Kesseböhmer is demonstrating exactly how opening a kitchen cabinet can have the wow factor. The name ‘Tandem’ refers to the intelligent two-part pull-out technology, which provides the user with not only a distinctive opening experience, but also a complete overview and convenient access to all supplies at the same time. As a ‘supermarket shelf at home’, the ‘Tandem’ can accommodate a week’s worth of shopping for a family of four.
A well-sectioned cabinet offers twice the organisation. The two parts of the ‘Tandem’ fitting for door shelves and shelving units coupled with single-handed operation were based on the refrigerator concept. What’s more, … [READ MORE]
With KWC ERA, Franke has a design line in its portfolio in which the kitchen sink and faucet combine to form a high-quality design unit – highly functional and precise. The design language is deliberately minimalist and filigree and is aimed at people who appreciate high-quality and innovative design.
With numerous innovations, KWC has driven the development of kitchen faucets since 1874 – especially with the invention of the first 1-hole kitchen faucet with retractable hose shower in 1957. But the ultimate goal has always been to perfect … [READ MORE]
Handle less furniture design perfected by practical convenience. Push to open Silent is the new benchmark for impressive, user friendly functionality: handleless door opening combined with silent and soft closing. Perfectly complementing this, Push to open Silent is also available for drawers.
Push to open Silent combines two sought after convenience features: handleless opening and silent, soft closing for furniture doors. The opening cycle is all mechanical, taking place in response to a light press on the front panel. The tried and proven Silent System on the hinges reliably closes the
Split is the system of division and storage compartments that allows the freest and most personalised organisation of drawer interiors. It is characterised by versatility, user-friendliness and a wide choice of sizes and colours.
Split has elegant and streamlined aesthetics. Its 3 mm wall thickness makes Split the slimmest divider system ever.
With its high aesthetic appeal, Split facilitates the perfect optimisation of space and is compatible with Salice Lineabox drawers and all other kind of wood-based and metal drawers.
World première at Möbelmeile 2018: Rietberger Möbelwerke (RMW) and Vauth-Sagel presented the results of their collaboration. Together, the two companies have developed a fitting to facilitate easier access to low storage levels. The project excellently demonstrates how the system concept can be successfully implemented: due to its consistent modularity, the new optimisation of storage space can be used for all collections and sizes offered by Rietberger Möbelwerke. Trade specialists were extremely impressed by this innovation at the exhibition centre.
interzum 2017 marked the green light for the forward-looking cooperation: RMW Rietberger Möbelwerke was looking for a way to … [READ MORE]
berbel shows profile – The new ceiling lift hood, finished with a narrow, matt black frame.
Berbel has always stood for sophisticated premium ventilation technology as well as surprising design ideas that establish the extractor hood as a design object in the kitchen.This year, the berbel design team will be surprised at area30 with a new edition of the skyline.
Put in the right light
In addition to its function as extractor hood, the designer piece Skyline Frame is also a varied and functional lighting object. Behind the four fronts of … [READ MORE]
At the SICAM in Pordenone, Häfele was demonstrating how furniture and rooms can be transformed by intelligent use of light in the furniture, how they can be adapted to the current needs and wishes of the users, the time of day, your rhythm of work and even life itself, and how many different kitchens can be conjured up from one kitchen in the blink of an eye. Cleverly networked, pre-installed scenarios which can be called up at the push of a button are playing an increasingly important part.
Open storage space with bespoke designs: Kesseböhmer develops flexible, modular, steel shelving units
Shelving units are taking kitchen and home environments by storm. By offering an open storage space that is both straightforward and effortless to access, they contribute to a spacious and airy living space concept. What’s more, the choice of material also creates a contemporary industrial style. This trend has inspired Kesseböhmer to create a modular shelving unit that offers furniture and kitchen manufacturers every opportunity to stand out from the crowd.
