Smeg has just created its main range brochure in a CD format to supplement its existing printed copies. This ‘ebook’ has been designed to navigate quickly and easily through the product sections and has been designed for use by consumers and retailers. When requesting a brochure on the smeg website, www.smeg.com, consumers now have the choice of a printed brochure or a CD version.
Cooking appliance manufacturer Stoves has launched a free iphone app Wild jam Maken which combines foraging advice and jam recipes. It has been created to mark the second year of the Wl’s Real jam Festival, which takes place on October 8 and 9. The festival, of which Stoves is the main sponsor; is open to entries on September For more details on categories and how to enter visit www.thewirealjamfestival.co.uk
Ideal Standard is sponsoring the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Annual Awards, for category of Best Housing Association Modernisation Projects. The category highlights projects that have been ‘of significant benetit to the surrounding community and provide inspiration to future projects.
The NHIC Awards will be , presented by a Government minister at a luncheon, in London on November 24.
Designer bathroom brand from Hansgrohe, Axor has launched an on-line tool to help designers plan their Bouroullex bathroom. It will allow designers to specify the washbasin and brassware and position them precisely for drilling in 2D or 3D, even switching between the two at any time. To use the Axor Bouroullec Composer visit www. Pro.hansgrohe-int.com/axor.
Cad software manufacturer ArtiCAD has announced its ArtiCAD-Pro software now integrates with Cloud-based pricing and business management system KBB Connect developed by Smart Systems. Users can click on a KBB Connect button within ArtiCAD- Pro and run the two systems simultaneously. The programs are synchronised, so ifan item is deleted in Arti-CAD, it is automatically deleted from the KBB Connect system.