Trends Barometer For Global Floor Coverings Industry

Running from 14 to 17 January 2017 in Hannover, Germany, DOMOTEX will once again serve as the epicentre for all things concerning floor coverings. As the leading trade fair for the international floor coverings industry, the event showcases innovations and trends that set the tone for the coming season. Some 1350 exhibitors from more than 60 nations are expected in Hannover for the event.

BIG-NAME SPEAKERS TACKLE LATEST INDUSTRY TOPICS
Daily talks and discussions will feature high-calibre architects and designers from Caramel (Vienna), Sauerbruch Hutton (Berlin), Peter Haimerl. Architektur (Munich), Plajer & Franz Studio (Berlin), the Interior Park online shop and designers from the Young Designer Trends Table. These designers and architects will speak on architectural tendencies and developments where flooring plays a key role. A central focus of the presentations will be the topics of ‘Future Living’, ‘Trend Spotting’, ‘Space & Acoustics’ and ‘Consulting & Sustainability’.
The internationally known designer Alfredo Häberli will be a special guest at DOMOTEX, where he will share his extensive expertise and provide added inspiration to his audience. The Swiss design icon is known for his diverse array of designs and high-class labels. His keynote address on the topic of ‘Future Living’ on the first day of the show is guaranteed to be stimulating for everyone in the audience.

 

Visitors can gain additional information by taking part in the guided tours offered on themes covered in the ‘Dialogues’. The tours are especially geared to architects, interior designers and other visitors in attendance at DOMOTEX to research new approaches to the use of floor coverings.

NEW JURY FOR CARPET DESIGN AWARDS
The 2017 jury will consist of new experts from the international rugs and carpets sector. The jury will be chaired by multiple award-winning carpet designer Stephanie Odegard from New York, with the other jury members consisting of Vanessa Brady, founder of the Society of British and International Design based in London, Wilhard Kühne, carpet specialist and buyer from Dogern, Kistaa Saksi, artist and designer from the Netherlands, and Hadi Teherani, Architect and Designer based in Hamburg.
Apart from Germany, the biggest exhibitor nations (in terms of display space) are Turkey, Belgium, India, China, the Netherlands and Iran, followed by Italy, Egypt and the United States.

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