Trends and products from IWF 2018
September 6, 2018 | 8:37 am CDT
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Hangman Products: Hangman showed its floating shelf system and innovative hanging hardware.

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Hafele America: Featuring style and functionality options for the kitchen and closet spaces, Hafele showcased solutions that feature the latest trends in kitchen and closet organization, sliding door hardware, lighting, functional and decorative hardware, and more.

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Salice America: After acquiring a boutique Italian manufacturer, Salice is now able to offer a complete closet organizing system package, including a range of accessories from boxes to hangers and shelving.

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Hardware Resources: Hardware Resources displayed a variety of new products and solutions including several lighting innovations from Task Lighting for use in closets, cabinets, accent, down lighting and more.

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Wilsonart: Wilsonart previewed surface solutions from fingerprint-resistant, water-resistant and scratch-and-scuff-resistant to others that are ultra-thin or feature visual patterns with dimensional texture.

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Hettich: Hettich showcased staircase storage solutions with its WingLine door fittings.

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Rev-A-Shelf: Rev-A-Shelf highlighted its laundry room options.

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Accuride: Accuride featured a number of hardware components that can be use in garage applications for storage recreational and heavier items.

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Element Design: Element Designs featured some of its new shelving systems.

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Kesseböhmer USA:  Kesseböhmer featured its new drawer organizers, StraightLine, as well as new innovating base cabinet solutions including a push to open waste bin, and a base pull out bakers tray.

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Lazy Lee: Featured in the Lockdowel booth along with one of its licensed manufacturers, Closet Outlet, Lazy Lee displayed its ne rotating closet organizing system designed for reach-in closets.

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Richelieu Hardware: Richelieu showcased many space-saving solutions including Murphy Beds and its Eclipse Rotating Table Mechanism.

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Samet: The Turkish company, with offices in Miami, showcased its innovative slide system ‘Smart Slide FF’ and new soft close and self-closing compact face frame hinges specially designed for U.S market.    

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Salt International: Salt featured its luxury European components and hardware for use in a variety of applications including closet systems

ATLANTA - The 2018 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) was one of the largest shows in years. Before the four-day event kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 22, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, a full day of symposiums were held including the 2018 IWF Closet Symposium, sponsored by Weinig/Holz-Her. Speakers spoke on a variety of topics including how to grow your business, how to use PR effectively, the latest in European trends, the evolution to manufacturing and business tips, the business of design and the rise of multifunctional living spaces.

Included in the slideshow are a few trends and products shown on the IWF show floor.
 

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Michaelle Bradford | Editor

Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.