GRASS Kinvaro T-Slim receives German Design Award
Another award for Kinvaro T-Slim: After the unique movement system received the Red Dot Award in the spring, it has now been given the German Design Award. This prize is one of the most renowned design awards worldwide and enjoys a high reputation far beyond specialist circles.
Every year a top-class international jury presents the German Design Award, which was created by the German Design Council. It is given to products and projects that are pioneering in the international design landscape.
The goal is to promote a design-oriented economy. In the eyes of the jury, Kinvaro T-Slim meets these requirements, “Kinvaro T-Slim meets these requirements in the eyes of … [READ MORE]
Kinvaro T-Slim wins Red Dot Design Award 2020
Yet another award for GRASS: the drawer system Vionaro was only recently honoured with a Red Dot Award; this year, GRASS has won this prestigious award in the “Product Design” category for its new, completely innovative movement mechanism Kinvaro T-Slim.
The Red Dot Award focuses on values that are particularly important in product development terms and contribute to making a product stand out from the competition: innovation and high design quality.
The international jury awards its seal of quality approval only to products of outstanding design quality; accordingly, the competition for this award is fierce. Last year alone, around 6,500 products were submitted for consideration.
From this huge number … [READ MORE]
Together with the furniture builders into the digital world
Häfele presents itself to its partners at Holz-Handwerk 2020 in Nuremberg as a pioneer and companion in the digital world and as a holistic furniture expert.
At booth 318 / 318a in hall 10.1, there will be numerous innovative digital service offers in addition to a firework of pioneering products for furniture construction.
The focus is on a new generation of configurators. It facilitates individual end customer advice with a special experience value, furniture planning, configuration and finally ensures a smooth order directly through the Häfele online shop.
Convince with new services and products
Häfele completes its support along the entire woodworking value chain.
Specialist advisors, the Häfele Academy and online … [READ MORE]
New design freedom with a high comfort factor
Following the “Red Dot Design Award” and the Australian “Gold Star Award”, Hettich’s WingLine L folding door system has now been awarded the “Good Design Award” by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization.
WingLine L stands for a variety of design options and reliable ease of use. It is the first folding door system on the market that can be used to consistently implement trendy, handleless furniture design.
Open up unused storage space
Whether in the wardrobe, in the niche or in the kitchen: Hettich’s WingLine L is the folding door system that is convincing in a wide range of applications: Wherever it gets narrow and … [READ MORE]
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]
AVENTOS HK top with electrical opening and closing support system
AVENTOS HK top is the latest addition to the AVENTOS range. Combined with a newly developed SERVO-DRIVE unit it offers enhanced opening and closing convenience. The new fitting is small in size and yet comes with innovative features that make installation and start-up easy. Minimalist stay lift and top motion technology all rolled into one – that’s AVENTOS HK top with SERVO-DRIVE by Blum.
AVENTOS HK top excels in terms of small installation size and integrated features. The new stay lift is installed close to the cabinet top panel. Thanks to its linear design, it blends discreetly into tall units and wall cabinets. The fitting is a real all-rounder … [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]
Small but mighty: Kesseböhmer presents the latest generation of flap fittings
The future is where technology will be scaled back in favour of homely and puristic design. Kesseböhmer demonstrated how far this principle of the miniaturisation of furniture fittings technology can be driven at interzum 2019 in Cologne on its stand with new lifting fittings. The 60th anniversary of the leading trade fair for furniture production and interior design will thus signal the beginning of a future in which people will think in small dimensions whilst making the most of strength and storage space.
Small can be stronger, stronger can be simpler, simpler can be better and better can be more efficient. Kesseböhmer will be reinforcing these theories at 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]
Digital connection of modern living worlds
Häfele answers the exciting questions of our time at interzum 2019 in Cologne. With digital networking, innovative furniture technology and holistic solutions, the company is re-experiencing its own claim to “think ahead” at the exhibition stand in Hall 7.1, C 040. How easily the smart world of furniture industry and craft can be realized with the Häfele assortment and the many new products becomes visible.
“Smart furniture meets smart home” – what two years ago at Interzum was more of a dream of the future, is now made easy with the Häfele Connect technology and extremely simple. The company supplies the competence proof u.a. using the example of a smart component networked micro-apartment and … [READ MORE]
ViZard by ambigence: joint development achievement
Invisible working components for magical furniture design: the innovative ViZard by ambigence flap fitting completely disappears into the furniture side panel. Once again, a fitting from Hettich has received the internationally renowned Red Dot Design Award 2019 for this outstanding design achievement.
Winning the award in the “Product Design 2019” category, the flap fitting clears the way for designing perfect, purist furniture. Innovatively integrated in the side panel, the system is completely hidden from view. Convenience you can feel but not see: this sets new standards in furniture construction.
Integratable flap fitting from Hettich wins Red Dot Design Award 2019
The exclusive product solution was developed in cooperation with Hettich partner ambigence who specialises … [READ MORE]
German Design Award and iF Design Award for flap lift and fastening system
The design of Blum products convinces internationally and is repeatedly honored. The Austrian hardware specialist has recently received the German Design Award for two products: for its new Expando T fastening system and for the Aventos HK top flap system. For the latter there was also the iF Design Award.
