05 April 2013
Well, no. Designer Luigi [née Lutz] Colani was actually born in Berlin, and he created this sphere-shaped pod for Poggenpohl. Everything—appliances, storage, equipment—was situated within an arm's reach of the pilot—oops, I mean the chef. A proponent of what he calls 'biodynamic' design, a conjoining of ergonomics, streamlining, and all forms roly-poly, Colani has a most impressive résumé in the automotive- and industrial-design worlds.