GRASS is Driving the Interior Design of the Future

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.

GRASS: The visitors of the GRASS booth at the interzum 2019 were particularly interested in the new concealed flap lift system Kinvaro T-Slim, which was presented in Cologne in surroundings that matched the company’s new CI. Photo: Grass

From the first-ever concealed hinges to the invention of … [READ MORE]

Hettich: The Megatrends of Living

Hettich ignites a fascination for tomorrow’s home

Ever smaller living spaces in towns and cities, new life concepts and work models or the increasing demand for customisable furniture: at the  interzum 2019, Hettich provided exciting answers to the noticeable changes taking place in life and home living as a result of megatrends. Under the Fascin[action] banner, Hettich is presenting exciting product solutions covering all aspects of what furniture buyers want: feel style, enjoy comfort, win storage.

Megatrend towards urbanisation: living space is getting smaller, furniture with storage solutions all the more important, e.g. a home office that is hidden away in a piece of living room furniture. Photo: Hettich

All of the solutions on show at interzum are intended

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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.

The new “FREEspace” flap fitting is appearing in a much pared-down version with minimal installed depth, slim front panel and a spring integrated into the lever
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BLUM: The answer to merging living spaces

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.

BLUM Pocket System: Manufacturer completes major part of assembly in workshop; error-free installation on site. The new system by Blum elegantly conceals fitted kitchens. Pocket systems are the easy way to magic away entire living spaces. Photo: Blum

Open plan concepts and ever smaller urban homes … [READ MORE]

REHAU: The Future Apartment

Beyond the surface of furniture

REHAU will put up a unique show at interzum 2019: Aptly named “Future Apartment,” the stand will deliver memorable experiences and technical insights, beyond mere kitchenettes and conventional apartment solutions. Thanks to their latest creations, REHAU will introduce functions-embedded surfaces and technologies adding new smart and emotional values to contemporary living. Concept and planning have been developed by multidisciplinary design studio Ippolito Fleitz Group.

REHAU: Numerous touch points and communication triggers will stimulate minds’ imagination and ignite in-depth conversations. Photo: REHAU

Everyday culture is profoundly steeped in individualization, one of the current mega trends reported by the Zukunftsinstitut. Individualization affects our consumption patterns as much as our value systems: Choosing freely according … [READ MORE]

SUGATSUNE: Interzum 2019

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 new flap fitting Aileron by SUGATSUNE is simply placed on the hinge Olympia. Photo: Sugatsune

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 … [READ MORE]

Peka: Ingenious New Mechanism for Pull-Out Shelfs

From pull-out shelf to work surface with a single click

Fancy whipping up a breakfast smoothie in your food processor? Great idea! But hang on a minute – do you really feel like dragging a heavy appliance out of its shelf and hunting around for a surface to put it on before you have even had a chance to wake up properly? No good place to put your laptop in your home office? Luckily, Swiss company peka-metall AG has the answer! The ingenious new Click Stop locking mechanism transforms any pull-out shelf into a fixed work surface with a single click.

Peka Click Stop: Now you can comfortably top up the water in your coffee machine. Photo: peka

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FRANKE: Real Cooks Cook with Steel

Professional kitchen for the home

With Franke’s PureSteel worktops, the professional kitchen finds its way into one’s own four walls. The high-quality stainless steel plates are enormously robust and available in several attractive surface variants.

Franke offers the custom-made PureSteel countertops in three thicknesses and several surface finishes. Photo: Franke GmbH

It is not without reason that stainless steel surfaces are standard in professional kitchens. The material is extremely hard-wearing, absolutely hygienic, easy to clean and insensitive to rapid temperature changes. In addition, stainless steel absorbs no odors and also against discoloration such as tomato sauce, red wine or tea, the material is resistant. In the private kitchen, the individual stainless steel worktop is therefore becoming increasingly popular.

The timeless
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Häfele: New extremely small and extremely strong flap fitting

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.

Premiere at Interzum: A novelty in the Häfele Free range – an innovative, extremely small and strong flap fitting. Photo: Häfele

“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[READ MORE]

GERA Leuchten: Minimalisation for maximum room design impact

Lighting as a piece of furniture

Minimalism, lighting as a room design element, clear contours – at interzum 2019, GERA Leuchten continues to stay true to its philosophy: “We will be showing several interesting new products in Cologne,” says Hening Pölitz, owner and CEO of GERA Leuchten. “They are further developments of existing lighting systems used in a way that makes them look completely new.”

