July 14 / 2014

FURNITURE CHINA and the Chinese furniture market

Over the latest years, FURNITURE CHINA has turned itself as one of the worldwide leading events in the furniture and interior design sectors visited by 85,313 people (+18.5%), including 21,131 visitors coming from 144 overseas countries & regions. By business segments, in 2013 the 74% of total visitors were represented by traders, contractual end-users and specifiers.

The W1 Hall will host the Spanish collective participation of Mueble de España...

The market itself keep on being extremely appealing for Western furnishing brands, as urbanization and a swelling middle class will be fuelling the demand for home décor products. According to a McKinsey&Company report, an additional 200 million people will enter the middle class by 2016, joining 300 million who have done so in the past 30 years.

The new and the old Beijing

In a recent market research, CSIL, the Italian Centre for Industrial Studies, reported that furniture consumption reached US$ 418 billion in 2012, with almost 50% of the market being in Asia (China, Japan, India, South East Asia) and only 25% in Europe and 20% in America.

MOBILFRESNO, SKYLINE DESIGN, CONTRADICTIONS, VENICE by CURVASA etc.: Spanish furniture brands are already an outstanding presence in the main Chinese commercial centres, such as Home Value in Shanghai

In the latest World Furniture Outlook 2014, CSIL points out that furniture consumption for Asia and Pacific is expected to grow more than anywhere else by more than +5%.

The SKYLINE DESIGN showroom at Home Value, Shanghai (L5, City Furniture)

Good opportunities have been registered in the Chinese children’s furniture segment, with demand on the rise due to the increase of children population aged 0-14.

VENICE, the showroom of CURVASA at Home Value, Shanghai

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Stay tuned for more information about Spain's brands & products in China next days...

Highlights

CAMINO A CASA, fabulous furniture for inspiring living spaces

Design trends for contemporary spaces often draw inspiration from existing styles and combine them in such a way to make the look stylish, comfortable and, why not, photo-worthy - for those who love to share their space on Instagram and Pinterest. To keep up with the trendsetting interior spaces of the moment, CAMINO A CASA is constantly crossing borders and disrupting the status quo to forge new connections between the classic and the au courant. Discover more...

GARCIA REQUEJO presents GERMILED, the new brand of innovative UVC-LED sterilization lamps

A leader in the manufacture of lighting and furniture for luxury hotels and contract spaces, GARCIA REQUEJO has put to good use its 58-year experience in the industry by adapting UVC lighting technology to daily life making it more affordable and flexible for everyday use. Launched in 2020, the new GERMILED lamps uses UVC light to eradicate pathogens and provide disinfection and sterilization for high contact areas. Discover more...

iSiMAR opens a new showroom in NYC and wins the #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection

While strenghtening its presence in the US market with a new showroom in NYC, the Spanish contract furniture specialist iSiMAR has been awarded the prestigious #MetropolisLikes NYCxDesign 2020 Award for the ARENA Collection, one of the latest launches of the brand. Made of 100% recycled and recyclable materials, the ARENA collection from iSiMAR has won the prestigious award for its commitement to sustainable designs and environmentally-friendly issues. Discover more...

Virtual Salone Milano 2020: SANCAL, exciting furniture for passionate spirits

Well-reputed for its exciting, unconventional furniture collection, SANCAL launches MUSEO, a brand-new collection that presents furnishing items as if they were museum pieces making a clear nod to the world of Art. New furniture pieces range from the CLICK sofa that takes modularity to the extreme to more extravagant designs, such as LAPSO, a vertical privacy hood that discloses new solutions for public spaces. Let’s have a look…

Virtual Salone Milano 2020: ACOMODEL, highly functional and comfortable upholstered furniture

With more than 20 years of experience in the upholstered furniture sector, the firm ACOMODEL has positioned itself in the national and international markets as one of the most renowned manufacturers of sofas, sofa beds and armchairs. The company stands out for the incorporation of the latest technologies in mechanisms and motors. Discover the new collections!