Vauth-Sagel: The New Optimisation of Storage Space

A small revolution in interior furniture

Long-term partnership between Vauth-Sagel and Rietberger Möbelwerke.

Vauth-Sagel and Rietberger Möbelwerke. Allegro. Photo: VAUTH-SAGEL

World première at Möbelmeile 2018: Rietberger Möbelwerke (RMW) and Vauth-Sagel presented the results of their collaboration. Together, the two companies have developed a fitting to facilitate easier access to low storage levels. The project excellently demonstrates how the system concept can be successfully implemented: due to its consistent modularity, the new optimisation of storage space can be used for all collections and sizes offered by Rietberger Möbelwerke. Trade specialists were extremely impressed by this innovation at the exhibition centre.

interzum 2017 marked the green light for the forward-looking cooperation: RMW Rietberger Möbelwerke was looking for a way to … [READ MORE]

Tiomos Hidden: the hinge becomes invisible

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.

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. Photo: Grass

“When we talk about minimalism, we assume that technology is becoming more and more intelligent and its functions more and more comfortable … [READ MORE]

peka FreezyBoy: no more unpleasant odours

A world first in practical organic waste bins: no more unpleasant odours

peka FreezyBoy M. Photo: peka

Before now, anyone who wanted to avoid unpleasant odours and swarms of fruit flies in their kitchen had no choice but to empty their organic waste bins regularly and store them outside the kitchen. But a Lucerne-based Swiss start-up has changed all that with its new invention: FreezyBoy chills organic waste to -5°C and stops it from decomposing.

It is a familiar problem: if you collect organic household waste for recycling, it decomposes, which inevitably creates a strong odour and attracts fruit flies. That is why many people choose not to recycle their organic waste – instead, they put it in their ordinary … [READ MORE]

GRASS VIONARO iD – THE MODULAR DESIGN DRAWER SIDE

The future of the drawer: the cubist Vionaro drawer system is extended by modular design elements

GRASS Vionaro iD. Photo: Grass

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.

GRASS Vionaro iD. Photo: Grass

For interzum 2017 GRASS has expanded the design options of Vionaro, adding a completely new … [READ MORE]

Individual style behind the fronts: Kesseböhmer now offers „Edition“ versions for base units and wall units

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.

Kesseböhmer iMove edition. Photo: Kesseböhmer

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 … [READ MORE]

Hettich demonstrates drawer expertise at Interzum

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.

Designer profiles for drawers: visual highlights in wood and metal look, easily fitted to the drawer side profiles as an optional feature. Photo: Hettich

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 … [READ MORE]

Interzum Review 2017 – Perfect appearance and a full house at Häfele in Cologne

Impressive visions and innovations

Häfele booth at the interzum in Cologne. Photo: Häfele

With a successful appearance at the interzum in Cologne, Häfele convinced the specialist world and received an incredibly positive response to the forward-looking topics and new products that were exhibited. The team on the booth enjoyed a full house with international flair right from the start. Häfele rode the wave generated by the record number of exhibitors and visitors, harmonised visions and innovations, and gave people a great deal to think about. The hardware technology specialist thought ahead in its motto of “More life per square metre”, and turned furniture technology into something that could be experienced in its entirety on the trade fair booth. However, the … [READ MORE]

Blum’s ingenious applications use every inch of space available

Practical ideas for creating even more storage space

Filler cabinets fill narrow spaces and are ideal for storing narrow items. Photo: Blum
  • 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.

Blum’s plinth pull-out gives you access to top wall
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Hailo at the interzum: Smart waste separation and organiser systems for optimum space utilisation

Photo: Hailo

The family-owned company Hailo will be celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2017. Right from the start, the company with the striking red dot logo has always been characterised by a willingness to explore new approaches and to continuously work on improving quality and on coming up with innovations. Over seven decades, Hailo has gradually evolved into a global company: Today, its products “made in Hesse” are sold in more than 80 countries.

Photo: Hailo

That is also why Hailo attaches particular importance to the quality label “Made in Germany”, and to retaining Germany as the location of its main production site. More than 80 per cent of the products are manufactured at the company seat in Haiger. At … [READ MORE]

SUGATSUNE wins RedDot Award for the new hinge

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.

The hinges LIN-X 1000 designed to be used with big and heavy doors. Here it is installed in a bedroom cabinet. Photo: Sugatsune

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 [READ MORE]

Movento – the runner system for high-quality motion and enhanced adjustment ease

Blum’s concealed runner system for wooden drawers and pull-outs excels in terms of motion – from opening to closing. And now Movento can also be mounted to the cabinet base.
NEW! Base mounting means that new planning ideas and high-quality designs can be optimally realized. Photo: Blum

Thanks to synchronisation, Movento has very good running characteristics, producing a smooth feather-light glide and top quality motion. What’s more, Blum’s Movento also offers 4-dimensional front adjustment. In addition to tried and tested height, side and tilt adjustment, gaps can also be precisely and simply aligned without tools with the new depth adjustment feature.

Numerous convincing possibilities

Movento – Blum’s concealed runner system for wooden drawers and pull-outs. Photo: Blum

The … [READ MORE]