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Trade Show: Heimtextil India & Ambiente India

Focus on traditional handicrafts

June 2018

From miniature painting to terracotta, wood carving, brass engraving and pottery; from Bidriware, the technique of using precious metals as a decorative inlay in pieces of blackened base metal, down to Mithila art, a painting technique done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens and matches using natural dyes and pigments – art in India is incredibly versatile. Most regionally influenced handicraft skills offer a wide spectrum of shapes, colours and materials. The fifth edition of Heimtextil India and Ambiente India from 27-29 June will be putting the spotlight on India’s traditional arts and handicraft techniques.

Heimtextil and Ambiente are the world’s largest trade fair brands for the home textiles and consumer goods sector and have set global trends. With inspiring product design and in experience zones and live design sessions, sister fairs Heimtextil India and Ambiente India in New Delhi are providing a sneak peek into the trends and collections for the new season. And for this fifth edition, the organisers have paired up with the Council of Handicrafts Development Corporations (COHANDS) to offer India’s handicrafts an internationally respected platform. Traditionally designed products combined with a contemporary component – the curated pavilion is bringing together national prize winners who will be presenting their award-winning concepts.

As well as Indian design, global trends are also playing an important role: the fairs will not only bring together local exhibitors, but also companies from China, Indonesia, Switzerland and Thailand. International speakers from France and Finland will be shedding light on lifestyle trends that are emerging as a result of cooperations with the increasingly popular Indian designers and brands.

#Home textiles #Handicrafts #Ambiente India #Heimtextil India #New Delhi #India

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