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]
interzum 2019: Enthusiastic response to new GRASS display
What makes a movement mechanism a good movement mechanism? This question has motivated GRASS ever since the company was founded over 70 years ago. Time and again, GRASS has developed groundbreaking products that reflect its visionary engineering skills. GRASS once again launched various new products at the interzum 2019, including a movement
mechanism that unlocks completely new possibilities in terms of furniture design.
From the first-ever concealed hinges to the invention of the double wall drawer – the GRASS company history is characterised by countless groundbreaking products. The aim is always to look ahead, and to develop movement mechanisms that meet the most demanding requirements. The GRASS presentation at the interzum … [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]
Hailo presents new classics and classic innovations at the interzum 2019
Hailo has been setting benchmarks for more comfort in the home for over 70 years. The red dot that makes all Hailo household products identifiable at first glance stands for quality “made in Germany” and guarantees that they will make your life easier. With its waste separation and storage systems, Hailo helps its customers to design the functional areas in their homes in an efficient, space saving and comfortable way.
Always a key issue for the Haiger-based company: smart product developments that are directly inspired by the needs of the users. Hailo will be taking a range of innovative new products along to this year’s interzum, the world’s leading … [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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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]
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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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]
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]
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 and the SlideLine M sliding door fitting. We are also presenting … [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Many kitchens open onto living areas, so it is more important than ever before to choose the right materials and surfaces for the kitchen. With Fioro, users can have outstanding design on the inside of their kitchen and living room furniture too. Fioro shelves have already won several awards. Their solid oak, glass or aluminium rails blend seamlessly with wooden front panels and a broad palette of colours.
Thanks to Fioro, there are no more limits on creativity in kitchen design. Fioro shelves are crafted from a single piece of top-quality coated sheet metal, ingeniously combined with railing inserts to make for an eye-catching effect. Users can choose to pair the shelves with railings made of solid oak, which are … [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]
Practical ideas for creating even more storage space
- Blum presents show kitchen with ingenious storage space solutions
- Innovative plinth pull-out – step and storage compartment in one
- Use every inch of the space available – with a sink unit, Space Tower and filler cabinets
Hoechst, Austria – May 2017. Storage space is of great value in modern kitchens. Blum presented solutions that create additional storage space at interzum 2017 in Cologne. Smart applications such as an innovative plinth pull-out, the Space Tower storage wonder and narrow base units use every inch of space available in kitchens.
Living space is becoming more and more expensive – particularly in cities. Smart solutions that make homes homely and simultaneously create storage space are … [READ MORE]
Hailo’s Pantry-Box wins Red Dot Award – its second accolade for quality design
Another honour has been conferred on the Pantry-Box from Hailo Built-In Technology: after being selected from among more than 5,000 entries for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 in January this year, the innovative storage system has now convinced the jury of the prestigious Red Dot Award as well.
Competitors from 57 nations had submitted a total of 5,214 products and innovations for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. A panel of 41 independent experts from all over the world presented the sought-after quality label to entries that set themselves apart from the crowd with outstanding product design – and the Hailo Pantry-Box was among them.… [READ MORE]
Blum now offers a mechanical opening support system combined with soft close
Hoechst, Austria – May 2015. To provide enhanced opening ease for handle-less fronts, Blum not only offers an electric opening support system but also a mechanical solution: Tip-On. Tip-On is now available in combination with Blumotion for soft and effortless closing. Tip-On Blumotion brings supreme ease of use to handle-less furniture – in kitchens and throughout the home. The innovation is the winner of this year’s Red Dot Award 2015 for top quality design.
Tip-On Blumotion combines easy one-touch opening with soft closing. Handle-less pull-outs and drawers open with ease thanks to the mechanical opening support system and always have a feather-light glide. Tried and tested soft-close Blumotion… [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]
Electronic furniture locking systems from Hettich
When objects need to be kept safe and secure, Hettich offers numerous solutions for locking and unlocking furniture electronically: by transponder or card, keypad or smart phone. These electronic locking systems can be used in any application for hinged doors, glass cabinets, flap doors, drawers and sliding doors.
The Hettlock RFID electronic furniture locking system can be used in all sorts of applications: drawers and medicine cabinets in hospitals, glass display cabinets in shops, office furniture in businesses, lockers in sports facilities, key cabinets in companies, private letter boxes and safes in hotels are just some of the examples.
RFID locks working with 125 kHz or 13.56 MHz can be opened or … [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]
Easy Assembly mobile app, the digital tool for the convenient installation of furniture fittings. Blums mounting mobile app always provides all the necessary information.
The Austrian furniture fittings producer Blum offers Easy Assembly – a helpful mobile app to make installation of furniture fittings easier and more efficient. In the free mobile app are all the necessary information about the installation of Blum fittings. Blum Easy Assembly also provides information about their proper adjustment.
