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Trade Show: Heimtextil

Smart bedding for a good night’s sleep

We are increasingly suffering from bad sleep. But how to improve healthy sleeping? How special textiles as well as dedicated technologies can help, will be revealed to retailers at next year’s Heimtextil, which will take place in Frankfurt am Main from 7th to 10th January 2020. For the second time, the international home and hospitality textiles trade show will include the „Smart Bedding“ area.

November 2019

The number of people sleeping badly increases every year. Studies across the world show that more and more people have sleep disorders. Snoring is known to be one of the main reasons for troubled sleep. Sleeping masks and special bite guards are known to be in use. But a bed and an App that know how to help snorers? Market leaders like Auping from Cologne in Germany, Ikea and Hästens, royal warrant holder of the Swedish court will present solutions for a good night’s sleep at the Heimtextil edition from 7th to 10th January 2020. In the „Sleep! The Future Forum“ area in hall 11.0, Auping will present an anti-snoring app. The app, which is connected to a mechanically adjustable bed, senses when to move up the backrest to improve breathing or gives a gentle nudge to the sleeper to make him or her change position.

Hästings, the oldest bed maker in Sweden, will demonstrate a bed with three spring systems and a mattress consisting in 37 layers of natural materials like linen, cotton, wool and horsehair. Ikea also believes that textiles play a crucial role in sleeping healthily. „We want to demonstrate how textiles can contribute to a healthy sleep“, says Sandra Schwerdtfeger, interior design manager at Ikea. The Swedish furniture specialist’s modern, sustainable and inexpensive interior solutions are supposed to improve rest at night and so also the quality of life.

In the „Sleep! The Future Forum“ area, bed retailers and hospitality players in particular will be provided with the newest findings on sleep from industry, science and research. There will be speeches from sleep expert Prof D. Ingo Fietze from the Charité in Berlin, sleep coach Nick Littlehales and bobsleigh Olympia winner Susi Erdmann.

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Find more information here:

Press release: Heimtextil key topic “Sleep”: exciting products and concentrated know-how


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