The unit centres around a basic frame system made of high-quality steel. … [READ MORE]
Hettich is presenting surprising concepts with a focus on design and individuality from 16 to 19 October 2018 at “Sicam” in Pordenone, Italy’s most important trade fair for components. Integrated fittings and exceptional design inspiration extend an invitation to engage in dialogue on tomorrow’s furniture design.
Individuality as an eyecatcher
In a striking drawer presentation, Hettich will be showing that there’s the right solution for every wish: in terms of creative diversity, functions and cost efficiency. The options provided by design flexibility are in the spotlight at Sicam and emphasise the system’s many different facets. Providing clever and … [READ MORE]
It is made up of a few simple components that can be combined in an infinite variety of ways: shelves, cabinets, desks or clothes rails can be attached to the central wall profile and repositioned however the user wants. Its flexibility makes Pecasa the ideal solution for almost any application – from living areas and home offices to dressing rooms and hallways, or even shops.
Smart living for greater comfort: this short phrase tells you all you need to know about peka’s latest shelf system. Though peka hails from Mosen in the Swiss canton of Lucerne, it consciously … [READ MORE]
In this year’s house4kitchen, Franke has first-class new products covering all product lines of Franke Kitchen Systems – from sinks and faucets to stainless steel worktops and a waste system to extractor hoods and a cooktop hood. All new developments score with their successful combination of outstanding design with high functionality, ease of use and modern technology.On the nearly 400 square meter, completely redesigned exhibition area, the shapely premium kitchen fittings and sinks from … [READ MORE]
SALICE Shelf, Runner for Pull-Out Shelf now with Lock-Open Function
SALICE Shelf, the bottom-fixed runner for pull-out shelves, is now available with a lock-open function. Thus a simple magnetic accessory significantly increases the functionality of the runner.
It is now possible for the shelf to be held at its maximum opening position in order to use it as an additional fixed work surface which can accommodate small domestic appliances such as kettles or food mixers.
It is then sufficient to apply a simple and firm pressure on the frontal … [READ MORE]
Smart furniture and design expertise: REHAU at the SICAM 2018
From 16 to 19 October, Italian city Pordenone will once again become the center of the international furniture supplier industry. At SICAM companies present their contributions to the latest trends in interior design – as it is for Italy with a focus on design. REHAU contributes to SICAM’s ambitious program with its innovative portfolio and, in addition to its creative diversity, shows how furniture can be linked to the digital world.
Stand A12 / 8B11 in Hall 5 will be dominated this year by studies that showcase how forward-looking materials and smart technology go hand in hand.After … [READ MORE]
Pull-out larders from Kesseböhmer are among the classics
Pull-out larders, as storage cabinets are classics.No wonder: a kitchen cabinet with this equipment uses the storage space optimally on a small footprint.It provides a clear view of the entire storage material from two or three sides and convenient access to all stored food and utensils at all times.Because the content moves when opening completely out to the front.
With his “Dispensa” Kesseböhmer makes the tried and tested principle from the pharmacy accessible to kitchen users. In different widths with a fixed or height-adjustable frame, the … [READ MORE]
Kamat guiding hinge for extra high furniture fronts
Minimalist kitchen design captivates with large surface fronts and few reveals. With the new Kamat guiding hinge, Hettichgives kitchen manufacturers the option of using high furniture doors on refrigerators with fixed door connection.
The HettichKamat guiding hinge provides opening movement stability for extra high furniture fronts that cover the refrigerator and the storage space above it. It is used for built in refrigerators in combination with Hettich refrigerator hinges from the K02, K08 and K99 series.
Light in furniture: On site with the training mobile
Häfele takes lighting know-how directly to its customers with the Loox mobile, building on decades of tradition. The first “mobile exhibition” went on tour in 1966, in order to present new hardware solutions to the many joiner/cabinet maker customers in Germany and abroad in a time-saving manner, directly on site. Training and exhibition buses are now used worldwide.
