Last week Susan Serra, CKD, CAPS, author of thekitchendesigner.org and scandinaviankitchens.com shared some fantastic kitchen trends (um, movable burners, anyone?) from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in Cologne, Germany. But what about the “Living” part of “LivingKitchen”? Here are some highlights from the Living section of the show:

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Neat light sculpture by Aqua Creations

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Brühl always has a great selection of modern pieces.

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Seating and tables by DeSede – my favorite is the seating that resembles plateaus (above two photos).

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Colorful shelving by Montana

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

Eco-modern pieces from Naver.

Home Highlights from the 2011 LivingKitchen Show in news events home furnishings  Category

A demonstration of the power of Soleil Bleu by Wellmann textiles.