Legrand Continues Quest for Smart, Beautiful Homes with the adorne® Under-Cabinet Lighting System
Global industry leader launches first-to-market modular power and lighting system to simultaneously enhance the tech capabilities.
WEST HARTFORD, CT – July 1, 2013 – Increasingly, technology is transforming kitchen culture via smartphones, tablets, and charging stations. Whether the homeowner reads recipes from an iPad®, plays favorite tunes when hosting guests, or uses USB ports to keep favorite gadgets charged, today’s kitchen is exceptionally high-tech and connected.
Driven to deliver both power and elegance to the kitchen, Legrand has introduced the adorne™ Under-Cabinet Lighting System. A modular track, the system fits under the kitchen cabinets to discreetly deliver light, power and music to the space. Equally impressive, its “hidden from view” location enables the backsplash to be clear of outlets and cord clutter—yielding a blank canvas to create beautiful backsplashes.
“Particularly over the past few years, the need for constant access to power has often resulted in utilitarian spaces—unsightly power strips, charging docks and tangled cords,” said Mario Gonzalez, vice president of marketing for the adorne Collection. “Demonstrating never-before-seen flexibility, the Under-Cabinet Lighting System not only meets the demand for more power, but it also provides a genuine design value. It’s the ultimate ratio of form and function.”
Customizable with modular LED puck or linear lights, the system additionally offers power outlets, USB ports, a Bluetooth music system, and mobile charging cradles. Its configuration is easy to update at any time by popping out any module and replacing it with a new insert.
The product’s low-profile track is available in three lengths and simply plugs into an existing outlet or can be installed with in-wall wiring to completely eliminate all outlets from the backsplash.
The adorne Under-Cabinet Lighting System is the second product introduction in Legrand’s U.S. launch of the adorne Collection, which also includes light switches, dimmers, outlets, and wall plates. On the horizon is the introduction of adorne Wireless Systems for the Home including a Wi-Fi Music System, Wireless Video Intercom, and Whole-House Wireless Lighting Controls.
To learn more or find a retail location near you visit www.adornemyhome.com.
Legrand has been innovating brilliant solutions for the home for more than 100 years. As a global leader in creating inspired designs, Legrand improves the delivery and control of power, light, and technology to transform how people live. Employees take pride in developing bright ideas that delight the user—products that hit the sweet spot of emerging technology, seamless integration, and stunning beauty.
Headquartered in Limoges, France, Legrand reported sales of $5.7 billion in 2010. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known commercial and residential product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The adorne collection is the latest addition to the Legrand portfolio. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI. In 2010, Legrand was added to the European DJSI as well (ISIN code FR0010307819). For more information, visit www.legrand.us.