bulthaup acts right at the point where architecture creates quality of life. The company develops, designs, produces and markets bespoke systems for living spaces. These systems are comprehensive solutions offering perfect functionality and ergonomics and are created to satisfy even the toughest architectural and design demands. Each individual kitchen is planned and produced on a custom-build basis.
bulthaup is regarded as the industry's visionary and trendsetter. Geared towards the needs of a changing society, individual customer needs and architecture, bulthaup's products set trends and represent milestones in kitchen history - all over the world.
The company was founded in 1949 by Martin Bulthaup in Bodenkirchen. His son, Gerd Bulthaup, gave the company's design philosophy its ultimate direction and he is now one of the company's partners. In 2010 Marc O. Eckert, grandson of the company's founder, Martin Bulthaup, assumed the position of CEO of the Bulthaup GmbH & Co KG. This strategic decision is enabling the family-owned company to strengthen its position as an independent family operation.
bulthaup operates on the private customer and project markets, at home with both individual apartments and projects comprising several hundred units.
The firm's approximately 600 staff worldwide demonstrate the premium brand's characteristic culture. Absolute customer orientation. Superlative expertise. bulthaup quality. Commitment. Integrity.
An exclusive network of around 400 bulthaup partners in some 50 countries worldwide are responsible for the company's sales. The export ratio is around 75 percent. The selected retail partners are regarded as leaders in the industry. They provide inspirational planning for kitchen and living space architectures in line with bulthaup's principles of esthetics, sensuality, functionality and ergonomics. An exclusive package of conscientious advice, professional service and one-to-one support.