BLUM: New Excellent Solutions for the Current Furniture Trends

German Design Award and iF Design Award for flap lift and fastening system

The design of Blum products convinces internationally and is repeatedly honored. The Austrian hardware specialist has recently received the German Design Award for two products: for its new Expando T fastening system and for the Aventos HK top flap system. For the latter there was also the iF Design Award.

Blum Aventos HK top: German Design Award 2019 and iF Design Award 2019 for Blum’s new flap system with integrated functions and a straightforward design in a small size. Photo: Blum
Excellent product design by Blum

Design plays a major role in the development of modern furniture fittings. On the one hand, sophisticated solutions support … [READ MORE]

Hailo: Order through smart storage solutions

Ordering systems from Hailo: Make room so that the beautiful things appear

The organization of storage space is one of the most demanding tasks in the design of housing. Individualisation, design, interior design – the beautiful sides of the home are only shown to their advantage if they are provided with practical and discreet storage systems. In short: Intelligent storage space is required for the apartment to shine to its full glory.

Hailo Pantry Box: Depending on whether the Pantry Box is laid out for vegetables or bread, it is stored on a removable plastic floor or a shapely, high-quality real wood grid. Photo: Hailo Werk

Hailo Einbautechnik has taken on this challenge since its foundation. Hailo’s organization systems … [READ MORE]

FRANKE: With the Box Center, all kitchen helpers are always at hand

Sink and kitchen accessories as a shapely unit

Franke has developed the new Franke Box Center under the slogan “Organization perfected”. It is a clever organizing system that combines the sink and kitchen accessories into a compact, shapely unit. The special thing about it: The most important kitchen helpers, which are needed for the preparation of meals, are always at hand directly at the sink.

Franke Box Center: Only the kitchen helpers from the smaller pool, which are currently needed, can be removed exactly for food preparation. All the else kitchen accessories remain safe, hygienic and invisible stowed in the cover. Photo: Franke GmbH

In a well-organized kitchen, each handle sits. Franke believes that the better the kitchen components are … [READ MORE]

raumplus: The Multi-Tasking Door

raumplus presents the Sliding TV Door

It is a sliding door and media center in one. The latest raumplus development elegantly combines interior design with entertainment. A flat-screen monitor incorporated into the door panel allows the closet door and room divider to be used as a TV or computer monitor. The versatile »Sliding TV Door« is premiered at the IMM 2019. Be sure to tune in!

The raumplus Sliding TV Door is a modern add-on version of a top-class sliding door. Photo: raumplus

Sophisticated undercover entertainment for a living room, bedroom, or teen’s room. All locations where the trend is clearly towards having multiple media options available, however kept discreetly out of sight instead of dominating the space.

High-performance, … [READ MORE]

Hettich Sensys for Glass: The Marriage of Functionality and Aesthetics

Sensys with integrated Silent System for glass applications

Furniture featuring glass elements bring elegance to any living room. With its narrow bonding surfaces, the Sensys hinge for glass applications creates a perfect purist look. Whether classy glass display cabinets or a modern material combination of wood and glass – the hinge perfectly blends into the furniture’s overall appearance.

Pure elegance: the Hettich Sensys hinge for glass applications impresses with its slimline design and perfect functionality for sensitive glass doors. Photo: Hettich

Sensys for glass applications combines exquisite design and outstanding performance. The integrated Silent System and large automatic closing angle make sure the delicate glass doors close gently and reliably every time. The standard Sensys range is combined with the

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SALICE Pin: The Innovative Display Storage System

Personalisation and complete versatility.

SALICE Pin is the innovative and revolutionary display storage system. Available in three versions, Pin Wine, Pin Knife and Pin Shelf, Pin allows the most flexible and creative arrangement of bottles, knives and shelves.

SALICE Pin Shelf permits the most creative and flexible arrangements of shelves of any material, which can be positioned at any height desired. Photo: SALICE

The elegant, design-oriented and highly refined SALICE Pin has streamlined aesthetics and quick and intuitive assembly. This system is available in aluminium and titanium finishes, complementing all kinds of room settings, furniture and applications.

The Pin brackets can be moved easily and positioned anywhere with an ingenious fixing system that is extremely strong and stable.

