Digital Living – Smart connection
Smart networking, innovative furniture technology and holistic solutions – Häfele, the international specialist for fitting technology, lighting and electronic locking systems presents a firework of trend-setting innovations at the SICAM in Pordenone in Hall 2, Stand A10 / B11 – true to the motto “We make it easy”: All new Häfele developments should simplify life, enrich and make it more comfortable – especially for the partners from the furniture industry.
Some novelties, such as the Häfele Connect Mesh wireless network, have received the Interzum Award this year and, like the furniture handle Textile from the H19 collection, have been awarded the internationally renowned Red Dot Award.
Smart connected apartment
Häfele make you experience … [READ MORE]
Those who live “small” need comfort!
“More life per square metre” is a topic that Häfele has been working on for a long time: With “SKAIOpartment”, two prototypical model apartments for living in a minimal space have been created in Germany’s first wooden high-rise, “SKAIO”, on the site of the German Federal Horticultural Show in Heilbronn.
In cooperation with the Stadtsiedlung Heilbronn GmbH, the builder of SKAIO, the international specialist for hardware technology and electronic access control systems, demonstrates how forward-looking and clever Micro Living can be today. Following the multi-functional interior concept, “Functionality Cube”, the youth hostel room of the future, “Youth Lab”, and the micro-apartment, “MicroApart 20/30”, the two model apartments are another example of innovative … [READ MORE]
New innovative furniture fittings
At the international trade fair Interzum 2019 in Cologne, the Japanese manufacturer SUGATSUNE will be presenting many new, innovative solutions for cabinets, flaps and interior design at its stand in Hall 7.1 D.058. For the furniture manufacturers, designers and interior designers, more than 1,000 innovative products can be seen on the stand.
The lid-stay AILERON
The special feature of the flap fitting Aileron by SUGATSUNE is that you do not need to attach anything to the cabinet side. The flap is fastened exclusively by hinges. This makes it possible to realize almost “infinitely long” flaps.
The Aileron lid stay is the perfect symbiosis of function and design. For the first time ever the concealed cabinet hinge … [READ MORE]
Premiere for product and brand: initiated new trend with “Volume K by Kesseböhmer”
A system shelf celebrated its first international appearance at the imm 2019 in Cologne as part of a much acclaimed trade fair presentation characterized by design icons. “Volume K by Kesseböhmer” stands behind “tRACK” as a new brand and with it the traditional craftsmanship and the competence in metalworking.
Together with the German distribution partner, the Form exclusiv Design Wiemann, lived the appearance of the spirit of the noble and the luxurious. In this composition, the presentation of the brand and product represented a world premiere, which served as the backdrop for a new interior design trend and attracts more design-oriented retailers, architects and planners.… [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
S1200 Folding And Hinge Door System
raumplus presented two product highlights at the imm cologne 2018, both perfect for confined spaces. The S1200 folding and hinge doors are the 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.
Two connection fittings (top and bottom) ensure that the folding door
moves smoothly. It is … [READ MORE]
„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.
In this way, it is possible to install an individually appropriate configuration in any … [READ MORE]
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 Hettich InnoTech 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 the synchronised Push to open mechanism: making it easy to feature exceptionally wide front panels that interconnect several drawers. The synchronisation system connects all runners, synchronously activating them across centre panels … [READ MORE]
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 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 take a back seat behind the furniture design … [READ MORE]
The new TopLine sliding door system from Hettich
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 and lets doors open widely.
New design options
TopLine sliding door systems retreat into the … [READ MORE]
Purist design for all fitted kitchen systems
It’s a well-known fact that Vauth-Sagel focuses above all on optimum functionality. However, where the new products the company will show at the SICAM 2017 are concerned, it has attached equal importance to the design aspect. With elegant details, Vauth-Sagel is turning the fitted kitchen into a showcase: Planero is the system manufacturer’s first steel shelving and adds quality and a high-spec look to unit interiors. All versions feature a push-to-open mechanism in response to the demand for kitchen furniture that offers a purist look on the outside.
