Blum fittings solutions for handle-less furniture throughout the home

1-3-4 – 1 theme, 3 applications, 4 motion technologies and a wide array of possibilities

Hoechst, Austria – May 2015. Handle-less furniture is the ongoing trend – for your kitchen and entire home. Austrian fittings specialist Blum offers 3 applications (lift system, hinges and pull-outs) and 4 motion technologies (Blumotion, Tip-On, Servo-Drive and the new Tip-On Blumotion) to produce countless solutions on the theme of HANDLE-LESS furniture. Blum’s wide product range gives you the right solution for every application and brings function and ease-of-use to handle-less furniture.

 

Extensive surfaces, straight-cut designs and handle-less fronts – these are the latest furniture trends. And Blum’s innovative fittings solutions for wall cabinets and base units guarantee supreme user convenience … [READ MORE]

Blum’s new Legrabox box system – Experience elegance

This new box system boasts a sleek and clear-cut design and has already won several international design awards. It now also comes with the matching Ambia-Line inner dividing system.

To meet the latest trends and the demands for diversity of design in furniture, Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum has developed Legrabox, a new box system with a sleek and straight-cut design. The innovation comes in two lines: Legrabox pure with metal sides to produce a uniform look and Legrabox free with large design elements of various materials. The interior can be organised with Ambia-Line, an inner dividing system that has been especially developed to go with the new box design.

 

New design and high-quality motion

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Blum – large range of applications for hinges with integrated soft close

Clip top Blumotion, the innovative hinge solution by Blum, has all the components needed for soft and effortless closing integrated into the hinge. The hinge comes in a wide range of types (now also with an opening angle of 107°) to offer the right solution for every door.

The latest design trends show fittings solutions that are simple and inconspicuous. Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum meets these requirements with the Clip top Blumotion hinge programme with integrated soft close for a wide range of cabinet applications.

If the doors are smaller or lighter, you can simply switch off the soft-close Blumotion feature. This means that all doors – regardless of size, weight and closing speed – always close softly … [READ MORE]

Tandembox antaro by Blum – a diverse box system with new design possibilities

Blum’s tried and tested Tandembox box system comes in three lines: plus, antaro and intivo. The antaro line now offers new design possibilities.

To meet the latest developments in kitchen design and to offer customers a diverse programme of pull-outs, Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum has developed three different programme lines for its Tandembox box system: Tandembox plus, Tandembox antaro and Tandembox intivo. What’s more, Tandembox antaro can now also be combined with design elements of glass or other materials to produce an enclosed drawer or pull-out.

Tandembox antaro – the minimalist line

This programme line is characterised by a rectangular gallery and colour coordinated fittings components. Tandembox antaro is based on Blum’s tried and tested … [READ MORE]

What’s new in Silgranit: BLANCO SONA sinks in five sizes

Tailored to contemporary kitchens

Those who are in the process of buying a new sink have a tremendous range of models, designs and materials to choose from. And the new sink line Blanco Sona is proof indeed that there is no need to dispense with functionality or comfort even at entry level. Available in five models for the four main sink cabinet sizes, it offers sturdy solutions for a wide range of planning situations. Yet with its modern, unobtrusive design, Sona blends harmoniously with any kitchen environment. Made of Silgranit, the new sink series also appeals for its excellent care properties, pleasant silky-stony feel and high resilience. Nine attractive colours guarantee combinations that perfectly match the surrounding environment.

The new

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New mixer taps BLANCO CARENA/-S and BLANCO JURENA/-S

Up, up and away

Square or round? This is a matter of style preference, and it’s one that applies as much in the kitchen as anywhere else. And attention is paid to the mixer tap in particular, since its location means it is a focal point of your kitchen. Blanco Carena and Blanco Jurena offer attractive solutions. The two new mixer tap lines are based on the same design concept and yet look completely different.

