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Originally designed as office furniture, the modular solutions of System USM Haller are every bit as home in domestic settings. Thanks to its clear and functional design, its flexibility and the high quality, System USM Haller has established itself in many contexts and is used in a wide variety of forms, in particular as USM Haller shelveing, USM Haller units or as room dividers.
A typical example is the use of USM Haller shelves as bookshelves in the living room: a big advantage here is that thanks to their modular design USM shelving can be expanded or converted later and can thus adapt to the size and form of your book collection.
USM home furniture includes USM Haller clothes storage, USM Haller children's furniture and USM Haller TV and media furniture. USM Haller clothes storage units ensure a structured hallway or entrance area with functionality and minimalism. USM Haller TV and media boards are equipped with functional details such as cable outlets, drop-down or extending doors and available in various sizes and designs. The USM Haller children's furniture are particularly colourful with both open compartments and compartments with practical drop-down doors.
Because USM Haller furniture can also be individually designed via the USM Haller configurator and is available in a wide range of colours, it can be used in almost any living area. In addition, USM Haller living room furniture is robust, durable and timelessly designed. You can plan USM Haller furniture in 3D in the smow online shop, order online and buy online. Anyone who decides to buy a USM Haller shelf is making a worthwhile investment that will prove its worth over many years.
Work areas and home offices with USM Haller
USM Haller shelving are of particular value in offices, law firms, medical practices, executive suites, conference rooms and reception areas. With its high recognition value, USM Haller furniture has established itself internationally for its representative as much as its practical functionality, where they stand for good style, professionalism and efficiency. Especially since the Corona Pandemic, USM Haller furniture has also been a popular choice as home office furniture for the apartment.
Thanks to their modularity USM Haller furniture is highly adaptable and flexible in any work space and can be easily adapted to individual needs. In addition to numerous USM Haller office furniture solutions for the office, USM Haller tables are very popular as desks and conference tables; USM Haller Plus desks are perfectly tailored to the requirements of work contexts with practical details such as cable passages and adaptation points for accessories.
USM Haller reception counters are also popular in stylishly furnished entrance areas. With clarity and structure for the customer and individually adaptable functionality for the employees, USM Haller reception desks are ideal in lobbies, surgeries or law firms. In addition to the preconfigured variants, USM Haller reception desks can also be designed with the shelf planner. Since the Corona Pandemic, USM Haller reception desks can also be equipped with the USM Haller Security Screen as virus protection.
System USM Haller
The modular USM Haller furniture system explained:
The heart of the USM Haller modular furniture system are the chrome-plated USM Haller balls which connect the chrome-plated metal tubes to enable the formation of structures in a variety of shapes and sizes. Shelves and cladding elements made of metal or glass are then "pressed" into the basic framework of chrome-plated USM balls and tubes: a system which not only enables the construction of USM Haller shelves and units according to individual specifications, but which can also be expanded or converted at a later date. In addition there are also a range of doors to choose from, whereby the individual compartments can be are either left open or equipped with drop-down or extending doors.
USM Haller colours
System USM Haller can be supplied in 14 standard colours - to suit your individual preferences. Many colours are in stock in the smow online shop and can be delivered immediately. In addition the USM Haller tables are also available in wide selection of surfaces and colours, meaning the perfect table can always be configured according to your personal requirements.
System USM Haller: Elements and dimensions
How is USM Haller furniture produced?
USM Haller furniture is produced in Switzerland by USM in several stages. First, the steel tubes and sheets from which the piece of furniture is made are cut and bent., they are then sandblasted, degreased and given a special powder coating, which ensures a resistant and durable surface. The individual modules are then assembled by connecting the steel tubes and panels together; a process whereby the characteristic balls play a central role and for all help ensure a flexible, responsive, construction.
Can I buy USM Haller furniture online?
Yes, popular combinations can be shipped immediately from the warehouse or assembled and shipped within a day, more complicated customised solutions take a little longer can be be ordered online.
Can I configure my USM Haller furniture myself?
Yes! To create an individual USM Haller solution simply use the smow USM Haller configurator in the smow online shop. Here you can select the desired modules, colours and sizes and plan your USM Haller furniture online in 3D. The configurator also makes it possible to calculate the cost of the piece of furniture in real time.
How do I care for my USM Haller furniture?
USM Haller furniture is made from high-quality materials and designed to last. With the right care and maintenance, you can ensure that your USM Haller furniture stays in perfect condition.
