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Franz Schneider Brakel GmbH + Co KG

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  • Kristina Spenner
  • Tel: +49 5272 608-218
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  • Address:
    Nieheimer Strasse 38, Brakel,
    Germany 33034,

When technology and design go hand in hand - learn how a door handle is the perfected interface between people and architecture and how barrier-free solutions can be integrated into any architectural scheme and setting

CPD Courses

CPD course title: Specifying High Performance Door Furniture and Finishes

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour with questions

  • CPD Venue: In designer’s studios by appointment or online via video-call

  • Regions: London, Manchester and Birmingham

CPD overview

Interior designers are invited to book this CPD with FSB to uncover the 'how to' when specifying high performance door furniture and finishes.

This CPD will cover the following topics:

  • What materials are available for door furniture: aluminium, stainless steel, and bronze. Analyse and compare the difference between each of these materialsa and the advantages and disadvantages of each finish.
  • Case studies to see different materials and finishes in the different environments. What the problem solving approaches are used within the case studies to determine their selection.
  • Ensure architects are specifying the appropriate materials and finishes for their project environments.

Learning objectives:

  • To understand applications for ironmongery materials; aluminium, stainless steel, and bronze.
  • Identify problem solving opportunities in ironmongery, i.e. advantages and disadvantages.
  • Gain a better understanding of how to specify different finishes for different environments.

To find out more and to book a session, please email or call Kristina Spenner kristina.spenner@fsb.de / +49 5272 608-218

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CPD course title: Specifying High Performing Bathroom Fittings for Barrier-Free Living

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour with questions

  • CPD Venue: In designer’s studios by appointment or online via video-call

  • Regions: London, Manchester, and Birmingham

CPD overview

This CPD will give an overview of how the design industry use materials, such as aluminium and stainless steel to develop products for bathroom fittings that are accessible for all users.

It will also explain how the industry can provide high quality and high performing design techniques to ensure maximum comfort and additional support for the less able. It will briefly cover the design standards, and requirements for accessible fittings in hospitals and hotels. The case studies will show the possibilities of the different materials in the different environments, the use of colour contrast and various options.

Learning outcomes: 

  • To understand the design development for aluminium and stainless-steel products for the use of bathrooms to ensure they are accessible for all.
  • To discuss the design approach for selecting different materials for different projects, i.e., hospitals and hotels.
  • Identify problem solving opportunities in ironmongery, i.e., material advantages and disadvantages.
  • Assist designers in gaining a better understanding of how to specify different designs according to the EN standards.

To find out more and to book a session, please email or call Kristina Spenner kristina.spenner@fsb.de / +49 5272 608-218