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 … [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]
Holz-Handwerk: Success together with Häfele as a partner
Experience the Future – Acquire Security
Häfele, the traditional top dog at the Holz-Handwerk in Nuremberg, is putting the emphasis on partnership at its appearance on booth 318 in hall 10.1, making it possible to experience the future with Smart Home and Micro Living, and presenting a multitude of new products which will make the transition to the digital world of furniture easier for joiners and interior designers and provide them with security for the future.
The innovations will be presented at live demonstrations … [READ MORE]
BLANCO SOLENTA-S Senso with contactless start-stop function
Inspired by the professionals in the catering industry, ultra-keen amateur chefs greatly appreciate having functionally designed mixer taps with an exclusive silhouette and flexible spout. The latest development by Blanco goes one step further, and opts for sensor technology for maximum user comfort.
Blanco Solenta-S Senso is the name of this innovation in the programme of Germany’s market leader for mixer taps.
With a new name and new features, something that was already good has been made even better.
Vauth-Sagel has perfected its runner systems, thereby proving that the new corporate identity and the design affinity of the future generation of products are accompanied by complex technical innovations. A PAM (Power Assisted Movement) mechanism has been added to the pull out larder system VS TAL Larder. It offers unparalleled comfort.
In the new generation of VS Tal Larder, “PAM” refers to a synchronised pull out movement, a new hydraulic action soft-close system and a … [READ MORE]
Preview of Hettich’s line-up at Holz-Handwerk 2018
Alongside inspirational new products, visitors to Hettich’s stand at the Holz-Handwerk trade fair for woodworking and wood processing can discover ways of using Hettich services even more easily, efficiently and successfully.
“Fascin[action] – fascinated by solutions” is the underlying motto of our show presentation, says Uwe Kreidel, Managing Director of Hettich Marketing & Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG. “Needless to say, we will also be showcasing our new product releases. Worthy of particular mention here is the ArciTech drawer system with designer profiles, the Push to open Silent opening function, the new WingLine L folding door system, Sensys in obsidian black … [READ MORE]
Intergastra highlight: International hotel assortment from Häfele
The Häfele Group for hardware technology and electronic access control systems has put together a globally available assortment for target group-oriented hotel room furnishing consisting of more than 200 products. The highlights of this product range will be on show on trade fair booth 4E51 in hall 4 at the Intergastra from 3 rd to 7 th February in Stuttgart under the motto “One Room, one Face – one Style”. The specialist for hardware technology and electronic access control systems is also emphasising its international 360° comprehensive project solutions with the presentation of a digital room design.
raumplus presented two product highlights at the imm cologne 2018, both perfect for confined spaces. The S1200 folding and hinge doors arethe newest additions to the S1200 series and both incredible space-savers, making them the ideal solution for small rooms such as bathrooms or kitchens.
The S1200 folding door is made up of two connected door elements and scores with its super-discreet guide system. The large opening angle allows the storage space behind the door to be maximized to the full. When opened, the door elements concertina together, offering a space-saving alternative to classic hinge doors that pivot.
Modern comeback of the farmhouse-style sink: BLANCO CRONOS XL 8
There is also a growing fascination for green living in the city. This is reflected, for instance, in current interior design trends, which radiate a feeling of individual freedom and yet are progressive and functional. The perfect match is the new stainless steel sink, Blanco Cronos, which was created with the aim of reinterpreting the tried and tested, and perfecting its quality. The silhouette of the Cronos bowl instantly brings to mind the traditional ceramic sink with apron front has always been a firm feature in a rural ambience.
„GERA’s strength is generated through a clear identity, the special and characteristic capacity to unite light and furniture.“ Hening Pölitz, Owner of GERA Leuchten
NEW: GERA light system 2P3
The success of the light system 2P3 lies in its variability. The horizontal profile is a bearing element in the double sense of the word. It is used as an under-unit or wall light; when used as a wall light, the top side acts as a shelf for utensils in the bathroom or kitchen. The GERA light shelf 2P3 can be obtained in various lengths and colours, and can be equipped with sockets and additional clip-on accessories.
Power assisted systems for adjusting upholstered furniture
Hettich is an expert partner to the bed industry and has a wealth of experience in power assisted bed adjustment. Hettich is now applying this expertise to items of upholstered furniture because power assisted functions turn them into veritable havens of relaxation.
