A grill with enormous heat from above makes steakhouse quality possible at home. The gas O.F.B. is a special infrared gas grill which reaches temperatures of up to 970°C within minutes and enables everyone to grill the perfect steak quickly and easily at home.
The collaboration with the Otto Wilde Grillers started in March 2015. At that time the company was not even established, - 4 founders and the idea of bringing a infrared gas grill onto the market.
The Industrial Design Studio decided not to answer the question about a shape with an extended StatusQuo, but to rethink this product typology from scratch in terms of technology, functionality and design. We invented the O.F.B. and convinced the Otto Wilde Grillers. They launched their first Kickstarter campaign.
The small company has now grown into a large team and we are proud to be inventors, designers and supporters in the product development of the entire portfolio. In addition to the O.F.B. Original, O.F.B. Premium, O.F.B. Lite we also designed the E-O.F.B., a the grill stand, various accessories and of course Ottos platform.
The focus in the design process was on a particularly simple and intuitive operation of the grill. All process steps were analyzed and evaluated. Starting with the preparation, cooking and cleaning to portability, the right size and weight.
Cleaning is a breeze
Grilling is fun when cleaning is easy. When designing all components and selecting materials, we particularly focused on easy cleaning. The removable top part makes the interior easily accessible. Parts that get dirty quickly are loosely attached and fit in the dishwasher.
In addition to the original, we have also designed a premium variant and one for a cheaper price segment. And – there is also the O.F.B. e-top.
The O.F.B family is also modularly designed from components. Whether gas or electric version with the full extension drawer, every O.F.B. original can become premium.
For the O.F.B. we have designed extensive accessories that can be stowed compactly in the grill. This includes a pizza stone, grill grates, cutting board, a cover and a transport box. In another project, we also designed furniture for Otto Wilde and the O.F.B.