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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?
Anonymous
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, ks-customerservice.us@franke.com.
Hello I have a 36" corner sink base and want the largest sink possible. What ize do you recommend?
Anonymous

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…

http://issuu.com/frankeluxury/docs/franke_catalog2014 

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!

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At the show, the sink was also awarded ‘The Architect’s Newspaper Spotlighimagets’ 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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For media appointments, please email john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com.

May 11, 2014

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Contemporary Kitchen by San Francisco Design-Build Firms building Lab, inc. features a Franke sink and KWC faucet!
 
SEE FRANKE and KWC at #ICFF May 17 - 20, in BOOTH 1153!

May 1, 2014

ICFF 2014 - See the latest in Cutting-edge kitchen and bath products from two iconic brands

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WHERE
International Contemporary Furniture Fair
Jacob K. Javits Center, New York City
ICFF Booth #1153

WHEN
Saturday, May 17 - Monday, May 20

WHAT
From Franke Luxury Products Group:
a new kitchen sink series, plus new concept products from Europe making their American debut

From KWC: the award-winning ZOE kitchen faucet 
and the new ONO and AVA wall-mounted bath faucets

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and this blog for updates from the show…don’t forget to use hashtag #ICFF!

To the media: please contact heather.berry@franke.com or john.oreilly@oreilly-depalma.com to schedule your appointment.

Ruskin Series Cabinetry by Rutt Cabinetry was recently on display at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show with Franke’s Peak sink and FFPS1100 faucet. Check out this lovely blog post by Jeanne Chung showcasing Ruskin Series Cabinetry: Luxury Cabinetry - A Modern Heart and Historic Soul.

April 15, 2014

Franke at ICFF 2014

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FRANKE BOOTH #1153

See Franke in booth #1153, May 17-20 at the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, in the  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City.

Brad Kiel, Vice President of Franke Kitchen Systems Luxury Products Group, comments on Franke’s participation at ICFF,

Franke is excited to be unveiling a new sink series along with new concept products from the European market.

As a leader in kitchen systems, it is our goal to engineer and develop new and innovative products. ICFF will be a great venue for us to be able to listen to the A&D community as we introduce new products to the US market.”

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and this blog for regular updates on what new and very popular existing products will be showcased at the event. Don’t forget to use #ICFF to follow Franke in the conversation!

March 27, 2014

SPRING CLEANING FOR YOUR KITCHEN

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Photo above: Franke KBX11028 undermount sink, KB-40S cutting board and FF7000A bridge faucet. KBX110-18 sink with roller mat (KB36-RM) and FFPS1300 faucet in kitchen island installation.

It’s Spring cleaning time and although it’s probably not your favorite time of the year, it sure is a nice feeling when the cleaning is done!  I’ve scoured (no pun intended!) the internet for simple suggestions from various sources and these are some of the ones I find to be most helpful in getting your kitchen sparkling clean:

Clean inside of cabinets and drawers. Remove everything from inside cabinets, wipe down shelves, and replace and reorganize items. Do the same for drawers.   This is a good time to go thru and clean out unused and expired items. [Tidymom.net]

Dust and clean light fixtures. Take down any light fixtures and gently wash and dry them before replacing. If you have a light with exposed light bulb, turn the light off and when it’s cool, dust light bulbs too. [Tidymom.net]

Refrigerator - A good cleaning can make your refrigerator more efficient. Move it out from against the wall (if you can) to sweep behind it, and remove the grill to clean the coils. This will boost energy output, saving you money in the long run.

The sink! Did you know your sink can be one of the dirtiest spots in your home?  
Franke recommends various methods for cleaning your sink, whether it is stainless steel, granite or fireclay. Please follow these instructions with the utmost care.

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Looking for a place to store your sink sponges, etc.? Check out this clever concept tilt-out sponge storage.Photo Credit: Nar Fine Carpentry, Inc.

The Floors: Sweep the kitchen floor and follow by mopping using a solution of equal parts vinegar and hot water. The vinegar acts as a natural disinfectant and odor remover, and its scent will dissipate as it dries. [Foodnetwork.com]

Everyone is always looking for quick and easy ways to keep their kitchen clean. What do you find works best for your kitchen?

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