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.

“Life is more dynamic outside”: An interview with Prof. Mark Braun

Mark Braun © Sonja Müller

Mark Braun is a renowned German designer and university professor. As a member of the jury, together with other experts, he selected the furniture for this year’s Trend Show at spoga+gafa. We spoke to him about his demands for the design of outdoor areas, aspiring young designers and about his expectations for the future of outdoor design.

Outdoor living: garden furniture trends

Hularo wickerwork used in the Savoy range by 4 Seasons Outdoor is extremely weather-resistant © 4 Seasons Outdoor

From 2 to 4 September 2018, spoga+gafa will be presenting the latest outdoor living developments. As the largest garden trade fair in the world, spoga+gafa shows fresh design approaches, new functions or innovative materials. We already take a look at current design trends for outdoor furniture.