Trend Council has started work
04/04/2019

Trend Council has started work

Launch of preparations for Heimtextil 2020: A high-calibre committee met in Frankfurt am Main on 20 and 21 March 2019 to bring together the relevant trends from architecture, interior design, fashion and art and discuss their impact on home and contract textiles. The trend presentation at Heimtextil and the associated Trend Book with the style [...] Read more...

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation
07/03/2019

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation

Particular attention was paid by Heimtextil 2019 to sleep as a new lifestyle theme. The various solutions for improving nightly regeneration ranged from hotel beds that can be individually adjusted to suit the guest and smart sleep sensor mats to technical materials from space travel. Ecological and sustainable solutions convinced and were clearly represented. According [...] Read more...

Bye bye floral design
22/02/2019

Bye bye floral design

At Heimtextil 2019, suppliers such as A.S. Création, ATT Rotex, Rasch, Grandeco, Architects Paper and Galerie Limited inspired people to seek out new walls. In the “Window & Interior Decoration” area, visitors discovered various style worlds from exclusive-straightforward to pastel-dreamy in impressive presentations. In the case of motifs, graphic and geometric patterns in particular are [...] Read more...

En vogue: structure and graphic patterns
01/02/2019

En vogue: structure and graphic patterns

Trend signals from Heimtextil 2019 With innovations of 3025 exhibitors from 65 countries, Heimtextil confirmed its position as a trend barometer at the start of the season in January. Haptic structures and graphic patterns are the must-haves of the coming year for all segments, from carpets, wall and window decoration to furniture and decorative fabrics [...] Read more...

Style Library provides a home for eight British label
11/01/2019

Style Library provides a home for eight British label

“All brands have their own design DNA and individual signatures,” explains Alison Keane, PR-Manager of Style Library. The company provides a home for eight well-known design brands and thus offers the market not only an enormous creative range, but also logistical and economic benefits. With the choice of the individual design studios, Creative Director Claire [...] Read more...

Increasing demand for design and innovation
19/12/2018

Increasing demand for design and innovation

Suppliers of the latest aesthetic and functional solutions in contract textile furnishing will be showcasing their products for the second time in the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo at Heimtextil. One of the exhibitors is Serge Ferrari, with a large range of fabrics for interior design. We talk to Isabelle Vidal, Vice President, Business Group Marine & Furniture, [...] Read more...

Sleep smarter, live healthier
19/11/2018

Sleep smarter, live healthier

A balanced diet and sufficient exercise are naturally part of a healthy lifestyle. However, one of the most important building blocks for permanent physical and psychological well-being is constantly neglected: restful sleep. At the upcoming Heimtextil it will therefore be a particular focus: renownded exhibitors, courageous entrepreneurs and proven sleep experts guarantee a comprehensive insight [...] Read more...

Play – the future of design
30/10/2018

Play – the future of design

“The creation of something new is attained not through the intellect but by the play drive”, said analytical psychologist Carl Jung (1974-1961). According to the OECD Forum, over the next few years creativity and innovation will be the drivers of the economy, transform whole industries and promote integrative growth. Lego, the Danish foundation, is particularly [...] Read more...

Back to nature – far away from our digital lives
24/10/2018

Back to nature – far away from our digital lives

Many people suffer from a lack of contact with nature in their regimented, digitally controlled everyday lives. They make efforts to combat the negative effects of a comfortable lifestyle, seek inspiration deep within and are keen to acquire new experiences. In practical terms, this means pushing the boundaries, physically and/or mentally – and this is [...] Read more...

All about Pets

Feel-good textiles for dogs and their owners

Doggy delights: the Heimtextil 2019 exhibitors showcased innovations and intelligent products for pets. These ranged from orthopaedic dog cushions and designer beds for pets, to dog leads, dog coats and food bowls. Read more...

Trend Council has started work

Five new design orientations for 2020

Launch of preparations for Heimtextil 2020: A high-calibre committee met in Frankfurt am Main on 20 and 21 March 2019 to bring together the relevant trends from architecture, interior design, fashion and art and discuss their impact on home and contract textiles. The trend presentation at Heimtextil and the associated Trend Book with the style ... Read more...

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation

New products from Heimtextil exhibitors in Smart Bedding

Particular attention was paid by Heimtextil 2019 to sleep as a new lifestyle theme. The various solutions for improving nightly regeneration ranged from hotel beds that can be individually adjusted to suit the guest and smart sleep sensor mats to technical materials from space travel. Ecological and sustainable solutions convinced and were clearly represented. Read more...

Bye bye floral design

Wallpapers and curtains with tile styles and cut-outs

At Heimtextil 2019, suppliers such as A.S. Création, ATT Rotex, Rasch, Grandeco, Architects Paper and Galerie Limited inspired people to seek out new walls. In the “Window & Interior Decoration” area, visitors discovered various style worlds from exclusive-straightforward to pastel-dreamy in impressive presentations. In the case of motifs, graphic and geometric patterns in particular are ... Read more...

Health-promoting and sustainable

Innovations in fabrics, carpet and wallpaper

Little pollutants, less waste, no chemical odor and best for allergy sufferers: The Heimtextil exhibitors with furniture and decorative fabrics, upholstery and imitation leather, carpets and wallpaper set the focus in 2019 clearly on the protection of our health and the scarce environmental resources. Read more...

En vogue: structure and graphic patterns

Trend signals from Heimtextil 2019 With innovations of 3025 exhibitors from 65 countries, Heimtextil confirmed its position as a trend barometer at the start of the season in January. Haptic structures and graphic patterns are the must-haves of the coming year for all segments, from carpets, wall and window decoration to furniture and decorative fabrics ... Read more...

AIT-Trend 2019

The winners of AIT-Trend Scouting 2019

For the ninth time, Messe Frankfurt / Heimtextil in cooperation with the architecture magazine AIT initiated the “AIT-Trend Scouting” as part of Heimtextil. The award addresses exhibitors from the contract sector and tests their products for their architectural relevance. Read more...