Handles, hinges, fittings on show in Durban

The Motif handle from the Zamak Inspire collection, with fern-like curves and felt-like textureHandles Inc, an all-in-one shop for door handles and fittings, has now opened a new showroom in Umhlanga, Durban, offering architects, designers and end users the chance to walk in, see and sample a selection of some 6 000 products. Handles Inc  stocks over 11 exclusive international brands, such as Olivari, Zack and Mandelli, with products ranging from handles and hinges to fittings and bathroom accessories. Among the newest products is a range of unusually sculptured door handles – the Zamak Inspire collection by Didheya of Spain.

This collection results from Didheya’s collaboration with the Dehmen Studio of Industrial Design and its search for new colours, forms and textures. Experimenting with a combination of aluminium, zinc, copper and magnesium it has found a way to produce handles that will adopt almost any shape. The Zamak Inspire range is a collection of seven unique pieces. 

Handles Inc opened its first showroom in Cape Town more than eight years ago. It has subsequently opened a showroom also in Johannesburg, and now the third showroom in Durban.

Managing director, Lawrence Koff comments: “The existing showrooms have seen huge success, making products readily available to specifiers and end users and allowing them to walk into the showroom and sample items they are looking for. We’re sure the Durban showroom will offer the same convenience.”

Umhlanga has developed significantly over the past several years to become one of the busiest residential and commercial hubs in Kwa-Zulu Natal and was seen as the perfect location for the new showroom.

 

Previous story
keyboard_arrow_upInvestment boost for building products supplier
keyboard_arrow_downInvestment boost for building products supplier

Institutional investors Metropolitan and Molash have jointly acquired a significant minority stake in Duro Pressings – one of South Africa’s biggest and longest-standing manufacturers and distributors of steel and aluminium windows, doorframes and allied building products for the housing development and construction sector.

Next story
keyboard_arrow_upConcrete panels score at Soccer City
keyboard_arrow_downConcrete panels score at Soccer City

Johannesburg's Soccer City, one of the most spectacularly beautiful buildings to rise from the 2010 World Cup stadium construction boom, was

keyboard_arrow_upExploring resilience and innovation at AZA18
keyboard_arrow_downExploring resilience and innovation at AZA18

From 3-5 May 2018, #AZA18 will be exploring the journey towards sustainable, adaptive and integrated cities that can respond to growing social, economic and environmental challenges, under the theme ‘WeTheCity: Memory & Resilience’.

keyboard_arrow_upEurocucina kitchen trends set to feature at Decorex Joburg
keyboard_arrow_downEurocucina kitchen trends set to feature at Decorex Joburg

With less than one month to go until Decorex Joburg – presented by Plascon – gets underway, and with kitchens being such a focal part of the exhibition, Stephanie Forbes of The Kitchen Specialists Association (KSA) has shared the exciting trends filtering into the South Africa market. The 25th edition of Decorex Joburg will be […]

keyboard_arrow_upCornelis River Dam undergoing major refurbishment
keyboard_arrow_downCornelis River Dam undergoing major refurbishment

A wide range of Sika concrete repair and protection products were used in the Cornelis River Dam project, which needed major refurbishment in order to implement a sustainable regional bulk water supply scheme in the Phumelela Local Municipal area, prioritising Warden.