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Trade Show: Techtextil & Texprocess

Future to the power of three

Caring future. Crazy future. Emo future. Future is the trend topic of the 2018 edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles. For Asia’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles, international trend agency NellyRodiTM Agency has developed three trend-setting themes.

May 2018

Three home textile trends, three future scenarios. For the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2018 and in close cooperation with future researchers forming a trend committee, NellyRodiTM Agency has come up with three trend themes that deal with the megatrend of the future in different ways:

Caring future: Green, more moral, more socially-oriented – designers are being increasingly influenced to find alternatives to protect natural and cultural resources. Inspiration is coming from a new understanding of ecology and altruism. The new credo: taking care of nature and people.

Crazy future: This theme plays on whimsical surrealism, petulance and light-hearted carelessness. It plants a seed of madness in creation. Gaiety and fantasy amuse rational souls and titillate a taste for risk.

Emo future: The need to console our cherished earth awakens emotions, inspired by its immemorial beauty. A new nostalgia for the origin of things reconnects us to what really matters. Neo-mysticism consecrates the elements and celebrates spiritual, benevolent nature. It inspires the perpetuation of the traditions and rituals practiced by our ancestors, in all their wisdom and humanism, to glorify nature.

Caring, crazy or emotional? Or perhaps something totally different? Visitors to Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles 2018 will be able to form their own opinions about the home textile trends of the future. More than 1,000 suppliers from China and the rest of the world are showcasing their new products at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from 27-30 August 2018.

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