Three German Interior Design Fairs To Be Held In January

Germany-based Deutsche Messe AG has announced that three trade fairs featuring products for the
home will run consecutively in January, enabling buyers to make one trip to cover each event.
Heimtextil, Domotex and the International Furniture Fair will take place between Wednesday, January
10, and Sunday, January 21.Heimtextile, held at Messe Frankfurt, opens the series and runs for four
days, January 10-13. About 3,000 exhibitors from 60 countries will show a broad range of decorative
fabrics for the home. The scope is all-inclusive, with special sectors for product groups. The
breakdown includes curtains, draperies, wall coverings, carpets, bedding and bed linens, table-top
and kitchen linens, ornamental cushions, upholstery, patio, and sun protection.A trend exhibition
will show what will be in fashion in the future. It will be backed up by display arrangement,
lectures and a brochure. It is anticipated that close to 75,000 trade professionals will attend
Heimtextile 2001.Domotex will take place in Hannover, January 13-16. It ranks as the worlds largest
forum for carpets, floor coverings, and related products and services. More than 1,000 exhibitors
from 50 countries will show in a display space of 94,000 square meters. Projections are that 40,000
visitors will attend this event in 2001.Display categories at Domotex include hand-made carpets,
machine-made woven carpets, textile floor coverings, fiber and yarns, and flexible floor coverings.
There will be 55 exhibitors from the United States. Some of those who will be showing include BASF
Corp. Fiber Products Division, Dixie Group, Lees Carpets and Mohawk International.Internationale
Mobelmesse, the final show of the season, will be held in Cologne, January 15-21. It is a major
trade fair for furniture. More than 1,500 exhibitors from 50 countries will show a variety of
products and styles. The range embraces tables and chairs, bedroom and living-room furniture,
upholstered furniture and lamps. Styles are rustic, period or avant-garde.