Tendence Events
29.6. – 1.7.2019 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Here is where the industry finds inspiration.

Visitors to Tendence benefit from the diverse offer: inspiring expert lectures, workshops on special-interest topics, special shows and an array of industry events.

Concept Store Inspirations

Concept Store Inspirations

Concept store, the recipe for success. But what does it take to generate lasting customer interest in the bricks-and-mortar trade in this age of online shopping? At the ‘Concept Store Inspirations’ area, the coming Tendence shows step-by-step how retailers can find an unmistakable concept for their business.

More inspiration: exciting concepts, attention-grabbing design and lots of new ideas. In the Concept Store Inspirations area you’ll find an array of exciting products in a contemporary setting – curated by Claudia Hain. The guided tours will be held daily at 11.00, 14.00 and 16.00 hrs. On fair’s Tuesday, at 11.00 and 14.00 hrs.

Paper & Friends

Paper & Friends

At the perfect time of the year for ordering calendars, Paper & Friends comes with an inspiring product mix of calendars, cards, stationery and gift books from well-known brands and innovative newcomers. The area is curated by Angelika Niestrath, initiator of the Nonbook Area at the Frankfurt Book Fair.


How do I present a promotion correctly at point of sale? How do I create an interactive customer experience and increase the footfall in my store? How do I offer my customers a lasting shopping experience? Discover the Tendence.Impulse sales promotion project at the fair.

FORM 2018


With the FORM competition, Tendence together with the Bundesverband Kunsthandwerk has created one of Germany's most prestigious design awards. What's more, the associated annual exhibition provides plenty of additional excitement. Manufacturers and buyers will find here a preview of the latest design trends, as well as the opportunity to meet designers in person at the fair.


In the Modern Crafts and Accessories & Jewellery areas, young and dynamic designers exhibit their products and show which trends will inform the future of innovative design.

Andre Teoman Studio
Andre Teoman Ozguler Passos
Viana do Castelo / Portugal

Eva Bauer
63456 Hanau / Klein-Auheim / Germany

Julie Chrpová
110 00, Prague / Czech Republic

Form - a nomad design studio
Elin Josefine Olsson
54531 Töreboda / Sweden

Linda Kaplanová & Klára Spišková
120 00 Prague / Czech Republic

Jens Otten Produktdesign
Jens Otten
79713 Bad Säckingen / Germany

Keramik Scheid
Sebastian Scheid
63654 Büdingen / Germany

Nora Kovats
12053 Berlin / Germany

Kumi Mood – designer toys and accessories
Benno Sattler & Cäcilia Holtgreve
04177 Leipzig / Germany

Arne Leucht
28816 Stuhr / Germany

Marie-Annick Le Blanc Ceramics
Marie-Annick Le Blanc
15859 Storkow (Mark)- Brandenburg / Germany

Martin Schlotz ceramics
Martin Schlotz
56291 Laudert / Germany

Verena Rempel
Art touches Design
97204 Höchberg / Germany

Schlestein / Prisma-glas
Reiner Schlestein
64673 Zwingenberg / Germany

JaKyung Shin
61381 Friedrichsdorf / Germany

Martina Sigmund-Servetti
74076 Heilbronn / Germany

Stepankova & Kladosova
Anna Štěpánková &Tereza Rosalie Kladošová
17000 Praha 7 / Czech Republic

Studio David Lehmann
David Lehmann
81379 München / Germany

Studio Nathalie Van der Massen
Nathalie Van der Massen
BE-2100 Antwerp / Belgium

Rimma Tchilingarian
10367 Berlin / Germany

Veronika Watzková & Stanislav Holý
120 00 Praha 2 - Vinohrady / Czech Republic

Christoph Weißhaar
90429 Nürnberg / Germany

ANNCOX glass jewellery
Ann Cox
2000 Antwerpen / Belgium

Georg Arutti
61118 Bad Vilbel / Germany

BaBa jewellery for happiness
Barbara Pröpstl
50676 Köln / Germany

Eunok Cho
40474 Düsseldorf / Germany

Eduards Accessories Sweden
Cecilia Eduards
414 82 Göteborg / Sweden

Elena Ruebel
10437 Berlin / Germany

Karen Vanmol Jewellery Design
Karen Vanmol
3300 Tienen / Belgium

Karin Heimberg Jewelry
Karin Heimberg
40627 Düsseldorf / Germany

Laurin Kilbert
31137 Hildesheim / Germany

KOSAE - jewellery & design
Hendrike Roers
10827 Berlin / Germany

laura christmann jewellery
Laura Christmann
40211 Düsseldorf / Germany

Lisa Stegfellner
Linz / Austria

Maria Carelli Jewellery
Maria Carelli
Buenos Aires (Argentina) & Ibiza (Spain)

Julie Van den Boorn
6133WZ Sittard / Netherlands

Alena Willroth
Projekt Bunt
10969 Berlin / Germany

Inbar Shahak
Kibbutz Maagan Michael / Israel

Stefanie Kölbel
08485 Lengenfeld / Germany

Margarethe Prokofiev
73527 Schwäbisch Gmünd / Germany

Antje Stutz
12049 Berlin / Germany

viilu jewelry by Koivisto Studio
Susanna & Tobias Feuerbacher
03600 Karkkila / Finland



New impetus and shopping impulses will be generated by the ‘Village’ presentation. Eight leading companies – Cedon Museumshops, Design im Dorf, Donkey Products, Good Old Friends, Gift Company, Paperproducts Design, Reisenthel Accessoires and Werkhaus – will demonstrate how products can be arranged effectively at the point-of-sale.

Roots of Scandinavia

Roots of Scandinavia

The fascination for Scandinavian design continues uninterrupted in Europe. Around ten start-ups and design manufactories from Sweden and Finland will be exhibiting in the Roots of Scandinavia area at Tendence. The area is organised and curated by Swedish trend scout and blogger Stefan Nilsson.

EFSA Pavillon

EFSA Pavillon

In the EFSA (European Floral and Lifestyle Product Suppliers) area, visitors to Tendence will find high-calibre exhibitors from the Floral & Lifestyle sector. Discover companies such as Capi, Edelman, Esschert, NDT, Ter Steege and Van der Leeden. The focus here is not just on products, but above all on "increasing sales through correct and seductive design".

Liquid Gifts

Liquid Gifts

Liquid Gifts will be not just showcasing a selection of wines and spirits. You are invited to taste, discuss and, of course, also order these special alcoholic treats. A guided tasting will be held daily.

Fashion Trees

Fashion Trees

And action! The Fashion Trees special show area hosts live shows several times a day on the theme of fashion accessories. Young, trend-conscious fashion accessory companies present their products here. An absolute must-visit – and not just for fashionistas!

Pioneers of Lifestyle

logo Pioneers of Lifestyle

Pioneers of Lifestyle is the frist congress for strategies and exclusive insights for the lifestyle industry. On two day innovators, startup companies, industry professionals and experts will meet up at Tendence’s new Pioneers of Lifestyle Congress. In a series of lectures and workshops, well-known speakers from Germany and elsewhere will be exploring best-practice models in the lifestyle industry. The themes under discussion include Digitalisation, Service, Retail and Product.

A separate admission ticket is required for participation in the Congress.

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