The most obvious difference is the shape of the spout. The rounded arch of the Blanco Carena, which works with stylistic elements of the classical modern period, or the striking lines of the Blanco Jurena, emphasising a sophisticated elegance – both are perfect in function

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Always a good choice: BLANCO Silgranit sinks

The perfect balance

Surprisingly easy to look after, hygienic and scratch proof, heat-resistant, fade resistant, colourfast and therefore exceptionally durable: Blanco sinks made of Silgranit PuraDur combine all the characteristics required to cope with intensive daily use for the entire life of a kitchen – and still look good after many years. Available in countless different designs, sizes and colours, the extensive range of sinks leaves nothing to be desired. “Silgranit PuraDur is already by far the most successful granite sink material in the world,” explains marketing director Udo Heckelsberger. However, that is by no means a reason for the company, which is based in Southern Germany, to rest on its laurels – quite the opposite: “We have managed to

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Häfele Free flap fitting family

The new freedom in movement
  • Häfele introduces the new Free flap family
  • All of the most popular types of opening for flaps on wall units are covered
  • Free flap fittings are slimmer, lighter and simpler

Häfele brings new freedom in movement with the Free flap fitting family. All Free flap fittings are available on the market now. It doesn’t matter whether a flap opens mechanically or electrically, or whether it is lifted, tilted, swivelled or folded – it immediately provides added value to any furniture item. And last but not least more efficiency when working. Flaps also provide more options in the visual and technical design of furniture, and have tangible benefits compared to hinged doors. Above all, however, they … [READ MORE]

InnoTech and ArciTech

Drawer systems from Hettich with platform concept

The efficient platform concept behind the InnoTech and ArciTech double-walled drawer systems guarantees lean production while minimising the cost and effort involved in manufacturing, stock-keeping and logistics. They also impress with their technology: straightforward installation and adjustment as well as cleverly devised assembly aids.

Although InnoTech and ArciTech are mainly used in the kitchen and bathroom, they are also sparking more and more interest among living-room and bedroom furniture manufacturers. With consumer wishes being so varied, manufacturers are keen to give their furniture marks of distinction. With InnoTech and ArciTech to offer, Hettich has the right drawer system for every taste, every consumer wish and every quality segment.

InnoTech

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Mark of distinction and huge design flexibility

Hettich presents TopLine M sliding door system

The trend towards sliding doors is unbroken as they are not only practical but also an impressive design element. The TopLine M sliding door system from Hettich is the answer to providing an attractive mark of distinction with tremendous design flexibility.

Designed for door weights up to 35 kg, Hettich presents the TopLine M sliding door system for overlay doors on wardrobes and hallway units. The door elements can be positioned one in front of the other to leave them completely parallel. Alternatively, projecting door handle profiles are easy to include by using spacers. Cabinet end profiles permit the same design of cabinet for sliding and hinged doors. The unobtrusive running profile discreetly … [READ MORE]

A sliding door system for every application

SlideLine 55 Plus

The SlideLine 55 Plus sliding door fitting from Hettich provides design flexibility as well as practical added value for the user.

The SlideLine 55 Plus sliding-door system can be used in any application for dining-rooms, living-rooms and bedrooms as well as in hotels, shops and offices. Whether as sideboards, filing cabinets or wardrobes: sliding-door units clearly have the edge in terms of sleek lines, new materials and individually tailored design options.

Convenience is provided by the fully integrated soft-closing function because it closes the doors quietly and gently without compromising on storage space as no additional component is required. Noticeable added value not only comes from rollers that ensure smooth, quiet running action but also from the … [READ MORE]

GRASS once more finds acclaim for outstanding product design – Vionaro wins the Red Dot Design Award in 2014

The GRASS Vionaro, a cubist drawer system, is a spectacular design solution for all living area and kitchen storage requirements. The product won the approval of the expert jury of the renowned Red Dot Award that was impressed by the minimalist overall system design. This is the fourth time that the specialist for movement systems, which focuses on innovations as a central pillar of its success, won the renowned international design prize.

The Red Dot Design Award is regarded as the ultimate accolade. The jury, made up of 40 design professionals from 25 nations, praised several features of the Vionaro drawer system – its functionality, high level of innovation, formal quality and ecological compatibility. The experts also enthused about … [READ MORE]

Intermat fast assembly hinge

Wide range for all sorts of applications

Providing over 100 door-mounting options, the tried and proven range of Intermat fast assembly hinges from Hettich gives all kitchen and furniture manufacturers the right solution for numerous application purposes. Combined with the optional Silent System, it provides attractive ways of setting furniture apart.

The Intermat range features hinges with opening angles of 110 degrees and 125 degrees, profile door hinges with a 95-degree opening angle, wide-angle hinges with an opening angle of 165 degrees, special-purpose hinges for unusual carcase angles from W-45 degrees to W+90 degrees, as well as hinges for glass doors and aluminium-frame doors. The Intermat range is available for all standard drilling patterns and comes with various options … [READ MORE]

New drawer runner for refrigerator and freezer compartments

Quadro Compact runner line from Hettich

The new Quadro Compact FE 20 drawer runner for small crisper compartments complements the Quadro Compact range – for consistency and a feel of luxury in the refrigerator and freezer.

