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Trendsetting: spoga+gafa is showing its trend show at imm cologne

Trend show at spoga+gafa 2018, © Koelnmesse

In September 2018 spoga+gafa provided a look ahead to the future of outdoor furniture and shading systems in an internationally curated trend show. This trend show will be presented at the next imm cologne from 14 to 20 January. The visitors will thus also have the chance to take a look at the future of garden furniture and shading systems.

Several product islands will be located in the heart of the area at imm cologne. They demonstrate the trends of tomorrow. The main emphasis here lies on materials and functionality. It is about innovative product characteristics, new combinations and the theme sustainability as well as comfort and ergonomics, flexibility and multifunctionality. Outdoor furniture that are trendsetting and ground-breaking for at least the next season will be on display.

Trend show at spoga+gafa 2018, © Koelnmesse

The trend show at spoga+gafa 2018 were curated by selected international industry experts from the sections design, the retail trade, universities and trend research. Jury members were Jeannette Altherr from renowned design studio Lievore Altherr from Barcelona and Manuel Rucar from French trend researcher Chlorosphere, the Berlin based designer Mark Braun and Jürgen Schuster, managing director of HS Fachmarkt Vertriebs-GmbH.


The imm cologne, which will take place from 14 to 20 January this year, shows the furnishing trends of tomorrow. International trendsetters and creative newcomers present the innovations of the coming year in Cologne. It therefore made sense to portray an important part of the living environment here with spoga+gafa’s outdoor design and trend show. The trends for the next outdoor season will be visualized with the products of spoga+gafa exhibitors.


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