December 14 / 2018

Spanish furniture brands kick off their global trade show circuit at the imm cologne 2019

Right at the start of each year, relevant market leaders of the international interior design world and top design labels congregate in Cologne ath the imm to showcase their new, inspiring furnishing ideas and the very best of their most recent production. In its 2019 edition, which will take place in January from the 14th to the 20th, the fair will host an increasing number of exhibitors, more than 1,450 this year, consolidating its role as a benchmark for the interior design industry and a successful location for business.

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imm cologne, an international business platform

The international vocation of imm is reflected by the increasing number of foreign exhibitors: 71% from 55 different countries. Design brands from Scandinavia to Spain make a regular appearance on the Rhine capital with Italian companies leading the range of foreign contingents. As a matter of fact, the who’s who of the European design scene can be found in Cologne.

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Over the latest years, the event has also attracted a growing number of visitors from Europe and Asia, which are the No. 1 export markets for the German and European furniture industries. In total, around 125,000 visitors from 139 countries attended the last year’s event, including specialist retailers and high-profile international key players from the furnishing trade and interior design business, with many of them coming from the global top 30 chains. And what’s more, visitors’ profiles were rated as excellent by most of the exhibitors.

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DRY table & BAI WOOD chairs. ONDARRETA

Visitors benefits not only from good economic environment in Germany, but also from a very broad range of products and furnishing solutions on display. Home lifestyles, trends and a rich offer of product ranges will be shown in all diversity across the 6 different concept segments of the show. With the biennial LivingKitchen, which is taking place alongside, almost all aspects of home living can be experienced in Cologne.

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DNA TEAK outdoor furniture collection. José A. Gandía-Blasco Canales. GANDIABLASCO

Spanish brands on display: an added value for visitors

The contingent of 26 Spanish brands that will be participating in both events will be exhibiting in almost all areas, with a strong presence in Pure Editions and Pure Atmospheres, the design-oriented pavilions which host the leading internationals labels of design and that have turned into a hotspot for the premium league of the interior design world.

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LOFT modular sofa. Lluís Codina. CARMENES

Spanish big names in this segment include KETTAL, CARMENES, GANDIABLASCO, GAN, DIABLA, INCLASS, TREKU, VONDOM, ONDARRETA, MEGA MOBILIARIO, iSiMAR, MOBLIBERICA, DRESSY y MUSOLA.

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As for the offer on display, as usual at this event it includes a vast array of typologies for every style, taste and price range, spanning from the most stylish solutions for indoor and outdoor environments to dining and living room furniture for contemporary living and trend-aware homes.

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ROLL table. TREKU

Upholstered furniture - in the form of armchairs and modular and standalone sofas -, bedrooms, mattresses and modular furniture for living areas complete the Spanish offer in the Prime, Sleep and Comfort segments highlighting the huge variety of clever solutions in modern, quality materials for young lifestyles and contemporary spaces.

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LUCIPOP modular sofa. Félix López. FAMA

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The German market for Furniture from Spain

With a share of 6.7% over Spain’s total exports, Germany consolidates its positions as 3rd main foreign market for Spanish products. For all those companies that want to strengthen their presence in Central European markets, in both the residential and contract sector, the imm Cologne represents an unrivalled option which opens business opportunities with purchasers from Europe, including eastern Europe, and overseas markets.

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MYA sideaboard. La Cubitera. MEGA MOBILIARIO

Style, innovation, creative solutions and appealing designs are waiting for you in Spain’s stands. You are invited! Auf Wiedersehen in Köln

Highlights

Trade mission of Middle East interior architects to Spanish industry

Hand in hand with ANIEME and supported by ICEX, the trade mission of interior architects and specifiers from Dubai and Doha has developed satisfactorily. From the 4th to the 8th of March a group of six studios has had the opportunity to visit and get to know first-hand the Spanish furniture production of the contract sector.

Inventiveness and ergonomics enhance the comfort of DRESSY, FAMA and ACOMODEL furniture

The ingenious design and commitment to ergonomics characterize the new furniture collections from the DRESSY, FAMA and ACOMODEL brands, different options but all based on the same premise of comfortability that enhances the user’s well-being.

Make your outdoors stylish with the FLO planter from CALMA

If you need to brighten up an outdoor space a planter is a simple, natural way to decorate and bring to life a terrace, a porch, a backyard or a patio. Made of polyethylene, the FLO planter, a creation by Oscar Veradelarocha for outdoor furniture specialist CALMA, is perfect to bring on spring at any time of the year while adding visual variety, colour and texture to contemporary spaces. Discover more…

SOHER presents the luxurious SAVOY master bedroom, the ultimate in comfort and style

Superbly executed by SOHER’s expert craftsmen, the SAVOY master bedroom is the new addition to the homonymous collection and the latest proposal of the Valencia-based brand for exclusive bedrooms. With its perfect mix of style, elegance and functionality, the bedroom offers a sophisticated focus with unrivalled charm and grace. Let’s discover more and find ideas!

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…