The mobile app Easy Assembly from Blum gives carpenters and furniture installers valuable support. Easy Assembly helps furniture makers and furniture installers with all information about the installation, for example easy to find the right positions and to precisely adjust Blum fittings.
Especially convenient is … [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]
Blum wins further awards for excellence in design
Three products receive the much sought-after German Design Award 2016
- Tip-On Blumotion, an inspiring combination of mechanical one-touch opening and soft and effortless closing
- Aventos HK-XS, the small stay lift with a slim construction
- Servo-Drive flex, the electric opening support system for handle-less fridge/freezers and dishwashers
Hoechst, Austria – 26 October 2015. Blum’s latest German design awards bear testimony to the fact that the fittings manufacturer from Hoechst not only attaches importance to the functionality of its high-tech fittings, but also sets great store by the design of its hinges, lift systems and pull-outs. Three Blum products have just won the “German Design Award 2016 – Special Mention” … [READ MORE]
SmarTray pencil tray system
Modular and compact, the talented SmarTray organiser from Hettich is just as much at home below the desk top as it is in any cabinet. In the lockable version made of steel, SmarTray is the ideal place to keep valuables or confidential matter. SmarTray in plastic is practical for items that need to be in easy reach.
SmarTray impresses with its high quality material and finish as well as user friendly features, such as Push to open or self closing with Silent System. Numerous design options in terms of housing colours and heights as well as a choice of steel or plastic make it suitable for all sorts of different uses. Taking up little space, the … [READ MORE]
After six intensive days the EuroCucina 2016 at the Salone del Mobile drew to a close on 17 April – with a new visitor record and abundant design inspirations for kitchens. Two megatrends dominated the many innovations of kitchen manufacturers in Milan; kitchens and living areas are increasingly merging with living areas, and they are also becoming more individual. It is not surprising that the ranks of manufacturers who use GRASS movement systems in their furniture are constantly growing, as the elegant, linear and convenient products can be flexibly integrated into a wide range of design concepts. Visitors to the EuroCucina 2016 were able to experience this quality first hand at the stands of almost 50 exhibitors.
More than 370,000 … [READ MORE]
AvanTech with perfectly designed interior organisation system
The AvanTech drawer system from Hettich thrills with award winning design in its most purist of forms. Without visible plastic parts or screws, it sets a design benchmark behind the front panel. For the AvanTech drawer’s unique aesthetic appeal to unfurl its full impact in everyday use, Hettich offers an attractive range of interior organisation elements. Balanced with drawer interior and guaranteed to provide a tidy look, it makes a pleasure of keeping everything neatly in its place.
OrgaTray 260 for drawers and OrgaStore 260 for pot-and-pan drawers include numerous organisational elements that can be combined with magnets for practical flexibility. There are so many different configurations catering to any need and application, … [READ MORE]
Designing furniture in line with the market and current trends
Changing trends are adding new vigour to the furniture market. And every emerging trend gives cabinet makers, fabricators and retailers new creative and sales boosting potential that can be exploited to the full with the ProDecor handle collection from Hettich.
To benefit from seasonal furniture and furnishing trends and the market opportunities they provide, industry and the trades need to respond with flexibility by gearing product design and production to the new styles as quickly as possible. Contemporary shapes, colours and surface finishes can be featured in a product portfolio very quickly and easily with furniture handles too.
Hettich is renowned for its strategic trend research. New impetus is … [READ MORE]
Nova Pro slide technology, already proven millions of times over in practical use, is now progressing to the next generation. With the comprehensive new drawer range Nova Pro Scala, GRASS is presenting a system which offers the variability to harmonise with the contemporary styles of tomorrow’s living spaces. As well as impressing with entirely novel functionality, the innovative drawer system represents a true design innovation that sets new standards. This is borne out not only by the keen interest within the kitchen and furniture industry, but also by the recent award from the German Design Council honouring the GRASS product design.
Despite being up against the best in the business, Nova Pro Scala succeeded in winning the internationally acclaimed … [READ MORE]
With Tavinea 91 GRASS is launching a unique, comprehensive interior accessory system for drawers that is also a sensually perceptible design object. An exciting premiere for the new “Organized by GRASS” range.
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 as valuable. As a rule they quickly become the favourite possessions of their owners. With Tavinea 91, GRASS has developed an organisation system for the first time that carries this contemporary, design power through to the innermost corners of a piece of furniture.
Perfect … [READ MORE]
Systems from Hettich meet the demands of market and production alike
High market coverage from a differentiated furniture range, in harmony with lean production – not a problem with drawer and runner systems from Hettich. The new AvanTech premium drawer system and wooden drawers can be fitted on identical Actro 5D runners. The capability of using them in combination with ArciTech drawer system while leaving the carcase drilling pattern unchanged exponentiates the design options.
Personal style is a key criterion for furniture buyers: the outer appearance and interior of a piece of furniture needs to go with their personal home environment. For furniture manufacturers, this means realigning their carcases to satisfy many different tastes and segments – or take … [READ MORE]