Quadro Compact FE 20 can carry loads of up to 20 kg and is ideal for small crisper compartments. Benefiting from Silent System, compartment closure is characterised by soft, quiet action. Hybrid ball bearings and gently cushioning end stops provide extremely smooth running performance. It is available with detent-in and self closing function and Silent System, in white or any chosen finish – different refrigerator ranges are easily upgraded with this modular system.

With its runner line, Hettich covers the 20, 40 … [READ MORE]

Ideas for organising the drawer

Interior accessories for ArciTech

A well planned kitchen ensures short distances and smooth work flows. To continue meeting practical needs as the years go by, kitchen unit interiors need to be right as well. As such, drawers and pot-and-pan drawers define the front of today’s kitchens. This makes badly organised and poorly accessible cabinets with shelves and hinged doors a thing of the past. The cleverly designed interior organisation elements for the ArciTech drawer system also free up space and help to keep everything neat and tidy.

ArciTech interior organisation elements give kitchen manufacturers what it takes to meet the vast range of consumer preferences. From the easy to clean, versatile cutlery tray in plastic to the high quality material … [READ MORE]

Impressive double: Tiomos Mirro and Tiomos M9

HÖCHST (A). Once again, the product developers of the German-Austrian brand manufacturer GRASS demonstrate their ability to anticipate trends with two new additions to the Tiomos range. Both of these movement innovations give particularly demanding door applications the unique high-tech functionality of Tiomos.

Our world is becoming more transparent. And that certainly applies to our living spaces. Lightness is the future, the demand is for increasingly slender surfaces, materials such as glass which radiate contemporary effortlessness and harmonise with any style of décor.

With their feel for the design trends of tomorrow, the product developers from GRASS now present Tiomos Mirro and Tiomos M9: two versions of the unique hinge system Tiomos for glass and mirror glass doors as … [READ MORE]

Sliding door system for the premium segment

InLine XL from Hettich

InLine XL is the premium sliding door system for flush fitted fronts. InLine XL provides maximum design flexibility, particularly in the use of handles. As InLine XL lets sliding doors open from the door’s outermost edge, it provides the option of creating handleless fronts.

InLine XL can be used in many different applications: for wood or aluminium-frame doors up to 2,600 mm high, door widths from 750 to 2,000 mm and door thicknesses from 16 to 25 mm. The fitting is designed for doors weighing as much as 60 kg. An added touch of luxury and convenience comes from Silent System that gently and quietly slows doors down in the opening and closing direction.

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The sum of function and design

SysTech drawer system from Hettich

The high-quality and flexible SysTech drawer system is bringing more and more of a homely feel to the office environment. The system combines tried and proven functions with a new design style that also continues trends into furniture interiors.

The trend towards more homeliness in the office is now being reinforced by Hettich’s new SysTech drawer system that perfectly complements the Systema Top 2000 range. SysTech epitomises the union of design and functional practicality because the clean lines of the steel side profile also score in meeting the demand for solutions that optimise the use of office space.

Available either in silver or black and a choice of depths, the drawer side profile can … [READ MORE]

Opening system for purist furniture design

Intuitive user convenience

Whether in the kitchen, living-room, bathroom or office: the trend towards purist furniture design is unbroken. The Easys electromechanical opening system provides opening systems for all parts of the home.

Easys: one system for all applications
The trendsetting innovation behind the Easys electromechanical opening system from Hettich stems from the philosophy that technical progress has the sole purpose of serving human beings. It opens up new perspectives in meeting the needs and desire for aesthetic, feel-good and contemporary design in the kitchen, living-room and work environment. Because with Easys, drawers open almost by themselves. In response to a light press of the hand, hip or knee anywhere on the front panel, the drawer immediately glides open … [READ MORE]

Taking ergonomics and user convenience to new heights

Big Org@Tower from Hettich

The tried and proven Big Org@Tower stationary pedestal in high-rise format is now also available for wooden drawers. This broadens Hettich’s product line-up for the increasingly popular bench workstation.

The stationary pedestal in high-rise format is the first modular system for benches. Working on the same principle as a larder unit, it opens up its entire storage space in one easy movement. The Big Org@Tower is an intelligent piece of furniture both from a practical aspect as well as in terms of planning as it provides access to contents from both sides. This not only makes efficient use of the space inside but also means that storage can be tailored to suit individual needs. The … [READ MORE]