Category Newcomer & Talents

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...

Campus 2018

Introducing international design colleges

It is now the 12th time that the special Campus show has been here to present emerging design from up-and-coming European creatives. In a collaboration with Mitwill Textiles Europe Sarl from Sausheim in France, a special exhibit has been set up hall 4.2 with leading European design colleges. Students and graduates are on hand to ... Read more...

Organoid, Tyrol: Wallpaper made from alpine meadow hay

Nature is the best designer.

Do you love the smell of freshly cut alpine meadows in the late summer? Just imagine if your wallpaper created this fragrance in your living room because it was made of this very hay. You don’t even need to put on your walking boots: The company Organoid Technologies from Tyrol is already producing this and ... Read more...

Texool, India: sustainable upcycling!

Reduce, reuse, recycle

What a blessing it is that entrepreneurs like Jaideep Sajdeh from Mumbai exist and give us reason for hope: Jaideep imports disused hotel bed linen and other fabrics from wealthy countries around the world and makes them into shopping bags, cushion covers and other items. He prefers to use white bed linen most of all ... Read more...

Shahira Fawzy, Egypt

A life in the desert

‘I have a wonderful life,’ she says and starts to tell her story. It is difficult to put into words what is on this fascinating woman’s mind, what she has experienced and what products she is currently presenting at Heimtextil. There is no term that really pinpoints Shahira Fawzy. This woman who lived in the ... Read more...

Sabine Röhse Design

Lines, space and flowers

Switch off, relax, recharge. The more hectic and virtual our world becomes, the more we yearn for a home that offers us peace, protection and rest. Of course, each one of us has a different perception of this. Some like it loud, some like it quiet. Some prefer colourful, some opt for understated. If you ... Read more...

New & Next: Inspired by historical patterns

Tessigraphes Design from France

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...