The demand for lighting in furniture has developed extremely well. Häfele has become the market leader with its Loox products and has made a name for itself with
Planero: Storage space design for those who love aesthetics. Purist design for every cabinet system
Achieving optimum functionality has been a top priority for Vauth-Sagel since its foundation. The company has strived for perfection in design for years. The results of this are products which give the furniture interiors a completely new feel with elegant details and convenient functions. Planero is the first shelf developed by the system manufacturer with a flat steel design, bringing high quality and high value to the spaces behind the front.
“People are our main priority”. This is how CEO, Claus Sagel, sums up Vauth-Sagel’s activities in a nutshell. “Our products … [READ MORE]
Consistent with the aesthetics of the first generation of Silentia, with identical dimensions and shape, Silentia+ incorporates new technological innovations that place this hinge at the forefront of decelerated closing systems.
The decelerating effect is derived from twin silicone-oil dampers, housed in the hinge cup, which guarantee exceptional consistency of deceleration in all operating conditions and optimum closing action with all kinds of door and in all applications.
Moreover, if you want to adjust the decelerating effect, Silentia+ is equipped with a discreet switch … [READ MORE]
Great stage for the flushing specialists from Nordbaden: with a Best of Best at the Red Dot Design Award 2018Blanco was able to further expand its extensive series of renowned design awards.The prizewinner is the Blanco Artago design sink made of Silgranit PuraDur, which is also available in an exclusive mix of materials with stainless steel.
At the gala in Essen, chief designer Brigitte Ziemann and her colleague Thomas Funke accepted the coveted prize in the fully booked Aalto Theater … [READ MORE]
Franke expands two product families with new range hoods and colors
The kitchen specialist Franke has just added two new range hood models and four new colors to the portfolio.For example, a headlamp range hood installed flat on the wall and a flat-screen range hood complement the Smart product family.For this purpose, the popular Mythos headrest hood is now available in a total of eight colors.With this, Franke is consistently expanding the diversity of its product lines.
Folding sliding door fitting for new design perspectives.
The 39 members of the Red Dot Award jury rated one Record number of 6,300 products from 59 countries. With the Folding sliding door fitting WingLine L proves a high Hettich Design competence and is one of the best in the industry Year.
Whether in the wardrobe, in the niche or in the kitchen attachment cupboard: WingLine L by Hettich is the folding sliding door system that convinces in a variety of applications. The new opening mechanism … [READ MORE]
What makes a design perfect? The right balance between form and function. These two factors are largely what determine our perception of everyday objects – such as kitchen taps. This new model sees SCHOCK add to its portfolio a mixer tap embodying the perfect combination of the company’s high aesthetic and ergonomic requirements: the Daja plays with the contrast between clean lines and soft rounded edges.
The model demonstrates the full creative brilliance of the innovative sink manufacturer from the Bavarian town of Regen. SCHOCK complements its wide range of quartz-composite sinks with a varied selection of mixer taps designed to enhance the stylishly individual … [READ MORE]
Yet another accolade for the revolutionary Air concealed hinge. Adding to the numerous awards already bestowed, both in Italy and internationally, Air has won an iF Design Award 2018, in the “Home Furniture” category for its combination of the highest technical merit with sophisticated design, ingeniously accommodated in the mere 10mm of space required by this truly revolutionary hinge.
As the awards proliferate, the international recognition of Air as a highly innovative and functional product grows apace. This hinge incorporates an integrated soft close mechanism for decelerated closing and with its compactness and small size is able to integrate perfectly with the cabinet.
berbel presents the new generation of the fan module Firstline
Kitchen designs often characterized by closed furniture elements, handleless fronts, fully integrated equipment technology and accentuating puristic gripping space profiles call for a range hood that does not compete with the clear appearance.
Also here berbel has the elegant and effective solution, the fan module Firstline. Powerful technology in a reduced appearance design, which completely withdraws in the kitchen interior. It is a pure understatement in stainless steel, hidden in the kitchen design.
