Category Trends

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...

Laboni: essentials for dogs and cats

New to the range: Odor Therapy

When you’re talking high-quality, unusual accessories for our pets, then the premium Swiss brand Laboni is the goto address: company founder, designer and CEO Friederike Erhorn loves what she does and that is reflected to the nthdegree in her award-winning designs for furniture for cats and dogs and for the useful accessories that go with ... Read more...

Beyond Beautiful: searching for the most attractive

New showcase in Hall 9.0

How would we like to live? How do we cater for our individual needs? Some people find happiness in a caravan in the countryside, others love sophisticated interior concepts. Some prefer pure and uncluttered design, others like to immerse themselves in highly decorated environments. These ideas and preferences are the subject of a showcase in ... Read more...

“Grasping” things to understand the world

Longing for texture, haptic experience and transformation

Touching, feeling, sensing is a human need. Brain researchers have been emphasising for years how important it is to “grasp” things in the proper meaning of the word if we are to understand the world. In this digital age, particularly in the home, a longing for tactile experience is growing. A good deal has been ... Read more...

Generation Y believes in the power of the individual

Fast-moving gives place to long-lasting

Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are not often credited with really flattering characteristics: smartphone-fixated, uninterested in politics, and lazy. A study published by Morgan Stanley in 2017 shows that millennials are the more aware consumers. Thus they buy products by sustainable brands twice as often as the average population. Read more...

High-tech meets slow-craft

The revival of centuries-old handicrafts

“We have so much high-tech in our lives that our need for textures and haptic experience is growing”, says trend researcher Li Edelkoort. She advises her students to go to a museum rather than to fashion shows. To create pioneering fashion or design, you must know which materials have been worked on and when, and ... Read more...

Sleep smarter, live healthier

Heimtextil presents the “Future of Sleep”

A balanced diet and sufficient exercise are naturally part of a healthy lifestyle. However, one of the most important building blocks for permanent physical and psychological well-being is constantly neglected: restful sleep. At the upcoming Heimtextil it will therefore be a particular focus: renownded exhibitors, courageous entrepreneurs and proven sleep experts guarantee a comprehensive insight ... Read more...