GERA LichtBox: every object inside the box is staged with the aid of lighting. Photo: GERA Leuchten

The company’s trade show stand will once again be dedicated to “Lighting that’s also a piece of furniture”, an apt description of the one element shared by all GERA Leuchten products. “We furnish homes – either … [READ MORE]

Hettich: The new Flap Fitting wins Red Dot Design Award

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.

Award winning product design: the ViZard by ambigence flap fitting from Hettich completely hides working components and convenience in the furniture side panel. Photo: Hettich

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.… [READ MORE]

BLANCO: As colourful as life

The BLANCO SITY XL 6 S made of Silgranit PuraDur, and the BLANCO VIU-S mixer tap

Add some fresh accents to your kitchen with on-trend colours – it’s fun with the Blanco Sity XL 6 S sink and the Blanco Viu-S mixer tap, which create a stunning look as a perfectly paired duo. The new Silgranit PuraDur premium sink captures the Zeitgeist with its modern design and appealing concept, which bring a real zest for life and a sense of individuality to the kitchen.

A refreshing, eye-catching design for urban living: the Blanco Sity XL 6 S, made of Silgranit PurDur, captures the Zeitgeist with its modern design and appealing concept, which bring a real zest for life and a
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Hailo: interzum 2019, more comfort, improved quality of life

Hailo presents new classics and classic innovations at the interzum 2019

Hailo has been setting benchmarks for more comfort in the home for over 70 years. The red dot that makes all Hailo household products identifiable at first glance stands for quality “made in Germany” and guarantees that they will make your life easier. With its waste separation and storage systems, Hailo helps its customers to design the functional areas in their homes in an efficient, space saving and comfortable way.

Hailo Cargo Synchro is now even more comfortable to operate with its new synchronized full extension slides. Photo: Hailo Werk

Always a key issue for the Haiger-based company: smart product developments that are directly inspired by the needs of … [READ MORE]

FRANKE: New laminar jet technology for kitchen faucets

Franke kitchen faucets with splash-free laminar jet

Franke equips selected kitchen faucets with the practical laminar jet technology. The splash-free and whisper-quiet water jet ensures a plus in hygiene and comfort in kitchen work.

Franke is already equipping some mixer taps at the factory with laminar jet technology. Including the models Atlas Neo, Centinox and Kubus. Photo: Franke GmbH

The innovative laminar jet technology eliminates air turbulence in the water jet – which in turn ensures a crystal-clear water jet with significantly lower spray behavior.

Clean thing

Especially with high spout kitchen faucets, cleaning dirty dishes or brushing fruit and vegetables becomes easy on the spout. Here the laminar jet shows its strengths, because the area around the sink remains … [READ MORE]

Kesseböhmer: The New Trend of Open Living Space Design

Premiere for product and brand: initiated new trend with “Volume K by Kesseböhmer”

A system shelf celebrated its first international appearance at the imm 2019 in Cologne as part of a much acclaimed trade fair presentation characterized by design icons. “Volume K by Kesseböhmer” stands behind “tRACK” as a new brand and with it the traditional craftsmanship and the competence in metalworking.

Kesseböhmer: Design furniture, shapely and timeless classics are created under an unmistakable handwriting. Photo: Kesseböhmer

Together with the German distribution partner, the Form exclusiv Design Wiemann, lived the appearance of the spirit of the noble and the luxurious. In this composition, the presentation of the brand and product represented a world premiere, which served as … [READ MORE]

Hettich: Drawers take the tall unit by storm

Versatile storage concepts for the kitchen

Win storage. That’s what kitchen buyers really want because in the kitchen every inch counts. Tall units provide a particularly large amount of storage space. Fitted with drawers, it can be used in a completely new way for added practical convenience. A solution kitchen buyers quickly get excited by.

Hettich: Drawers in the tall unit provide unmatched convenience both in terms of handling as well as neat, tidy, organisation. Photo: Hettich

Drawers make tall units so much more attractive. They become veritable storage wizards that can be customised to suit any particular need. The use of drawers in the kitchen has become established as a popular option. Applied to tall units, the added … [READ MORE]

Vauth-Sagel fills the gap in the portfolio

Vauth-Sagel expands its comprehensive hygiene and sustainability range

Vauth-Sagel’s waste separation system VS Envi is a modular product range that adapts surprisingly easily to people’s individual habits, the size of the household and the local waste management regulations. With as much flexibility as is possible and a well-thought-out range of accessories, VS ENVI makes everyday life considerably easier.