GERA Leuchten receives prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2018
The iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most coveted awards for design services. Since 1954, the iF International Forum Design has selected industrial products which set themselves apart from the competition. This year, GERA Leuchten received the internationally recognized seal of approval for its 2P3 lighting system.
The horizontal profile thus belongs to the exclusive product group, which was highlighted by a 63-strong international team of experts from 6,402 submissions. With the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018 GERA Leuchten continues its strategic success story: The award is the 10th award for products of the company from Thuringia.
New design highlight for shop fitting: RAUVOLET becomes individual
Especially in times when space saving solutions are in demand, the installation of roller shutters can be a suitable measure for the interior design. With the RAUVOLET line, REHAU has the perfect product in its portfolio to flexibly and individually implement creative ideas for shop fitting.
From July 2018, digital printing of the shutters will be possible, with which RAUVOLET systems will become unique pieces. Also with RAUVISIO brilliant SR there is an extension of the collection. In 2017, the matte surface, which is extremely … [READ MORE]
With an elegantly matched copper edition Franke picks up on the trend towards precious metals in the kitchen: From now on, the kitchen specialist will have not only two sinks and matching faucets, but also the successful Mythos Cooker Hoods and a glass worktop in the trendy copper look.
With the Copper Edition Franke brings the stylish appearance of precious metals into the kitchen. The harmoniously balanced components exude a warm, comfortable elegance that underlines the industrial chic in the modern kitchen ambience, but also works in the rustic country kitchen and sets noble accents. This is how copper … [READ MORE]
Distinctive designer profiles for Hettich drawer systems
With the platform concepts from Hettich, furniture manufacturers are not tied to any specific furniture segment by choosing a particular drawer system. Products offering great ways of differentiating are perfect for meeting differing consumer demands and expectations. Hettich’s new designer profiles for ArciTech and InnoTech Atira drawers provide a particularly effective way of individualising furniture for those wanting to stand out from the crowd.
The decorative, self adhesive designer profiles in attractive finishes create visual highlights with an individual touch: timeless stainless steel, chrome or aluminium … [READ MORE]
EuroCucina, which was once more held in 2018 at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, is a key indicator for developments in the kitchen sector. Every two years the North Italian metropolis showcases the latest trends – and every time the previous visitor record is broken. This year more than 430,000 visitors flocked to Milan to see how kitchens are changing. This year it was clearer than ever before – the kitchen is still the heart of the home.
For this very reason it is becoming less visible … [READ MORE]
Hailo Einbautechnik Classic: three products, 100.000 times tested, sold millions of times
“Hailo makes life easier.” The recipe for success of the company can be summed up so concisely and simply. The formula unites the different divisions and was the driving force behind the first products with which Hailo started its success story over 70 years ago. Continuity and quality play a major role in this story – and together with other entrepreneurial virtues, the company from Haiger now holds several world records: Hailo is the inventor of the built-in waste separation system and has in the portfolio a product of this type, which is sold more than 12 million pieces worldwide.
For comfortable opening and closing of furniture fronts, with or without handles
Mechanical or electrical, but also combinable
The right movement technology for every application
4 movement technologies and many possibilities
Blum products create a lot of comfort in a wide variety of furniture trends
The Austrian furniture fittings specialist Blum supports a multitude of furniture trends and design ideas with its 4 movement technologies Blumotion, Servo Drive, Tip-On Blumotion and Tip-On. Whether mechanically or electrically supported – for every application and handle situation Blum has the right movement technology.
Innovative furniture fittings from Blum ensure that the
Salone del Mobile and FuoriSalone 2018. Vauth-Sagel focuses on design
German brand manufacturer continues to develop its strategy
In the spring of 2017, the long-established company completely changed its look: Vauth-Sagel modernised its look with a new logo and a new corporate identity, emphasising its commitment to design. Vauth-Sagel is also implementing the same strategy at FuoriSalone in Milan, with an impressive display in the Brera Design District and products that represent the inner qualities of the furniture.
