Trends 4. April 2019
Launch of preparations for Heimtextil 2020: A high-calibre committee met in Frankfurt am Main on 20 and 21 March 2019 to bring…
Trends 11. December 2018
Touching, feeling, sensing is a human need. Brain researchers have been emphasising for years how important it is to “grasp” things in…
Trends 30. November 2018
Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, are not often credited with really flattering characteristics: smartphone-fixated, uninterested in politics, and lazy. A study…
Trends 21. November 2018
“We have so much high-tech in our lives that our need for textures and haptic experience is growing”, says trend researcher Li…
Trends 13. November 2018
Be aware of and live the moment. Reduced to essentials. Relaxation for the eye equals relaxation for the spirit. Design shall, in…
Products & Markets 8. November 2018
Tela's Design is a design studio specializing in home textile design and based in Portugal. For the last 21 years, they have…
Trends 6. November 2018
The solutions at the interface between humans and computers will soon be found in our living environments, too – smart objects are…
Trends 30. October 2018
“The creation of something new is attained not through the intellect but by the play drive”, said analytical psychologist Carl Jung (1974-1961).…
Trends 24. October 2018
Many people suffer from a lack of contact with nature in their regimented, digitally controlled everyday lives. They make efforts to combat…
Trends 17. October 2018
Consumers are becoming more and more critical when it comes to a brand’s attitude towards political and social issues. They demand credibility…