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HiB’s new range reveals deluxe design statement

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Testament to HiB’s outstanding design credentials, the leading bathroom furniture manufacturer is adding to its stunning portfolio of products with the launch of the brand-new Reveal cabinet.

Ideally suited to bathrooms where simplicity is a must, Reveal directly taps into consumers’ ongoing love affair with the minimalist trend. A deluxe design statement with subtle, recessed handles, the range conveys a beautiful balance of style and substance.

Making all the difference for householders, Reveal offers a wealth of personalisation options, such as shaped or rectangular mineral marble basins and a choice of colours including HiB’s most popular shade, white, as well as deep anthracite and on trend gloss light grey. Consumers can complete the look with co-ordinated LED ambient under-lighting and a chic illuminated mirrored cabinet to complement the range.

A versatile storage solution, Reveal provides homeowners with seamless ease of use thanks to a plethora of considered design details. The range further lends itself to the minimalist style through deep drawers and eight interlocking drawer organisers to make clutter a thing of the past, whilst soft close drawers add an extra touch of luxury.

Reveal 50 Gloss Light Grey roomset - HiBAsh Chilver, sales director at HiB, said: “Homeowners are putting growing pressure on their bathrooms to be the perfect sanctuary where they can escape from the stresses of everyday life; a place where they can truly be themselves. At HiB, we recognise the onus is therefore on manufacturers to ensure we are continually innovating to improve the bathroom experience for the end user.

“Reveal is an excellent example of our commitment to driving change in the market and the new range is ideally suited to those seeking a storage solution which makes a world of difference to their bathroom design, combining truly beautiful design with exceptional practicality.”

The Reveal range comes in sizes 50, 60 and 80cm widths and is available in either wide wall hung or floor standing units.

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HiB launches new brochure

HiB continues making bathrooms beautiful with stunning new brochure

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Leading bathroom expert, HiB is continuing in its commitment to ‘making bathrooms beautiful’ with the launch of its biggest brochure yet.

Demonstrating HiB’s status as a key player in the KBB industry, the new literature provides retailers and consumers alike with a comprehensive look at it’s most extensive product portfolio to date.

The 116 page full-colour brochure comprises of alluring roomset photography, perfectly accentuating the distinctive styles that have come to define HiB’s products. Offering an endless journey of inspiration, each product comes complete with key features and benefits, along with a technical specification.

Furthermore, this brochure marks the debut of HiB’s new ‘Mirror Guarantee’. Confident with the reliability of the durability of its mirrors and cabinets, HiB promises that the silver coating on these products will not deteriorate within the first 5 years of their life.

Steve Kaye, marketing director at HiB comments: “Our new brochure celebrates and showcases our brand ethos, allowing customers to clearly see the endless bathroom design possibilities our products can offer. We’re thrilled with the results and can’t wait to share our new brochure with consumers, and really show how we can transform even the smallest of bathrooms into a space to be proud of.

“Retailers who take advantage of the opportunity our portfolio presents, as consumers place more of an emphasis on contemporary design trends, will be those who will remain at the forefront of the market.”

An easily downloadable version of the brochure is also available on the website. For further information on HiB, please visit www.hib.co.uk

Product Spotlight: HiB’s Duet range

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HiB Novum continues to innovate and inspire with the introduction of the new Duet range of bathroom furniture products.

Guaranteed to ensure broad appeal, Duet combines simple style with sharp, angular forms, making for an ultra-modern look. What really distinguishes Duet, however, is the option of an integrated LED trim, creating a brilliantly bold statement for any bathroom together with clever storage trays to keep your bathroom perfectly organised.

Duet sits alongside HiB’s biggest successes, Tranquil and Prima as another luxury, trendsetting bathroom collection. The new range boasts a selection of different bathroom features including newly designed cabinets and clever, brand new tall storage units. All units are available in HiB’s most popular colour, white, as well as anthracite and matt light grey.

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Ash Chilver, the sales director at HiB has said that: “Our rebrand has left us determined to show that we are one of the leaders of the bathroom furniture industry.

“Already, our new Duet range is pulling in interest from retailers across the country with its modern, sleek aesthetic combined with practicality. Each cabinet and storage unit is both spacious and space saving offering fantastic organised storage.

“For retailers then, the recommendation is to stock Duet and let in take centre stage in their showroom.”

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HiB's Vega mirror

Product Spotlight: HiB softens up its ‘cool’ with new Vega mirror

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Leading bathroom brand, HiB is continuing to showcase its expert design credentials with the introduction the beautiful new Vega mirror.

Inspired by HiB’s flagship Globe mirror, the new Vega features a sharp, rectangular form completed with a thick, softly curved LED illumination border, adding a real dose of glamour to the bathroom.

As with all HiB products, the Vega mirror is intuitively designed for the ultimate in ease of use. A clever soft-start touch enables users to turn the lighting on and off, or hold to select the desired colour temperature from the full spectrum of warm to cool white light, which will then remain in default mode until changed.

