Ventilation in the kitchen is a functional requirement and I’ve noticed a rise in the number of modern, innovative kitchen range hoods on the market. Here’s a few that have recently caught my eye:

Zephyr Hoods by Robert Brunner, who formerly worked in design for Apple — can you spot the Mac-inspired design? In addition, this guys gets around, having designed the HeartBeats by Lady Gaga headphones as part of the Beats by Dr. Dre line. [via Styleture] The top photo is Horizon by Robert Brunner.

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Tilt by Robert Brunner

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Duo by Robert Brunner

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Shade is Fu-Tung Cheng’s design also for Zephyr.

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Custom kitchen hood in a house in Brussels by architects Lhoas & Lhoas. [via Swissmiss and I Love Belgium]