DOMOTEX 2018, 12 - 15 January
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Press releases


Carpet Design Awards | 07 Sep. 2017

Carpet Design Awards ready for exciting new season

Designers and makers of modern hand-made carpets have until 1 November to submit their entries for the highly coveted award. The Carpet... more



Bright ideas from budding designers:

Hochschule Hannover set to wow with creative concepts and pioneering prototypes for tomorrow’s floor coverings at the DOMOTEX NuThinkers... more


DOMOTEX News | 02 Aug. 2017

DOMOTEX 2018 right on track

DOMOTEX 2018 doesn’t open for another five months, but it’s already apparent that the 30th edition of the world’s leading tradeshow for... more

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Innovative woven textiles for unique carpet designs

The art of weaving is one of the oldest known techniques for producing textile products. Nevertheless, contemporary designers and carpet... more



"NuThinkers" at DOMOTEX 2018: reinventing floor coverings

The product individualization trend as approached by young, up-and-coming designers from the universities of Hannover, Mainz and Saarbrücken... more


Textile floor coverings | 10 May. 2017

Contemporary design transforming traditional patterns

For that last five years, leading carpet designers have combined antique designs with the latest materials and techniques to create unique... more


"Framing Trends": | 27 Apr. 2017

creative product showcases on the individualization megatrend

From 2018 on, DOMOTEX will have a stronger focus on interior trends and lifestyle that will frame floor coverings in the broader context of... more


"UNIQUE YOUNIVERSE" | 18 Apr. 2017

From interactive design journey to individualized product

It is a fast-moving world that we live in. A world of rapid digitalization and globalization. Among its many effects and manifestations,... more


DOMOTEX News | 06 Mar. 2017

Enthusiastic market response to enhanced DOMOTEX

The producers of DOMOTEX have announced a series of major enhancements for 2018, including changes to the physical layout of the exhibition,... more


DOMOTEX News | 17 Jan. 2017

Fresh wind in the sails of the global floor coverings industry

After four action-packed days, DOMOTEX 2017 drew to a close, chalking up considerable growth in terms of its exhibitor lineup and the total... more


Carpet Design Awards | 15 Jan. 2017

Winners of the Carpet Design Awards announced at DOMOTEX 2017

The world’s finest designer carpets and rugs have been awarded prizes at the 2017 Carpet Design Awards, held at DOMOTEX in Hannover. This... more


DOMOTEX News | 14 Jan. 2017

Extensive enhancements announced for DOMOTEX 2018

DOMOTEX continues to undergo further development and enhancement, featuring a new exhibition layout and the introduction of an annual... more


DOMOTEX News | 10 Jan. 2017

DOMOTEX 2017: Innovations, trends and inspiration for floors

From 14 to 17 January, the Hannover Exhibition Center will once again be hosting the international floor coverings industry. Some 1,400... more


Carpet Design Awards | 08 Dec. 2016

24 finalists nominated for Carpet Design Awards 2017

The finalists for the 2017 Carpet Design Awards have been chosen. On 24 November, a jury of design and carpet industry experts shortlisted a... more


Young Designer | 07 Dec. 2016

Young Designer Trendtable: Visions of Future Flooring Concepts

At DOMOTEX 2017 (14 –17 January), visitors can take inspiration from the results of the Young Designer Trendtable, exhibited in Hall 9. In... more

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Deutsche Messe AG | 02 Dec. 2016

Portfolio reshuffle on Deutsche Messe AG Managing Board

Dr. Andreas Gruchow now responsible for Woodworking/Wood Processing, Floor Coverings, Metal Processing & Biotech and Safety & Building... more


Innovations@DOMOTEX | 23 Nov. 2016

Innovations@DOMOTEX 2017: The freshest ideas in flooring

For the fourth consecutive season, DOMOTEX exhibitors were invited to submit innovative products and developments for inclusion in the... more


DOMOTEX events worldwide | 17 Nov. 2016

Visitor online registration opens

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR – the biggest trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region for floor coverings – has opened its visitor online registration... more


DOMOTEX events worldwide | 10 Nov. 2016

Carpets and textile floor coverings remain the biggest display area

Always a big part of DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR, carpets and textile floor coverings will remain the heart and soul of the show in 2017 (21 –... more


Hand-made carpets & rugs | 25 Oct. 2016

DOMOTEX 2017: The Love of Flatweaves

Flatwoven or tapestry-woven carpets and textiles have been made by generations of weavers in all corners of the world. The technique lies at... more