If a design is a means of improving an individual’s interaction with the world, and our world is so rapidly changing, there is no doubt that the products and services offered by the design industry will also change We’ll take a look at the social, consumer and cultural currents that will impact design in the coming years through the introductions of new design products and services. We’ll discover the latest color, product, and material trends sourced for the top international design markets. Covering a year’s worth of trade shows you’ll see the most interesting, innovative, and beautiful new fabrics, trims, hardware, accessories, and more from Heimtextil, Maison&Objet, IMM Cologne, Design Miami, Decorex, 100% Design, and several other events. This whirlwind tour brings the latest design themes to you, outlining how certain products and style references develop from one show to the next. Hundreds of photos are complemented by dozens of actual product samples.