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Fittings in the object: 5 tips for planning

Interior design is an essential building block of architecture. A well thought-out furnishing concept is essential for the planning of public buildings. In this article, we will provide you with useful tips that will help you choose fittings for public areas. 

It is probably one of the smallest design elements in architecture: the door fitting. With it you express a stylistic attitude. For an expressive overall image in the public area, lever handle solutions are offered, which convince with a high-quality design and maximum functionality. After all, aesthetics and function have long been two inseparable components in the furnishing of public buildings. The following tips will help you:

Series 270: Room set in U-shape

Series 270: Room set

1. Tip: Create recognition value 

The impression of a room in a public building must not be forgotten in any case. To counteract this, innovative and unique equipment solutions are needed. Fittings that convince with their functionality and aesthetics in equal measure provide a remedy. The extensive range of objects series 270 is characterized by its modern and minimalist design. With the finish in satin stainless steel and the special edition black satin, the lever handles create noble eye-catchers on the door that will be remembered.

2. Tip: Go for uniformity 

For the implementation of an aesthetic interior concept in the object is crucial one keyword - uniformity. It looks disharmonious when too many different styles are combined and creates a negative overall impression. Therefore, rely on hardware solutions in public areas that allow for a consistent and uniform design. The window handles of the series 270 complete the handle assortment and allow a consistent design in the object - from the door to the window. They fit perfectly into public spaces and look particularly harmonious in combination with lever handles 270.

3. Tip: Give your projects that certain something 

There is no question that aesthetics is becoming increasingly important in our society. Therefore, it is important for you as planners in architecture to focus your attention on a particularly descriptive design of projects. In public areas in particular, well thought-out furnishing concepts act as a calling card. The choice of hardware therefore plays a significant role - because visitors get their first impression of a room from door handles even before they enter it. Add prestige to your projects with our unique 270 series, mini and bicolor product solutions.

mini redefines the term minimalism. The greatly reduced rosette emphasizes the clear geometry of lever handle 270 and puts it in a new light. The innovative mounting concept allows the rosette to be reduced to a minimum - it has a diameter of just 32 mm and an overall height of only 3 mm.

With the bicolor version, HEWI offers a unique fitting that allows the individual design of a room. Consisting of two materials, bicolor opens an unusual mix: A flat stainless steel rosette meets a colored polyamide inlay.

Series 270 bicolor

4. Tip: Consider the safety in the object 

When planning and equipping public buildings, the safety of people is a particularly important aspect. Especially in dangerous situations, escape routes must be found intuitively and escape doors must be easy to open. Install framed door hardware and fire-rated hardware that allows everyone to exit the building in hazardous situations.

Thanks to the extended variety of our lever handles 270 in the object area, the series includes a complete object assortment according to DIN EN 1906 and DIN 18255. The fittings for fire doors (DIN 18273) and escape routes according to DIN EN 179 complete the range. The framed door fittings also comply with the applicable guidelines of the DGUV. All models feature proven H-technology and are designed for frequent use in medium- to high-traffic buildings.

5. Tip: open the space for colors 

Color is one of the current trends in interior design. For some time now, it has become a popular element in interior design concepts, which is also popular in the current period to skillfully set accents. With deliberately selected colors, you create a room image that has a high recognition value and remains in memory for a long time. In addition, colors stimulate the emotions and give rooms a feel-good character that appeals to the senses.

With the expanded color variety of the 270 mini series, HEWI offers the ideal solution for color-rich room concepts. In combination with other colored elements, you create a harmonious interior design. As a sole splash of color, the 270 mini lever handle is an eye-catcher that sets accents. Whether in the trend colors of the year - purple, emerald green, dove gray and pink - or in the personal color of your choice, the color palette knows no bounds. You make your individual choice from over 4,500 possible colors. Thus, the door handle is an ideal match for your project.

Series 270 mini in the colours Faded Cinder Rose, Soothing Cedar Brown, Dark Breeze Blue and Somber Sage Green

Design and aesthetics are inseparably combined 

No equipment concept has as many eyes on it as the public sector. Buildings that are open to the general public are not only subject to strict regulations, but also to the critical gaze of visitors. A harmonious, innovative and well thought-out interior design creates a positive overall impression.


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