September 11, 2014
Sink Spotlight: Franke Orca Fireclay
August 22, 2014
Hot Product: Franke Roller Mat
The Franke Roller Mat is a truly innovative and practical accessory ideal for any kitchen task and has been a customer favorite since its launch. The roller mat is a convenient removable drainer aid; dry your dishes, vegetables, glassware, etc. Roll the mat out to drain and direct water from food preparation, then roll it up to store away, maintaining a tidy and sleek sink profile – it really is that easy!
Kitchen enthusiasts everywhere love this accessory because it has somany uses. It can be used as a trivet, for food preparation, dish drying and more. The mat rolls up for convenient storage and can be used on top of the sink or the countertop. The matcan even be placed on the bottom of some Franke sink bowls, creating a protective layer. The rubber edging allows for quiet, stable contact with the sink surface and when properly placed, it can withstand up to 40 pounds of weight! The roller mat raises the surface area allowing air to flow under and help dry your items faster.
The roller mat can be used with these Franke sinks: KBX110-13, PSX110138, KBX110-18, KBX11021, KBX11028, KBX12030, KBX12034, KBX12039, KBX12043, and KBX160. Dimensions: 18-1/2” x 16-5/8” wide.
Do YOU have a Franke roller mat? We want to see how you use it – please share pictures! Send photos to email@example.com.
You can purchase a Franke roller mat from Franke’s online store. Click on ‘Grid Drainers – Shelf Grids.
Franke Kitchen Systems Luxury Products Group
How do I replace light in rangehood? It was purchased in 2002 and was not supplied with handbook.
Franke in the US no longer carries range hoods. Faber, Spa located in Fabriano, Italy has been producing high quality range goods for over 50 years and is owned by Franke Holding AG. Please visit their website, www.faberspa.com, for contact information.
do the faucets FF2400R and FF2580 both have 360 rotation and which would be better for a divided sink with placement somewhat off center and towards the right?
Thank you for the inquiry.
The FF2400R and FF2500 have both a 360 degree swivel spout. Both would be great for your sink set up, even in an off center placement.
The FF2500 has a 8 1/4” reach, and the FF2400R has a 8 3/4” reach. They are similar.
For additional product questions, please contact our customer service department at 800-626-5771 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hello I have a 36" corner sink base and want the largest sink possible. What ize do you recommend?
Great question. Franke has several models that fit a 36” cabinet in both single and double bowl configurations. If you reference pages 92 and 93 of our catalog (link below), there are various designs available…
Let us know if we can be of further assistance!
May 21, 2014
Franke Largo Workcenter - Ready for the US?…
The Franke team showcased a Franke European sink this past weekend at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). The sink was brought to the show as a ‘concept sink’ so that feedback can be gathered on the sink for the US market. We are excited to say, there has been so much positive feedback on this Largo workcenter!
The sink has two integrated waste compartments. Suggested uses are for organic waste to compost and cleaning supplies such as sponges and brushes to keep the sink area tidy. Other features include a pop-up waste that is operated via a push-button, so that you can empty the bowl without putting your hands in the sink. To read full details on this sink, visit Franke’s UK website. Or - better still, take a look at the video link below and experience Franke’s Largo workcenter!
At the show, the sink was also awarded ‘The Architect’s Newspaper Spotlights’ by Leslie Clagett, products editor for The Architect’s Newspaper and founder of KBCULTURE.com.
Tell us - what are your thoughts? Would you like to see this sink brought to the US? Please respond via this blog post!
May 19, 2014
Franke Sponsors #ICFF 2014 #KBTRIBECHAT
Franke is sponsoring and hosting #KBTRIBECHAT on Twitter as a follow-up to the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), this Wednesday at 2pm (est).
Franke’s Social Media Manager, Krista Rivers comments, ‘I’m anxious to hear what the industry is saying post ICFF 2014. With over 600 high profile, exhibitors at the show it is important for kbtribe to hear what caught the attention of the attendees – whether it be designers, architects, other brands or luxury homeowners.
Follow along on Franke’s ICFF Pinterest board, where a compilation of photos from the Fair will be shared.
The questions to be addressed during the chat are the following:
• What exciting, new products did you find at ICFF?
• What booths were the best?
• What trends did you see?
• Did any ‘GREEN’ products catch your attention? If so, which ones?
• If you attended ICFF this year, will you attend again in 2015?
Visit the creator of #KBTRIBECHAT for more details on how you can participate.
May 13, 2014
FRANKE’S KITCHEN SYSTEM TO BE PRESENTED at ICFF
Franke, a leading name in kitchen sinks, custom accessories, faucets, Little Butler hot and cold water filtration, and waste disposers is excited to share its KITCHEN SYSTEMS story at ICFF this weekend (May 17-20, 2014) at New York City’s Jacob K. Javitz Center!
Stop in booth #1153 to learn how the Franke Kitchen System name came to be.
Adding to this excitement, the Franke Luxury Products Group will unveil a brand new sink series and is anxious to hear feedback from industry designers and architects who will be attending the event.
Below is just a sample of some of the products you can see in Franke’s booth at ICFF…
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May 1, 2014
ICFF 2014 - See the latest in Cutting-edge kitchen and bath products from two iconic brands