LOUISVILLE, Ky.—January 8, 2018—Monogram® wants to take appliance owners to the island of the future where countertop versatility puts easy living—and everything else—in easy reach.
The new Monogram Island™ concept is a meticulously crafted, multifunctional glass-ceramic surface for food preparation, cooking, traditional countertop usage and mobile device charging, all in one elegant and expertly engineered unit.
“It’s the ‘wow’ factor that really strikes you,” said Ed Mammorella, Monogram marketing manager. “For years, consumers have imagined an unassuming countertop that’s also a cooktop and more, but to actually bring this idea to life has been a remarkable undertaking for our engineers and inventors. We are redefining what the island can bring to our kitchens by bringing more to the island. We already use them to make spaces seem larger and let the room breathe, and by joining the countertop and cooktop with storage, seating and other conveniences, it elevates this appliance category to new levels of elegance and enjoyment.”
The Monogram Island concept is distinguished by a 36-inch induction cooktop concealed beneath a glass-ceramic pane.
Glass-ceramic is a unique material with near-zero thermal expansion. This means it will neither expand nor contract with heat, so its dimensions scarcely change over time. It is also attractive, extremely easy to clean and cool to the touch, making it the perfect choice for creating long-lasting, luxurious cooktops.
Additionally, this inspired island offers a host of other forward-thinking features that may seem almost magical to observers, including:
- Five induction elements enable incredibly rapid heating
- Digital touch controls for precision management of cooktop temperatures
- A warming zone to keep recently prepared foods warm until ready to serve
- Pan presence sensors that heat to the size of the cookware and shut off when none is present
- Optional wireless cooking probe for achievement of restaurant-quality results
- Wireless charging zone with Qi inductive technology for recharging mobile devices
While the Monogram Island remains a concept in evolution, aspiring owners can expect the first commercial units to arrive in the fall of 2018. And with its 94-inch by 43-inch profile, consumers can be confident the Monogram Island will provide plenty of space to cook, eat, connect, party and live in seamless harmony with their kitchens.
Monogram is making it possible for discerning home owners to Elevate Everything™ in their kitchens and beyond—visit www.monogram.com to discover bold innovations, unique creations and expert advice for better living.
Monogram® takes pride in its quality and artistry, crafting appliances that are expertly engineered and purposefully designed with a minimalist elegance that reflects the personality and lifestyles of owners with distinctive tastes. With an uncompromising attention to every detail, every material and every industry-exclusive, award-winning feature, Monogram appliances Elevate Everything in the kitchen. For more information on Monogram ranges, cooktops, microwaves, pizza ovens, refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, wine reserves, dishwashers and compactors, visit www.monogram.com.