Cabinets and furniture units are essentially carcasses given form, functionality and life. The said functionality is achieved by using precise furniture hardware. There is more to hardware than them being veiled essentials for building efficient furniture. They are those crucial details that shape your entire furniture aesthetics and hence must be chosen wisely. Wall cabinets are an effective solution to utilize wall space and create storage units at the same time.
To get functionally sound and conveniently operated cabinets, Hafele has a range of Flap Fittings with each fitting catering to different applications. This range imparts fluid movement, convenient functionality and elegance to your furniture. It consists of: Lift Up systems for upward moving shutters and Drop-Down Systems for downward opening shutters.
Häfele also presents to you a diverse range of furniture hardware and accessories that silently deliver strength, stability and function while guaranteeing long-lasting results.
1. Flap Systems
· Kraby Friction Lift up System
Embedded with friction technology, the Kraby system lets you open, stop and place the cabinet shutter at an angle of your choice instead of completely opening it. The automatic closing completely shuts the door after it reaches a certain position. Kraby Friction Lift Up can be installed with shutters of different weights and dimensions and is compatible with aluminium framed glass and solid wooden shutters.
· K12 Drop Down System
With a universal “zero” Newton strength to suit any door dimension and weight, K12 System ensures a smooth and continuous movement of the door up to its maximum opening. K12 System is an easy-to-install solution that makes additional screws unnecessary, improving the aesthetic and reducing assembling time.
Kiaro is a concealed opening system for drop down shutters with adjustable settings for different door weights and dimensions, thus enabling to manage a wide range of doors with only one product. The entire mechanism is hidden except for the high resistance wire that possesses significant load capacity while granting minimalism and elegance to the furniture.
2. Furniture Connectors and Accessories
TARGET J10 AND J12: TARGET J10 and J12 are structural connecting fitting with high fastening capacity, suitable for mounting with wood dowels. These connectors are ideal solutions for the installation of cabinets in tight spaces. The through-passing hole (in case of J12) or an additional drilling spot on the bottom panel (in case of J10) allows to adjust the leveller placed underneath with a common allen wrench.
· Leveller for TARGET J12 Connector
INTEGRATO A: INTEGRATO is a complete family of levellers suitable to align heavy duty wardrobes, bookcases and modular furniture. INTEGRATO A is especially adapted for the construction with the connecting system TARGET J12.
· Concealed Cabinet Hangers
LIBRA H1 AND H7: LIBRA H1 and H7 are innovative cabinet hangers and wall plates that are to be installed behind the rear panel with only small cover caps left visible from inside the cabinet. These models also feature an innovative anti-turnover device which ensures fast-locking of the cabinet unit against the wall and is covered by patent.
· Shelf Supports
PK2: PK2 is a wood shelf support that is slotted into the shelf panel and allows it to be joined to any cabinet side panel with help of side brackets. PK2 can be disassembled just as easily as it is fixed.
UNICO: UNICO is a wood shelf support that can be slotted into the panel by making face borings. The ridged wings on the shelf support hold onto the shelf panel firmly, locking it in place. If you move the sliding clip backwards, the ridged wings retreat thereby releasing the shelf.
PEKI: PEKI is the technical shelf support with a captivating design to lock glass shelves having a thickness of 4 to 10 mm. It consists of a main body which connects the shelf panel with the cabinet side and an upper bracket with grooves which is pushed down into the main body until it perfectly fits the glass thickness.
KUBIC: KUBIC is the locking glass shelf support designed to match the contemporary aesthetic trends of the market. Locking and unlocking of the glass shelf can be carried out manually without any tool. Glass is blocked on both upper and lower side by soft rubber layers and is suitable for glass shelves having a thickness of 4 to 15 mm.
3 Must-haves Bed Fittings that can optimize the space in your bedroom by Hafele
Whether it’s a sprawling apartment or a plush studio flat, transformable furniture is fast becoming the de-facto interior scheme for residential and commercial spaces. They can serve a variety of purposes or simply move out of the way when not in use resulting in fluid living and working. With furniture like these, the appearance and vibe of a room can change almost immediately.
Häfele brings to you an assortment of transformable furniture fittings under its new range that virtually multiply the space available. Space2 as we call it is a futuristic range that includes state-of-the-art bed fittings, kitchen countertop fittings and table fittings. These fittings integrate effortlessly within your interiors and astutely utilize the space available.
The Bed Fittings falling under the Space2 range hold the potential of perfectly transforming your interior space into various settings, for e.g. basis the time of the day – where in the day time there may be more free space required for work or play, the bed fittings can be retracted while during the night, the bed fitting can be drawn out for you to unwind or basis multiple functionalities desired – where the bed fitting can be converted into a sofa or a cabinet unit by day or the space beneath the bed can be used for additional storage.
Below are the 3 must have bed fittings that will optimize the space in your bedroom:
· SUPERNOVA: PUSH-TO-OPEN HIDE-AWAY BED FITTING
Creating more space from what’s available has always been a challenge. Whether it has been due to shortage in storage space or lack of free area for you to creatively unwind after a tiring day at work – things are constantly moved around in a bid to create some space. We at Häfele believe in offering solutions that would help you utilise every available space in your home and while we are at it, do so in the most minimal way possible. The Supernova Hide-away Bed Fitting inconspicuously folds into a cabinet when not in use. The push-to-open feature ensures ease of access as well as provides the bed fitting with a contemporary handle-less look.
· GRAVITY: STORAGE BED FITTING
We often turn the storage space under our mattress into an extended wardrobe to stack our bags, books, traditional wear etc., doing so, however, without manually lifting the weight of the heavy mattress is a game changer. Häfele brings to you a new-age storage bed fitting – Gravity, which with its sleek build ensures not only optimal utilization of space available but also provides uninterrupted access to the storage space. With this bed fitting, you can enjoy hands-free opening, all you need to do is kick the pedal below the footboard and the mattress lifts itself up automatically.
· ALADINO ELEKTRA: HIDE-AWAY BED SYSTEM WITH SOFA FITTING
The Aladino Elektra Hide-Away Bed System with Sofa fitting presents you with the best possibilities– an elegant bed fitting with motorized operation, a beautifully designed comfortable sofa fitting and extra space in your room when the bed is folded up. With a weight-bearing capacity of up to 200kgs, this bed fitting is the perfect way to add more usable living space to your room. Use the same room for sleeping at night and for functional use during the day or blissfully watch your living room double up as a guest bedroom.
With this new introduction, the bed no longer needs to be pulled down or lifted manually, an infrared remote control, connected to the control unit of the bed system, does all the work for you. Besides the enhanced ergonomics, this motorized bed fitting also permits movement fluidity, preserves hygiene, and prevents proliferation of dust mites.