Range hood trends 2007 – high end modern hoods for your kitchen

The 2007 is here and we would like to highlight the range hood design trends from leading manufacturers from Europe and US. The range hood has become much more than a simple kitchen appliance that keeps those odors away. It is the centerpiece of a modern kitchen and sleek design, either ultra contemporary or super traditional is no less important than hood functionality.
Elica Collection
Elica brings several stunning kitchen hoods for their 2007 collection. The new minimalist designs feature dramatic shiny stainless steel round shapes, beautiful light play, halogen lamps and remote control, reflecting the hottest European trends.
Wave filters light gently through undulating spaces, precisely cut stainless steel surface provides minimalist style light source with subtle radiance.
Star represents a totally different design approach for something as mundane as kitchen range hood. Looking like a piece of art, covered with small glass prisms, Star creates a dynamic lighting effect that adds sophistication to the kitchen.
Platinum uses the silver-bright texture of steel to enhance the rigour of its lines and the softness of its form. A shining glossy steel robe makes a powerful visual impact, with its strong, clean lines making it ideal for any number of different environments.
Twin exemplifies a perfect oval shape adding some subtle masculinity to the ambience and performance within hood pure, clean, steel design.
Naked combines elegance and simplicity into a unique super-compact, extractor system with ventilation unit, filter, lighting and controls – all within one simple stainless steel cylinder.
Siemens Range Hoods
When it comes to technology-rich range hoods, Siemens is the clear leader.
The very unique Media range hood that blends 17″ LCD screen, DVD and CD with Internet access.
The retractable hood which not only retracts when is not operating, but also creates a simple, streamlined look for your kitchen.
Futuro Futuro
The elegant Lucid range hood from Futuro Futuro is sleek and contemporary minimalistic. Made of tempered glass and fingerprint resistant stainless steel.
Faber Decorative Mirror Hood
This new Faber decorative hood offers elegant shape and original design combined with ergonomics and ease of use. No bulk and unsightly push button controls, but stylish shape and finger-touch electronic panel. The whole kitchen is reflected in the Mirror.
Falmec Range Hoods
Beautifully crafted Falmec hoods like this Adara are made mainly from glass and steel. Clean and simple lines blend together flawlessly.
Marea with its horizontally curved stainless steel front adds softness and fluidity to the typically squared-off kitchen configuration.
Handcrafted Metal Custom Range Hoods
These modern custom range hoods illustrate an opposite trend which remains very popular. Copper and stainless steel custom range hoods are carefully handcrafted by Hancrafted Metal. Beautiful colors, traditional and retro design are perfectly represented by these range hoods that will easily fit into an upscale log cabin or a down town loft. The thing to keep in mind, these custom range hoods start at around $3,400, but some will cost as much as $13,000.
These two truly stunning hoods finished in fire copper and brushed steel, represent a finely balanced sweeping design.
Modern technology comes with these exquisitely crafted retro range hoods. Available in sixteen colors, these hoods will fit any kitchen decor.