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berbel: Induction + Extraction = Masterpiece

berbel Downline Hob Extraction System

Shortly after the introduction of the product innovation last year, the berbel induction hob with integrated extractor has developed from a newcomer to an award-winning best seller.

berbel Downline: the engineers and designers of berbel have managed to think differently about air purification and to develop a new generation of extractor hoods. Photo: berbel

State-of-the-art induction technology and a powerful extraction system – a masterpiece by berbel. For several years now berbel, the specialist for state-of-the-art extraction technology, has been inspiring the world of kitchens with its Skyline ceiling lift hoods, as well as headroom, wall-mounted and island hoods and many other innovative products. This year berbel once again presents innovative top-of-the-range technology.

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peka: One movement is enough

One movement of the hand – the entire cabinet contents in view

It would be nice if the contents of a high-ceiling cabinet could be grasped at a glance – and nevertheless fully exploit the cabinet volume. Now it’s going to be nice: peka is bringing a novelty onto the market with the Pleno Plus cupboard. All trays and their contents move out with one movement of the hand, and the content even finds space in the side door.

peka pull out larder Pleno Plus. Photo: peka

One movement of the hand is enough – the door of the Pleno Plus cupboard opens. All trays, including the top one, run out at the same time and present the entire content. … [READ MORE]

Kesseböhmer: Supermarket Shelf at Home

Opening a kitchen cabinet as the wow factor

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.

Kesseböhmer Tandem is based on the refrigerator concept. Photo: Kesseböhmer

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]

FRANKE: sink & tap as a filigree unit

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.

The KWC ERA mixer from Franke forms a shapely unit with the sink of the same name. They impress with their minimalist design, filigree design language and high functionality. Photo: Franke GmbH

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]

Hettich: Effortlessly handleless

Push to open Silent for hinged doors

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.

Hettich Push to open Silent is suitable for all common door sizes and cabinet body designs – including angled applications. Photo: Hettich

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

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SALICE: The Ideal Organisation of a Drawer

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.

Salice Split, here in bathroom furniture. Its 3 mm wall thickness makes Split the slimmest divider system ever. Photo: SALICE

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.

Salice Split, here in kitchen furniture. The non-slip pads fitted to Split ensure the stability of the arrangement of the
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Vauth-Sagel: The New Optimisation of Storage Space

A small revolution in interior furniture

Long-term partnership between Vauth-Sagel and Rietberger Möbelwerke.

Vauth-Sagel and Rietberger Möbelwerke. Allegro. Photo: VAUTH-SAGEL

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: High-tech in an Elegant Frame

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.

berbel Skyline Frame. Design hood in two variants: with and without modern shelf (right and left each 20 cm wide, with glass bottom and glass lid). Photo: berbel
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]

Häfele: Design Your Life with Light

SICAM 2018: Häfele Loox lighting system: Design – Functionality – Inspiration

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.

Trade fair première at the Sicam in Pordenone – the completely maintenance free, battery-less Häfele BLE radio wall switch. It can
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Kesseböhmer: Shelves are Conquering the Kitchens

Open storage space with bespoke designs: Kesseböhmer develops flexible, modular, steel shelving units

Nolte Küchen is the first customer of Kesseböhmer to secure exclusivity for certain characteristics of the new steel shelving unit until 2019. Photo: Kesseböhmer

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: New Concepts

Design meets individuality

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.

The flap fitting from Hettich disappears into the furniture side and creates latitude for new furniture design. Photo: ambigence
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]

peka Pecasa: smart living for greater comfort

peka Pecasa Regalsystem. Dressing room. Photo: peka
Pecasa is peka’s latest shelf system.

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.

peka Pecasa Regalsystem. Living area. Photo: peka

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]

FRANKE: Clever technology, the novelties

Clever technology combined with shapely product design

The Franke Innovations for the Küchenmeile 2018 at a glance
The Fragranit sink Kubus 2, the faucet innovation Active Plus and the exclusive cooktop extract Mythos 2gether complement each other to a modern kitchen ambience. Photo: Franke

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: The New Function for the Shelf Runner

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.

The SALICE Shelf runner for pull-out shelves with fixing on the bottom can be used in various contexts as kitchens, display stands for shops, living room and office furniture. Photo: SALICE

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]

REHAU: Smart interior

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.

REHAU Smart Sense can be integrated into various REHAU products. Photo: REHAU

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]

Kesseböhmer: Plenty of space in the smallest room

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.

Kesseböhmer pull-out larder Junior. A kitchen cabinet with this equipment optimally uses the storage space on a small footprint. Photo: Kesseböhmer

With his “DispensaKesseböhmer 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]

Hettich: New Hinge for Extra High Furniture Fronts

Kitchen design rises to new heights

High furniture doors with few reveals define elegant, purist kitchen design. Photo: Hettich
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, Hettich gives kitchen manufacturers the option of using high furniture doors on refrigerators with fixed door connection.

