Striking image worlds
01/08/2018

Striking image worlds

Kathrin is a textile designer and Mark studied graphic design. Together they have created the striking ‘Walls by Patel’ digitally printed wallpaper collection, which was showcased by A.S.Création at Heimtextil. It offers stunning image worlds, in an almost unbelievable variety of colours and shapes, that are perfect for providing an expressive setting for rooms and [...] Read more...

Heimtextil 2019 is placing newcomers in the spotlight
25/07/2018

Heimtextil 2019 is placing newcomers in the spotlight

The doors of Heimtextil are wide open for young companies as well as prospective product and textile designers. With their products, drafts or final dissertations, they can present themselves to an international trade audience. But also learn and network: The lectures of the Talent Lab are aimed at young professionals in architecture and hotel industry, [...] Read more...

Photorealistic motifs on carpet and wall
27/06/2018

Photorealistic motifs on carpet and wall

Digital technology makes it possible: photorealistic motifs beautify wallpaper and now even carpets. Although this trend has existed on the wall for several years, it was unabated at Heimtextil 2018. Manufacturers like A.S. Creation take the change of scenery literally and take viewers to dream locations or bring wild animals directly into the living room. [...] Read more...

Designomania: home textiles by young Polish artists
20/06/2018

Designomania: home textiles by young Polish artists

“Our aim is to create atmosphere. That’s the whole idea of Designomania.” The Krakow label from Agnieszka Mikos and Marek Przywalny offers an extrovert mix, which includes anything from fantasy motifs to punk images. The duo use their own designs and the work of young Polish artists for decorative patterns on bed linen, cushions, chairs [...] Read more...

These colours and patterns are hygge
13/06/2018

These colours and patterns are hygge

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
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...

Upholstery: It must be sustainable and functional

Trend towards ‘healthy’ textiles continues

When the doors to Heimtextil open in January 2019, the professional audience expects the world’s largest and most international product range of upholstery and decorative fabrics as well as upholstery and artificial leather. More than 400 international manufacturers in the “upholstery” segment show not only fabrics and leather, but innovative solutions for a healthier and ... Read more...

Striking image worlds

Designer duo, Kathrin and Mark Patel

Kathrin is a textile designer and Mark studied graphic design. Together they have created the striking ‘Walls by Patel’ digitally printed wallpaper collection, which was showcased by A.S.Création at Heimtextil. It offers stunning image worlds, in an almost unbelievable variety of colours and shapes, that are perfect for providing an expressive setting for rooms and ... Read more...

Heimtextil 2019 is placing newcomers in the spotlight

with university competitions and junior programmes

The doors of Heimtextil are wide open for young companies as well as prospective product and textile designers. With their products, drafts or final dissertations, they can present themselves to an international trade audience. But also learn and network: The lectures of the Talent Lab are aimed at young professionals in architecture and hotel industry, ... Read more...

They are everywhere: pineapples, birds and leaves

on table linen, in bed and bath

The exhibitors in the table, bed and bath sectors presented fresh compositions with nature motifs at Heimtextil 2018: blossoms, leaves, birds and butterflies dominate the prints – pineapples, flamingos and pelican should not be missed. In between these, rainbow-coloured fish splash about and create a holiday feeling. Read more...

Kobe: decorative fabrics for a relaxed home

Interior design from the Netherlands

“Our homes are safe havens where we can pause, relax and recuperate. Everyday life is becoming more and more hectic and overloaded”, says Wendy Fietelaars, Art Director of Kobe from the Netherlands. Read more...

Photorealistic motifs on carpet and wall

One of many Heimtextil trends

Digital technology makes it possible: photorealistic motifs beautify wallpaper and now even carpets. Although this trend has existed on the wall for several years, it was unabated at Heimtextil 2018. Manufacturers like A.S. Creation take the change of scenery literally and take viewers to dream locations or bring wild animals directly into the living room. Read more...

Designomania: home textiles by young Polish artists

Extrovert motifs ranging from fantasy to punk

“Our aim is to create atmosphere. That’s the whole idea of Designomania.” The Krakow label from Agnieszka Mikos and Marek Przywalny offers an extrovert mix, which includes anything from fantasy motifs to punk images. Read more...