Impressive display bathed in the blue of the brand
Vauth-Sagel created a spectacular display at the interzum 2017 when its product range was displayed in the Global Village, a monochrome-blue group of houses. The space reserved for … [READ MORE]
With the development of the Tiomos hinge system, GRASS has ushered in a new era in the history of furniture design. With the concealed Tiomos Hidden hinge, which was launched at interzum 2017, the company has added another component that makes it possible to move doors elegantly and almost invisibly.
“When we talk about minimalism, we assume that technology is becoming more and more intelligent and its … [READ MORE]
The Häfele bathroom mirror enchants! Users in their own four walls as well as the guests in the hotel and the readers of the renowned industry magazine, Top Hotel.
Every year, Germany’s most widely-acclaimed hotel trade magazine honours the best products for the hotel industry and the achievements of the hotel supply industry with the Top Hotel Star Award competition, which is chosen by readers: Following the Gold 2017 award for the Häfele Smart Phone key in the “Flexibility” category and Silver 2013 for the Häfele hotel room … [READ MORE]
RAUVOLET vetro-line brings the lightness of glass to the kitchen
New glass roller shutter system from REHAU now available
Filigree design, combined with ease of installation and optimum running characteristics – REHAU succeeds with its new glass roller shutter system RAUVOLET vetro-line, which is available now. The noble real glass slats, which finish flush with the lesene, and the reduced widths of the guide rails make the furniture roller shutter system a real eye-catcher.
Elegance through light reflection
RAUVOLET vetro-line provides a design experience and liveliness in the room with its 50 mm wide slats made of toughened safety glass. The noble real glass slats create a harmonious front, which … [READ MORE]
Thin furniture fronts – Blum provides the right fitting.
Full range fastening system for doors, pull-outs and selected flaps.
Furniture with thin fronts is the latest trend.The Austrian manufacturer of fittings Blum was the first supplier to develop a full range fastening system for thin fronts for flaps, door and pull-out applications. The new solutions can help to build very special pieces of furniture.
Blum is the first hardware manufacturer to offer a universal fastening system for thin-framed applications – doors, drawer fronts and selected flaps. Different materials, such as chipboard, HPL or … [READ MORE]
Asia’s largest and most influential furniture production and woodworking trade fair, CIFM / interzum guangzhou 2018 was held from March 28 – 31, in Guangzhou, China.
Spanning 17 halls to cover an area of 150,000 square meters, about 1500 exhibiting companies from about 40 countries and regions gathered at this flagship event of the industry competed for the attention of some 80,000 visitors who walked through its doors.
Here are some quite interesting trends on the market of furniture fittings, which I spotted.
More and more Asian producers are expanding to Europe and establish companies there to offer local service standards
Easy to fit, comfortable to use, functional – Vauth-Sagel sets new benchmark for corner units
At the kbb Birmingham 2018, Vauth-Sagel will be presenting its new corner unit solution CORNERSTONE MAXX, which has recently won the internationally renowned German Design Award 2018. “Vauth-Sagel makes it possible for everyone, all over the world, to add a high degree of comfort to their living spaces and thereby rediscover them.” Vauth-Sagel’s mission statement encapsulates the completely redesigned brand, the new digital services and the new products. The new CORNERSTONE MAXX embodies this mission in a particularly impressive way.
Hettich was presenting its new products on the DIY boulevard in hall 5.1 from 4 to 7 March 2018. Hettich stand B091 not only to display numerous product highlights but also to show new presenters for the point of sale and catalogues.
New trends on table leg and furniture handle front Copper and matt black are still as popular as ever when it comes adding statements to furniture in the form of handles or table legs. Besides table legs and furniture feet, Hettich is also presenting table legs for kitchen counters as well as skid solutions for benches and tables. For the point … [READ MORE]