Top 4 Trends From Ambiente 2018: A Discern Perspective


Ambiente in Frankfurt is where anyone who is anyone in the consumer goods space was last week. Spread across five days, the design fair welcomes over 4,440 exhibitors from 89 countries with almost 140,000 buyers from 168 countries. Ambiente is more than just a fair. With some of the most exciting and innovative designs, it’s an experience and an opportunity to discover the trends and themes that consumers can expect to see in stores around the world soon. The Discern Team's annual visit to Ambiente left us impressed by the breadth of design and decor option. The fair delineated four trends at different talks, displays, and presentations which we agreed with and were inspired by. Here is what we thought about each of them. 

Maison et Objet 2018 Highlights


Every January, the who’s who of the design world flock to Paris to take part and witness the most comprehensive design show in the world. With products, workshops, and concepts around both home and commercial design, Maison et Objet is where you go to see what the design world is up to and what to expect from the year ahead. This enormous exhibition saw over 64,000 visitors and more than 3,000 brands from the four corners of the world. Whether you are a design professional or not, Maison provides so much inspiration and innovation that anyone would enjoy visiting. We round up some of the highlights that we saw at this year’s exhibition.