Pocket systems – simple solution to magic away fitted furniture
More and more people are merging their kitchen, dining and living space. The trend calls for smart solutions to conceal spaces that are not in use. Blum’s new pocket systems are the answer. Doors of up to 2500 mm in height close off the space and conceal fitted furniture. They disappear into pockets when the space is in use. No special construction needed.
Open plan concepts and ever smaller urban homes demand new furniture solutions. More and more people would like to conceal functional spaces such as fitted kitchens or home offices when they are not in use. Fittings specialist Blum has come up with a simple-to-use solution. Pocket … [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]
Kitchen design rises to new heights
Kamat guiding hinge for extra high furniture fronts
Minimalist kitchen design captivates with large surface fronts and few reveals. With the new Kamat guiding hinge, Hettich gives kitchen manufacturers the option of using high furniture doors on refrigerators with fixed door connection.
The Hettich Kamat guiding hinge provides opening movement stability for extra high furniture fronts that cover the refrigerator and the storage space above it. It is used for built in refrigerators in combination with Hettich refrigerator hinges from the K02, K08 and K99 series.
The Hettich refrigerator hinges and the Hettich Kamat guiding hinge have the same kinematics and produce a well balanced symbiosis: the front is guided and reveal alignment remains … [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]
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]
TIOMOS Hidden: the hinge becomes invisible
With the development of the Tiomos hinge system, GRASS has ushered in a new era in the history of furniture design. With the concealed Tiomos Hidden hinge, which was launched at interzum 2017, the company 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 … [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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The latest RedDot Design Award for SUGATSUNE bears testimony to the fact that the fittings manufacturer from Japan not only attaches importance to the functionality of its high-tech fittings, but also brings great value by the design of its products.
Nowadays the expectations on furniture fittings are high. They have to deliver great user convenience, work perfectly and merge in well with furniture interiors. The company’s latest RedDot Design Award is further proof that the fittings manufacturer from Tokyo, Japan, has again come up with an innovative product that meets all these requirements.
Excellence in design and function
The award went to the Lin-X 1000 hinge, an inspiring combination of a simple hinge like installation and the sliding door like … [READ MORE]
K05 refrigerator hinges from Hettich
The K05 hinge from Hettich not only impresses with reliable and convenient functions but also with a design that harmoniously integrates into refrigerators. Available in metallic look as well as in white and an elegant dark tone, the working components blend discreetly into the background.
The K05 hinge in metal look is particularly suitable for refrigerators and wine coolers on which the cool, metal design also continues through on the inside. If, on the other hand, the fridge is white both inside and outside, the new hinge in white perfectly matches the interior and recedes into the background.
Wine fridges are a real looker in the kitchen. They impress on the outside with their high … [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]
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]
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 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]
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]
Fittings program for the refrigeration sector
As an innovative partner to the white goods industry, Hettich develops solutions with expertise in technology for furniture. As a result, electrical appliances can also be equipped universally with Hettich fittings and their convenience features. The product portfolio for the refrigeration sector includes convenient, silent fitting solutions for diverse refrigerators and freezers: for fitted devices with fixed doors or sliding doors through to free standing refrigerators and freezers.
Quadro Compact runner system
The Quadro Compact runner system ensures full, convenient access and a good overview of the stored foodstuffs in crisper compartments and freezer compartments. Thanks to the full extension runners, foodstuffs will no longer be forgotten. Quadro Compact is impressive thanks to the … [READ MORE]
The product developers of the Austro-German brand manufacturer GRASS demonstrated their instinct for trends with the launch of the movement innovations Tiomos M9 and Tiomos Mirro in 2013. Since then, both hinges have been providing the unique high-tech Tiomos functionality for very demanding door applications. At HOLZ-HANDWERK 2016, GRASS will be presenting the latest addition to the Tiomos M-Series. Tiomos M0 has been developed for thin door applications of 6 millimetres and above, and is designed especially for medium- to high-density materials such as laminates, minerals (e.g. Corian), acrylic or aluminium.
Our world is becoming more transparent – at least in our living spaces. The demand for lightweight solutions and increasingly slimmer surfaces is set to increase, with special focus … [READ MORE]
The convenient way to store food
Hoechst, Austria – October 2015. If you want a larder unit that offers plenty of storage space, whose inner pull-outs can be planned and designed individually and that gives you easy access to items from all three sides, then you’ll like the Space Tower by Blum. This is the convenient and ergonomic way to store food in modern kitchens.
- Ergonomic: Easy access from all three sides
- Convenient: Every pull-out opens individually
- Spacious: Closed sides, high load bearing capacities and organised interiors
- Flexible: Available in every height, width, depth and equipped with the box system of your choice
- In motion: With Servo-Drive, Tip-On for doors
Well-thought-out cabinet solutions make optimal use of … [READ MORE]
Clip top Blumotion, the innovative hinge solution by Blum, has all the components needed for soft and effortless closing integrated into the hinge. The hinge comes in a wide range of types (now also with an opening angle of 107°) to offer the right solution for every door.
The latest design trends show fittings solutions that are simple and inconspicuous. Austrian fittings manufacturer Blum meets these requirements with the Clip top Blumotion hinge programme with integrated soft close for a wide range of cabinet applications.
If the doors are smaller or lighter, you can simply switch off the soft-close Blumotion feature. This means that all doors – regardless of size, weight and closing speed – always close softly … [READ MORE]
Wide range for all sorts of applications
Providing over 100 door-mounting options, the tried and proven range of Intermat fast assembly hinges from Hettich gives all kitchen and furniture manufacturers the right solution for numerous application purposes. Combined with the optional Silent System, it provides attractive ways of setting furniture apart.
The Intermat range features hinges with opening angles of 110 degrees and 125 degrees, profile door hinges with a 95-degree opening angle, wide-angle hinges with an opening angle of 165 degrees, special-purpose hinges for unusual carcase angles from W-45 degrees to W+90 degrees, as well as hinges for glass doors and aluminium-frame doors. The Intermat range is available for all standard drilling patterns and comes with various options … [READ MORE]
HÖCHST (A). Once again, the product developers of the German-Austrian brand manufacturer GRASS demonstrate their ability to anticipate trends with two new additions to the Tiomos range. Both of these movement innovations give particularly demanding door applications the unique high-tech functionality of Tiomos.
Our world is becoming more transparent. And that certainly applies to our living spaces. Lightness is the future, the demand is for increasingly slender surfaces, materials such as glass which radiate contemporary effortlessness and harmonise with any style of décor.
With their feel for the design trends of tomorrow, the product developers from GRASS now present Tiomos Mirro and Tiomos M9: two versions of the unique hinge system Tiomos for glass and mirror glass doors as … [READ MORE]