Heimtextil Trends

Toward Utopia – Explore the Heimtextil Trends 2019/2020

Heimtextil Trends 2019/2020
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The new Heimtextil 2019

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Exclusive highlights for the contract industry

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Sleep the Future Forum

Sleep smarter, live healthier: Heimtextil presents the “Future of Sleep”

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8. – 11. January 2019 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

International Trade Fair for Home and Contract Textiles

Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, and will next be held in Frankfurt am Main from 8 to 11 January 2019. The first trade fair of the year for its sector, it is a climate and trend barometer for the new business year.

Why Heimtextil is exactly the right place for you

Visitors at Heimtextil 2018 are looking at the trends 2018/19
  • Heimtextil is the season opener for new trends and textile innovations.
  • Here, you can find everything in one place: interior textiles, interior design and interior trends.
  • Nowhere else can you meet so many international trade visitors and decision-makers searching for the patterns, colours and trends of the season.
  • In addition to highly promising newcomers, many well-known major exhibitors will also be returning in 2019.

What you can expect at Heimtextil

Heimtextil visitors at the decoteam area 2018

The industry meeting place: Retailers, wholesalers, designers, furniture and bedding stores, interior decorators, interior architects, architects, hotel outfitters and many other decision makers come to Heimtextil every year in January.
Here you’ll find what you’re looking for: From decorative and furniture fabrics to textiles for the bedroom, bathroom and table, wallpaper and sun protection systems.
Discover the future: In the new Heimtextil Trend Space you’ll find the 2019/2020 trends under the theme “Toward Utopia”.
Clear organisation: With our new concept, we once again underline our position as the largest event in the industry. Exhibitor directories and the clear navigation system provide reliable guidance.
Big names and start-ups: In addition to big-name exhibitors, there will also be plenty of promising newcomers here in 2019.
Outstanding programme of events: Meet existing customers and new business partners during the day at the fair or in the evening at various after-hours events. Numerous lectures and high-calibre tours tell you what’s going on in the industry and offer important inspiration.

‘Mad about wallpapers!’

Barbara Schöneberger

‘With 2,975 exhibitors from 64 countries, Heimtextil is on a growth course for the eighth consecutive year and is continuing its remarkable success story in a challenging market.’


‘The diversity of home textiles products, designs and colours makes the international trade fair platform for home textiles a trailblazing annual event to start the year.’

Martin Auerbach, Geschäftsführer des Verbands der Deutschen Heimtextilien-Industrie e.V.

The new Heimtextil – surprisingly different

A film says more than a thousand words … look forward to the new Heimtextil.

Here you can download the new Exhibition hall plan 2019 with just one click.

Innovations & Highlights 2019

Find out now what innovations and highlights we offer for you 2019 in Frankfurt.

Heimtextil Trends at the Theme Park

Heimtextil Trends

Inspiring, innovative and brand new. This completely redesigned area in Hall 3.0 offers visitors a multi-sensory experience of the mega-trends of the coming season.Make the most of this opportunity and book your place to showcase your innovative products, on-trend textures, fresh colours and previously unseen designs in an inspirational environment.

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo

Exclusive highlights for the contract industry

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality. Hall 4.2 will continue to be developed into a meeting point for interior architects, hospitality experts and designers. Another highlight for the target group is the “Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Expo”, the exclusive exhibition format especially for the contract industry. New and of particular interest to hoteliers is the expansion of the product portfolio to include bedroom textiles.

Sleep! The Future Forum

Sleep! The Future Forum

Healthy sleep is the next big lifestyle subject and you will be able to find out more and discuss this future-oriented topic at a special forum. At ‘Sleep! The Future Forum’ comprises four thematic blocks: ‘Sleep & Sustainability’, ‘Sleep & Hospitality’, ‘Sleep & Sport’ and ‘Sleep & Digital’. Look forward to informative expert lectures and stimulating panel discussions. Location: Hall 11.0, North foyer

Design Dialog – The Future of Furniture Fabrics

Design Dialog

In a ‘Design Dialogue’, Heimtextil will offer insights into important design trends, especially in the field of furniture and decorative fabrics, in the ‘Lecture Area’ of Hall 4.2 between 10.30 and 12.30 hrs on the first day of the fair. Under the motto, ‘The Future of Furniture Fabrics’, prominent guests and Heimtextil trend experts will talk with representatives of the industry, trade and design. Location: Hall 4.2

Green Village

Green Village

In the 'green section' of Heimtextil, you meet quality-mark organisations and certification bodies and find out everything there is to know about textiles produced in an environmentally friendly and socially responsible way. The areal is also a meeting point for the Green Tours.

Location: Hall 12.0/ A 42

All about pets

All about Pets

Following a successful première in 2018, you can look forward in 2019 to another edition of the ‘All about Pets’ special area where you can be sure of finding textiles and accessories for pets of all kind, from dogs and cats to any other variety of four-legged friend.

Location: Galleria 0

Textile design presentation at Heimtextil 2018

Textile Design

The largest international platform for textile design. In the Textile Design Area you‘ll find around 250 design studios exhibiting their creative ideas. You too can take part and sell your exclusive designs. Lively discussions and networking are guaranteed.

Digital print technology presentation at Heimtextil 2018

Digital Print Technology

Innovations around digital textile printing. We bring the future to life – with the focus on production technologies. Use our major platform for new products in the following areas: digital printers, software and digital printing accessories.

New: “Printed Interior Decoration Lectures“

“Printed Interior Decoration Lectures“

New at Heimtextil are the ‘Printed Interior Decoration Lectures’, which are being organised in cooperation with the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association (ESMA) and Thomas Pötz, an internationally renowned expert for inkjet printing. Interior architects and contract planners can learn all about the latest printing technologies for home textiles.
Location: Hall 4.2


In 2018

2,973 exhibitors and around 70,000 trade visitors from across the world were won over by Heimtextil.

Your benefits at a glance

  • Heimtextil is the season opener for new trends and textile innovations.
  • Experience the whole world of home and contract textiles.
  • Globally unique product variety.
  • The event for textile lovers.

For exhibitors

Interested in exhibiting at Heimtextil? Book your stand now at Heimtextil 2019.

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For visitors

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