IMM Cologne is the first international furniture fair of the year, presents the best from such brands as totto, Richard Lampert and Minotti as well as an inspiring program of installations, including Das Haus.
One of the world’s most prestigious international furnishing shows with more than 1,150 companies from 54 participating countries, there’s much to see in new products, trends and innovations. Here’s our list of what are sure to be the top hits.
1 Brilliant products
Minotti takes centre stage with Minotti Design Identity, an exhibit coordinated by Rodolfo Dordoni and featuring his popular works including the Allen and Donovan soft seating, the sleek Claydon table, the snug Jensen armchair and the Tatlin bed.
DelightFULL Amy Table Lamp is part of the Amy collection. This collection reflects the beauty of Amy Winehouse and a tribute to her hairstyle and her ability to hold a tune. This table lamp would add style and glamour to any tabletop or sideboard with its 1950’s style.
2 Boulevard of Innovations
The who’s who of the furniture industry will head to resto-lounge Alter Wartesaal for IMM’s opening party on Monday evening. There, winners of the Interior Innovation Award, a competition celebrating the show’s most ingenious products, will be named before taking their rightful place on the show floor on the Boulevard of Innovations.
3 Das Haus
Designers-of-the-moment Doshi Levien have created this year’s dreamy living space. In the centre of Pure Village hall, on a 180-square-metre platform, the London duo furnish a house with such pieces as their My Beautiful Backside sofa and Principessa bed – expressing their ideal interior and exterior space.
4 [D3] Design Talents
In its ninth year, this feature exhibit presents projects by 32 young designers who have won IMM’s student and graduate design competition, the [D3] Contest. The winners are selected from over 650 submissions received from 11 countries.
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