La Maison Mondial approached R+R to design their new Kitchenkraft showroom brand, with the first store being located on Salahuddin Street, Dubai. As the name implies, Kitchenkraft supplies mid to high end kitchens from various manufacturers aimed at both retail and wholesale buyers. Traditionally this market in the UAE was typicaly wholesale, but with the rise of home ownership amongst both local and expats there's more of a hands on approach from owners in the design process.
R+R's role was to create a backdrop for the Kitchen displays and we created a space that focuses the eye on the product. Usually showrooms of this nature are poorly lit using lighting that does nothing to enhance the product. At Kitchenkraft we used specialist retail lighting from Microlights to create a warm, colourful store lighting the product displays and providing an inviting atmosphere.
R+R Design Team: John Rabone, Bibin Varghese, Renjith K.S, Aneesh V.T