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the magazine by imm cologne

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In the online magazine of imm cologne, you will discover the trends of the furniture industry – both of today and tomorrow – from four exciting subject areas.

imm cologne trend.briefing

The most important trends and innovations of the year, design insider talks and much more.

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The colour trends of 2021: Warm colours meet bold highlights

Which colours will set the tone this year? We reveal the inspiring on-trend colours that will be making themselves at home in 2021.

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Corona influence on furnitury industry

One year of COVID-19: How the pandemic is influencing home living

We look back on one year of Corona. What influence does the pandemic have on the way we want to live? And how is the furniture industry dealing with it?

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Modular furniture for a new freedom in home living

Changes in lifestyles lead to new interior concepts. They call for multifunctional and modular furniture that removes familiar boundaries.

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Natural luxary

Natural living – where real quality comes in

Natural luxury – in 2021, furnishing is plain, sustainable and of premium quality. Discover the trend of natural living.

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Desk Porto of furniture star-tup Pickawood

New furniture trends: These start-ups point the way

Young people increasingly buy their furniture from startups. Because they know the needs of this target group - and create the furniture trends of tomorrow.

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Design & Architecture

Always stylish and up to date: be inspired by trendsetting looks and fresh inspiration from the international interior and outdoor area.

Digital Lavender Trend Colour

Colour of the year for 2023: Digital Lavender

Experts predict that Digital Lavender will be the colour of the year for 2023. Discover why and what moods this shade is said to evoke here.

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Rundes Sofa von PUKKA im Wohnzimmer

Home textile trends for 2022: a craving for constancy

The home textile trends for 2022 see nature gently and discreetly moving indoors.

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Business Insights

The furniture industry never stands still. Whether for commerce, purchasing or sales, you will find important facts and relevant news here.

Click and Collect Package by Yu Hosoi on Unsplash

Click and collect and the future of omnichannel

Digital touchpoints plus loyal local customers: How the furniture trade benefits from click and collect.

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Mobile phone with the Visual Search App alike from OTTO.

Visual search tools: The future of furniture retail?

Will typing online search terms soon be a thing of the past? We spoke to an expert.

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Future Living

This is how we’re going to live tomorrow: everything about new trends, smart technologies and the room concepts of the future.

Biophilic Design: What it means to live in close connection to nature

Sustainable construction and interior design: biophilic design is a unique concept that merges the natural world and home living.

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Kickstarter

Kickstarter meets furniture ideas

Many furniture ideas fail due to a lack of funding. Platforms such as Kickstarter have set out to prevent this and offer great potential for the whole interior design industry.

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