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.
Split is available in multiple finishes and with over 300 possible combinations, it perfectly integrates with different settings and applications, such as living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.
Salice holds a well-established position worldwide by virtue of its … [READ MORE]
A small revolution in interior furniture
Long-term partnership between Vauth-Sagel and Rietberger Möbelwerke.
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 differentiate itself from the competition and the … [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 high-quality, gray smoked glass hides an individually adjustable effect lighting.
In the colder setting of the color temperature, the light course looks bluish cool – perfect for light … [READ MORE]
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. Kesseböhmer relies on its exceptional expertise in metal processing and metalwork to manufacture units that meet all customer requirements in terms of their range … [READ MORE]
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.
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 cost efficient solutions, the concept enables kitchen and furniture manufacturers to address the individuality of various target groups.
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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, … [READ MORE]
Clever technology combined with shapely product design
The Franke Innovations for the Küchenmeile 2018 at a glance
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 KWC are also presented.
The sink highlights
As a trade fair highlight, Franke presents the new Franke Box Center – this clever arrangement system combines the sink … [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 to release the shelf and allow the runners to bring it back to its closed position.
The lock-open device can be used together with Shelf runners, both with Smove decelerated closing … [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 all, how design solutions can be intelligently networked with digital elements in … [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 pull-out, which can be loaded with a total of up to 100 kilograms and may need only 0.15 m² of floor … [READ MORE]
Kitchen design rises to new heights
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 produce a well balanced symbiosis: the front is guided and reveal alignment remains … [READ MORE]
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.
“People are our main priority”. This is how CEO, Claus Sagel, sums up Vauth-Sagel’s activities in a nutshell. “Our products combine functionality, design and comfort. Planero is a … [READ MORE]
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.
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 to adjust the deceleration mechanism. The switch enables the closing speed of any size or shape of door to be perfectly adjusted.
Silentia+ is available in a range of hinge applications … [READ MORE]
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.
At the gala in Essen, chief designer Brigitte Ziemann and her colleague Thomas Funke accepted the coveted prize in the fully booked Aalto Theater and celebrated this special success with other product managers. It was, by the way, this year’s only contribution to kitchen furniture and kitchen accessories … [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.
Smart is Franke’s fourth and newest product line and was added to the range in 2016. The line is aimed at a young audience and families who, despite a smaller budget, want to fulfil their kitchen dreams without sacrificing design, … [READ MORE]
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
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 “Push / Pull to Move” ensures panoramic effects, design freedom and a high degree of user comfort. The coveted award with the Red Dot Award “Product Design 2018” is an internationally highly respected seal of … [READ MORE]
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.
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 sinks by the addition of an attractive accessory.… [READ MORE]
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.
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 suitable for a host of applications … [READ MORE]
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.
Thanks to its virtually invisible and flush mounting method, the powerful berbel fan module Firstline offers optimum design freedom for every kitchen design.
The new generation of the Firstline scores with a particularly energy saving … [READ MORE]
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.
“With the 2P3 lighting system, we are systematically pursuing our unique product philosophy,” says Thomas … [READ MORE]
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 scratch-resistant and resistant due to its hard coat coating, was introduced. A year later, RAUVISIO brilliant SR is also available in high gloss.
An unimaginable variety:
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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.
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 plays out its allrounder qualities and can be harmoniously combined with a wide variety of materials and … [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 looks give the drawer a particular aura of elegance and quality. Oak and walnut looks pick up on the trend towards more natural authenticity. Here, … [READ MORE]
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.
For this very reason it is becoming less visible than it has ever been. Living room elements are used instead of classic kitchen equipment. Anything vaguely reminiscent of work disappears at the touch of a … [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.
The secret of world success
Hailo Tandem … [READ MORE]
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 its products during FuoriSalone 2018 … [READ MORE]
Checking the fridge and store cupboard on the go via smartphone – Liebherr and Kesseböhmer team up to make life easier
It’s happened to everyone – they’re in the supermarket, but that carefully prepared shopping list is lying on the kitchen counter at home!
Or friends have been spontaneously invited for supper, but the host or hostess can’t remember whether they already have key ingredients back home in the cupboard. The ideal answer would be to take a quick remote look into their home fridge and store cupboard.
With a smartphone in their pocket and SmartDevice technology from Liebherr-Hausgeräte, the German home appliance manufacturer in Biberach, they can now do just that! The SmartDevice system lets users look into their … [READ MORE]
TIOMOS Hidden: the hinge becomes invisible
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 functions more and more comfortable – but also less and less visible.” This is how Andreas Marosch, Head of Marketing at GRASS, describes the company’s approach. “Customers want to express their personality with personalised furniture design; the technical components should be designed so that they … [READ MORE]
Häfele: Gold for multi-dimensional bathroom mirror
“The fairest of them all”
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 door in the “Service” area, Häfele’s multi-dimensional mirror continues the success series in 2018 and shines with gold in the … [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 is flush with the lesene. Due to the impressive appearance … [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 ceramic, in impressively thin versions from just 8 mm are currently very popular. Blum has now developed a suitable solution for this design trend: … [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
- More and more innovations are coming from Asia and are accepted on the European and other markets as
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Vauth-Sagel at the kbb Birmingham 2018
Maximum accommodation: Vauth-Sagel’s new corner unit solution CORNERSTONE MAXX
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.
In Birmingham, the corner will be redefined: … [READ MORE]
International Hardware Fair 2018
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 of sale, there are dedicated table leg presenters for additional and special display … [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 and you can check them out for yourself on the spot. But what would all of this be without the company’s excellent range of services, about which … [READ MORE]
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 new type of soft-open damper mechanism. The new pull out larder system VS TAL Gate has been redesigned in such a way that the top runner rails are … [READ MORE]