Flip-up countertops and other counterbalanced hinge solutions offer multiple advantages for hospitality spaces and other business applications.
Lift assists for bar and countertop openings are essential features in modern taverns, kitchens, and restaurants. Beyond just looking cool, they have many functional purposes.
Driving down a country road, you’re probably going to see more small hotels and motels than huge chains. Even around major cities, new small hotel room design ideas are trending left and right.
Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Gas Springs, Appliance, Center of Gravity, Counterbalance Hinge, Engineering, Hinge, Hospatility Furniture, Durability, Aesthetics, Safety, Food Industry, Testing & Prototyping, kitchen, hospitality, office equipment, Manufacturing
No outdoor living space is complete without a grill, kitchenette, or BBQ space. And with increased popularity in backyard BBQing, homeowners are adding innovative products like DIY 55-gallon drum smokers to their existing outdoor kitchens to set up their ultimate BBQ station.
Today’s hinges make life much easier and more comfortable. We have progressed so far from just a plain, 'ol door hinge to advanced solutions for kinematic motion, mechanical spring counterbalance, and spring assist technologies.
Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design, Appliance, Counterbalance, Engineering, Grill, Hinge, Hinges, Industrial, Lid, Lid Support, Smoker, Aesthetics, Cost, Testing & Prototyping, kitchen, Manufacturing
Today’s buyers want more features integrated into their products. They also want something that doesn't take up a lot of space on their property or in their store. So, how does a product designer balance the two?
From built-in accessories like wine-chillers and air fryers to hideaway tables and bars, new and innovative products are racing to market to fill the ever-growing demand for outdoor living accessories.
While outdoor spaces have traditionally been a place for cookouts, entertaining, and spending time with our families, major upgrades to outdoor equipment and accessories are just starting to come to fruition.
If there’s one thing that commercial and restaurant kitchen appliances need to be, it’s durable. Ovens, grills, sinks, freezers, and microwaves all have to stand up to regular, repeat use.