Hettich: The alternative to the flap

New design freedom with a high comfort factor

Following the “Red Dot Design Award” and the Australian “Gold Star Award”, Hettich’s WingLine L folding door system has now been awarded the “Good Design Award” by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization.

WingLine L stands for a variety of design options and reliable ease of use. It is the first folding door system on the market that can be used to consistently implement trendy, handleless furniture design.

Open up unused storage space
Hettich WingLine L provides surprising panoramic effects on the wardrobe. Photo: Hettich

Whether in the wardrobe, in the niche or in the kitchen: Hettich’s WingLine L is the folding door system that is convincing in a wide range of applications: Wherever it gets narrow and open revolving doors would protrude too far into the room, the folding sliding door system becomes a practical problem solver. Corner cabinets, base cabinets or sideboards gain functionality through the comfortable folding door fitting.

Thanks to WingLine L, unused storage space can now also be accessed under stairs and sloping ceilings, making it visually appealing. For top-mounted and wall-mounted cabinets in the kitchen, WingLine L can play to its full advantage as an ergonomic alternative to the flap. And last but not least, the system surprises with its large-format wardrobes with its fascinating panoramic opening effect.

WingLine L opens storage for supplies and kitchen appliances
The folding door fitting Hettich WingLine L can be used in a variety of ways and also inspires individual interior design – for example in niches. Photo: Hettich

The innovative “Push / Pull to move” opening mechanism of the WingLine L reliably ensures comfortable operation: With just one hand movement, WingLine L opens a complete door package as if by itself.

With a height of up to 2400 mm and a width of 600 mm per door leaf, the fitting provides an overview and access to the entire contents of the cabinet. Due to the small door entry WingLine L also allows the combination of drawers and pull-outs behind the folding sliding door.

Awarded several times: The WingLine L by Hettich stands for a new design freedom with a high comfort factor. Photo: Hettich

As the innovative folding door system also enables the implementation of handleless fronts, it meets the most modern design requirements. WingLine L can be used for all common door leaf formats and can be conveniently mounted without tools. Thus, even large cabinets can be built on site by just one mechanic.

About Hettich

As an acknowledged brand, Hettich – Technik für Möbel has become a hallmark of excellence across the globe. Hettich was founded in 1888 and is today one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers of furniture fittings. The company’s headquarters are in Kirchlengern at the heart of furniture cluster East Westphalia. It is the largest employer in the district.

Headquarters of Hettich in Kirchlengern. Photo: Hettich

Hettich operates on markets across the globe with its production sites, branch offices and agencies in Europe, America and Asia. Over 6,700 members of staff in almost 80 countries work together towards the objective: developing intelligent technology for furniture. With it, Hettich fascinates people across the globe and is a valuable partner to the furniture industry, retailers and the trades.

Among the products Hettich develops, manufactures and sells are drawer and runner systems, hinges as well as folding and sliding door fittings. These products provide convenient and reliable operation in millions of furniture applications across the globe, be it in homes, offices, hospitals, shops or hotels.

The company acts as a source of ideas and trendsetter – without solutions from Hettich, many design developments in furniture would simply not be possible. With its innovative products, Hettich time and again sets standards in functionality, quality and convenience in kitchen, bathroom, office, living room and bedroom furniture.

The Hettich brand stands for consistent values: for quality and innovation. For reliability and closeness to customers. Despite its size and international significance, Hettich has remained a family owned business and is now in its fourth generation.

Permanent commitment to quality management, environmental management, occupational health and safety, chemical compliance and corporate social responsibility is part of the corporate culture that Hettich practises. Acknowledged seals of approval and certificates are testimony to the manufacturer’s high standard of quality and safety.

Source and photos: Hettich

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