Heimtextil Trends Space Lecture
11. – 14. January 2022 Frankfurt am Main Register now

Heimtextil themes and events

What is the industry talking about? Where is the market going? And where are the new sales opportunities? With a comprehensive programme of information, Heimtextil supplies answers – using presentations, showcases, competitions, networking events and guided tours of the trade fair for various professional groups.

Special shows & Events

A varied and top-class complementary programme makes Heimtextil a very special experience. Take a look here at what Heimtextil 2020 had in store for you:

Heimtextil Trends at the Trend Space Area

Trend Space

The first port of call when it comes to interior design trends was the Trend Space in Hall 3.0, which offered an overview of the latest market developments and the trends. There, you found colour, material and design trends presented interactively and with products from Heimtextil exhibitors.

New: Future Materials Library with sustainable material innovations.

Download our Heimtextil Navigator app for the Trend Space complete with audio guide!

Location: Hall 3.0

Sleep! The Future Forum area during the last Heimtextil

Sleep! The Future Forum

The “Sleep! The Future Forum” was continued in 2020 with presentations, lectures and discussions. The focus was on the latest findings, current research results and textile innovations for a good night’s sleep. Scientists, sleep coaches and top athletes as well as representatives from industry and research spoke about „Sleep & Sustainability“, „Sleep & Hospitality“, „Sleep & Sport“, “Sleep & Digital”  and "Sleep & Interior Design".

Location: Hall 11.0, North foyer

Library textile material

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LIBRARY

A new addition to Heimtextil 2020 was the LIBRARY: it presented a specially curated selection of exhibitor products with functional properties - a textile material library for interior architects, architects and hospitality experts.

Location: Hall 4.2


Celebrating 50 Years of Interior Design

On the occasion of the 50th Heimtextil edition, the fair staged design classics from the past 50 years. On this showcase area the fair invited to a journey through five decades of Heimtextil history. Four designed told about the colors, shapes, furniture and design objects of the past decades. The showcase was complemented by a Café NOW supported by Schöner Wohnen.

Green Village

Green Village

Sustainability is the topic of our times and also poses great challenges for our industry. The Green Village was the first port of call for exhibitors and visitors on all aspects of sustainability. Here you met seal awarders and certifiers and could get information on environmentally-friendly and socially responsible textiles. New: Federal Minister for Economics and Energy with the Grüner Knopf initiative and the United Nations Office for Partnerships with the Sustainable Development Goals. This area is also the starting point for the green tours. 

Location: Hall 12.0, A30


Prepeek by Heimtextil powered by Kontrast

New platform for influencers: with Prepeek, Heimtextil supplied exclusive content for bloggers, vloggers, Instagrammers and YouTubers on selected products from the Bed & Bath Fashion and Beautiful Living segments. Attractive living and bedrooms were set up on an area of 80 square metres and furnished with exhibitors’ products. Influencers were encouraged to test new products and showcase them photographically. These photos and therefore the products were then be shared on the Internet via social media. The cooperation partner for this was the furniture and design company Kontrast from Frankfurt.

Location: Hall 12.0

DecoTeam presentation during the Heimtextil


New trend themes, a creative event programme,  exciting discussion panels and workshops: The DecoTeam presented the complete range for holistic home concepts and the highlights of the sector.

Guided Tours

As part of the Heimtextil guided tours, you will discover selected highlights and exhibitors 2020:

Trend Tour

Trend Tours

Immerse yourself in the Trend Space in Hall 3.0 with Anne Marie Commandeur from Stijlinstituut Amsterdam. Amy Radcliffe guided you through the new Future Materials Library, which is dedicated to progressive, sustainably produced material innovations.

Green Tours with Max Gilgenmann during the last Heimtextil

Green Tours

Max Gilgenmann, consultant for sustainable textiles and fashion, guided you to selected exhibitors. The guided tours will end in the Green Village. Here you could talk to certification bodies and quality-mark organisations as well as find new ideas of the latest developments in the green segment.

World Architects guided tours for interior architects, architects and designers

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality TOURS by world-architects

A variety of themed tours, curated and organised by world-architects, led you to selected highlights and their personal favourites among the textile innovations for the contract-textile sector.

‘Heimtextil presents everything in one place: interior textiles, interior design und interior trends.’

astrid schaal

‘Heimtextil is the ideal way to start the year with inspiration on textile innovations and trends.’

Jutta Werner

‘As the date is so early in January, Heimtextil has become the ideal meeting point to gain a complete overview of textile trends at the start of a new year and discover the most exciting new products.’


Seminars & Lectures

Here you will find all seminars and lectures at Heimtextil 2020 at a glance:

trend space

Heimtextil Trends 20/21

Under the motto WHERE I BELONG, renowned designers translateed their visions of a textile future into a progressive showcase. Joint he design experts and let yourself be transported into the future with exciting lectures, for example by Laduma Ngxokolo, Henrik Mauler, Simone Post and the WASTE NO MORE project by Sigi Ahl and Eileen Fisher.

Location: Hall 3.0

Sleep! The Future Forum area during the last Heimtextil

Sleep! The Future Forum

The lecture programme “Sleep! The Future Forum” was continued in 2020 with presentations, lectures and discussions. The focus was on the latest findings, current research results and textile innovations for a good night’s sleep in the fields of „Sleep & Sustainability“, „Sleep & Hospitality“, „Sleep & Sport“ and “Sleep & Digital.” New at the upcoming Heimtextil is the "Sleep & Interior Design" theme block.

Location: Hall 11.0, North foyer

Design Dialogue – The Future of Furniture Fabrics

Design Dialogue

Heimtextil explored the latest design trends for the furniture industry on the first day of the fair in a “Design Dialogue”. Representatives from the industry – including manufacturers of upholstered furniture, fabric suppliers and designers – exchanged ideas with major industry players and Heimtextil trend experts.

Location: Hall 4.2, Lecture Area

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Lectures

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LECTURES

Here you were always be up to date and experience exciting new lectures on the focus topic "Diversity" by renowned interior architects, architects and hotel experts each day.

Location: Hall 4.2

Visitor during a guided tour at the last Heimtextil

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality TALENTS

On the last day of the fair, the focus of the lectures and tours were on young talents from the fields of interior architecture, architecture and hospitality. Students, graduates and young professionals could get in touch with experts and newcomers, learn from them and exchange ideas with them.

Location: Hall 4.2

style forum

Style Forum

New: The Style Forum, a lecture area for all topics relating to design and style. Surrounded by the world's largest platform for textile design, designers and trend researchers presented current market developments and conceptual visions. The spectrum ranged from sustainable design thinking to experimental, sustainable design approaches using raw materials from the sea to innovative apps.

Location: Hall 3.0, Stand B10

Visitor during a trend tour at the last Heimtextil

Printed Interior Decoration Lectures

In cooperation with the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association (ESMA) and Thomas Poetz, an internationally renowned expert for inkjet printing, Heimtextil offered the ‘Printed Interior Decoration Lectures’. Interior architects and contract planners learned all about the latest printing technologies for home textiles and how creative designs can be used to make textiles more individual.

Location: Hall 4.2


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