SUGATSUNE wins RedDot Award for the new hinge

The latest RedDot Design Award for SUGATSUNE bears testimony to the fact that the fittings manufacturer from Japan not only attaches importance to the functionality of its high-tech fittings, but also brings great value by the design of its products.

The hinges LIN-X 1000 designed to be used with big and heavy doors. Here it is installed in a bedroom cabinet. Photo: Sugatsune

Nowadays the expectations on furniture fittings are high. They have to deliver great user convenience, work perfectly and merge in well with furniture interiors. The company’s latest RedDot Design Award is further proof that the fittings manufacturer from Tokyo, Japan, has again come up with an innovative product that meets all these requirements.

Excellence in design and function

The hinges LIN-X 1000 can be used for the doors with the width up to 1100 mm and therefore is an optimal solution for the walk-in cabinets. Photo: Sugatsune

The award went to the Lin-X 1000 hinge, an inspiring combination of a simple hinge like installation and the sliding door like function. SUGATSUNE’s latest motion technology brings enhanced user convenience to big doors furniture at home.

Thanks to its stable function and slim construction, the fitting is ideal for cabinets with big doors or for walk-in closets. Fittings manufacturer SUGATSUNE firmly believes that perfection in design and function go hand in hand today.

New modern interior design experience

The hinges LIN-X 1000 are a nice looking alternative to sliding door systems. Here used for the big doors of the wine cabinets in a fashionable restaurant. Photo: Sugatsune

The LIN-X1000 hinge allows doors to swing out laterally in a small radius, and is ideal for tight front space application. The LIN-X1000 hinge is designed to be used for the heavy doors with the weight of up to 90 kg and the heights of up to 2980 mm, a perfect solution for walk-in closets, points of sales, restaurants etc.

While opened, the door allows the full access to the cabinet. The Soft-Close and Soft-Opening functions providing together with smooth movement a positive user experience.

The LIN-X1000 hinge is easy to install and provides a 4-D adjustment for quick and easy installation of the door.


Sugatsune Kogyo Co. was founded in 1930 in Tokyo / Japan. Now the company employs 460 employees and has offices in eight countries. The product range comprises more than 20.000 hardware items branded with LAMP® and ZweiL®, which are inspiring furniture producers and architects around the globe with extraordinary technical and design solutions.

Since 2016 Sugatsune Europe in Düsseldorf / Germany is taking care of the European market providing a modern logistic center and a competent multilingual customer service team.

On the interzum 2017 in Cologne the company will show on their stand D058 in the Hall 07.1 more than 1000 unique solutions for the furniture industry and interior design.

Source: Sugatsune

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