“Above all, we pay attention to people,” Vauth-Sagel’s CEO Claus Sagel summarises the company’s approach. “We accommodate our customers and offer system solutions that … [READ MORE]
On the cutting edge
The InnoTech Atira drawer system by Hettich is full of character: Straight lines, clean contours, different colours and a variety of additional elements complemented by versatile interior organisation solutions form the perfect mix for more individuality. InnoTech Atira combines attractive options for differentiating with high cost efficiency by means of a platform concept.
The sleek design of InnoTech Atira fits into any home situation and offers a wide variety of options for differentiating drawers and pull-outs. Various side elements, such as railing, TopSide below the railing or DesignSide, colours, rear panel widths and runners provide individually tailored solutions that can be produced with flexibility and ease. A simple upgrade from railing to TopSide or DesignSide is … [READ MORE]
Legrabox and Tandembox provide even greater creative scope for design
- Comprehensive range with great scope for design and differentiation
- New colours and design options for Tandembox and Legrabox by Blum
- New technical optimisations make Tandembox into state-of-the-art box system
Hoechst, Austria – May 2017. Austrian manufacturer of fittings, Blum, offers a convincing overall package, for the company has just launched new colours and additional design options for both Tandembox and Legrabox, giving customers countless possibilities for design and individualisation. In addition, Tandembox has been optimised and given a further technical upgrade.
Manufacturers who use Blum’s Tandembox will be delighted that the pull-out system now offers even more scope for design and possibilities to stand out from competitors. … [READ MORE]
Sensys hinges in obsidian black
The Sensys hinge from Hettich combines perfect design with a feel of luxury. Because Sensys is beautiful, and beautifully quiet. Now new, Sensys in obsidian black retreats into the background on dark materials, remaining conspicuously inconspicuous. The range provides a key to upgrading into the luxury segment and gives manufacturers new options for differentiating.
Dark timbers, warm colours and exquisite surfaces are right on trend in the luxury segment. More and more furniture fronts are featuring dark wood decors. Alongside this, a whole palette of earthy colours has been rediscovered. This trend towards natural authenticity and harmony comes from a rediscovery of the home that promises a sense of well being and security. On furniture … [READ MORE]
The future of the drawer: the cubist Vionaro drawer system is extended by modular design elements
With Vionaro, GRASS has created a design solution for all applications in the living room, kitchen and bathroom. The slender drawer side of the complete drawer system measures only 13 millimetres in thickness; in 2014 it received the coveted Red Dot Award, and for interzum 2017, is extended by an additional feature: with Vionaro iD, GRASS is presenting a modular system that gives tomorrow’s drawer a unique appearance – and that opens the door to unlimited design opportunities.
For interzum 2017 GRASS has expanded the design options of Vionaro, adding a completely new dimension: vertical surface dividers. Vionaro iD – offering … [READ MORE]
New generation of user friendly functions
As a pioneer of Push to open Silent technology, Hettich has added numerous new features to the second product generation. As a result, Push to open Silent provides the same convenience as electromechanical opening systems
Drawers opens entirely mechanically in response to a light press on the front panel – on shutting, they unnoticeably load the opening mechanism and close in a gently cushioned movement. Even small, lightweight drawers hitherto lacking momentum close reliably and gently. Using special runners and Push to open Silent units, Hettich has managed to develop an end to end solution for all drawer formats. The particular practical convenience is evident in many facets, such as in the retriggering guard: … [READ MORE]
Pecasa is peka’s latest shelf system: it consists of a few simple, but highly versatile components that can be combined in an infinite variety of ways. The system is built around a central column to which shelves and storage boxes can be attached in any configuration the user wants. Its stylish design and outstanding flexibility make Pecasa a winning solution for living areas, offices, bedrooms, dressing rooms and public spaces.
Pecasa opens up a world of possibilities for furnishing rooms: users can choose whether to kit out the central column with steel shelves, storage boxes or shelf supports, and if they opt for shelf supports, they can ask their joiner to fit them with wooden or glass inlays, depending … [READ MORE]
Organising system and timeless design object:
Tavinea “Organised by GRASS”
With Tavinea, GRASS has included a comprehensive interior fit-out system for drawers in its range, which also appeals with its attractive design. For interzum 2017 the existing system, Tavinea 91, will be supplemented by an additional system: the straightforward and rugged Tavinea Sorto frame system for drawers, which can be perfectly supplemented with Tavinea Optima, a sub-dividing system for Nova Pro, and Vionaro pot drawers.