More so, it even boasts a charging socket, discreetly hidden behind the mirror front, suitable for toothbrushes, shavers and trimmers. Also, Vega is fitted with a heated pad to help clear condensation from the central area.

Steve Kaye, marketing director at HiB comments: “Having experienced huge success with our best-selling Globe mirror, it seemed the natural progression to consolidate our portfolio with what is very much an extension of the design.

“Allowing for a stylishly minimalistic look with a sophisticated twist, the soft curved form in the stunningly reflective illuminated border enables homeowners to create a truly bespoke, high-impact look in their bathroom design. It really is the ultimate choice for the fashion-forward consumer seeking to make their bathroom beautiful.”

Vega is available in three different sizes; 70cm wide x 50cm high, 80cm wide by 60cm high and 60cm wide x 80cm high

HiB Ltd, Building 3,
North London Business Park,
Oakleigh Road South,
New Southgate,
London, N11 1GN

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HiB Novum Showroom

Company Spotlight: HiB opens first Novum showroom

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Following the successful launch of its newly updated HiB Novum furniture collection, HiB is delighted to open its doors to its very first Novum showroom – enabling customers to experience the innovation behind each design first hand.

The new showroom, located within HiB’s National Distribution Centre in Tamworth, provides a seamless journey through its Novum collection which now boasts ten stunning ranges. Each design is shown in an aspirational room setting, complete with styling, to illustrate the full design possibilities available.

As another big pull, customers visiting the showroom will be able to get a glimpse of the brand new Prima, Duet, and Arc ranges; all of which combine sleek styling and neutral colourways, ensuring broad appeal for the modern customer.

Key features on show include a free, clever 8-way internal storage divider, enabling consumers to more easily compartmentalise their bathroom items, as well as optional LED illumination for the ultimate ‘wow factor’. Visitors will also be able to see the breadth of units and basins sizes, providing real flexibility for their customers.

Ash Chilver, sales director at HiB comments: “As a business committed to developing innovative designs which are not only beautiful in style but come with many distinguishable details, we wanted to invest in a showroom to allow us to showcase our HiB Novum offer and what it is all about.

“After all, it’s often difficult to appreciate how a design looks and feels simply by consulting a brochure, so by visiting our showroom retailers can see our portfolio and how it may work in their showroom setting.”

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HiB expansion plans

HiB announces expansion plans for West Midlands region

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Bathroom manufacturer HiB has announced its plans to double its presence in the West Midlands region, according to local media reports.

The firm has agreed a pre-let deal with IM Properties for a new 80,000-sq-ft warehouse on the Birch Coppice business park near Tamworth.

HD Directory members HiB, which already operates on the 400-acre park, has signed a new 15-year lease on the building which will be completed in spring 2017.

Managing director Robert Ginsberg told the Birmingham Post: “We are delighted to be working with IM Properties on our second unit on Birch Coppice which will allow for further growth over the next 15 years.”

Rachael Clarke, IM Properties’ development manager, added: “Our investment in the Midlands is significant and, as a local company, we are pleased to be able to work with existing businesses such as HiB to enable them to grow, which in turn helps secure the long-term prosperity of the region.”

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Product Spotlight: Easy bathroom storage with Stratus by HiB

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HiB is continuing in its unrelenting mission to help consumers to make their bathrooms beautiful with its stunning new Stratus bathroom cabinet range.

A must-have for any retailer, the Stratus is the ideal choice for discerning customers seeking a storage solution which isn’t just slick in design but guaranteed to inject a real ‘wow’ factor into their bathroom.

Offering a real look of luxury, the cabinets boast a sleek, angular form for a look which is super contemporary, while LED lighting, both outside and inside, ensures a beautiful illumination from every angle. In addition, the integration of heated pads in the mirror doors ensures they keep consistently clear.

Further features include integrated charging sockets, suitable for toothbrushes, shavers & trimmers, and a clever sensor switch whereby users simply need to wave their hand by the sensor to turn the light on and off. Furthermore, double-sided mirror doors mean consumers can use a mirror when the door is even open.

Steve Kaye, marketing manager at HiB comments: “While the bathroom cabinet was once considered quite a low priority in the design chain, recent years have seen it take precedence as more consumers recognise the huge impact it can have on their bathroom look and feel.

“With this in mind, Stratus has been designed to provide the height of cool contemporary design for the style-conscious consumer while ticking all the functional boxes – ensuring broad appeal for all styles and tastes.”

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Zircon mirror range by HiB

Product Spotlight: Zircon mirror by HiB

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Retailers looking to leverage the growing demand for luxury bathroom accessories need look no further than HiB’s new Zircon mirror range.

Guaranteed to ensure broad appeal, the Zircon features a stunning LED illuminated frame giving brilliant quality light ideal for putting on make-up or using the tweezers. Its sleek form and slim depth makes it ideal even in small bathrooms, while the reflection of light creates an illusion of extra space.

