The World's largest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, namely Heimtextil, kicked off Tuesday in Frankfurt.
The textile interior design is the focus of international attention at the four-day trade fair, where suppliers present their textile products and material solutions in an exclusive setting, aiming specifically at architects, interior decorators, interior designers, project planners and hoteliers.
"With 2,975 exhibitors from 64 countries and regions, Heimtextil is on a growth course for the eighth consecutive year," said Detlef Braun, CEO of Messe Frankfurt.
Martin Auerbach, Managing Director of the Association of the German Home Textiles Manufacturers, pointed out that the diversity of home textiles products, designs and colours made the international trade fair platform for home textiles a trailblazing annual event to start the year
Although the economy over the past year was likely to remain below expectations, "the overall mood in the sector is good."He added.