Contemporary design unfolds its effects in many dimensions. A product can win us over at the first glance, the first touch, with a sound, taste or fragrance. Products that are proven to appeal to more than one of our human senses are regarded … [READ MORE]
Blum rounds off its comprehensive range of hinges
New hinges with integrated soft-close Blumotion allow manufacturers to make special furniture – be it larder units, furniture with thin fronts, glass or mirror cabinets. For dark cabinets, Blum now also offers Clip top Blumotion in onyx black. In other words, Blum offers the right fittings solutions for countless applications.
The new Clip top Blumotion 155° wide-angle hinge by Blum is the same size but offers even more convenience. Tried and tested soft-close Blumotion has been completely integrated into the hinge, ensuring that cabinet doors close softly and effortlessly. The cover caps for the hinge boss and arm have been designed for symmetrical use and complete the range. The hinge boasts the … [READ MORE]
For combination with different motion technologies by Blum
- Blum is an innovative partner offering motion technologies for different convenience levels
- Blumotion S can be combined with 3 different Blum motion technologies
- Slim product range because it can be used for Legrabox or Movento
Blum offers four motion technologies and consequently the right solution for every level of user convenience. The range, however, remains slim – thanks to the new Blumotion S runner which is compatible with two different product categories.
The different motion technologies offered by the Austrian fittings manufacturer give cabinet makers and industrial manufacturers plenty of scope for design and differentiation. Yet Blum is keen to ensure that its range is manageable. Consequently, the company now offers a … [READ MORE]
Platforms greatly extended across all segments
Letting its customers exploit the market even better while keeping production lean, Hettich has greatly extended its drawer and runner platforms across all segments for Interzum 2017. On display were new differentiation options and user friendly functions for the three AvanTech, ArciTech and InnoTech drawer systems as well as for the Quadro runner platform.
Platform concepts for profitable growth
With the platform concepts from Hettich, furniture manufacturers are not tied to any specific furniture segment by choosing a particular drawer system or drawer runner. With InnoTech drawers and Quadro runners cover a broad swath of the market with solutions for differentiating looks and functions. The ArciTech drawer system also extends these … [READ MORE]
Impressive visions and innovations
With a successful appearance at the interzum in Cologne, Häfele convinced the specialist world and received an incredibly positive response to the forward-looking topics and new products that were exhibited. The team on the booth enjoyed a full house with international flair right from the start. Häfele rode the wave generated by the record number of exhibitors and visitors, harmonised visions and innovations, and gave people a great deal to think about. The hardware technology specialist thought ahead in its motto of “More life per square metre”, and turned furniture technology into something that could be experienced in its entirety on the trade fair booth. However, the specialist visitors also focussed on the contributions for smart … [READ MORE]
The Häfele connector range – comprehensive furniture expertise
Häfele has the comprehensive product range and know-how about connecting fittings in furniture which has built up over decades. With innovative products which have been developed and produced in-house, the company revolutionises the rational manufacturing of all types of furnishings. Minifix, Maxifix and Rafix are three of the most well-known RTA connectors for the furniture industry. Billions of these fittings set standards, and hold furniture together all over the world. Nothing should interfere with the joy of a beautiful, high-quality furniture item – certainly not the sight of its interior, which 5 mm series drilled holes (for example) are only too happy to reveal.
More and more manufacturers of modern kitchens and … [READ MORE]
Making solutions excite.
Anybody wishing to fascinate people must be exceptional in everything they do. In products and services. In solutions that excite. Visitors to the Hettich exhibition stand at “interzum 2017” will experience this Fascin[action]: innovative and inspirational for tomorrow’s furniture.