There are virtually no limits to the ways in which power assisted adjustment can feature in upholstered furniture. The Mosys adjustment system, for example, can be used to provide a stand up aid, making the sofa suitable for users of any generation. Installed in a longchair, Mosys offers levels of comfort of the type familiar from … [READ MORE]
SMART SENSE: Intelligent solution for optimal use of space
When imm Cologne takes place in January, the efficient use of living space will be a central topic. Particularly in large cities, living space is becoming scarcer and more expensive. This fact is the cause of one of the mega trends that also affects the work of REHAU. How can furnishings be designed to integrate them as cleverly as possible into the space? Together with furniture manufacturer Röhr-Bush, a micro-apartment has been designed for the initiative’s “Let’s be smart” special exhibition, which addresses the question of optimal use of space. REHAU contributes an intelligent control system to the innovative space concept.
Intuitive user convenience for purist XXL furniture design
Quadro drawer runners with synchronised Push to open mechanism
Quadro drawer runners with Push to open gently open handleless wooden drawers as well as the HettichInnoTech and InnoTech Atira drawer systems in response to a light press on the front panel. To permit activation of large drawers from anywhere on the front panel, the Quadro full extension runners are factory configured for installing synchronisation.
Anyone looking to push beyond the limits of today’s furniture design will find the answer in … [READ MORE]
The perfect combo for drinks compartment flaps: Kinvaro D and Tiomos flap hinge
With these two new products, GRASS is increasing the comfort of opening and closing flap cabinets: for interzum, Tiomos will also be presented as a flap hinge; together with the equally new Kinvaro D flap holder, it forms a harmonious and elegant combo for drinks compartment flaps. Both products are also in the new “Night” surface finish, continuing the elegance of dark surfaces on the interior of the piece of furniture.
Silgranit sink BLANCO COLLECTIS 6 S with food waste storage
Market-fresh ingredients, a good recipe idea, a passion for cooking: and your favourite dish is practically done. To make sure that the many stages in between, such as peeling and chopping the ingredients and getting rid of the scraps, do not detract in any way from the cooking pleasure, Blanco has now developed a sink that also deals with food waste. Blanco Collectis 6 S is the name of the clever organisational talent in Silgranit PuraDur that plays its strengths in direct combination with the waste systems Blanco Select and Blanco Flexon II.
Both hands are full and the cabinet door is closed? No problem for the new door opener Hailo Libero 2.0. You can easy activate the light sensor with the foot and the door will open automatically.
The smart system from Hailo is suitable for many waste separator bin systems as well as for many drawer systems and can be easily integrated in any existing kitchen. It is possible to control Hailo Libero 2.0 using remote control. To adjust the system users can use a free mobile app „Hailo Home“.
The “intelligent home” is the most important trend in the interior furnishing business at the moment.
With the development of the Tiomos hinge system, GRASS has written a new chapter in the history of furniture design. With the concealed Tiomos Hidden hinge, which was launched at interzum 2017, GRASS 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 functions more and … [READ MORE]
Perfectly organised waste separation with additional features
Systematic waste separation is one of Vauth-Sagel’s core competencies. The company has developed a product portfolio for this purpose that offers the perfect solution in any setting. One of the range’s worldwide bestsellers is VS Envi Space, which can be combined with the practical organiser drawer VS Envi Drawer. A new addition is the layout version VS Envi Tool Box, which creates yet more storage space within the waste bin system.
The everyday chores performed in any kitchen include … [READ MORE]
The new luxury generation of the TopLine sliding door system impresses in all dimensions: from fascinatingly easy opening and silky smooth running action to silent and gentle soft closing. Installation too is extremely easy and intuitive.
With doors that would seem to float, running action is quiet and gives a feel of luxury. Silent System in opening and closing direction softly cushions the elements, very low forces make opening fascinatingly easy. The TopLine system’s running performance remains unchanged even after a prolonged period out of use. Minimum door offset makes optimum use of storage space … [READ MORE]
GRASS GUIDED PRESS TOUR 2017: Individuality is more than just colour
Each year GRASS organises a traditional Guided Press Tour. This autumn, at the Küchenmeile A30, the specialist for movement systems also accompanied journalists once more on a visit to renowned kitchen manufacturers. This year the motto of the tour was “Masterpieces”. The beacon products of the various companies visualised the latest trends of the industry – and the importance of the role of suppliers in this sector became very clear.
“We chose the motto of this year’s A30 Tour very carefully,” comments Harald Klüh, Global Brand Manager at GRASS, who accompanied and moderated the GRASS GUIDED PRESS TOUR. “Masterpieces are … [READ MORE]
Light, sound and Smart Home have become a best seller in the furniture business. The Loox LED lighting system from Häfele and its comprehensive range of sound and entertainment components have brought these worlds together. Together with Häfele Connect, it has become the door opener for Smart Homes. The BLE box for intuitive control of furniture lighting and electrically operated fitting creates future-oriented Smart Home experiences using a convenient, intuitive app. The Loox drivers are … [READ MORE]