Category Products & Markets

The Rug Republic: rugs, pouffes and cushions

A success story from India

“I left India to come to Germany for the first time in 1992, with five rugs in my bag, for an exhibition stand of six square metres,” recounts Aditya Gupta, founder of The Rug Republic. And you get a sense that a lot has happened between then and now; this Indian company, which supplies rugs, ... Read more...

Style Library provides a home for eight British label

Creative abundance for design-hungry interior furnishings experts

“All brands have their own design DNA and individual signatures,” explains Alison Keane, PR-Manager of Style Library. The company provides a home for eight well-known design brands and thus offers the market not only an enormous creative range, but also logistical and economic benefits. With the choice of the individual design studios, Creative Director Claire ... Read more...

Naturally coloured denim from Halo Creative Design

Upcycling of an exemplary nature

“Images of the plastic bottles in the world’s oceans have increased our desire for sustainably produced textiles and inspired us to go down this path,” says Lincoln Chan, Managing Director at Halo Creative Design. The British company, with headquarters in China, originally manufactured wooden and upholstered furniture; this year, they are introducing their new denims ... Read more...

Erfal has its eye on pleats

Sustainable variety for sunblinds

This family company from Falkenstein in the Vogtland region is getting things moving round our windows. A well-established traditional company, they are putting the spotlight on classic pleats at Heimtextil and offer over 330 different materials. As well as this trend, company philosophy at Erfal is also big on sustainability. They use sustainable woven sunblind ... Read more...

Patternsfrom Agency Finland

Creativity and business savvy times two

Jenni Moberg and Kristiina Tergujeff look like sisters. But they aren’t. The two Finns have, however, known each other since childhood and, over the last seven years, they have developed this friendship into a very clever business model. At their Patternsfrom Agency, the two women represent selected Finnish textile designers in the marketing process. They ... Read more...

Lexington: casual lifestyle at its best

Individual, high-quality home textiles from the East Coast

Surf Boards, an original off-road vehicle, ‘glamping’ equipment and a simply congenial atmosphere shine out at visitors on the Lexington stand at Heimtextil 2019. The Swedish fashion and home textiles company is showcasing its products with the look and feel of the East Coast of America. This is where the name comes from too: Lexington ... Read more...

Linder Tisseur Créateur: curtains to purify the air

A new material eliminates formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is found in adhesives,solvents, varnishes and wood preservatives, and can also be released by smoking or candles when lit: the noxious substance may be present in many products and materials and it can damage human health. Particularly when formaldehyde is emitted over a long period of time, it makes sense to tackle the chemical ... Read more...