RICHELIEU SHOWCASED 50 YEARS OF INNOVATION

AT THE 2019 WMS CONFERENCE AND EXPO, OCT 31–NOV 2

 

Richelieu welcomed the crowds at the WMS Conference and Expo this past week at the International Centre in Toronto. We were pleased to introduce many new innovative solutions for woodworkers and cabinetmakers from decorative hardware and panels to kitchen accessories, lighting, and more. Visitors also benefited from our workshops and demonstrations for PWR DRIVE screws, Mohawk finishing products, Maksiwa edgebanding machinery, Striplox joining solutions, and Stickman moldings.  

 

Here are some of the highlights:

Decorative Hardware

 

Epitomizing the best of Italian design, the AUTORE Collection is a unique collection of more than 400 pulls and knobs that stem from the creative journeys of sixteen leading European designers. An utterly luxurious collection of decorative hardware that transcends functionality and emerges as a statement that goes beyond trends. The richness of the designs and the refinement in the details make this timeless collection unlike anything else on the market.

Decorative Panels and Cabinet Doors

 

Richelieu offers an extensive range of stunning decorative panels and cabinet doors for adding texture and elegance to every interior space. A wide variety of surface types are offered to satisfy the latest design trends for materials that both look and feel good. From super matte to ultra high gloss, with textured panels and cabinet doors imitating real woodgrain and stone, new technologies are leading to new innovative surfaces to ensure a beauty that will last.

 

Come see Richelieu’s lineup of surfaces including Nature Plus by Cleaf, Glaks, Harmony, Clari-T, Uniboard, Arauco, and aluminum-framed doors.

 

Try a live demonstration of our online cabinet door and drawer front configurator. 

Kitchen Accessories

 

Transform any base cabinet into a functional storage system ensuring an optimized space and an effortless access. The Base Pull-Out II frame is compatible with various accessories such as YouboXx storage container sets, a spice rack, and a rack to store cutting boards and baking sheets, making it an ideal storage solution. 

 

The QANTO Electric Lift-Up System is the ultimate base corner cabinet storage solution to maximize space and accessibility to usually difficult-to-access areas such as base corner cabinets in L-shaped and U-shaped kitchens and end cabinets of kitchen islands. Qanto is a complete pre-assembled base cabinet unit with adjustable legs equipped with a silent and safe electric lift-up system. 

 

The Straightline modular wood divider system allows for the ultimate freedom in drawer organization and customization. Each component can be rearranged to accommodate a specific application. Simply unclip and move the boxes, trays and dividers into new positions for a brand new arrangement. Balancing practicality with a clean and contemporary design, Straightline is offered in rich tones of birch, black ash, and walnut with an elegant woodgrain texture.

Lighting

 

In addition to a full range of new 24 V lighting fixtures, Richelieu offers Tunable White light fixtures, which allow for the freedom of adjusting the color temperature from warm white to cool white. Create the right lighting experience for every space with this all-in-one integrated lighting solution ideal where enabling lighting temperature adjustment can be highly advantageous.

 

Richelieu’s new lighting solutions with color-coded connectors per voltage are guaranteed to make life easier for every cabinet installer and to avoid errors.

 

GOLA integrated cabinet profiles open up a world of possibilities for streamlined seamless contemporary-looking cabinetry with integrated handles. Richelieu pushes this trend even further by offering an integrated pull with lighting. Add an LED tape light that fits perfectly into the channel of the GOLA profile made for this purpose, that is, to provide a stunning diffused lighting effect to cabinetry. The perfect mix of functional ambient light and elegant style. GOLA profiles with an integrated lighting channel are available in black, chrome, and white. 

Furniture Hardware

 

Richelieu’s wide selection of designer, vintage, and modern furniture legs and casters will make a world of difference to every project. Transform your furniture into bold, beautiful pieces and add distinction, uniqueness, quality, and creativity to furniture. Discover our new brochure of legs and casters featuring various styles in different finishes.

 

Make the most of every inch of space with a foldaway bed mechanism. Richelieu offers multiple bed mechanisms to help optimize spaces to create multifunctional rooms. The TABLA mechanism combines a bed with a dining table or work surface, transforming the space easily from daytime to nighttime activities. These solutions are most relevant in a time where maximizing space and multifunctional furniture are highly in demand.

Closet Solutions

 

With the airy feel of open shelving, the modern and concealed design of the VERTIKO storage system is ideal to maximize space and organization while allowing for extreme flexibility in design. A simple system comprised of an aluminum load-bearing support structure combined with brackets for cabinets, shelves, and closet rods for both residential and commercial projects. Build custom drawers and shelves with a variety of decorative surfaces. The adjustable shelf supports allow for maximum flexibility as needs change.

Glass Hardware

 

Richelieu has truly become a major player in the glazing industry and has strengthened even further its position as a one-stop shop for all glazing supplies. Richelieu boasts an ever-growing selection of glazing supplies, glass railing and pool gate hardware, and much more.

Workshop Supplies

 

Participate in our workshops and demonstrations to gain in-depth knowledge about PWR DRIVE screws, Mohawk finishing products, Maksiwa edgebanding machinery, Striplox joining solutions, and Stickman moldings. There is something for everyone to see!

Richelieu was very pleased with the outcome of the show and wishes to thank everyone who got the chance to stop by and take advantage of speaking to representatives and participating in several workshops offered.

 

Looking forward to doing it all over again in 2021!