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Elegance is back

Italian hardware company AGB has brought Imago Lift & Slide to the UK. It’s a luxury wide span timber door that oozes elegance.
It’s everything anyone wants from a door, more glass, slim and stylish frames and a smoothness that even George Clooney will find hard to beat.

The sheer luxury of the wood is combined with the componentry from Italian hardware specialists AGB. There’s no other door like Imago. AGB’s philosophy is technology must be beautiful, and nowhere in its range is that more apt than with Imago Lift & Slide doors.
The Imago Lift & Slide door is highly energy efficient. Imago features the advanced AGB Uni-V Central Point to ensure a consistent weatherseal and thermal break between the interlocking timber door sash and frame. It’s tested to extreme levels of water, air, wind and impact. To make it even more efficient, Imago has the unique Climatech flush threshold made from reinforced fibre glass. It guarantees high thermal performance and sits at the same level as the floor, so it looks amazing.

As with any door, security has to be a top priority. AGB’s Poseidon high security locking system is a real innovation in keeping homes safe and it looks beautiful. Its low profile twin hook, central bolt lock secures to a concealed security striker, providing the highest protection for Imago Lift & Slide Doors. So Imago’s technical credentials are more than a match for its beauty.

Imago is about paring the frame back to give the emphasis on what’s beyond the door. Whether it’s a garden or an exceptional view. Lakes and mountains, parks and trees, cliffs and sea views require something extra special. The incredible engineering of Imago means frames are just 2 centimetres slim.

Italians create luxury in everyday things. A coffee cup or a shoe, Italian design stands apart from others. And it’s no different with Imago. It’s wood at its most elegant.
We often get asked if customers can see an Imago Lift & Slide door. It’s only natural, because the impact on design is so great when choosing a wide span door whether it’s for a new building, extension, refurbishment or retro-fit. Often wide span glazed doors are the focal point of the project, so it’s no surprise people want to check them out. Architects and designers often challenge clients to use more interesting materials and designs.

Imago Points are selected areas within top showrooms of installation companies and joinery specialists where Imago Lift & Slide doors can be seen and touched. Our experience in Italy and central Europe is Imago Points work closely with architects, designers and homeowners. People who experience Imago, love it.

The first Imago Points have already been created following the UK launch of Imago Lift & Slide in October 2014. These centres of excellence include a full sized door showing the design and allowing customers to experience the smooth opening operation.

AGB is looking for top installation and joinery specialists with showrooms to add more Imago Points throughout the UK. Training to create expert Imago advisors to help customers is also part of the ongoing backing for distributors. AGB is actively promoting Imago Lift & Slide to homeowners, and is working with designers and architects to build awareness of the brand.