In the Tyrolean mountains, a contemporary residence with sober and refined lines is illuminated – and unexpectedly heated – by the AISI 304 stainless steel of the Ego kitchen - rigorously made to measure - by Abimis

A contemporary and sophisticated house, with a simple and essential style, which preserves and enhances all the majestic and enveloping charm of the Tyrolean mountains that surround it.

The home designed by architect Philipp Schwab in the enchanting Innsbruck, stretches across several levels, each one defined by large floor-to-ceiling windows which grant access to the terraces affording an exceptional view.

Perfectly integrated into the natural surroundings, the house is extraordinarily bright thanks to the large openings overlooking the Austrian Alps. Its interiors having been created a functional and comfortable with warm, relaxing and welcoming atmosphere.

The kitchen is situated on the top floor and its layout is completely open-plan, like a room with a view that also houses the dining area. Here, the mesmerising combination of wooden furnishings with the stainless steel of the Ego kitchen byAbimis accentuates the style of the entire space.

Made entirely out of AISI 304 stainless steel and custom made to accommodate the owners’ particular requirements, Ego is configured in a sophisticated island version, in orbitally polished finish, and with impressive proportions.

Bevelled flush doors that are integrated into the structure, invisible hinging pivots, ergonomic handles, a recessed plinth to grant easier access to the entire depth of the workspace, cooking and washing areas which cohabit on the same jointfree worktop for guaranteed hygiene and practicality: these are the details which transform this domestic kitchen into a professional system. This Ego composition also includes a heated compartment, designed to help dish up on warm plates or avoid food going cold and having to reheat it when the time finally comes to place it on the table.

Ego brings a new idea of domestic comfort and ergonomic design to any residential project: where comfort encompasses both physical and emotional well-being as well as the rational and smart organisation of all space; ergonomics is meant as quality of everyday life in the kitchen, thanks to elements and solutions devised to optimise people’s movements and to make every single task easier, from preparing dishes to cleaning.

Among the numerous residential projects carried out by Abimis all over the world and published on the Interni website, a small and welcoming cabin stands out in La Thuile (look here), a loft in Florence housed in a former 1950s factory (look here), a historic villa on the hills of Fiesole (look here), an apartment in the historic center of Rome (look here. But also, a prestigious house on the 39th floor of a skyscraper on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York (look here), an apartment in the center of Stockholm (look here) and an old French farmhouse (look here).