Franke Europe campaign

The new pan-European campaign “The Great Stage” the intelligent solutions for the home and the design of Franke Home Solutions are staged, for a kitchen suited to everyone’s wishes

range of integrated solutions to meet every need in the new pan-European Franke Home Solutions campaign , in line with the Division’s change strategy following the Group’s rebranding : it’s “The Great stage” , built on the company’s forward-looking strategy, which combines an exclusive design with excellent functionality , Swiss quality and eco-conscious innovations for a better life.

The Franke Home Solutions division was born in 2021 from the merger of the Franke Kitchen Systems and Faber Hoods & Cooking Systems divisions and has since then built on the Group’s decennial experience and its innovative strategy in the sectors of preparation and cooking for the home kitchen across all product categories, including sinks, mixers, hoods, hobs, ovens, accessories and food preparation systems. Many of the division’s innovative products have already won several design awards, such as the prestigious Red Dot and iF Design Award.Available on digital and print channels , “The Great Stage” celebrates the delicious virtues of cooking at home, where every meal preparation can become something exciting . The video spot takes the audience on a one-day adventure in the life of the protagonist, a passionate home and kitchen lover who lives his culinary creativity to the fullest with the help of the Franke integrated system, which includes sink, mixer, hood and cooking tools, all part of the exclusive Mythos range. With the claim “A Great Performance Deserves a Great Stage” (“A great performance deserves a great stage”), Franke Home Solutions imagines the kitchen as a stage, in fact, to show your best culinary skills and enjoy the conviviality of the moment.

Fagor induction hob

Fagor expands its range of induction hobs and adds two new integration models with extra-large double-inductor burners to its catalog.

Both feature a giant double-inducer fire that allows cooking with 12 to 31 cm pans for greater versatility. The 3IF-305BC model has a large 28 cm cooking area and the 3IF-355BS new 32 cm large area, ideal for cooking paellas and stews in large containers thanks to its large diameter.

With measurements of 56×52 cm (widthxdepth), the new induction hobs integrate the Automatic Boiling function, which increases the calorific power to achieve a higher temperature in less time. For its part, Power Booster allows you to boil water in just 3 minutes and reduce cooking times.

Samsung engery saving Dual Cook

New Energy Saving Dual Cook & Dual Cook Flex Series ovens from Samsung

▪︎ UK stock is now available
▪︎ Wi-Fi as standard
▪︎ Controllable Twin Fan heating
▪︎ Full Touch or Dial & Touch control
▪︎ Air Fry and Air Sous Vide models
▪︎ Steam Assist and Full Steam options
▪︎ 75 litres of oven cavity space
▪︎ 5yr Parts and Labour UK Warranty
▪︎ Fast preheat
▪︎ 40 Autocook functions
▪︎ Pyrolytic Cleaning

With a network of kitchen showrooms displaying across the UK

Novy Group announces appointment of new global CEO

Novy has announced the promotion of Francis Gistelinck from commercial director to chief executive officer for global operations. His new role officially commenced on 1st September 2022.

Based at the company’s HQ in Kuurne, Belgium, Gistelinck takes over from CEO, Carlos Wanzeele, who has stepped down from his eight-year tenure following the successful sale of the family-run business to Middleby Residential. Whilst in the role, Wanzeele doubled the company’s turnover from 45million to over 100million Euros.

Francis Gistelinck started work at the Novy Group in 2016. Together with Carlos Wanzeele, they developed a global growth expansion strategy for Novy, which included the appointment of Owain Harrison as country manager who set up the first ever Novy UK and Ireland subsidiary, launching in 2017. Since then, the Novy brand has firmly established itself as a leading name in luxury extraction and vented induction hobs, with a network of kitchen specialists throughout the UK. The company says that Gistelinck will be focusing on further growth the brand, including new innovations in product development, whilst building synergies for Novy’s distribution and operations within the Middleby Residential portfolio around the world.

New AEG wine cellar

New AEG wine cellar (model AWUD040B8B) is characterized by a linear aesthetics and a refined Matt Black nuance. It has 5 shelves (3 of which are made of wood and can be pulled out on telescopic guides) and stores up to 40 bottles of wine at an adjustable temperature from 5°C to 20°C and with a humidity percentage above 50%. The temperature can be constantly monitored through the electronic control via the LCD Touch Control display. In addition, the double upper LED lighting and the three-layer glass, resistant to the UV rays, safeguard the bottles. Other pluses of the product are: the acoustic and luminous alarms that signal when the door is open or the temperature is not suitable for storing the bottles; the activated carbon filter, the low noise, the concealed handle and the reversible door with hinging on the right.


