planner Friederike Krech designed the floor plan of the “half-open” kitchen together with the customer couple. (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)

The project phase spanned two years from the first meeting to the installation of the urban family kitchen by selektionD: “A normal period of time for projects of this magnitude,” says Krech, who accompanied the customer couple and the property developer over the entire period as a permanent contact.

Requirements for the urban family kitchen: functional, individual, communicative

The fact that the kitchen was originally supposed to be light or dark – but by no means colored – seems to be surprising at first, given the midnight blue kitchen island. However, you still have to decide on colors and materials Conception of the space herself. To this end, planner Friederike Krech tries first of all, the cooking behavior and the Buyers’ habits: inside to understand exactly.

“I never see the kitchen as a self-contained unit: the adjacent rooms as well as the personality of the owner belong to individual planning.”

Friederike Krech, interior designer at Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6

One generous work surface The German-American customer couple wanted a lot of space for the preparation of fruit and vegetables fresh ingredients and likes to cook in company. Other attributes that the new kitchen should have: highly individual, extremely functional and with an open character – as communicative center for events with family and friends.

Vertical farming in a modern new building: indoor herb garden as a practical design element

One Made to measure by the carpenter is the built-in planting bed, which creates ideal conditions for the vertical Growing herbs offers – and is an unusual eye-catcher in the kitchen at the same time.

Urban family kitchen in Munich: herb bed for indoor farming

The two cats of the couple also enjoyed the exposed shelf, so that the herbs occasionally share the premium location in the kitchen with the four-legged friends sitting on the throne – a real family kitchen.

Cheers for the cosiness: Made-to-measure made of real wood

In the midst of the urban new building ambience, comfort should not be neglected. Therefore, the customer couple opted for custom-made ones Real wood elements from the carpenterwho are the elegant, matt lacquer fronts add a cozy, rustic component to the selektionD kitchen.

“We have been working successfully with our carpenter for many years: here we know that the result is right,” says planner Friederike Krech. The Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6 studio has a broad Network of skilled craftsmen such as carpenters, electricians, stonemasons, painters or metal workers, the most diverse Customizations make it possible in the kitchen area.

Reminiscence of American opulence: XXL appliances in the urban family kitchen

Extra-large kitchen appliances bring American generosity to the exclusive new building. The choice fell on one Side-by-side refrigerator with wine cabinet and freezer compartment made of stainless steel by Liebherr, which is flush-mounted in the gray kitchen front.

Wine cabinet, refrigerator and freezer: the elegant combination device from Liebherr brings American flair to the modern city apartment.  (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)
Wine cabinet, refrigerator and freezer: the elegant combination device from Liebherr brings American flair to the modern city apartment. (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)

Also the Siemens ovens fulfill a practical double function as Steam oven. The BORA cooktop offers plenty of space for large pans, pots and roasters. With the Quooker Flex there is also a water point Multifunction device pulled in: the mixer with a stainless steel look dispenses hot, cold and boiling water on request.

Replaces the kettle in the kitchen: the Quooker Flex supplies hot, cold and boiling water from a single tap.  (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)
Replaces the kettle in the kitchen: the Quooker Flex supplies hot, cold and boiling water from a single tap. (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)

That filigree sinks from BLANCO is completely embedded in the worktop as an undermount basin and engages the targeted Stainless steel design accents in the kitchen room. These are optically continued in the stainless steel handles that the customer couple explicitly wanted.

Night blue kitchen island with a solid bar top with sockets

The controls an exciting and at the same time harmonious eye-catcher midnight blue kitchen island by selektionD which is painted in a special color at the customer’s request and stylishly contrasts the cool gray of the surrounding fronts.

The put on bar board off solid oak wood not only invites you to a communicative get-together on joint cooking evenings with friends, but also offers a subtle one Home office workplace with sockets.

On the work surfaces, the customer couple opted for the “Atlantic Stone” natural stone: The gray Volcanite with fine veining is known for its extreme variations in color and structure, which makes each panel to Unique will.

Unlike other natural stones, the “Atlantic Stone” is extremely hard and acid resistantwhat its use as Kitchen countertop comes towards you.

“Atlantic Stone”: the volcanic stone is particularly suitable for the challenges of everyday kitchen use due to its insensitive properties. (Photo: Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6)

Interior planning in a modern new city building: first the kitchen, then the furniture

“The entire interior should be formed around the kitchen – it forms the heart of the apartment,” says Friederike Krech from Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6, summarizing the wishes of her customers. The interior designer first designed the urban family kitchen with a midnight blue cooking island, before the surrounding furniture moved into the style-defining design line inserted.

The light oak wood of the kitchen can be found in the linear dining area again before the midnight blue seating spin the delicate, optical thread from the kitchen to the living area.

At the Traditional company Dross & Schaffer Ludwig 6 in the heart of Munich, customers benefit from the holistic planning competence by interior designer: inside like Friederike Krech. These don’t just have that Kitchen room in view, but also consider the surrounding living space in the planning. Upon request, the experienced planners can equip entire properties inside with high-quality furniture, lights, textiles and accessories. This is made possible by working with selected manufactories like Christine Kröncke, Occhio, Gubi or ClassiCon.

You should therefore make an appointment in good time for a non-binding one Initial meeting – or let the waiting time be embellished with the impressive references.

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