Heimtextil begins preparations for 2018
14/03/2017

Heimtextil begins preparations for 2018

Combined design expertise comes to Frankfurt: seven international trend agencies met last week for the Heimtextil Trendtable meeting at Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds. They collated results from market research with the latest global design developments. These statements form the basis for the Heimtextil Trendbook which is presented by the trade fair organisers in late summer. [...] Weiterlesen...

Ornaments make a grand entrance
07/02/2017

Ornaments make a grand entrance

Textiles are experiencing a comeback: whether furnishing fabrics, piles of cushions or curtains – the trend towards more materiality within our own four walls continues in 2017. We look back at Heimtextil and highlight those novelties which are particularly stylistic for the upcoming season. Palms, plants, jungle…it’s impossible to imagine interior design without all things [...] Weiterlesen...

"Young Creations Award: Upcycling” goes to...
11/01/2017

"Young Creations Award: Upcycling” goes to...

With the “Young Creations Award: Upcycling”, this is the fifth time that Heimtextil has awarded a prize to young designers that is dedicated to the issue of sustainability. The prize, which is endowed with a total of 7000 euros, is a Europe-wide competition. Heimtextil honoured the winners, who included young designers from Germany, Hungary, Estonia [...] Weiterlesen...

Thorough refurbishment of Queen Mary 2
21/12/2016

Thorough refurbishment of Queen Mary 2

There are many cruise ships, but the Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard Line, is in a league of her own. The vessel, launched by Queen Elizabeth, is one of the most famous of the present day, and since 2008 has been the last liner to make scheduled Atlantic voyages. Now, following the [...] Weiterlesen...

Première of the "Digital Textile Micro Factory"
01/12/2016

Première of the "Digital Textile Micro Factory"

At the upcoming Heimtextil, Messe Frankfurt will present the “Digital Textile Micro Factory” in the “digital print technology” segment for the first time in hall 6.0. As part of this presentation, which has been set up in collaboration with “Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung” and in partnership with renowned representatives from the industry, a [...] Weiterlesen...

Heimtextil "Theme Park" sparks the spirit of research
09/09/2016

Heimtextil "Theme Park" sparks the spirit of research

Heimtextil 2017 invites us on a journey into the unknown, full of curiosities and fascination. With “Explorations”, the “Theme Park” will provide exactly the right theme for Heimtextil from 10-13 January 2017. A first glimpse of the new furnishing trends for 2017/18 was presented by those responsible for organising the trade fair in a discussion [...] Weiterlesen...

Heimtextil begins preparations for 2018

International designers target trend developments

Combined design expertise comes to Frankfurt: seven international trend agencies met last week for the Heimtextil Trendtable meeting at Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds. They collated results from market research with the latest global design developments. Read more...

Digital printing is becoming more flexible and more efficient

Part 9: Heimtextil’s novelties

In textile printing, one change in particular needs to be highlighted, and this is that digital printing has been brought into the mainstream: the industry has been won over and regards this change as a result of various factors, as confirmed at Heimtextil. Read more...

Carpets: flat weaves are on the rise

Part 8: Heimtextil’s novelties

Modular flooring is absolutely on trend. The principle has also been applied to a new carpet module system made from hand-woven sheep’s wool – presented at Heimtextil. Six element sizes and six weave patterns from rep to bouclé in coherent, modern colour worlds from anthracite and olive to pink and strawberry red can be combined ... Read more...

The renaissance of roller blinds

Part 7: Heimtextil’s novelties

In addition to the long-standing best-seller of pleated blinds, and the mega-seller of duette pleated blinds, another proven sun protection product was back in the spotlight at Heimtextil: the roller blind. Classic models bring dots and floral motifs, especially with a jungle look, to the window. Digital printing is also making inroads here – and ... Read more...

Table: an excursion into nature

Part 6: Heimtextil’s novelties

What’s in bloom? Botanics are once again the most important source of inspiration for season-oriented table decoration. Designers have picked spring flowers and forget-me-nots from the garden and put them on tablecloths, runners, cushions and accessories – all over on the tablecloth and as a targeted accent on the runners. Read more...

Clear lines in the bathroom

Part 5: Heimtextil’s novelties

Relaxation is on trend in the bathroom. That isn’t something just to be taken literally, but is also based on current trends: the new bathroom textiles appear calm and tranquil with clear lines and a focus on natural materials. Typical for the new collections launched at Heimtextil are somewhat subtle designs in natural white, sand, ... Read more...

Pearls on the wall

Part 4: Heimtextil’s novelties

Wallpaper is a product that has an emotional character. The end consumer buys a roll of wallpaper if it matches their lifestyle and personal design ideas. The current collections shown at Heimtextil offer a rich selection to choose from as well as spectacular designs. Read more...