Heimtextil Trend Council

Heimtextil Trends are compiled by the Trend Council consisting of three international design agencies. These Trend Council members jointly develop a well-founded global vision of upcoming interior trends.

SPOTT trends & business (DK)

The Scandinavian SPOTT trends & business provide lifestyle brands with consumer insights, trend and colour forecasts for spot on business development. SPOTT creates the essential links between future trends, consumer behaviour and business. This calls for a new and innovative approach where neuroscience, trend forecasting and commercial experience is combined with turning trends into business for lifestyle clients. SPOTT teams up with freelance art direction and textile design partners to serve clients such as fashion and design companies, city development, creative colleges, retail lifestyle organisations and media companies. Anja Bisgaard Gaede, the founder of SPOTT, has a Master’s degree in communication, specialised in fashion, consumerism, and experience economy. Besides numerous presentations, customer analyses, product development cases, strategy sessions and consultations over the past 14 years, she has also published the Danish book “Skab god kemi med dine kunder – oplevelsesøkonomi i detailhandlen (Customer Chemistry – Experience Economy in Retail”) and edited the anthology “Fashion Film and Transmedia”.

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Stijlinstituut Amsterdam (NL)

Anne Marie Commandeur heads Stijlinstituut Amsterdam, a team of multidisciplinary designers working on research, creation and communication in the area of material innovation, forecasting and strategic design concepts. She lectures on trend forecasting and design application, is a lecturer at various universities and is a regular speaker at international seminars and exhibitions. Stijlinstituut provides trend analysis and develops effective communication tools to transmit information through the value chain. With a constantly refreshed network of specialists, Stijlinstituut acts as a versatile and vibrant force in keeping the material and design industry informed of influential developments through consultancy, lectures, trend forums and publications.

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FranklinTill (UK)

Founded by Kate Franklin & Caroline Till, FranklinTill is a futures research agency working with global brands and organisations to explore and implement design, material and colour innovation. FranklinTill’s clients include lifestyle brands and design-orientated businesses in every sector. Whether delivering presentations, publications, innovation strategy, or curating exhibitions and events, FranklinTill Studio’s expertise in research and forecasting is core to their process. From macro social-cultural trends to material and colour research, the studio delivers carefully edited packages of visually driven insight. For many years, FranklinTill have been leading global discourse on sustainable design futures and strive to embed sustainable design thinking in every project.

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