50,000 of the latest household products on show

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Boys' and girls' lunch boxes, fashionable steel wine racks, children's highchairs and a 'dumb waiter' in the shape of the puppet from horror movie Saw, are some of the latest designs in household products being showcased at the Autumn Fair trade show in Birmingham, UK.

Over 50,000 new household products ranging from furniture to kids toys and kitchen utensils are expected to be presented during the three-day event. Approximately 1500 exhibitors from countries around the world including China, New Zealand and America are expected to attend; of these exhibitors 400 are new suppliers, 150 are from outside of the UK and 900 will exclusively show their products at Autumn Fair.  

The trade show, open to industry professionals only, is split into eight sections - 'gift and home', 'kitchen dining and housewares', home interiors and art', greetings and stationery', 'toys and gadgets', 'design led gifts', 'gifts' and 'fashion jewellery & accessories.'

Though the trade show is not open to members of the public, it can be followed on Twitter and products can be viewed online, providing members of the public with a chance to see what is going to be hitting the shelves in the coming months.

Autumn Fair, the United Kingdom's largest household products show of the season is held at the NEC Birmingham and runs September 5-8.

The latest innovations in luxury design and household living will also be presented at Maison & Objet which is held in the Paris area September 3-7; the trade show is expected to attract exhibitors from around the world.

For more information about Autumn Fair including product images see: www.autumnfair.com

Autumn Fair can be followed on twitter at http://twitter.com/Autumn_Fair_Int

More information about Maison & Objet can be found at http://www.maison-objet.com/