ALNO is a German kitchen designer with a rich history and likely a bright future from the look of their designs. While the overall tenor of their work trends toward the ultramodern and linear, many of their kitchen designs blend in warm materials like wood and dark stone to offset the angular and linear aspects of each interior design.
Most of their designs focus around a limited palette of materials and tones which is carried throughout the entire room, creating a sense of unity but also setting up material contrasts in terms of reflectivity, texture and color.
One of the compelling things about their design imagery is the inclusion of odds-and-ends objects, providing realistic clutter and making it clear that these are spaces meant for use as well as for style.
While they are based in Germany, ALNO has won international awards for their designs and has also practiced in the United States. Their team is currently 750 designers strong.