5 Minutes With Simon Lount, Hafele


5 Minutes With Simon Lount, Hafele

How important is getting the right storage for your kitchen?

Getting the right storage for your kitchen is vital for the comfort and functionality of your kitchen. It all begins with the planning of what you most use your kitchen for; do you need an office area where work can be done, is there a lot of baking or are there family gatherings every weekend? These questions determine the potential layout and footprint of your kitchen – the “Kitchen Triangle” as it is also known. Once that is chosen you can start thinking about the storage solutions that will best fit the space you are trying to create. This is where Häfele comes in; by visiting www.ideasforliving.co.nz you can go through these three steps and ultimately select the best possible storage solutions available from Häfele.

Is all kitchen hardware created equal?

In New Zealand we are in a unique location with a direct link to Asia – this is great for holidays and travel but not so good for importers of kitchen hardware! Häfele prides itself on only offering the finest European Clever Storage solutions from German company Kesseböhmer, leading Austrian drawer manufacturer Grass and Swiss innovators HAWA and EKU, specialists in sliding and folding door solutions. By choosing Häfele you can be assured you are only getting the best.


How do your storage solutions stand out from others?

At Häfele we pride ourselves on only offering the best quality hardware for our storage solutions; trends are constantly changing so we need to be ahead of these and make sure Kiwis are getting only the latest and greatest on offer. Our suppliers and teams in Germany are always working on new innovations and ideas to create new ways to store and organise your kitchen – this ensures that Häfele stays ahead of the rest when it comes to kitchen storage solutions.

Your top tips for anyone looking to install a new kitchen or upgrade?

The great thing about kitchens is that no matter what you spend you will always improve your home and its value. By visiting www.ideasforliving.co.nz you can see all the options of storage, lighting, drawer systems and so much more whether you’re renovating or building new. Then you can easily find one of our ‘Studio Partners’ through the locator on the website – these partners cover the whole of New Zealand so no matter where you are, you are sure to be able to find a kitchen manufacturer or designer to suit your needs.

What’s the future of kitchen hardware and storage?

Kitchens will always be the heart of the home; families congregate there, stories are shared and memories are made, all in the home’s kitchen. People will always want kitchens and Häfele are proud to be New Zealand’s number one kitchen hardware and accessory supplier; so with Häfele the future of kitchens and storage solutions looks strong and bright!


For more information check us out at www.ideasforliving.co.nz



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