Christian Fischbacher 200 years old
01/08/2019

Christian Fischbacher 200 years old

The Swiss textile company is one of the world’s oldest family-run companies in the sector. Christian Fischbacher has been making luxurious and aesthetically outstanding home textiles since 1819. The love of detail, a deeply rooted passion for the quality and beauty of materials and the drive for creative innovations come together in Christian Fischbacher’s products [...] Read more...

The me-too strategy in the online trade
18/07/2019

The me-too strategy in the online trade

At the ‘Pioneers of Lifestyle’ (POL) conference the day after Tendence closed its doors, young start-ups such as kautsch.com sofa mail-order company met traditional manufacturers such as Werkhaus and Lattoflex. Together, they discussed questions about the future of the lifestyle business: how do millennials shop? With what strategy can a digital business enjoy long-term success? [...] Read more...

The 'Pioneers of Lifestyle' conference
19/06/2019

The 'Pioneers of Lifestyle' conference

Insights, strategies and news from the lifestyle sector are the trendsetting themes of the ‘Pioneers of Lifestyle’ conference in Messe Frankfurt’s Forum. On the day after the Tendence consumer goods fair, the event will provide representatives from start-ups, brand manufacturers, and retailers, as well as all those who are interested, with the opportunity to exchange [...] Read more...

Original designs and timeless colours
06/06/2019

Original designs and timeless colours

100 years of the Bauhaus – everyone who’s interested in design will be delighted by the countless exhibitions, retrospectives and dialogues this year about one of the most important design theories of the 20th century. The wallpaper manufacturer Rasch was part of this right from the start, achieving the movement’s  greatest commercial success with Bauhaus [...] Read more...

Vegan Life by Vossen
16/05/2019

Vegan Life by Vossen

Are not all hand towels vegan? This is a question which many visitors to Heimtextil probably asked themselves whose attention was drawn eye-catchingly to the “Vegan Life” range on the Vossen stand. These products were the world’s first certified hand towels in the production of which no auxiliary materials of animal origin were used. In [...] Read more...

Water-based latex ink
02/05/2019

Water-based latex ink

At the recent Heimtextil, Hall 3.0 became the inspirational heart of the fair, with the progressive themes of trends, textile design and digital printing on one hall level. The international market leaders in the field of digital printing created an inspiring atmosphere, with innovative technologies and sustainable solutions. Ecology was one of the dominant topics [...] Read more...

All about Pets
18/04/2019

All about Pets

Doggy delights: the Heimtextil 2019 exhibitors showcased innovations and intelligent products for pets. These ranged from orthopaedic dog cushions and designer beds for pets, to dog leads, dog coats and food bowls. Enthusiastic trade visitors were able to find everything in the Galleria to delight pets and their owners, as well as things that are [...] Read more...

Trend Council has started work
04/04/2019

Trend Council has started work

Launch of preparations for Heimtextil 2020: A high-calibre committee met in Frankfurt am Main on 20 and 21 March 2019 to bring together the relevant trends from architecture, interior design, fashion and art and discuss their impact on home and contract textiles. The trend presentation at Heimtextil and the associated Trend Book with the style [...] Read more...

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation
07/03/2019

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation

Particular attention was paid by Heimtextil 2019 to sleep as a new lifestyle theme. The various solutions for improving nightly regeneration ranged from hotel beds that can be individually adjusted to suit the guest and smart sleep sensor mats to technical materials from space travel. Ecological and sustainable solutions convinced and were clearly represented. According [...] Read more...

Bye bye floral design
22/02/2019

Bye bye floral design

At Heimtextil 2019, suppliers such as A.S. Création, ATT Rotex, Rasch, Grandeco, Architects Paper and Galerie Limited inspired people to seek out new walls. In the “Window & Interior Decoration” area, visitors discovered various style worlds from exclusive-straightforward to pastel-dreamy in impressive presentations. In the case of motifs, graphic and geometric patterns in particular are [...] Read more...

Water-based latex ink

Digital printing exhibitors: new technologies, environmental awareness

At the recent Heimtextil, Hall 3.0 became the inspirational heart of the fair, with the progressive themes of trends, textile design and digital printing on one hall level. The international market leaders in the field of digital printing created an inspiring atmosphere, with innovative technologies and sustainable solutions. Read more...

All about Pets

Feel-good textiles for dogs and their owners

Doggy delights: the Heimtextil 2019 exhibitors showcased innovations and intelligent products for pets. These ranged from orthopaedic dog cushions and designer beds for pets, to dog leads, dog coats and food bowls. Read more...

Trend Council has started work

Five new design orientations for 2020

Launch of preparations for Heimtextil 2020: A high-calibre committee met in Frankfurt am Main on 20 and 21 March 2019 to bring together the relevant trends from architecture, interior design, fashion and art and discuss their impact on home and contract textiles. The trend presentation at Heimtextil and the associated Trend Book with the style ... Read more...

Sleeping: Ecology and Innovation

New products from Heimtextil exhibitors in Smart Bedding

Particular attention was paid by Heimtextil 2019 to sleep as a new lifestyle theme. The various solutions for improving nightly regeneration ranged from hotel beds that can be individually adjusted to suit the guest and smart sleep sensor mats to technical materials from space travel. Ecological and sustainable solutions convinced and were clearly represented. Read more...

Bye bye floral design

Wallpapers and curtains with tile styles and cut-outs

At Heimtextil 2019, suppliers such as A.S. Création, ATT Rotex, Rasch, Grandeco, Architects Paper and Galerie Limited inspired people to seek out new walls. In the “Window & Interior Decoration” area, visitors discovered various style worlds from exclusive-straightforward to pastel-dreamy in impressive presentations. In the case of motifs, graphic and geometric patterns in particular are ... Read more...

Health-promoting and sustainable

Innovations in fabrics, carpet and wallpaper

Little pollutants, less waste, no chemical odor and best for allergy sufferers: The Heimtextil exhibitors with furniture and decorative fabrics, upholstery and imitation leather, carpets and wallpaper set the focus in 2019 clearly on the protection of our health and the scarce environmental resources. Read more...

En vogue: structure and graphic patterns

Trend signals from Heimtextil 2019 With innovations of 3025 exhibitors from 65 countries, Heimtextil confirmed its position as a trend barometer at the start of the season in January. Haptic structures and graphic patterns are the must-haves of the coming year for all segments, from carpets, wall and window decoration to furniture and decorative fabrics ... Read more...