The Idea File

Welcome to The Idea File from Häfele. This is where you’ll find our latest product, trend and design inspiration – all compiled into cleverly-named blog post folders. Discover trending and trusted company favorites from architectural and cabinet sliding door hardware to storage and organizational products for the closet, garage, kitchen, office and more. Written for designers, architects, millworkers and hardware fans alike – The Idea File is our way of helping you brainstorm brilliant solutions for your upcoming projects.

Häfele + Hotels = A match made in hospitality heaven.


Comfort. Security. Functionality. These are the basic features guests are looking for in a quality hotel stay. Whether the environment offers a quirky, boutique-style vibe, a high-end luxurious one or a more practical, economical option – Häfele has the lighting, hardware and functional solutions needed to ensure a peaceful and positive experience is had by all.


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Stored in the open. In style. Anywhere.


Open up! Are you ready to let your designs breathe? Well, we have a lot of options that’ll do just that. Listed here are some of our newest and most-trusted solutions for functional, stylish, uncomplicated open storage.


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10 reasons to start your next closet design with Häfele.


Here at Häfele, we know that a closet is more than just a place to store clothes and shoes. It’s the space where most of us start and end our day. That means it should: be easy to navigate, have purposeful storage solutions and be designed with the customer in mind. No matter your client’s design choice – classic, modern, boutique – we have the right products to make your closet projects functional, organized and forever stylish.


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Clean and contemporary. Modern and muted.


Decorative hardware trends are always changing. Different shapes, sizes and colors come and go in and out of style (sometimes as quickly as the seasons change). What remains constant is the search for the perfect handles and knobs that’ll stylishly pull your project together. So what’s popular right now? Let’s take a look at some of Häfele’s newest and best-selling decorative hardware styles.


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Home office refresh: New Year. New work space.


Like many things, home offices have changed a lot over the last few years. And as we’re all home more often these days, spaces need to keep up with evolving needs – especially our work spaces. Here at Häfele, we’re keeping up too. We’ve added some new office solutions to our catalog which help clients feel more comfortable, productive and creative in their personal work areas.


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