Everyone wants to feel at home in their kitchen – no matter how old they are or what their handicap is. This is why accessible kitchens with ergonomically designed kitchen appliances are becoming increasingly important. Liebherr has recognised this issue and is addressing it with carefully designed solutions such as the UIKo 1560 and UIKo 1550 under-worktop appliances.
Whether at train stations, in schools or on the internet: accessible entrances and operating concepts are becoming increasingly common – and should hopefully be a matter of course in the near future.
The same applies to the kitchen of course. If people cannot move around and use their kitchens unhindered, where else will they be able to? After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home and where we spend so much time with family and friends.
More storage space than you’d expect
These under-worktop appliances are cleverly designed: at first sight, they appear unobtrusive, small and compact – but when you open them a surprise is in store for you. These small space-saving miracles make smart use of the available space, providing much more storage than you’d expect and optimal access to your groceries.
Anyone who has a small under-worktop fridge knows how tedious it can be to bend down and grab a yoghurt from the furthest corner. Those of us who are less mobile can really struggle with this. The pull-out shelves and the pull-out drawer with full extension on the UIKo 1550 and UIKo 160 make things easy for you: as well as storing plenty of groceries, they literally bring the food to you. The UIKo 1560 is designed with kitchen ergonomics in mind and achieves superior accessibility with its innovative LiftUp-Box.
Quality, Design and Innovation: the LiftUp-Box
The LiftUp-Box is simply ingenious, making optimal use of the space underneath the pull-out drawer, which used to be very hard to access. When pulled out, the box pushes up out of the base recess, allowing groceries to be removed easily.
Naturally the LiftUp-Box is ergonomically positioned and can be removed very easily. And, with its generous 8 litre net capacity, it offers plenty of space for storing your groceries.