Category Trends

A look into the living spaces and lifestyles of the future

Design trends 2019/2020

This year, five trend themes reflect a number of different microcosms – utopian scenarios displaying the living spaces of tomorrow. The digital revolution, a minimalist sense of order, modern nomadic lifestyles, light-hearted interaction and traditionally hand-crafted luxury items: colour codes and material qualities surprise us in their refinement, in the smart interplay of light and ... Read more...

Trend prognoses are more than Instagram mood boards

Interview with futures research agency FranklinTill

At the coming Heimtextil, the new Trend Space will provide an overview of the trends for 2019/2020, presented by London’s Franklin Till futures research agency. In our interview, Caroline Till explains how useable, valid trend prognoses come about and why knowledge of this is so important for the development of future-oriented products. Read more...

‚Toward Utopia’

Heimtextil presents the design trends for 2019/2010

It’s here: the new trend book with all the important information, backgrounds, material and colour information on the trend theme “Toward Utopia”. From now on it can be ordered online here. Leading London studio FranklinTill was supported by Anne Marie Commandeur of Stijlinstituut Amsterdam and Anja Bisgaard Gaede of SPOTT Trends & Business. The result ... Read more...

How does the Trend Book benefit the creative process?

An insight into product design at Portugal’s Lameirinho

Lameirinho is one of Europe’s leading home-textile manufacturers. The company’s high standards of quality are also reflected by the elegant designs of its bed and table linen. In our interview, marketing manager Tania Lima explains how the Lameirinho design team works with the prognoses of the Trend Book for product design and collection development. Read more...

Heimtextil Theme Park 2018

The future is urban

Let’s take it to the next level. If we had to change our living habits due to lack of space, what could we absolutely not do without? What would be your personal nomination? Or to turn the question around: What could I easily do without so as not to take up so much space? The ... Read more...

Interview: Studio FranklinTill about “The Future Is Urban”

Trends 2018/2019 are to be sensually experienced

At the Heimtextil Theme Park, the 2018/2019 trends come to life: at the upcoming Heimtextil, the trend studio FranklinTill stages four macro trends and five lifestyle trends around the topic “The Future Is Urban”. Many outstanding designers have gathered around Kate Franklin and Caroline Till to work on unique installations. In the interview, the designer ... Read more...

Interview with design studio FranklinTill: Recognizing and harnessing trends

Kate Franklin and Caroline Till are responsible for the design of Theme Park 2018

Under the title “The future is urban”, the British design studio FranklinTill curate an inspirational area at the upcoming Heimtextil. How our world is influenced by the macrotrend of rising urbanization and what prognosis for future interior design can be drawn from it, explains the designer duo Kate Franklin and Caroline Till in an interview. Read more...