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Design brings power to Bursa


Organized by BTSO, Bursa Chamber of Trade and Industry, and BEBKA, Bursa Eskisehir Bilecik Development Agency, on the theme of “A world full of inspiration, design and innovation”, Design Summit has convened business people, academia, students and designers in Bursa.

Deputy governor of Bursa, Ahmet Hikmet Sahin emphasized on the industrial power accumulated in the city in several fields and said, “Bursa is the leader in textile, automotive and furniture industries in Turkey. Export powers of these industries are also rising steadily. We aimed to keep and maintain our leadership in the future, as well. ” Deputy chairman of BTSO, Ismail Kus, said in his address to the guests, “We started with a slogan that says “if Bursa grows, Turkey grows”, with an aim to compete in international markets. Innovation and design are prime tools for the development and production of higher value added goods.”

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Design Summit was held for the second time in Merinos Center of Congress and Culture, representatives of the companies, academia, students and designers participated in the event. Anon Pairot was the key speaker and several designers addressed to the guests, including Nicoline Dorsman, Percy Emmelt, Prof. Alper Ay, Engin Ayaz, Ezra&Tuba Cetin, Dr. Cigdem Kaya, Sami Savatlı, Adnan Serbest, Emre Evrenos, Gokhan Karakus and Raf Stesmans.koltuklar Guests and speakers visited the Textile design and technology exhibition and Fashion exhibition of Anatolian Regions during two days event.Designers have exhibited their new and innovative products, such as fiber dresses, butterfly bridal, prototype bags that change its color, Anatolian dresses made by combining the traditional and the modern.son#Bursa #Design #DesignbringspowertoBursa #power #BTSO

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Heimtextil: the most important platform for textile design


Creative hotspot: key players and newcomers present their designs .

Heimtextil once again presents itself as the most important platform for textile design: in the “Design live” area in hall 4.2, renowned design studios and talented young designers will showcase their creative designs for house and home textiles from 10-13 January 2017. With record participation levels of around 230 exhibitors from 28 countries, visitors will find the world’s largest range of textile design on offer here. The high-quality designs by the studios are shaped by various influences and styles and together produce variety of the kind that can only be seen in one place at Heimtextil. Companies can find fresh designs for their new collections here and also make new contacts with the creative minds in the industry. The up-and-coming generation of designers also has its own platform in hall 4.2 where young talented designers from European higher education institutions will present projects related to the “Young Creations Award: Upcycling” and “Heimtextil CAMPUS”. Good designs are what really make a collection attractive’, says Sabine Scharrer, Manager of Heimtextil: “They are the first thing a customer sees. We’re proud of the continued growth in exhibitors and the international variety amongst the textile designers presenting here.” The top players who will be presenting their designs for house and home textiles at “Design live” include Art Cottage Ltd (United Kingdom), Alvisi e Alvisi di Fulvio Alvisi (Italy), Atelier Mineeda Co Ltd (Japan), Björkforth AB (Sweden), Blom Liin Maria (Finland), CJHM Verbeek (Netherlands), Diane Harrison (United Kingdom), Kosak Wolfgang (Austria) and many more.

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Newcomers and tomorrow’s talent

The studios exhibiting in the design area also include participants in the Heimtextil development program “new & next”, that is, aimed in particular at promising start-ups. The creative newcomers’ companies have only been in existence for a maximum of five years and will be presenting at Heimtextil for the first time. Those attending include Connie Luisa’s Home (Taiwan), Format Raisin (France), Lösbrock Design (Germany), Marjoleinodink (Switzerland), Martina Teepe Design Berlin (Germany), Naghsh Negaran Pendar (Iran), NuPrimary LLC (USA), SC Touch (Austria), Shinrindo LLC (Japan), Studio RIIS (Denmark) und The Pattern Boutique (United Kingdom).

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Young Creations Award: Upcycling

Right next to the “Design live” area, participants in the “Young Creations Award: Upcycling” will be presenting their innovative textile projects made from recycled materials. This competition will take place for the fifth time during this year’s Heimtextil and is aimed at students and graduates of European higher education institutions in the fields of interior design and design, as well as young masters and master students of interior decoration. The projects show how high-quality objects can be developed for interiors out of waste materials. An expert jury will decide the winner of the competition for young talent. Selected projects and the award winners will be exhibited at Heimtextil in hall 4.2 at stand C 92.

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Mobility in focus at “Heimtextil CAMPUS”

Mobility is increasingly becoming a part of everyday life – a development that presents challenges to designers. In the young designers area “Heimtextil CAMPUS” at stand J60 in hall 4.2, students from European higher education institutions will focus on issues relating to the motto “Mobile Home”. In line with this central theme, the participating higher education institutions will present their designs, whether in the form of research into shape and functionality, materials research or an artistic installation. In cooperation with bestofdesign.org,”Heimtextil CAMPUS” gives up-and-coming talent the opportunity to make inroads into their chosen career: here, they can make contacts with textile companies and get to grips with current trends.

#Heimtextil #platform #design #textiledesign #mostimportantplatform #importantplatform

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Brentano’s Annual Color Forecast: 2017


Bold colors unify adventure and optimism

2Wheeling, IL. — As the year winds down and industry trends begin to shift, Brentano’s designers predict what colors will emerge in the upcoming year. In preparation for new development, the design department evaluates past products, collects data from the sales team and closely observes the forever-changing world of design.

Brentano’s eighth annual color forecast presents three new captivating colors (Coral, Chartreuse and Bloom), a powerful colorless shade (Almost Black) and reintroduces classic hues (Peacock and Elephant) that will dictate the future of design.

3Coral – With a cheeky personality and bold flair, Coral’s pop of color is a powerful punch. The zesty accent – uplifting and bright – adds a splash of excitement to the traditional household.

Elephant – First forecast by Brentano in 2016, Elephant’s popularity carries over into 2017. This dependable neutral highlights its practicality by complementing both warm and cool interiors.

Chartreuse – The crisp hot hue Chartreuse evokes refreshing warmth in a unique and stylish way. The harmonious hue – a fusion of green and gold – perfectly balances beauty with brilliance.


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5Peacock – Polished Peacock, calm and cool, remains as current as when it appeared in Brentano’s 2016 forecast. The jewel-toned teal – more romantic than sapphire but fresher than navy – fills a room with peace and serenity.

Bloom – Glowing with grace, Bloom is cultivated for its flourishing beauty. This fashion forward pinkness is comfortable being soft, with a dominant newfound voice in design.

Almost Black – Elegantly refined and dignified, this colorless shade displays confidence. Almost Black, pair-able with almost any color, makes for a bold accent; or can be luxurious all on its own.

6The Brentano Design studio, led by Iris Wang, celebrated 25 years in 2015. The textile house has grown from a modest eight patterns in 1990 into an international source for polyurethane faux leather, outdoor, Crypton, Nano-Tex and GreenShield-finished, eco-friendly and fire retardant products. The carefully curated line reflects Iris’ lifelong study of fine art, nature and Asian philosophy in beautiful, high-performing solutions for the contract, hospitality, healthcare and residential markets.

#Brentano #Bold_colors #design #Coral #Elephant #Chartreuse #Peacock #Bloom #Almost_Black

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Design is back this fall with Paris Design Week


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