Multi-functional shelving system: Assist by Alape

Assist – the first shelving unit designed by Alape – is based on an aluminum profile, which is available in different dimensions.

Alape, German manufacturer of glazed steel sinks, has developed a line of shelving for the A-form basin, washstand and furniture systems. AssistAssist—the first shelving unit designed by Alape—is based on an aluminum profile that is available in different dimensions.

The line has 20 different styles of sinks available. Assist can be complemented with functional elements, such as a box or perforated block in oiled American walnut. Towel rails and dispensers for body care products can also be integrated.

Visually, Assist is characterized by a geometric design. These shelves, designed by Wolfgang Hartauer, are made of powder-coated aluminum with a matte black finish. It has a screw-less appearance.


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The standard version of Assist comes as a shelf or equipped with a lotion dispenser. The dispenser bottle, which has been adapted to the design, is included with the shelf. The Assist shelf system is available with towel cutouts of varying widths.

Separate functional elements include a perforated block and a box, which can be inserted into the shelves. The aluminum profile is available in four widths: 400, 600, 800 and 1,000 mm. The versions with lotion dispensers are available in all widths, while the towel rails come in widths of 400, 600 and 800 mm.

Assist will be available beginning this October.


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