Hettich is quick to identify trends and translates them into innovative fitting solutions that fascinate. Fascination is a personal matter and, depending on the individual, comes from intuitive functions that speak to the emotions as well as from rapidly available services or getting digital information. They give the customer convenience, added business value as well as the ability to stand apart.
For style scapers
Style scapers have an instinct for aesthetic appeal and design details. They … [READ MORE]
SlideLine M sliding door fitting from Hettich
The SlideLine M sliding door fitting from Hettich is a system for many applications. Merging into the background, it doesn’t interfere with the design of furniture and gives sliding door elements a look of elegance.
As a 1-track overlay option, SlideLine M is opening up more and more perspectives in shelf systems and living room storage units: doors that slide back and forth produce a fascinating interplay between open and closed segments in furniture. Projecting by just 8 mm, the profile keeps sliding doors close to the carcase, guaranteeing minimal gaps at either side. Two doors can cross each other in just one profile. Various profile sets in profile heights of 16, 18, … [READ MORE]
New functions for all sorts of purposes
The Sensys generation of hinges from Hettich combines front-to-back design with a feel of luxury that appeals to the emotions. Adding attractive new functions to its Sensys range, Hettich now addresses previously neglected needs and provides cost-effective options for making marks of distinction.
Sensys with integrated Silent System
In particular, the Sensys hinge scores from automatic Silent System furniture door closure from the unusually wide angle of 35 degrees. Furniture doors that reliably close in response to a turn of the hand as well as even, gentle closing action is guaranteed in the temperature range from +5 °C to +40 °C and found nowhere else on the market.
Sensys wide angle hinge
Providing … [READ MORE]
Quadro provides many ways to differentiate
The Quadro bottom mounted drawer runner brings a look of elegance and perfect performance to any wooden drawer. Complementing the line up with optional synchronisation for the Push to open function as well as a 4D front panel adjustment capability, Hettich notches up the Quadro range.
The Quadro 4D adjustment capability lets you adjust drawer fronts vertically, laterally and in depth and tilt all as standard. This also provides the perfect solution to realising large size drawer fronts with narrow gaps. The adjusting mechanisms are easily accessible and, with a different surface feel, easy to tell apart. This makes adjustment fast, straightforward and intuitive.
The Push to open function underpins purist, handleless furniture design … [READ MORE]
Well known manufacturers prefer solutions from Hettich
International interiors show “imm cologne 2017” and “Living-Kitchen” presented the trends that will be dominating the furniture and interiors sector. Hettich excites its customers with solutions – because they are the key to making some designs and functionalities at all possible.
interlübke fascinates with design and function
interlübke is seen as an icon of modern furniture design and is one of Germany’s most familiar brands with international prestige. “Our customers place the most exacting of demands on quality and design“, says Christoph Kümmel, head of Product Development & Marketing at interlübke. “Concealed under the drawer, the Actro 5D runner from Hettich lets us meet them in every respect.” Perfected technical details, like the … [READ MORE]
Easy operation and style are features that customers appreciate when buying furniture. Neither is always immediately visible from the outside of a kitchen, and the concealed movement systems can be a real experience in everyday use. The Grass range now features a new highlight for kitchens, bathrooms and living areas: Tipmatic Soft-close, a system that perfectly combines two popular comfort aspects.
From the outside, only a sleek surface is visible. Completely handle-free. Slight pressure is all that is needed to open the drawer. It is also gently closed with a familiar movement without any sudden braking. With these features, the new GRASS opening system provides access to a new dimension in comfort. Tipmatic Soft-close combines two familiar functions: the mechanical … [READ MORE]
Top design, convenience and easiness
With Moovit, Häfele has been providing an innovative drawer side system for a wide range of applications for many years now, one that has become an all-rounder worldwide. Based on a new design, the familiar Moovit will now become Moovit MX, offering even greater user convenience and even greater installation efficiency. This conversion will not present the slightest hitch for the furniture fabricator, since in terms of processing everything will remain just as before. Like its predecessor, the high-grade drawer system features modularity, and with its extended range of accessories opens up a host of design possibilities in the kitchen, living room, office and bathroom, or for the laboratory and store fixtures.
The new generation … [READ MORE]