Close to the customer with a multi-channel solution
06/06/2018

Close to the customer with a multi-channel solution

Experienced bedding manufacturer Centa-Star aims not only to be the most innovative company in the German bedding business but also to play a leading role in the multi-channel sector. To this end, the bedding specialists are using the Loadbee IT platform to send their product descriptions directly and in real time to the detail pages [...] Read more...

Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs
25/04/2018

Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs

Like the charming duo above, the original trio on the right is also represented at Frankfurter Messe’s Heimtextil in January. They come from England, trade under the name of Feathr and are well ahead of the game when it comes to wall covering. “At the moment, natural elements are setting real trends in interior design, [...] Read more...

Heimtextil: New concept
12/04/2018

Heimtextil: New concept

Something to look forward to: with the new concept for 2019, Heimtextil will be distinguished by more exhibition space and an even bigger range of products for exhibitors and visitors. Thanks to a new hall structure – including the new Hall 12 but without Hall 6, which is currently being rebuilt – exhibitors will benefit [...] Read more...

In Step with Changing Times
20/03/2018

In Step with Changing Times

To create something unique, you need to show your client that you are also indispensable. Architects must, therefore, prepare themselves, so that they still have a role to play in the future. We need to have an appropriate approach to virtual reality. It is indisputable that digitalisation has, over the past few decades, thrown into [...] Read more...

Cristina Orozco Cuevas: Searching for the new
06/03/2018

Cristina Orozco Cuevas: Searching for the new

Cristina Orozco Cuevas, award-winning independent textile designer based in Mexico City, presented her latest designs at Heimtextil 2018. Her studio is specialized in surface design mainly in woven (jacquard and dobby) and prints (traditional and digital). Right now her portfolio has more than 1,200 patterns. Her clients are mainly mills and some retailers in Mexico, [...] Read more...

RETHINKING ARCHITECTURE
07/02/2018

RETHINKING ARCHITECTURE

We invited David Calas, architect, lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna and owner of Studio Calas, to give us an interview. We want to know how he, as an architect, assesses the impact of developments in VR and AR technologies for his Profession. Finest Interior Award. Buildings and spaces can be planned, constructed and [...] Read more...

These colours and patterns are hygge

Colour and design trends of the Heimtextil 2018

In Frankfurt nearly 3,000 international exhibitors presented their latest styles, colours and designs for textile interiors in Frankfurt. Pastel with a prospect of purple, blue classics, green tones and lush plant and leaf motifs as well as black and shimmer are the trends of the season. Graphic patterns, the new ethno style, handmade looks and ... Read more...

Close to the customer with a multi-channel solution

Centa-Star uses innovative IT platform

Experienced bedding manufacturer Centa-Star aims not only to be the most innovative company in the German bedding business but also to play a leading role in the multi-channel sector. To this end, the bedding specialists are using the Loadbee IT platform to send their product descriptions directly and in real time to the detail pages ... Read more...

2nd edition: Printed Interior Decoration conference

5 – 6 June in Düsseldorf

With digital inkjet printing, the solutions to print on different materials such as glass, textile, plastics and ceramics open new worlds of creative design. There are no limits. During the Printed Interior Decoration conference, all aspects of printing on different materials will be handled with all their own specifications and applications. Read more...

2nd House of Textile competition

Entries from students invited until 15 May

By the end of March students of the 2017/2018 winter semester submitted their entries for the first round of the House of Textile competition, the winners of which will be announced at the Heimtextil trade fair in January 2019. Students from six universities are taking part in the project, which is being organised for the ... Read more...

Feathr: Innovative wallpaper design in small runs

More art, less decoration is the credo

Like the charming duo above, the original trio on the right is also represented at Frankfurter Messe’s Heimtextil in January. They come from England, trade under the name of Feathr and are well ahead of the game when it comes to wall covering. Read more...

Heimtextil: New concept

More space and synergies in 2019

Something to look forward to: with the new concept for 2019, Heimtextil will be distinguished by more exhibition space and an even bigger range of products for exhibitors and visitors. Thanks to a new hall structure – including the new Hall 12 but without Hall 6, which is currently being rebuilt – exhibitors will benefit ... Read more...

Darling Little Place: cushions for humans and animals

Sustainably produced in Germany

“As an architect I was always bothered by the fact that there were no orthopaedic, stylish and completely washable dog beds for our two Irish wolfhounds“, says Constanze Frank. “Traditional dog beds often interfere with interior design concepts.” This is not the case with the products from her label, Darling Little Place, which she has ... Read more...