Whether you’re a professional or just an aficionado, there are some days on the calendar you should reserve. What means to be one step ahead and stay on the trends is to be present at the hottest events in the industry. Here are the best design events in January 2018!
FRANKFURT, 09TH TO THE 12TH
HEIMTEXTIL is one of the biggest international home tradeshows and the biggest for contract textiles. For the interior design/textile sectores, HEIMTEXTIL is the first fair of the year. Because of its excellent attendants and because its the first of the year, they are the ones that set the bar on trends for the new business year of decoration.
LONDON, 14TH TO THE 16TH
With a specialty in products that will make your retail shop the swan among the ducks, TOP DRAWER brings together thousands of British and international suppliers and designers with an inspirational product showcase. This is London’s largest design-led gift trade event.
COLOGNE, 15TH TO THE 21ST
The very first interior design show of the year, IMM presents the trends that will re-define the architecture and home decor sector, with all its products. You can trust IMM Cologne to provide you with a unique and special variety of interior design ideas for every division of your home, with every style and every color.
TORONTO, 15TH TO THE 21ST
The Toronto Design Offsite Festival (aka: TO DO) is the single largest Canadian cultural celebration of interior design and counts with the presence of over 100 exhibitors, plus events, forming Toronto’s design week. The mission is to take design from the studio to the city, bring people together around it and celebrate design with all of them!
TORONTO, 18TH TO THE 21ST
During a three day weekend every January, IDS molds the industry for the following year, spreading its influence to north-america and beyond. Need proof? IDS is on its 20th year. Here, you can explore design, its people and its products and take inspiration from all of them. IDS is Canada’s premium showcase of the new products, furniture, trends and rock-star designer.
PARIS, 19TH TO THE 23RD
They evolve and involve costumer trends, inspiring experiences and brands by making all of them come together in Paris’s hottest furniture fair. This year, they even have two new spaces dedicated to textiles. Interior Decoration, Concept and Retail are the sections represented there and now, a new one: Influences, which embodies luxury, design and architecture.
MUNICH, 21ST AND 22ND
A little different than the events above, DLD18 is a conference that unites over 150 speakers and 100 attendees, while bringing together the most influential opinion-makers, industry leaders, start-ups and digital giants in Munich, Germany.
RHO, 26TH TO THE 29TH
HOMI gives the experience of a completely different concept of fair, a concept that revolves around people and not product, their styles and spaces.
HOMI is fantastic and gives the opportunity for collaboration and business generating. Writing history, by experiencing it together, today and tomorrow. Each satellite integrates innovative spaces and services. New ideas, new contacts, HOMI nurtures business relationships by creating a feeling of togetherness, innovation and authenticity.
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