NEXT18 Trade Exhibition was a great success

33 designers and manufacturers from South Africa presented their new product ranges at the NEXT18 Trade Exhibition in Cape Town in February. They received fantastic feedback from the many visitors, including buyers from leading South African retail chains, concept stores and hotels, as well as interna... More

Export-ready product design from South Africa

33 leading designers and manufacturers from South Africa will take part in the NEXT18 Trade Exhibition in Cape Town from February 22-25, 2018. ‘Development by Design’ is showcasing the results of their various export readiness programmes, in which over 50 small and medium businesses have participated,... More

Mongolian Exporters at EU Fairs

At Maison & Objet Paris, 4 Mongolian exporters will showcase their newly developed textiles. They are working with the 4 beautiful natural fibers Mongolia has to offer: cashmere from goats, camel hair, yak down and sheep wool. Their collections include home textiles such as throws and cushion covers, ... More

New collections launched at M&O and Ambiente 2018

At Maison & Objet in January 2018, 4 Mongolian exporters showcased their new product ranges made of cashmere, yak and camel fibres. Wool felt slippers by Angel Felting were presented at Ambiente 2018. All 5 manufacturers showed the results of the Sustainable Design project, in which they made improvem... More

Trade Fairs and Design Events

An overview of a season full of handmade design inspiration for 2018 and beyond. Trade fairs and design events for professionals in ... More

Trend presentation Lidewij Edelkoort

For Autumn/ Winter 2018/ 2019 Lidewij Edelkoort delivered a tight, compact presentation called ‘Portraits’. She feels this focused v... More

With a re-vamped website

I am so excited to launch my re-newed website! Can’t wait to show you all the new features and content. One thing has not changed: m... More

From praying to playing

Craftscurator travelled to Milan and saw designers taking a playful approach to creating new products, with interesting textures, an... More

At 2 leading trade shows

New products by 27 exporters from 10 countries attracted the attention of many importers and retailers. It was showcased in the pop-... More