October 24 / 2018

Feria Habitat Valencia 2018 – post show report: a successful business platform, even more international and trendier

This year’s Feria Habitat Valencia was full of creative energy and new ideas for both the home and contract sectors.  The show hosted 415 international exhibitors and attracted 26,140 industry peers in the residential, commercial and hospitality sectors – 13% more over 2017 edition. The number rose constantly during the 4-day event, although Thursday registered the largest number of visitors – almost 8,000, +17% up over the same day last year – and the biggest increase over the previous days.

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A breakdown of the figures shows that, whilst the number of Spanish buyers rose by 12%, the number of foreign buyers increased by 24% with international visitors coming mainly from Russia (21%), Portugal (18%), France (16%), Italy (8%) and the United Kingdom (5%) out of a total of 56 markets represented at the event.

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Photo Gallery: Design Hall>>>

The show covered four key areas: Hall 1 and 3 Contemporary Style; Hall 2 Design; Hall 4 Haute Décor and the Nude exhibition for emerging talents and innovation. The return of leading brands and the debut of new international names has cemented the show’s position as both the cornerstone show of the Spanish furniture industry and a key event of the international interior design scene.

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Photo Gallery: Classic Hall>>>

Designers, architects, developers, representatives and retailers gather to view one of the finest and highly focused furnishing offers under one roof. The trade fair’s success will surely assist Spanish furniture and lighting manufacturers in expanding Spain’s exports of furnishing products and in gaining market shares overseas.

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Photo Gallery: Contemporary Halls>>>

The return to the former collocation in September has proved a resounding success, establishing Feria Habitat Valencia as the leading event in the second half of the year. The third week of September sets Valencia in a strategic position on the global circuit of trade fairs, adapting as well to Spanish companies’ demand and fostering the number of international visitors.

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55th edition Feria Habitat: 17 to 20 September 2019

Highlights

Melting together outside and inside with ILLA, the new collection by BIVAQ

In the late sixties, it was all about bringing the outside inside and it seems like the trend has come back around and is gaining ground in the interior design industry. Floral and botanical prints on wallpaper and cushions, organic and round shapes, natural materials are again up-to-date and even furniture, lighting and accessories have crossed the border. ILLA, one the latest launches by BIVAQ, has an ambivalent character that easily adapts to outdoor and indoor spaces. Let’s discover how…

ALAT, the new stylish garden sofa by CALMA

With ALAT (winged in Catalan) you can really give wings to your imagination and create a perfect lounge space in your outdoors. Created by young designer Andreu Carulla for the Catalonia-based outdoor manufacturer CALMA, the ALAT sofa stands out for its unconventional design that maximise luxury, comfort and style. Let’s have a look and relax…

Bring a touch of retro charm to your outdoors with the VINT collection from BIVAQ

Break the linear monotony of minimal designs filling your outdoors with the retro elegance and charm of the VINT collection. It pays homage to the past combining intriguing touches of nostalgia with modern functionality and the durable construction of BIVAQ’s outdoor and indoor ranges. Just a new attractive way of enjoying the open-air life! Read and discover…

FAMA, a successful ambassador of the Spanish style in China

It all started 9 years ago when FAMA took its first steps in the Chinese market embarking on a new adventure that has led to the opening of 15 FamaLiving showrooms across the country, including the 3 showrooms in Beijing and the other 12 in main cities, such as Shandong, Hohhot, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Jinan, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Shenyang… Now it's time for new exciting experiences, let's discover more...

The finest experience: the RITZ Collection from SOHER

All over the world Ritz is synonym for high-style and luxury, two features that also inspire the homonymous furniture collection from Spain’s luxury décor specialist SOHER. Made of the finest materials with the highest possible standard of craftsmanship, RITZ evokes the grandeur and elegance of the famous hotels founded at the beginning of XX century by Swiss hotelier Cesar Ritz, who redefined luxury accommodation in Europe. So, ready for “Puttin’ on the Ritz” to your space? Just keep on reading…