Design Indaba Expo 2014, Cape Town

Design Indaba is Africa's annual celebration of creativity. At the 3 day conference influential designers and thinkers share their latest projects and insights. At the expo, makers and designers from South Africa show their products.... More

Trade Fairs & Events

An overview of a season full of handmade design inspiration for 2014 and beyond. Trade fairs and design events for... More

Visit the home deco trend event 2013

Financial Times article

Craftscurator was interviewed on the role of crafts in Dutch Design.Irene shared her insights on how designers are... More

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Colour Cahier 2014

A cahier with 3 colour cards for 2014 is now available for only € 39. For businesses in home decoration, these colour cards are key to developing products, packaging and presentations.The 12 page cahier shows colour trends in 3 style groups;... More

Sustainable Design in the EU Market for Home Deco/ Textiles

The disaster in the garment factory in Bangladesh has shocked the world. Both buyers and suppliers are rethinking the way they want to organize their business, to create better labour conditions and care more for the environment. Consumers are... More

Smaakmaker 2014

Volkskrant newspaper asked Craftscurator to pose with her favorite product for its Smaakmaker... More

Get the home deco trend guide 2013

For PantoneView

Craftscurator is proud to have published her first forecasting post on handmade materials and techniques for 2015... More

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Sustainable Design from Vietnam

Thank you Ambiente visitors, for making our trade fair such a big success! We are looking back on a great fair, with hundreds of buyer contacts for the 9 Vietnamese exporters. The sustainable design products drew a lot of attention. The natural... More

Launch at Ambiente 2014

9 export companies from Vietnam show they have successfully matched 'green' market opportunities to sustainability practices in their own company. You are invited to come and explore their new collections at Ambiente trade fair February... More

Lidewij Edelkoort's trend presentation 'Gathering'

An optimistic story for a new season, is what Lidewij Edelkoort told during her trend presentation for summer 2015. Gathering is the title, and indeed there was a common thread to be discovered running through the different themes. Craftscurator... More

in Paris and London

At Maison Objet Paris and London Design festival, Craftscurator has spotted the latest trends in conscious crafts... More

At Dutch Design Week

Dutch designers are paying special attention to material innovation and production... More