One of the first physical trade events for home textiles organized by Messe Frankfurt since January, the Autumn edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will open doors from August 24 to 26 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. The trade fair will present an extensive range of home and contract textile products besides organizing high quality fringe program events featuring a wide breadth of topics and a strong line-up of speakers. The fair will also launch a new online business matching platform which would enable participants to find and connect with their potential partners from across the world.
The event ‘Design Inspiration’ will revolve around the 2021 Intertextile Trends. One of the highlights of this event will include the 2021 Intertextile Trend Forum, led by Shen Lei, the Chinese representative of the Intertextile International Lifestyle Trend Committee. This forum will feature five prominent Chinese designers including Ben Chen, Ben Wu, Meng Ye, Paul Pang and Xie Ke, who will offer an in-depth overview of the 2021 Intertextile Trends, as well as the Chinese market conditions.
This year, Intertextile will also collaborate with the France-based NellyRodi™ Agency to present the design theme for 2021– ‘Bound’ alongwith three other trends: Cozy Warmth, Past Future and Bold Clash. Each trend of these trends will be a reflection on the current environmental, economic, societal and identity changes. The fair will also launch the Designer x Brands Virtual Showroom at hall 4.1C39 and hall 5.1C32, that will be specially curated by Shen Lei. The virtual showroom will include the six top Chinese designers alongwith with selected exhibitors like Huatex international, JAB, Morphrow,