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Geometrical Precision: FSB 1271

The FSB brand provides scope for coherently end-to-end design in all areas of modern buildings with its FSB 1271 range. Architect Jürgen Engel has come up with door and window handles for the new product collection that are unerringly geared towards the needs of modern Civic/Commercial construction. Making it really stand out is a narrowdoor lever handle that, instead of being cranked in the usual manner, is visually almost indistinguishable from the other fittings in the series.

In keeping with an architectural policy of according equal priority to urban-planning benchmarks and interior-design features, Jürgen Engel lives out his ideal of holistic design in FSB 1271. The collection combines geometric precision with the utmost in convenience for the user’s hand by contrasting a flat-yet-flowing front with a lambently rounded reverse outline. Though the styling for the product series has been resource-consciously optimised, a thoroughly pleasant gripping volume has nevertheless been retained. Even heavy, large-format doors can be confidently opened and, in the case of fire-resistant Aluminium lever handles, the requisite steel core is satisfactorily enclosed.

The virtually identical design principle informing the standard door lever, the window handle and the narrow-door lever handle is particularly striking. The latter eschews typical cranking or any visible offset. The premium manufacturer from Brakel delivers a maximum of cohesive design for contemporary building projects of all kinds with its single-minded new creation, FSB 1271. The door and window handles comply with all applicable standards and are, for instance, fit for installation pursuant to DIN 31001.

The product ensemble is available in two materials at market launch: either in durable, rugged, sturdy Stainless Steel or in anodised Aluminium with a variety of finishes facilitating a haptic quality that is avantgarde and at the same time soft and warm.

About FSB
FSB is a byword the world over for visually and functionally top-quality hardware solutions for doors and windows, electronic access control and sanitary fit-outs. Architects and builders’ clients favour reaching out for products from Brakel owing to FSB’s great design expertise and its profound understanding of the requirements of modern construction. Everything in any way associated with handle culture in built spaces is catered to from a single source.

Franz Schneider
Brakel GmbH + Co KG

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Nieheimer Straße 38
33034 Brakel
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