This year's edition of international interior design, gifts and household accessories tradeshow Tendence will feature several new presentations and awards alongside the show's established activities, thereby giving a greater insight into the interior design trends and hot designers of the coming year. 

 

Now in its 15th year, home furnishings and accessories exhibition Tendence, held from August 26-30 in Frankfurt, is one of the key interior design trend shows of the year. This year's show is divided onto two main categories, Living and Giving, and is expected to attract nearly 60,000 visitors from around the world.

On August 16 the organizers of Tendence announced the addition of new awards and presentations which will be taking place alongside more established activities at this year's event.

These new awards and presentations include: the addition of Austria as a partner country, with performances reflecting Austrian culture and Austrian design companies; the Home&Trend Award , which honors consumer goods for their quality and concept; and Africa Chic - a presentation of African companies working in the high-end design market.

Other events taking place at Tendence include the Female Designers' Forum, the Next program for young designers and fair trade ethical accessories market "Jewellery: fair for all."

More information about the Tendence trade show can be found on  the website or via the official iPhone application.

Later in the year the latest in home furnishings and household accessories will also be exhibited at the biannual Maison and Objet trade show from September 9-13 in Paris.

Tendence - http://www.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en.html

Tendence iPhone app -
http://itunes.apple.com/de/app/tendence-navigator-2011/id440969484?mt=8

Maison and Objet - http://www.maison-objet.com

 

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