Excellent product design by Blum
Design plays a major role in the development of modern furniture fittings. On the one hand, sophisticated solutions support current furniture trends. On the other hand, they themselves impress through their form and function.
Currently, the Austrian furniture fittings manufacturer Blum can look forward to a particularly coveted award – and … [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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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]
The perfect combo for drinks compartment flaps:
Kinvaro D and Tiomos flap hinge
With these two new products, GRASS is increasing the comfort of opening and closing flap cabinets: for interzum, Tiomos will also be presented as a flap hinge; together with the equally new Kinvaro D flap holder, it forms a harmonious and elegant combo for drinks compartment flaps. Both products are also in the new “Night” surface finish, continuing the elegance of dark surfaces on the interior of the piece of furniture.
Enhancing the design of furniture and at the same time maximising comfort and functionality – this is what GRASS achieves with its flaps and hinges. With their understated design, they can be perfectly integrated into the … [READ MORE]
Timeless material mix – the warmth of wood and the functionality of metal
Wood is still the material of choice for creating kitchens with an ambience of warmth and well-being. More and more users are choosing open plan kitchens merging directly with the adjoining living areas and echoing their style and comfort. At the same time, users expect advanced functionality and the utmost convenience. At this year’s Sicam from October 10 to 13 2017 in Pordenone, Italy, (Stand B24/C29 in Hall 7), Kesseböhmer is demonstrating how both these consumer expectations can be met by using the timeless pairing of wood and metal reshaped in contemporary designs. The innovations being showcased at the Sicam reinforce Kesseböhmer’s reputation for giving consumers … [READ MORE]
Small stay lift for easy installation
Aventos HK top, Blum’s new lift system for stay lifts is small in dimension so it merges beautifully with cabinet interiors. Installation is easy. Either use pre-mounted system screws for industrial manufacturing or the lift mechanism itself as a mounting template.
The new Aventos HK top stay lift is less than half the size of the present Aventos HK model. Thanks to its new clean-cut design, it harmonises beautifully with cabinet interiors. Blum’s latest lift system for stay lifts is installed close to the top panel so it blends into the furniture. The newly designed, minimalist cover caps come in different colours and give great freedom of design. Consequently, Aventos HK … [READ MORE]
Major drivers of Kesseböhmer’s 2017 Interzum stand are individual choice and brand differentiation. The expanded Edition range of décor elements is part of this focus. Edition gives kitchen manufacturers the option of transforming not only a “Dispensa” larder unit, but now also an “iMove” wall unit from standard fittings to customized pieces of well-designed furniture. “Edition” elements can be harmonized with the rest of the kitchen and with adjacent living areas. They can also be chosen to reinforce the brand image.
The new “Arena pure” tray, another successful mix of wood and metal, harmonizes perfectly with the “Edition” concept. “Arena pure” trays continue the emphasis on contemporary design and the added value of fine design … [READ MORE]
The strong contemporary trend to clarity, straight lines and serene elegance has generated minimalistic kitchen designs with smooth handleless fronts for cabinets and drawers. Kesseböhmer is supporting this long-term trend with a new generation of mechanical push-to-open storage fittings for kitchen units. The unobtrusive technology enables user-friendly, emotive opening and closing. At the Interzum from May 16 to 19, 2017 in Cologne, Germany, the company will be showcasing new mechanical “push-to-open” solutions for its lifters and narrow base unit fittings. One welcome benefit is to make push-to-open functionality now an option for virtually the whole kitchen.
A gentle push with your hand or your elbow, or a quick bump with your hip or your knee, triggers the opening movement. Push-to-open … [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]
Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum offers a comprehensive programme of lift systems for wall cabinets, covering a great many applications. Presented for the first time at interzum: the new AVENTOS HK-XS stay lift.
More and more lift systems are being used for modern wall cabinets today. They are ergonomic, look good and are the latest trend. Aventos, Blum’s programme of lift systems, comprises various models and covers a wide range of applications for the entire home.
Be it the bi-fold or up and over, the lift up or stay lift – Blum offers the right lift system for almost every application. Thanks to the step-less stop, fronts hold in any position and stay within easy reach. They close again … [READ MORE]
Uniform front gap allows you to combine different motions technologies
- Motion technologies bring enhanced convenience to handle-less furniture
- Different motion technologies can be combined thanks to uniform front gap
- Allows you to implement handle-less furniture throughout the home
Hoechst, Austria – October 2015. Austrian fittings specialist Blum offers four motion technologies, producing countless solutions to support the big trend towards handle-less furniture. No matter what solution you opt for (depending on the application), the uniform front gap of just 2.5 mm means that all four motion technologies can be combined as desired. In other words, handle-less designs can now be implemented in all living areas.
Extensive surfaces, straight-cut designs and handle-less fronts – these are the latest furniture trends. And … [READ MORE]
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]