VS ENVI Single now fills the last gap in the system: the new element is the first choice for areas where space is limited.

Vauth-Sagel’s waste separation system VS Envi is a modular product range that adapts surprisingly easily to people’s individual habits, the size of the household and the local waste management regulations. Photo: VAUTH-SAGEL

Vauth-Sagel’s success is … [READ MORE]

BLANCO: The sink for fans of the country-house look

Blanco Faron XL 6 S in Silgranit PuraDur

Wood, tiles, stone and other natural materials create a cosy look in the kitchen. Well-designed details and high-tech features that offer maximum convenience are hugely popular when it comes to functional equipment to assist cooking. For those who love the modern country house look, Blanco  has a particularly charming and contemporary Silgranit PuraDur sink among its range: Faron XL 6 S features a design that interprets distinctive elements of the country-house style in an elegant new way.

The sink for fans of the country-house look: the Blanco Faron XL 6 S sink has particular appeal. It adeptly reinterprets traditional elements of the country-house style and offers impressive convenience and decorative accessories. Photo:
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BLUM: New Excellent Solutions for the Current Furniture Trends

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.

Blum Aventos HK top: German Design Award 2019 and iF Design Award 2019 for Blum’s new flap system with integrated functions and a straightforward design in a small size. Photo: Blum
Excellent product design by Blum

Design plays a major role in the development of modern furniture fittings. On the one hand, sophisticated solutions support … [READ MORE]

Hailo: Order through smart storage solutions

Ordering systems from Hailo: Make room so that the beautiful things appear

The organization of storage space is one of the most demanding tasks in the design of housing. Individualisation, design, interior design – the beautiful sides of the home are only shown to their advantage if they are provided with practical and discreet storage systems. In short: Intelligent storage space is required for the apartment to shine to its full glory.

Hailo Pantry Box: Depending on whether the Pantry Box is laid out for vegetables or bread, it is stored on a removable plastic floor or a shapely, high-quality real wood grid. Photo: Hailo Werk

Hailo Einbautechnik has taken on this challenge since its foundation. Hailo’s organization systems … [READ MORE]

FRANKE: With the Box Center, all kitchen helpers are always at hand

Sink and kitchen accessories as a shapely unit

Franke has developed the new Franke Box Center under the slogan “Organization perfected”. It is a clever organizing system that combines the sink and kitchen accessories into a compact, shapely unit. The special thing about it: The most important kitchen helpers, which are needed for the preparation of meals, are always at hand directly at the sink.

Franke Box Center: Only the kitchen helpers from the smaller pool, which are currently needed, can be removed exactly for food preparation. All the else kitchen accessories remain safe, hygienic and invisible stowed in the cover. Photo: Franke GmbH

In a well-organized kitchen, each handle sits. Franke believes that the better the kitchen components are … [READ MORE]

raumplus: The Multi-Tasking Door

raumplus presents the Sliding TV Door

It is a sliding door and media center in one. The latest raumplus development elegantly combines interior design with entertainment. A flat-screen monitor incorporated into the door panel allows the closet door and room divider to be used as a TV or computer monitor. The versatile »Sliding TV Door« is premiered at the IMM 2019. Be sure to tune in!

The raumplus Sliding TV Door is a modern add-on version of a top-class sliding door. Photo: raumplus

Sophisticated undercover entertainment for a living room, bedroom, or teen’s room. All locations where the trend is clearly towards having multiple media options available, however kept discreetly out of sight instead of dominating the space.

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Hettich Sensys for Glass: The Marriage of Functionality and Aesthetics

Sensys with integrated Silent System for glass applications

Furniture featuring glass elements bring elegance to any living room. With its narrow bonding surfaces, the Sensys hinge for glass applications creates a perfect purist look. Whether classy glass display cabinets or a modern material combination of wood and glass – the hinge perfectly blends into the furniture’s overall appearance.

Pure elegance: the Hettich Sensys hinge for glass applications impresses with its slimline design and perfect functionality for sensitive glass doors. Photo: Hettich

Sensys for glass applications combines exquisite design and outstanding performance. The integrated Silent System and large automatic closing angle make sure the delicate glass doors close gently and reliably every time. The standard Sensys range is combined with the

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SALICE Pin: The Innovative Display Storage System

Personalisation and complete versatility.

SALICE Pin is the innovative and revolutionary display storage system. Available in three versions, Pin Wine, Pin Knife and Pin Shelf, Pin allows the most flexible and creative arrangement of bottles, knives and shelves.

