EuroCucina 2018 was once again dominated by clever use of space, particularly regarding concealed kitchens. This is a trend that has been building momentum since 2016, and its popularity continues to grow amongst the British furniture market. Minimalist designs and simplicity are the essence of modern/contemporary kitchens, suitable for small spaces and open / broken plan kitchens alike. When worktops and hobs are hidden behind cabinetry, it can transform the kitchen into a sophisticated space that can fulfil all of the traditional cooking needs of your customer. Read more about this trend in What's New: The Autumn Edit.
As Seen On Channel 4's Grand Designs
Kettle Co. Kitchens, is renowned for craftsmanship and bespoke services. This Häfele Studio Partner fitted a hidden kitchen for Tom and Danie Raffield, which was showcased on an episode of Channel 4’s Grand Designs. The brief was for a kitchen that could blend in with the overall style of their unique timber house in Cornwall. The design used the Hawa Concepta 25, supplied by Häfele, to conceal the kitchen, creating a sleek and nature-inspired finish.
In addition to the Hawa Concepta, Häfele has a full range of space-optimised and functional solutions to help achieve a concealed kitchen finish. You can read more about this in the Concealed Kitchens feature in the latest edition of What's New: The Autumn Edit.
Hawa Concepta 25
A unique folding and pivot sliding system for bi-folding pocket doors, the Hawa Concepta 25 is perfect for concealing worktops, drawers, kitchen spaces and more. The flush cabinet fronts open end-to-end and can be completely pushed into the sides, providing total access to the kitchen elements when opened. (408.31.000) (408.31.001) (408.31.002) (408.31.003)
Sweepovac Slimline Plinth Vacuum
Sweepovac Slimline Plinth Vacuum is ideal for minimalist kitchens. With a powerful suction, the vacuum pulls in all the dust from around the unit. This hidden vacuum offers an additional extendable hose for more flexibility, eliminating the need for space consuming cleaning tools.
Kitchen worktops are increasingly used as workstations, turning the surface into a pool of wires and cables. Our fitted Vertical Powerdock with USB and Bluetooth Speaker not only allows people to connect various gadgets, it can also be seamlessly pushed into the worktop after use, leaving only the top visible.
Smeg In-Column Larder Fridge
Smeg’s In-Column Larder Fridge is designed to be built into existing cabinetry to give kitchens a seamless appearance and enhance their aesthetic appeal. With a reversible door and adjustable glass shelves, this in-column refrigerator can be customised to suit your customer’s needs.
Vauth-Sagel VS TAL WIRO Broom
A complete storage unit with fitted wire baskets and cut outs, the Vauth-Sagel VS TAL WIRO Broom allows space for storing a broom. At only 150mm wide, this smart storage solution is great for small spaces and can be easily hidden away with a simple push.
Loox LED 3032
Our own-house brand product, the Loox LED 3032 multi-white strip light is self-adhesive and great for fitting onto any furniture. Its colour temperature is entirely adjustable from warm white to cool white, with the help of a multi-white mixer. Without any visible lighting profiles or cables, this completes the hidden kitchen look. All our Loox lighting products offer a 7-year Lifetime Guarantee.
Tambour door systems
Tambour door Systems are a great solution for hiding away kitchen elements, enabling a more organised and sophisticated finish. Available in a variety of finishes, including copper, mill gold, anthracite and satin, they can be blended into the design or used as a statement piece to create aesthetic impact. Find out more about creating a statement with your kitchen design here.
Accuride 0115RC Sliding Track System
Transforming a kitchen worktop into a breakfast bar is only a slide away, the Accuride 0115RC Sliding Track System features a ball-bearing mounted carriage, which is optimal for sliding objects like worktops, display walls and base units. The applications are endless - for example, a hot plate could also be concealed under worktops with ease.