Category: Trade Shows and Trends

High Point Market -2021 Furniture Trends
Trade Shows and Trends | June 14, 2021
High Point Market -2021 Furniture Trends

HIGH POINT MARKET – SPRING 2021 FURNITURE TRENDS Fresh  off of High Point Market this week, I have a lot to report back on the 2021 High Point Market furniture trends.  Every 6 months I head to High Point, North Carolina, the  furniture capital of the world, to preview all of the newest furniture introductions.  While I am there looking…

8 Kitchen and Bath Trends - KBIS 2020
Trade Shows and Trends | February 11, 2020
8 Kitchen and Bath Trends – KBIS 2020

Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2020 What is popular in the kitchen and bath for 2020?  I recently returned from my annual trek to KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, where the biggest players in kitchen and bath unveil their newest products to the press and designers from all around the world. I have attended KBIS for the last…

2020 Textile Trends seen at Heimtextil - Part  2
Trade Shows and Trends | January 21, 2020
2020 Textile Trends seen at Heimtextil – Part 2

This post is a continuation of yesterday’s post, which highlighted Trend Space at Heimtextil 2020.  Yesterday I gave an overview of the overarching theme, “Where I Belong” which encompassed 5 key textile trends for 2020: Heritage Lux Multi-Local Maximum Glam Pure Spiritual Active Urban In addition to the 2020 textile trends presented in Trend Space, I also observed several other…

Textile Trends Seen at Heimtextil 2020- Part 1
Trade Shows and Trends | January 20, 2020
Textile Trends Seen at Heimtextil 2020- Part 1

HEIMTEXTIL 2020 Earlier this month I traveled to Frankfurt, Germany to attend Heimtextil,  the world’s largest trade fair dedicated to textiles and wallcovering for the home furnishings industry.  I also attended Heimtextil last year and having the opportunity to attend again this year allowed me to see how the 2020 textile trends  have evolved since last year. TREND SPACE Among…

Heimtextil 2020 Preview
Trade Shows and Trends | January 4, 2020
Heimtextil 2020 Preview

A preview of what will be seen at Heimtextil 2020, to be held at Messe Frankfurt from January 7-10, 2020.

13 Spring 2019 Design Trends Seen at High Point Market
Home Furnishings, Trade Shows and Trends | April 22, 2019
13 Spring 2019 Design Trends Seen at High Point Market

Another High Point Market has come and gone and I finished yet another recap of the spring 2019 design trends seen at High Point Market. As always, this market was busier than ever. So many things to see and do and no matter how much I extend my trip, there’s never enough time! WHAT I DID AT SPRING MARKET For…

12 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2019 -KBIS Recap
Trade Shows and Trends | March 4, 2019
12 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2019 -KBIS Recap

What are the top kitchen and bath trends for 2019? Well, you’ve come to the right place as I recently returned from KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, in Las Vegas, where I observed and experienced the latest in kitchen and bath trends and introductions from all the biggest players in the industry. KBIS takes place once a year…

2019 Textile Trends Seen at Heimtextil
Trade Shows and Trends | January 29, 2019
2019 Textile Trends Seen at Heimtextil

Earlier this month I traveled to Frankfurt, Germany  as a guest of Heimtextil , the world’s largest trade fair dedicated to textiles for the home furnishings industry.  This year’s fair contained an impressive 3025 exhibitors from 65 countries and 67,500 attendees and there was no shortage of product, ideas and inspiration. Unique to Heimtextil was the emphasis on trends, where…

Heimtextil 2019 Preview
Trade Shows and Trends | January 2, 2019
Heimtextil 2019 Preview

Happy New Year!  Well it’s official – I’ve been invited to attend Heimtextil, the world’s largest trade fair focusing on textiles for the home and furnishings sector, which takes place January 8-11, 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany.  It is a place where retailers, wholesalers, designers, and architects come to source fabrics for window and upholstery,  textiles for the bedroom, bathroom and…

2018 Tile Trends and Picks from TISE
Trade Shows and Trends | February 9, 2018
2018 Tile Trends and Picks from TISE

The International Surface Event (TISE) was held last week in Las Vegas and I was fortunate to have attended along with Modenus’ Designhounds , where I was on a mission to view the latest floor covering and 2018 tile trends.   Some people ask me why I attend so many markets (since the 1st of the year I have already…

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