SALICE Pin Shelf permits the most creative and flexible arrangements of shelves of any material, which can be positioned at any height desired. Photo: SALICE

The elegant, design-oriented and highly refined SALICE Pin has streamlined aesthetics and quick and intuitive assembly. This system is available in aluminium and titanium finishes, complementing all kinds of room settings, furniture and applications.

The Pin brackets can be moved easily and positioned anywhere with an ingenious fixing system that is extremely strong and stable.

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berbel: Induction + Extraction = Masterpiece

berbel Downline Hob Extraction System

Shortly after the introduction of the product innovation last year, the berbel induction hob with integrated extractor has developed from a newcomer to an award-winning best seller.

berbel Downline: the engineers and designers of berbel have managed to think differently about air purification and to develop a new generation of extractor hoods. Photo: berbel

State-of-the-art induction technology and a powerful extraction system – a masterpiece by berbel. For several years now berbel, the specialist for state-of-the-art extraction technology, has been inspiring the world of kitchens with its Skyline ceiling lift hoods, as well as headroom, wall-mounted and island hoods and many other innovative products. This year berbel once again presents innovative top-of-the-range technology.

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peka: One movement is enough

One movement of the hand – the entire cabinet contents in view

It would be nice if the contents of a high-ceiling cabinet could be grasped at a glance – and nevertheless fully exploit the cabinet volume. Now it’s going to be nice: peka is bringing a novelty onto the market with the Pleno Plus cupboard. All trays and their contents move out with one movement of the hand, and the content even finds space in the side door.

peka pull out larder Pleno Plus. Photo: peka

One movement of the hand is enough – the door of the Pleno Plus cupboard opens. All trays, including the top one, run out at the same time and present the entire content. … [READ MORE]

Kesseböhmer: Supermarket Shelf at Home

Opening a kitchen cabinet as the wow factor

Kesseböhmer is demonstrating exactly how opening a kitchen cabinet can have the wow factor. The name ‘Tandem’ refers to the intelligent two-part pull-out technology, which provides the user with not only a distinctive opening experience, but also a complete overview and convenient access to all supplies at the same time. As a ‘supermarket shelf at home’, the ‘Tandem’ can accommodate a week’s worth of shopping for a family of four.

Kesseböhmer Tandem is based on the refrigerator concept. Photo: Kesseböhmer

A well-sectioned cabinet offers twice the organisation. The two parts of the ‘Tandem’ fitting for door shelves and shelving units coupled with single-handed operation were based on the refrigerator concept. What’s more, … [READ MORE]

FRANKE: sink & tap as a filigree unit

With KWC ERA, Franke has a design line in its portfolio in which the kitchen sink and faucet combine to form a high-quality design unit – highly functional and precise. The design language is deliberately minimalist and filigree and is aimed at people who appreciate high-quality and innovative design.

The KWC ERA mixer from Franke forms a shapely unit with the sink of the same name. They impress with their minimalist design, filigree design language and high functionality. Photo: Franke GmbH

With numerous innovations, KWC has driven the development of kitchen faucets since 1874 – especially with the invention of the first 1-hole kitchen faucet with retractable hose shower in 1957. But the ultimate goal has always been to perfect … [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.

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 Ideal Organisation of a Drawer

Split is the system of division and storage compartments that allows the freest and most personalised organisation of drawer interiors. It is characterised by versatility, user-friendliness and a wide choice of sizes and colours.

Salice Split, here in bathroom furniture. Its 3 mm wall thickness makes Split the slimmest divider system ever. Photo: SALICE

Split has elegant and streamlined aesthetics. Its 3 mm wall thickness makes Split the slimmest divider system ever.

With its high aesthetic appeal, Split facilitates the perfect optimisation of space and is compatible with Salice Lineabox drawers and all other kind of wood-based and metal drawers.

Salice Split, here in kitchen furniture. The non-slip pads fitted to Split ensure the stability of the arrangement of the
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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]

berbel: High-tech in an Elegant Frame

berbel shows profile – The new ceiling lift hood, finished with a narrow, matt black frame.

