Upcycling for four-legged friends
20/10/2017

Upcycling for four-legged friends

The special display at Heimtextil 2018 entitled ‘All about pets’ is an area offering textiles for our four-legged friends. From designer dog beds and stylish, sensible toys to eating bowls fashioned from natural stone – there are all sorts and kinds of attractive and, above all, practical things on offer. Studio am Meer are exhibiting [...] Weiterlesen...

Home textiles on the world’s most luxurious train
29/06/2017

Home textiles on the world’s most luxurious train

Despite the fact that a short four-day trip on East Japan Railway’s (JR East) new luxury train can cost the equivalent of up to € 7,720, straight after its launch in May it was already fully booked right through to the following spring. The textile floor coverings on the train come from the Japanese home [...] Weiterlesen...

A competence centre and a showroom, all in one
13/06/2017

A competence centre and a showroom, all in one

For quite some time now, ‘Pad Home Concept‘ has been making itself a name as a brand for lifestyle-orientated home textiles. Consistently creative, Pad’s managing partner Sasha Rossmann Yessayan and her husband Michael Rossmann now have their own ‘Pad Object Store’. At Rochstrasse 18 in the heart of Berlin, the inspiring mono brand store is [...] 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...

future of architects: one in three people open themself up to virtual reality

Will this be the year of change for architects too?

According to a study by market research company Appinio, on behalf of nextMedia.Hamburg, one in three Germans is expected to own virtual reality (VR) glasses by next year. This will change not only the German cityscape, but also many areas of life and working sectors, such as the architects’ Profession. Read more...

New & Next: Textile designers celebrate Heimtextil premier

International and inspiring: textile design studios in hall 4.2

Nearly 40 designers are exhibiting their work at Heimtextil 2018 in Hall 4.2. We are presenting these new talents with the label “New & Next”. Promising and interesting designers, many of them really young, are coming to show their work at Heimtextil in Frankfurt. To get an idea how they work and how their styles ... Read more...

Balance & contrast: Halfdrop from Rumania

Ethnic & folklore patterns meet urban architecture

The Halfdrop story speaks of a longtime friendship of architects Alexandra Lazarescu and Alexandra Petrache and their passion for patterns. It began as an intention rather than a brand, a common desire of creating things that can define a common aesthetic language for different people from different places. It was intended as a place where ... Read more...

Darling Little Place: cosy products for people and animals

Cushions for all the family – including our four-legged friends!

Constanze and Vanessa Frank had an idea. A very good idea! The mother and daughter, both dog-owners themselves, possess a high degree of quality awareness, many years’ experience of dogs and defined design standards. They were not satisfied with the dog beds and cushions on the market. “We can do this better”, they thought, so ... Read more...

Architecture: fighting time’s attrition

Through augmented reality architects become immortal!

Wars, environmental catastrophes or modernisations often mean that architecturally valuable buildings are forgotten. Which means, at the same time, that the master achievements of many architects are lost from memory, too. Can digitalisation prevent this and augmented reality (AR) make us into time travellers?  Read more...

Upcycling for four-legged friends

Studio am Meer presents products for dogs

The special display at Heimtextil 2018 entitled ‘All about pets’ is an area offering textiles for our four-legged friends. From designer dog beds and stylish, sensible toys to eating bowls fashioned from natural stone – there are all sorts and kinds of attractive and, above all, practical things on offer. Studio am Meer are exhibiting ... Read more...