Introducing a series of furnishings created by Shiro Kuramata, the Japanese designer who died in 1991. Piero Lissoni has…
Back in Frankfurt from 12 to February 16, 2016 Ambiente, international trade fair devoted to tableware, gifts and home furnishings. The very best in the business and household items for the Dining table set, Living for the furnishing and Giving which includes gift ideas like leather goods and jewellery.
For the 2016 Edition, also in a new category: ‘accessories and jewellery’. Fashion accessories, watches and jewelry are among the most popular gift items; This is definitely one of the reasons why the market for these three sectors is growing. According to a recent study by Messe Frankfurt and titled “inseparable companions to everyday life”, this trend will continue in the future. It is expected that the volume of the market of jewellery, watches and personal accessories will rise from 9.6 billion in 2014 to 10.7 billion in 2019. Starting from the next edition of environment in Hall 9.2 will be reunited in a single exhibition area precious jewelry and handicraft production, jewelry, leather goods, bags, belts and other fashion accessories, as well as articles.
Don’t miss the Trend Show: special exhibition offers interesting ideas and original to the assortments.
Will be staged major trends illustrated in the context of conferences and round tables. Artisanal gardening, futuristic couture, functional simplicity, composing freedom will be the four trend in view with an analysis of materials, colours and techniques.
Another new feature is “Ethical Style Guide“. Worldwide growing interest of consumers towards sustainable products. Based on categories such as ‘eco-friendly materials‘, ‘social production’, ‘King-fair &/upcycling’ handmade ‘design and manufacturing for the first time Ambiente 2016 presents the Ethical Style Guide, a tool to orient themselves in a very complex global market segment. The booths of exhibitors that manufacture according to ethical principles and sustainable will be easily identifiable at the fair through the guidance and market charts.
Promotional Talents and Next programmes finally space representing an important milestone for the professional career of so many young designers: the new generation of product and furniture design will have the opportunity to present their projects and prototypes in a qualified international audience. The special exhibition ‘Solutions’ to shine the spotlight on clever ideas: the designer and editor Sebastian Bergne will present solutions particularly creative and functional.
Even in 2016 will frame Ambiente in numerous awards: products that combine form and function will be awarded the Design Plus Prize; the German Design Award will be awarded during the first day of the fair to the most deserving of creative work. Will the prize for innovation in the kitchen and the Plagiarius, the negative award for pirated products.
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