More so, there’s no need to get all steamed up about shaving with the Zircon mirror with the integration of a heated pad helping to keep everything crystal clear. It is also operated by a sensor whereby users just need to wave their hand to turn the light on or off.

Zircon can be hung either portrait or landscape and is available in sizes 50cm, 60cm and 80cm.

Ash Chilver, sales director at HiB comments: “Zircon is a guaranteed crowd pleaser for consumers looking to make a real style statement in their bathroom; injecting a contemporary appeal while also creating the illusion of more space and light. With sharp styling and sleek operation, we predict this as the next best-seller amongst our popular mirror portfolio.”

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Libra magnifying mirror

Product Spotlight: HiB’s Libra magnifying mirror

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HiB revealed its brand new Libra magnifying mirror at Independent Hotel Show for the very first time, effectively setting the bar high for the next generation of magnifying mirrors.

Unlike anything else currently on the market, this incredibly innovative mirror comprises LED illumination with a unique push/pull lighting activation whereby the lighting will automatically switch on when the mirror is pulled towards the user and is accordingly deactivated when pushed back. This means the ultimate in sleek operation for hotel guests when getting ready.

Coupled with this is a sleek, contemporary design and ErP high energy efficiency rating; the result is the height of fashionable appeal and functionality suitable for all types of guest bathroom designs.

Specifically designed for the hotelier, Libra has proven a huge best seller since launching just last September.

Robert Ginsberg, managing director at HiB comments: “As a business, we have recently won numerous contracts to supply a range of innovative design-led bathroom mirrors and cabinets to the hotel sector — with many of our products now on show in some of the most prestigious hotels in the UK, Hong Kong and the Middle East.

Innovation is where we excel and the Libra magnifying mirror is just one of our industry first mirrors designed to help hoteliers create real stand out in the bathroom.”

For more information on HiB’s magnifying mirrors, please visit www.hib.co.uk

Ambience illuminated mirror by HiB

Product Spotlight: Ambience illuminated mirrors by HiB

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HiB is continuing to push boundaries in bathroom mirror innovation with the launch of its beautiful and incredibly innovative new Ambience range.

In an industry first, the Ambience mirror offers a cool to warm white selector via a small touch switch. This enables users to fluctuate between the extremes of warm and cool illumination, and anything in between, in order to pick the perfect lighting to match their bathroom style or the time of day.

Equally, style is accounted for. Simple yet striking in design, the Ambience features a contemporary, curved rectangular form and elegant backlit glow, creating the perfect bathroom focal point and adding a real ‘wow factor’.

Ambience illuminated mirror by HiB

As with all HiB mirrors, the Ambiance range is fitted with a heated pad to keep it steam free and crystal clear at all times. Also, each mirror employs the latest in LED technology resulting in not only a brilliant illumination but optimal energy saving – with LED’s typically offering energy savings of up to 80%.

The Ambience range is available in sizes 50, 60 and 120 and be hung either landscape or portrait to suit the space and style of the bathroom concept.

Steve Kaye, marketing director at HiB comments: “As a business committed to product excellence, we’re always trying to enhance our product range to provide the ultimate solution for customers.

Ambience illuminated mirror by HiB

“Inherently, we’ve found that the majority of consumers are simply not aware of the dramatic difference which the choice of light colouring can bring to their bathroom. As such, we have specifically developed the Ambience to enable users to change their lighting temperature to match their bathroom setting – whether opting for cool white for a crisp, fresh look or warm white for a softer setting – and anywhere in between.

“Added to this, Ambience boasts sleek good looks and a contemporary appeal – guaranteed to make it the ‘go-to’ mirror of choice for consumers wanting to add the perfect ambience to their bathroom design.”

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HiB - staying ahead of the curve in 2016

Guest Blog – HiB: Stay ahead of the ‘curve’ in 2016

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Moving on from last year’s trend for angular, minimalist bathrooms, HiB has predicted that the next 12 months will see a distinguishable shift towards soft, organic curves.

Steve Kaye, marketing director at HiB said: “Bathrooms are continuing to move away from a conventional angular feel, with consumers abandoning flat doors and sharp square corners in favour of natural curves.”

“With the right design and planning, curves can create a feeling of space by softening the edges of the bathroom. Plus, by mixing and matching the rounded corners of their bathroom furniture, consumers can create a look that is truly unique.”

Most recently HiB introduced a variation on its best-selling flagship Globe mirror – the Orb. Simple yet striking in design, the Orb mirror features a contemporary, curved form and elegant backlit glow, adding a soft yet dramatic impact making the bathroom beautiful.

HiB's best-selling flagship Globe mirror – the Orb

HiB’s best-selling flagship Globe mirror – the Orb

Steve adds: “As with all HiB mirrors, the Orb range is fitted with a heated pad to keep it steam free and crystal clear at all times. Also, each mirror includes the latest in LED technology resulting in not only a brilliant illumination but optimal energy saving and is sensor activated – for ultimate ease of use.”

The Orb mirror is available in two sizes (H70 x W50cm) and (H80 x W60cm) and can be hung landscape or portrait.

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