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.

Hettich Push to open Silent is suitable for all common door sizes and cabinet body designs – including angled applications. Photo: Hettich

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

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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.

The SALICE Shelf runner for pull-out shelves with fixing on the bottom can be used in various contexts as kitchens, display stands for shops, living room and office furniture. Photo: SALICE

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 … [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.

SALICE Air Push hinges. Photo: SALICE

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.

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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

Handle-less kitchens are still very much in trend. Proven comfort brings a wide range of fitting solutions from Blum. Photo: Blum

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

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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.

WingLine L creates surprising panorama effects on the wardrobe. Photo: Hettich

“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 … [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
Push to open: the perfect solution for opening handleless fronts. Photo: Hettich

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.

For InnoTech and InnoTech Atira: synchronised Push to open for a high level of opening convenience. Photo: Hettich

Anyone looking to push beyond the limits of today’s furniture design will find the answer in … [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“.

Hailo Libero 2.0, Photo: Hailo
The “intelligent home” is the most important trend in the interior furnishing business at the moment.

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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.

Kesseböhmer Tandem solo. Photo: Kesseböhmer

With the new “Arena select“ trays, Kesseböhmer has created trendsetting pairings of wood and metal. The tray design has been developed for use not … [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.

Kesseböhmer Dispensa junior III push-to-open. Photo: Kesseböhmer

A gentle push with your hand or your elbow, or a quick bump with your hip or … [READ MORE]

Häfele Free flap fitting family

The new freedom in movement

Häfele Free fold. Photo: Häfele
  • 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 … [READ MORE]