IMM Cologne 2017 – The International Furniture Trade Fair Sets The Tone Again!

What are the latest furniture trends in 2017?

1360 international exhibitors from some 50 countries have given the answer to this question last week, have unveiled their latest collections and products in terms of housing and setting up the public on IMM Cologne 2017. Parallel to the furniture fair, the exciting kitchen event – ran “LivingKitchen 2017”, which takes place every two years in Cologne. The most innovative new products from the kitchen design were presented here by over 200 manufacturers from some 20 countries. So, it is again very interesting and above all fascinating in our living spaces this year. Stay with us and find which are the highlights of the latest housing trends.

“LivingKitchen 2017” – the trade fair motto this year: “Inspiration and innovation”

On the international Küchenleitmesse one has clearly seen it this year: technology and design go hand in hand. A big issue is this smart home. Always clever devices are designed and manufactured, our lives should be easier. Quite big in Siemens with the camera in the refrigerator and Bosch with the home connect Waleed we know already from the IFA in 2016. At the same time, too much emphasis is placed on sustainability and individuality. Everything has to happen quickly and easily with minimal time and expense.

IMM Cologne – one of the most important furniture trade show worldwide

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The market leader in faucets and granite sinks in Germany and around the world – was the company Blanco – of course there and had very much to offer – innovative solutions for more comfort, flexibility and ergonomics in the kitchen. Through the digital simulation using VR glasses, visitors are immersed in entirely new dimensions and had the unique opportunity to experience the latest cuisine trends even virtually.

High-quality Pedini kitchen HI-MACS®

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Other important kitchen experts such as Nolte, light kitchen, Schöller and Miele have presented 2017 is also at LivingKitchen, with their latest cuisine ideas and trends. Quite exciting and revolutionary in this year – the induction of Nolte kitchens. The work surface in the kitchen becomes the demand of hot plate, which works on the principle of induction.

Blanco kitchen – innovative design and excellent comfort

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Perfect order with Nolte kitchens

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The kitchen is always homely and designed to meet ever-higher living – perfect ergonomics, optimal energy efficiency, productivity, sustainable and innovative materials, ventilation and comfortable ambience. The flowing transition between kitchen and living room will remain in the trend and will help even more, to transform the modern kitchen in an active and comfortable residential zone.

IMM Cologne 2017: The Scandinavian look is still said

Scandinavian living is simply timeless and therefore always en vogue! Proved that the year’s Scandinavian participants including inter style, Casø furniture, Muuto and Frandsen lighting from Denmark; Of Røros Tweed from Norway, design House Stockholm from Sweden and many more. Neutral colors, wood, Cork and metal-look – is it again cuddly and cozy in your own four walls. Natural materials such as solid wood everywhere to see felt and wool. Simplicity and restraint are spice the upholstery as well as the furniture collections to feel but also floral patterns and lots of green at most this year.

He the best manufacturers of furniture are furniture fair in Cologne

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Mid-century style

Design classics were also abundant with this nostalgic touch on IMM Cologne 2017. Above all the furniture brand hülsta – high-quality and innovative, but also individually and flexibly. Especially the fabulous dining table T70 (with an innovative in deck design) and the matching chairs S500 have impressed us. But also the multifunctional coffee table and the comfortable lounge chairs were not to be overlooked. Furniture classics like this by Thonet have blasted back in new splendour and were reinterpreted by the young designers. Vitra, KNOLL… the list is incredibly long.

Vitra’s stand

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Extra tip: The elegant furniture creations for essential home, Portugal

The best of Italian design on IMM Cologne 2017

It has noted the furniture fair in Cologne will be how much and always refined, also to the many participants from Italy. Home trends “Made in Italy” are abundantly present this year. Molteni & C, Baxter, Caccaro, Capodopera, to mention Cappellini B & B Italia – just a few – put new trend lines and stylish models. Highest quality, classical elegance and innovative design in one – just great cinema!

Many premium manufacturers from Spain as PLM design were present at the IMM Cologne 2017

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“The House” at IMM Cologne 2017

This year was ‘The House’ project at the furniture fair in Cologne by the American architect and interior designer Todd Bracher. In his dream, he has shown the simplicity of living, learning, and life in focus. Everything should form a perfect unit, where there are no boundaries between inside and outside, where you can meditate in peace, relax and dream. “Openness and freedom” is the leitmotiv of the young designer.

And even a brief summary of the IMM Cologne 2017 here:

The fair entrance of LivingKitchen 2017

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And a few more insights on IMM Cologne 2017


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