Four care tips for USM Haller furniture:
► Cleaning: A soft, damp cloth is recommended to regularly clean your furniture. Never use aggressive cleaning agents or scouring materials which can damage the surface.
► Avoid moisture: If your USM Haller furniture gets damp, dry it immediately with a soft cloth to avoid damaging the surface.
► Caring for chrome surfaces: Regular cleaning with a soft cloth and occasionally treating them with a special chrome cleaner is recommended
► Repairs: In the event of damage or scratches please contact the smow USM Haller customer service team for advice.
COMPANY HISTORYEstablished 50 years ago on the principle of "form follows function", the USM furniture system has grown to become a much loved global success. The company history begins in 1960 when company director Paul Schärer commissioned the architect Fritz Haller to construct a new USM factory building and central administration. A relatively young architect Fritz Haller was fascinated by modular, flexible constructions, and built the USM work according to such ideals: and subsequently developed the USM Haller furniture system according to the same principles.
Although originally only developed for USM, the system was launched in the mid 1960s and today remains an incomparably flexible piece of furniture design which can be found globally in offices, homes and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, in New York.
BESPOKE USM HALLER SOLUTIONS
Plan individual USM Haller solutions with the USM Haller configurator
There are numerous preconfigured USM Haller furniture items to choose from in the smow online shop, which can be ordered in a range of colours and featuring a selection of doors. However, if you have not found your USM Haller unit simply contact our USM Haller service team with details of your wishes or plan your individual USM Haller furniture in 3D with the smow USM Haller configurator.
ADVICE AND CONFIGURATION FOR YOUR INDIVIDUAL USM HALLER FURNITURE
Almost anything is possible with the USM Haller modular furniture system. USM furniture and accessories are available in countless sizes and colours, and modifications and changes to the objects preconfigured in the shop are also possible.
Our service team will be happy take answer of your questions and respond to your concerns, with professional know-how in German, English or French. Feel free to contact our Online Service Team by phone or email!
We are also be happy to advise you personally, and assist you in the configuration of your desired USM Haller unit, in one of our smow stores.
Sustainable furnishing with modular USM furniture
The company USM U. Schärer & Söhne has a long tradition in the production of high-quality furniture and combines masterful manufacturing art with a strong environmental responsibility.
A key component of USM Haller's sustainability concept is the longevity of the furniture. The products are manufactured with the highest precision and quality so that they can be used for many decades. This approach not only reduces the need for new furniture, but also minimizes resource consumption and waste.
Another important aspect is the modular design of the furniture. The USM Haller furniture system consists of individual components that can be flexibly combined. This allows the furniture to be adapted to individual needs and changes in the room. The modularity makes it possible to expand or transform the furniture instead of replacing it entirely. This reduces the ecological footprint and promotes resource-saving use.
Unique design from Switzerland
Every piece of USM furniture is unique. Thanks to the modular design and customization options you can create your own bespoke piece of furniture. By choosing different colours, sizes and configurations, each product is created with its own unique aesthetic and functionality, while thanks to the local production in Switzerland, long transport routes can also be avoided which not only reduces CO2 emissions, but also supports the local economy and creates jobs.
USM Haller relies on environmentally friendly materials and production processes. The furniture is made of high-quality steel, largely made from recycled material; the use of recycled steel reduces energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the company relies on environmentally friendly paints and coatings that do not contain any harmful chemicals.
USM Haller is also committed to social sustainability. The company attaches great importance to fair working conditions and supports its employees in their professional and personal development. In addition, the company supports social projects and is committed to education and sustainability.
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USM Haller: Mounting a lockable handle
Placing and combining USM Haller units
If you are looking for inspiration on how to employ USM Haller furniture inyour home, here are a few furnishing suggestions for the living room, bedroom, study and hallway. Alternatively let our smow Community inspire you!
Customers frequently ask: Which furniture combines well with USM Haller units?
The answer: almost all surfaces and furnishing styles! The simple elegance of USM Haller metal furniture can be perfectly combined with other design and vintage furniture. Try different combinations and let your creativity run free. For example, how about combining linear USM furniture with the grounding element of wood? Or, the timeless Scandinavian style can be perfectly combined with the USM chrome furniture elements. While you can never fo wrong with like and like: combine a piece of USM Haller furniture with the chrome-plated Bertoia Chair by Knoll International or the design classic par excellence, the Eames Lounge Chair by Vitra.
Beds can be simple or ornate: a no-frills, untreated industrial-style wooden bed with straight lines and no headboard goes best with a USM Haller bedside table for a stylish bedroom environment - this reflects the straightness of the USM Haller shelves.
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