The Hettich Kamat 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.

The Hettich refrigerator hinges and the Hettich Kamat guiding hinge have the same kinematics and … [READ MORE]

Häfele Loox: Door opener for smart living

Häfele takes a big trip with Loox

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 mobile training room of the Loox mobile offers space for creative ideas and practical learning. Photo: Häfele

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

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Vauth-Sagel: for those who love aesthetics

Vauth-Sagel consistently continues its strategy

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.

Corner solution Vauth-Sagel CORNERSTONE Planero. Photo: VAUTH-SAGEL

“People are our main priority”. This is how CEO, Claus Sagel, sums up Vauth-Sagel’s activities in a nutshell.  “Our products … [READ MORE]

SALICE: The Revolutionary Hinge

SILENTIA+ HINGE. THE REVOLUTIONARY EVOLUTION

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.

Now with two integrated silicone oil dampers, the Salice Silentia Plus range of soft-close hinges guarantees an exceptional consistency in decelerating strength under any conditions across the whole range. Photo: SALICE

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]

BLANCO: Red Dot Design Award 2018

BLANCO again at the forefront of the Red Dot

Best of Best for ARTAGO

Great stage for the flushing specialists from Nordbaden: with a Best of Best at the Red Dot Design Award 2018 Blanco 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.

The basic geometrical elements circle and square are combined in the Blanco Artago kitchen sink with a formal language of meaningful conciseness. Photo: Blanco

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: Even more individuality for the kitchen

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.

The new Smart Flat headrest hood is installed flat on the wall and thus fits discreetly into any ambience. In addition, it offers through its construction depth of only 24 centimeters even more headroom when cooking. Photo: Franke

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Hettich: Red Dot Design Award 2018 for WingLine L

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.

The new folding door fitting WingLine L does not only inspire in wardrobes, but also in individual interior design – for example in niches. At the wardrobe WingLine L provides surprising panoramic effects. Photo: Hettich

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]

SCHOCK: The right balance between form and function

More choice: SCHOCK unveils new designer tap

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.

SCHOCK Daja tap pull out spray. Photo: SCHOCK

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]

SALICE: iF Design Award 2018

SALICE’S AIR HINGE WINS THE IF DESIGN AWARD 2018

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.

SALICE Air Push hinges. Photo: SALICE

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.

Air is … [READ MORE]

berbel: Invisible and powerful

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.

berbel fan module Firstline – an elegant and effective solution, fits in wall cabinets with a cabinet height of just 360 mm and a cabinet depth of 300 mm. Photo: berbel
Planning diversity.

Thanks to its virtually … [READ MORE]

GERA Leuchten: iF DESIGN AWARD 2018

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.

GERA Leuchten lighting system 2P3. It is timeless, simple and universal. Photo: GERA Leuchten

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.

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REHAU expands product portfolio for furniture

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.

Shutters, edges, surfaces: REHAU offers the right all-round service for the carpenter – whether for the office, bathroom, kitchen, living room or shop fitting. Photo: REHAU

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]

FRANKE: Noble brilliance for the kitchen

New Franke Copper Edition

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.
The new copper edition from Franke brings the precious metal trend into the kitchen. Photo: Franke GmbH

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]

Hettich: Designed for Individuals

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.

Little cost and effort – great effect: self adhesive designer profiles for drawers from Hettich. Differentiation the easy and cost effective way. Photo: Hettich

The decorative, self adhesive designer profiles in attractive finishes create visual highlights with an individual touch: timeless stainless steel, chrome or aluminium … [READ MORE]

GRASS: The kitchen is the new living room

Milan retrospect: The kitchen is vanishing

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.

Häcker Kitchen. The kitchen as we know it is vanishing – and at the same time is more in the foreground than ever before. Photo: Grass

For this very reason it is becoming less visible … [READ MORE]

Hailo: the 3 most popular products worldwide

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.

Hailo Rondo. Photo: Hailo
The secret of
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BLUM: the 4 most important movement technologies

  • 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

Handle-less kitchens are still very much in trend. Proven comfort brings a wide range of fitting solutions from Blum. Photo: Blum

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

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Vauth-Sagel focuses on design

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.

Vauth Sagel showroom. Photo: VAUTH-SAGEL
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]