Peka: Ingenious New Mechanism for Pull-Out Shelfs

From pull-out shelf to work surface with a single click

Fancy whipping up a breakfast smoothie in your food processor? Great idea! But hang on a minute – do you really feel like dragging a heavy appliance out of its shelf and hunting around for a surface to put it on before you have even had a chance to wake up properly? No good place to put your laptop in your home office? Luckily, Swiss company peka-metall AG has the answer! The ingenious new Click Stop locking mechanism transforms any pull-out shelf into a fixed work surface with a single click.

peka’s product developers have been hard at work looking into ways of turning shelves into temporary work surfaces. After … [READ MORE]

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.

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. Because the shelves run impressively smoothly on the … [READ MORE]

peka Pecasa: smart living for greater comfort

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.

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 uses the English term “smart furniture” to describe Pecasa – and for good reason, too. … [READ MORE]

peka FreezyBoy: no more unpleasant odours

A world first in practical organic waste bins: no more unpleasant odours

Before now, anyone who wanted to avoid unpleasant odours and swarms of fruit flies in their kitchen had no choice but to empty their organic waste bins regularly and store them outside the kitchen. But a Lucerne-based Swiss start-up has changed all that with its new invention: FreezyBoy chills organic waste to -5°C and stops it from decomposing.

It is a familiar problem: if you collect organic household waste for recycling, it decomposes, which inevitably creates a strong odour and attracts fruit flies. That is why many people choose not to recycle their organic waste – instead, they put it in their ordinary waste bin or even flush … [READ MORE]

Smart furniture solution combining elegant design with impressive flexibility

Pecasa is peka’s latest shelf system: it consists of a few simple, but highly versatile components that can be combined in an infinite variety of ways. The system is built around a central column to which shelves and storage boxes can be attached in any configuration the user wants. Its stylish design and outstanding flexibility make Pecasa a winning solution for living areas, offices, bedrooms, dressing rooms and public spaces.

Pecasa opens up a world of possibilities for furnishing rooms: users can choose whether to kit out the central column with steel shelves, storage boxes or shelf supports, and if they opt for shelf supports, they can ask their joiner to fit them with wooden or glass inlays, depending on … [READ MORE]

Front panels, units and fittings form a harmonious whole

Many kitchens open onto living areas, so it is more important than ever before to choose the right materials and surfaces for the kitchen. With Fioro, users can have outstanding design on the inside of their kitchen and living room furniture too. Fioro shelves have already won several awards. Their solid oak, glass or aluminium rails blend seamlessly with wooden front panels and a broad palette of colours.

Thanks to Fioro, there are no more limits on creativity in kitchen design. Fioro shelves are crafted from a single piece of top-quality coated sheet metal, ingeniously combined with railing inserts to make for an eye-catching effect. Users can choose to pair the shelves with railings made of solid oak, which are … [READ MORE]