Three months after the Salone del Mobile in Milan, after having absorbed the shock wave of the overabundance of productsevents- brands and visitors, we can sit back and examine objectively the situation on the furniture industry in Italy (but not only), so to determine some possible future trends (with no claim to completeness). As confirmed by Federmobili, of the more than 372,000 visitors who had access to the Milan exhibit, approximately 123,000 were Italian, a figure on the rise, confirming the slight recovery of the industry underway in Italy.
La prima edizione di CIFF Shanghai, che si è tenuta presso il National Convention & Exhibition Center, ha visto un’affluenza di oltre 100 mila visitatori professionali, con un’offerta merceologica che, oltre all’arredamento, comprendeva anche complementi, tessuti, e componenti.
Per la prossima edizione di CIFF Shanghai, che si svolgerà dal 7 al 10 settembre 2016, la superficie occupata sarà di oltre 400.000 mq.
The Platner Collection, by William Platner for Knoll International, in a Gold version.
The 2016 edition of the Salone del Mobile in Milan has been the most crowded ever – recording more than 372,000 visitors – confirming its mission to be the most important resource in the world when it comes to trends in furniture design.
March 10 to 13 2016, saw the 2016 edition of the IFFS – International Furniture Fair Singapore, held concurrently with The Décor Show and furniPRO Asia, which offered the participation of 423 exhibitors from 29 countries, with 20,343 professional visitors, an 8% increase compared to 2015.
The South East Asian international furniture fairs, among which we find MIFF (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), IFFS (Singapore), and the two most important Chinese fairs, CIFF and Furniture China – among the biggest and most important trade fairs in the world, are the four key events to watch to get a good look of the Far East markets, and understand both what is their untapped potential – hardly ever touched by Italian furniture companies – and which are the obstacles that need to be overcome by a company deciding to confront with them. Read more →