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Functional diversity in furniture design

Kind + Jugend 2015 led the way: Durability and multifunctionality are still at the top of the list when it comes down to furnishing the children’s bedroom. This is demonstrated among others by “Grown up” – the furniture series that grows together with the child created by the designer from Cuxhaven, Annika Marie Buchberger, which was distinguished with the sponsorship award, the Kids Design Award.

Kind + Jugend 2015, stand: Design Parc, Perludi

Kind + Jugend 2015, stand: Design Parc, Perludi

Design: Simple shapes and contrasting tones

Thanks to a manifold selection of structured foils and décor as well as different facets and styles, taste is coming into its own in 2016. The modern and simple shapes create an air of timeless elegance in both the children’s and youth’s section. In this way, the furniture can be used for a long time and combined with each other. (more…)

What do today’s young parents want?

A life between a kid and a career, between dreams for their own future and the constraints of daily life changes young parents’ expectations and consumer behaviour. What do they wish for? And how can retailers and manufacturers provide for it?

Kind + Jugend 2014, Puky

Kind + Jugend 2014, Puky

Today’s parents are different than their counterparts a couple of years ago. Whereas for previous generations, the serious side of life started – at the latest – with the birth of their first child and meant pushing their own needs into the background, young and modern parents want more: They want to be good parents and at the same time pursue a career; spend a lot of time with the kids and enjoy their time as a couple; achieve the best for their kids, but also fulfil their own dreams every now and then. (more…)