Berbel has always stood for sophisticated premium ventilation technology as well as surprising design ideas that establish the extractor hood as a design object in the kitchen. This year, the berbel design team will be surprised at area30 with a new edition of the skyline.

berbel Skyline Frame. Design hood in two variants: with and without modern shelf (right and left each 20 cm wide, with glass bottom and glass lid). Photo: berbel
Put in the right light

In addition to its function as extractor hood, the designer piece Skyline Frame is also a varied and functional lighting object. Behind the four fronts of … [READ MORE]

Häfele: Design Your Life with Light

SICAM 2018: Häfele Loox lighting system: Design – Functionality – Inspiration

At the SICAM in Pordenone, Häfele was demonstrating how furniture and rooms can be transformed by intelligent use of light in the furniture, how they can be adapted to the current needs and wishes of the users, the time of day, your rhythm of work and even life itself, and how many different kitchens can be conjured up from one kitchen in the blink of an eye. Cleverly networked, pre-installed scenarios which can be called up at the push of a button are playing an increasingly important part.

Trade fair première at the Sicam in Pordenone – the completely maintenance free, battery-less Häfele BLE radio wall switch. It can
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Kesseböhmer: Shelves are Conquering the Kitchens

Open storage space with bespoke designs: Kesseböhmer develops flexible, modular, steel shelving units

Nolte Küchen is the first customer of Kesseböhmer to secure exclusivity for certain characteristics of the new steel shelving unit until 2019. Photo: Kesseböhmer

Shelving units are taking kitchen and home environments by storm. By offering an open storage space that is both straightforward and effortless to access, they contribute to a spacious and airy living space concept. What’s more, the choice of material also creates a contemporary industrial style. This trend has inspired Kesseböhmer to create a modular shelving unit that offers furniture and kitchen manufacturers every opportunity to stand out from the crowd.  

The unit centres around a basic frame system made of high-quality steel. … [READ MORE]

Hettich: New Concepts

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.

The flap fitting from Hettich disappears into the furniture side and creates latitude for new furniture design. Photo: ambigence
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 … [READ MORE]

peka Pecasa: smart living for greater comfort

peka Pecasa Regalsystem. Dressing room. Photo: peka
Pecasa is peka’s latest shelf system.

It is made up of a few simple components that can be combined in an infinite variety of ways: shelves, cabinets, desks or clothes rails can be attached to the central wall profile and repositioned however the user wants. Its flexibility makes Pecasa the ideal solution for almost any application – from living areas and home offices to dressing rooms and hallways, or even shops.

peka Pecasa Regalsystem. Living area. Photo: peka

Smart living for greater comfort: this short phrase tells you all you need to know about peka’s latest shelf system. Though peka hails from Mosen in the Swiss canton of Lucerne, it consciously … [READ MORE]

FRANKE: Clever technology, the novelties

Clever technology combined with shapely product design

The Franke Innovations for the Küchenmeile 2018 at a glance
The Fragranit sink Kubus 2, the faucet innovation Active Plus and the exclusive cooktop extract Mythos 2gether complement each other to a modern kitchen ambience. Photo: Franke

In this year’s house4kitchen, Franke has first-class new products covering all product lines of Franke Kitchen Systems – from sinks and faucets to stainless steel worktops and a waste system to extractor hoods and a cooktop hood. All new developments score with their successful combination of outstanding design with high functionality, ease of use and modern technology. On the nearly 400 square meter, completely redesigned exhibition area, the shapely premium kitchen fittings and sinks from [READ MORE]

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]

REHAU: Smart interior

Smart furniture and design expertise: REHAU at the SICAM 2018

From 16 to 19 October, Italian city Pordenone will once again become the center of the international furniture supplier industry. At SICAM companies present their contributions to the latest trends in interior design – as it is for Italy with a focus on design. REHAU contributes to SICAM’s ambitious program with its innovative portfolio and, in addition to its creative diversity, shows how furniture can be linked to the digital world.

REHAU Smart Sense can be integrated into various REHAU products. Photo: REHAU

Stand A12 / 8B11 in Hall 5 will be dominated this year by studies that showcase how forward-looking materials and smart technology go hand in hand. After [READ MORE]

Kesseböhmer: Plenty of space in the smallest room

Pull-out larders from Kesseböhmer are among the classics

Pull-out larders, as storage cabinets are classics. No wonder: a kitchen cabinet with this equipment uses the storage space optimally on a small footprint. It provides a clear view of the entire storage material from two or three sides and convenient access to all stored food and utensils at all times. Because the content moves when opening completely out to the front.

Kesseböhmer pull-out larder Junior. A kitchen cabinet with this equipment optimally uses the storage space on a small footprint. Photo: Kesseböhmer

With his “DispensaKesseböhmer makes the tried and tested principle from the pharmacy accessible to kitchen users. In different widths with a fixed or height-adjustable frame, the … [READ MORE]