Kesseböhmer FREEspace: The Latest Generation Of Flap Fittings

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]

Hettich: Effortlessly handleless

Push to open Silent for hinged doors

Handle less furniture design perfected by practical convenience. Push to open Silent is the new benchmark for impressive, user friendly functionality: handleless door opening combined with silent and soft closing. Perfectly complementing this, Push to open Silent is also available for drawers.

Push to open Silent combines two sought after convenience features: handleless opening and silent, soft closing for furniture doors. The opening cycle is all mechanical, taking place in response to a light press on the front panel. The tried and proven Silent System on the hinges reliably closes the door as the push rod retracts to the home position once the door is opened. This is done by battery power, making

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SALICE: The New Function for the Shelf Runner

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]

SALICE: iF Design Award 2018

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]

BLUM: the 4 most important movement technologies

  • For comfortable opening and closing of furniture fronts, with or without handles
  • Mechanical or electrical, but also combinable
  • The right movement technology for every application
4 movement technologies and many possibilities

Blum products create a lot of comfort in a wide variety of furniture trends

The Austrian furniture fittings specialist Blum supports a multitude of furniture trends and design ideas with its 4 movement technologies Blumotion, Servo Drive, Tip-On Blumotion and Tip-On. Whether mechanically or electrically supported – for every application and handle situation Blum has the right movement technology.

Innovative furniture fittings from Blum ensure that the comfort in everyday life is not neglected, especially on large, wide fronts. The hinge, pull-out and flap systems of the Austrian hardware

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Hettich: Fascinating solutions for the trades and retailers

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]

Hettich Quadro with synchronised Push to open mechanism

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]

Intelligent Home: Hailo makes the kitchen cabinet smarter

Magic: the new smart door opener from Hailo

Both hands are full and the cabinet door is closed? No problem for the new door opener Hailo Libero 2.0. You can easy activate the light sensor with the foot and the door will open automatically.

The smart system from Hailo is suitable for many waste separator bin systems as well as for many drawer systems and can be easily integrated in any existing kitchen. It is possible to control Hailo Libero 2.0 using remote control. To adjust the system users can use a free mobile app „Hailo Home“.

The “intelligent home” is the most important trend in the interior furnishing business at the moment.

Intelligent furniture, which makes our life … [READ MORE]

Differentiation made easy: Optical and functional makeover for “Tandem solo”

With Kesseböhmer’s “Tandem solo” storage fitting, opening the door automatically draws the fitting and all the contents out in front of the cabinet. Users get a full view from three sides and easy access to all the contents. At the Interzum 2017, Kesseböhmer will be showcasing interesting new features for this successful storage fitting. The favourable cost/benefit ratio offers even consumers on a limited budget the advantages of more user-friendly operation and a high-end look. The updated “Tandem solo” also offers kitchen manufacturers extra options for differentiation and customization.

With the new “Arena select“ trays, Kesseböhmer has created trendsetting pairings of wood and metal. The tray design has been developed for use not only in the “Tandem solo” … [READ MORE]

“Push-to-open” made effortless: Kesseböhmer takes handleless opening and closing a step further

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]

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]