VIA is a futuristic modular cooking unitsuitable for two-person use, targeted especially at young adult couples. Itaims to reduce fast-food consumption of users who suffer from exhausting workhours and to motivate them to consume homemade food. VIA is differentiated fromother cooking products by the combination of cooking methods offered, itspractical use and easiness to clean. Additionally, the product is suitable foruse in small kitchens since the storage of unused cooking modules occupiesminimal space.
VIA aims tofulfil majority of the cooking needs of users by offering various cookingmethods, ease of use, compactness and ease of clean. To achieve various cookingmethods, the product is built up on modularity and extendibility. Differentcooking methods are served with the use of specialized cooking modulesincluding induction cooking, grill, griddle and steam cooking. The product hasan in-built storage where the induction, grill and griddle modules can be keptwhen not in use. The product becomes extended through left and right flip partsthat enable electrical connection with the cooking modules.
How to use?
Main cooking area in the middle is designed as an inductioncooker. To increase the capacity or to use other cooking methods, the modulesare added to the side flip part. To attach the module, flip part needs to berotated until it becomes parallel with the counter surface. The module isplaced on the side flip part and electrical connection is provided with slidingthe module. When the connection is provided, the icon belongs to the moduleappears on the screen.