AEG/ Electrolux are launching new energy saving laundry range at global tech event IFA Berlin this week,

The new range of washing machines and tumble dryers automatically adjust time, water and energy usage. A new add-on filter catches up to 90% of microplastic fibers released by synthetic clothing.

“We innovate to make life easier and more enjoyable while enabling people to make more sustainable choices,” says Chris Braam, Head of Business Area Europe.

To learn about all the products being launched at IFA, read here

Appliances in the world

According to the calculations by Statista agency, in 2021 the household appliances, big and small, for a total value of 448 billion dollars, were sold in the world. 74% of the amount comes from big appliances, 26% from small ones. The cooking sector represents 38% of the total, followed by the cold one with 22%; 17% goes to washing, whereas the remaining 23% is subdivided among all other appliances.

Panasonic 2022 strategy for Middle East and Africa

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) restated its commitment of MEA market expansion and consumer wellbeing at its regional convention, held in Dubai, that unveiled the brand’s new global motto – “Live Your Best.”

The new slogan embodies Panasonic’s commitment to providing solutions that make life simpler, safer, healthier, and more enjoyable for the customers helping them to live their best. Meanwhile, the brand will focus on expanding its regional market share to cater to the evolving customer demands with solutions that make homes, public premises, and businesses a healthy and convenient Panasonic plans to introduce a lineup of 64 new products to support this mission in 2022.

Some of the new products with superior technologies and Japanese excellence were spotlighted at the event. Key highlights amongst many were the nanoe™ X Air conditioners which can inhibit pathogenic microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) and allergens. The ACs will not only cool and heat the surroundings but also clean the indoor air, offering 24-hour protection to keep living spaces fresh and clean, so consumers can benefit from a healthier life.

New Abaya Wash washing machines were positioned as distinctive hygiene systems that protect families by eliminating 99.99%* of bacteria from the clothes while washing. The brand also emphasized on nutrition and food hygiene through its latest “Nutri TaFreez” refrigerator series that feature speedy freezing technology specifically for preserving nutrients of meats stored in the freezer.

To further support health and wellbeing, Panasonic encourages home cooking for its consumers by introducing new kitchen appliances line up such as Kitchen Machine, Bread Maker and more appliances that enrich cooking experience.

Infinity G1 Edition, the new Teka special edition line

Teka consolidates its commitment to design with the launch of Infinity | G1 Edition , its new line of household appliances. This range has been developed in collaboration with the Italian design studio Italdesign Giugiaro , which has inspired and manufactured innovative solutions throughout the world.

Among the appliances that make up Infinity | G1 Edition, there are the Gas on Glass plates with self-ignition technology. Also a state-of-the -art pyrolytic oven ; a vertical hood with the FreshAir system, which renews the air, getting rid of annoying odors and keeping the environment fresh; a compact oven with SurroundTemp multifunction that guarantees better heat distribution; and a ceramic-based integration microwave Infinity | G1 Edition is the most accurate portrait of what design means to us”, assures the Teka team. And it is that it is a special edition inspired by emerging trends in jewelry, exclusive vehicles and the latest technology in premium products.

Thus, the new line is equipped with technological features and benefits that provide precision and simplicity during its use . In addition, it stands out for its attractive and elegant aesthetics, in matte black with copper-colored details .

One of the purposes of the new line Infinity | G1 Edition is to demonstrate that design is one of the fundamental pillars of Teka. In this case, it combines Italdesign’s design with the firm’s interest in turning the kitchen into a setting for significant experiences .

In this sense, Teka’s Infinity Design concept arose as a response to the firm’s need to integrate design into its entire range of products and solutions for the kitchen. Therefore, it is based on a key idea: “Everyone deserves great design”.

However, this concept was born under the motto “Where cooking becomes art” and, without knowing it, it marked the beginning of a new stage for Teka. A phase based on four design principles : minimalism with performance, originality, authenticity and personality, and intuition and functionality.

Now, Teka’s goal for 2022 is focused on continuing to offer designs capable of creating unique experiences and products for consumers’ kitchens to view more see Teka in you tube