Heimtextil Trends Space Lecture
12. – 15. January 2021 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

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.

See the latest programme at a glance here:

Special shows & Events

A packed four-day event programme makes Heimtextil a very special experience. Take a look here at what Heimtextil 2020 has 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 is the Trend Space in Hall 3.0, which offers an overview of the latest market developments and the trends. There, you will find 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” will be continued in 2020 with presentations, lectures and discussions. The focus will be 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 will be speaking 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 is the LIBRARY: it presents 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

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality EEXPO at Heimtextil

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality EXPO

A must see for all interior architects, architects and hospitality experts: at the EXPO, the latest aesthetic and functional solutions for contract-textile furnishing will be presented in an exclusive exhibition format - from textiles with acoustic functions or special abrasion properties to modular carpets, sun protection or innovative wall coverings.

Location: Hall 4.2


Celebrating 50 Years of Interior Design

On the occasion of the 50th Heimtextil edition, the fair stages design classics from the past 50 years. On this showcase area the fair invites to a journey through five decades of Heimtextil history. Four designed tell about the colors, shapes, furniture and design objects of the past decades. The showcase will be 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 is the first port of call for exhibitors and visitors on all aspects of sustainability. Here you will meet seal awarders and certifiers and can 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 supplies exclusive content for bloggers, vloggers, Instagrammers and YouTubers on selected products from the Bed & Bath Fashion and Beautiful Living segments. Attractive living and bedrooms will be set up on an area of 80 square metres and furnished with exhibitors’ products. Influencers will be encouraged to test new products and showcase them photographically. These photos and therefore the products will then be shared on the Internet via social media. The cooperation partner for this is 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 will present 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:

Trend Tour

Trend Tours

Immerse yourself in the Trend Space in Hall 3.0 with Anne Marie Commandeur from Stijlinstituut Amsterdam. Amy Radcliffe will guide 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, will guide you to selected exhibitors. The guided tours will end in the Green Village. Here you can 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, lead 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 at a glance:

trend space

Heimtextil Trends 20/21

Under the motto WHERE I BELONG, renowned designers translate 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” will be continued in 2020 with presentations, lectures and discussions. The focus will be 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 explores 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 – will exchange ideas with major industry players and Heimtextil trend experts.

Location: Hall 4.2, Lecture Area

Textile Technology Talks

Textile Technology Talks

Valuable information about the latest technology and product development is provided by the lecture area “Textile Technology Talks”, which has been set up especially for this purpose in the immediate vicinity of the exhibition space. In cooperation with established institutes and associations, Heimtextil invites participants to attend lectures and expert talks on all four days of the trade fair.

Location: Hall 3.0

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality Lectures

Interior.Architecture.Hospitality LECTURES

Here you will 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 will be on young talents from the fields of interior architecture, architecture and hospitality. Students, graduates and young professionals can 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 present current market developments and conceptual visions. The spectrum ranges 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 offers the ‘Printed Interior Decoration Lectures’. Interior architects and contract planners will learn 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


For exhibitors

Interested in exhibiting at Heimtextil? Book your stand now at Heimtextil 2020.

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