The geometry of motion

From bringing the indoors out, to cabinetry that spins to reveal its contents, Hettich is elevating interior and alfresco design options with its innovation in the mechanics of movement.

For more than 130 years, German hardware fittings manufacturer Hettich has been innovating in the realm of cabinetry joinery, producing long-lasting fit-for-purpose fittings for a range of residential and commercial applications.

Now, Hettich brings us the Veosys hinge. Made from highly corrosion resistant 304-grade stainless steel, Veosys takes everything Hettich has learned from indoors and applies it to the outdoors.

Able to open to an ultra-wide 105 degrees and featuring a soft-close function at 35 degrees, Veosys duplicates all the functionality of its interior stablemates in an outdoor environment. Particularly relevant to our local climate, Veosys operates seamlessly within a temperature range of 5ÅãC through to 40ÅãC and carries ISO 9227 (corrosion resistance) certification, making it an ideal choice in almost all New Zealand conditions.

Team Veosys with Hettich’s smooth-running Quadro Compact drawer runners. Highly durable, Quadro Compact runners are made from electrolytic zinc–plated steel, are fully extendable, and able to support weights of up to 40kg. Complete the look with InnoTech Atira drawers for a design-led outdoor kitchen that perfectly blends form and function — and that will continue to perform through years of outdoor entertaining.

Step indoors and Hettich’s focus is on creative storage solutions — especially those that maximise ever-diminishing interior spaces.

Once again, Hettich has come to the fore with the launch of FurnSpin at Interzum 2023, where it not only garnered a lot of industry buzz but a Best of the Best award as well.

Instead of traditional doors that open, slide, or fold, FurnSpin features an innovative pivot mechanism that allows the entire cabinet to rotate through 180 degrees before returning to a flush position.

Taking its cue from the study of ‘kinematics’ — also known as the ‘geometry of motion’ — FurnSpin is balanced so carefully that even very light objects remain firmly in place during operation. And, with absolutely no doors or corners extending from the cabinet, it opens up space in an all-new way.

Equally stylish in either the ‘open’ or ‘closed’ position, FurnSpin brings an element of dynamism to interior design. FurnSpin has been designed to be integrated into Hettich’s Cadro aluminium framing system to create a modern industrial look and feel that provides ultimate versatility in the kitchen, living room, bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, or even the office — the choice is yours.

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