IPM ESSEN 2018: BLOOM’s World – Review

From January 23 to 26, the world’s leading Fair for Horticulture, IPM ESSEN was once more the top address for the international green sector. At Messe Essen, 1,564 exhibitors from 45 countries presented new products, strong sales concepts and innovative technology along the entire value added chain to the expert world. In this respect, the … [Read more…]


As trends become increasingly differentiated, all the time finer and yet ever more individual, in the midst of it all the nature trend is ever-present as the biggest, most lasting of all. We have filtered out two aspects of this trend for you. This issue showcases floral implementations sorted into five trend themes. And our … [Read more…]

HTD Video Green World

Nuances of green, accentuated by turquoise, make up the colour palette of this trend theme. Botanical motifs, natural surface reliefs, irregular shapes, glass and ceramics with an ethnic look, as well as materials that show their natural origins, all belong to the essential trend elements.

Nature & handcraft

Whether on a walk through the woods or on a stroll through your own garden, when walking past the edge of a corn field on your way home or as you go back to the house from the herb garden – nature always has smaller or larger treasures to offer that challenge your creativity and … [Read more…]

Trends 2018

Over the past few months our BLOOM’s trend scouts Marion Bauer, Klaus Wagener and Dany Eschenbüscher once again monitored the world of fashion, trends in architecture as well as the interior designers and creators of new materials and products. Parallel to that, they analysed market trends, studied magazine publications and visited trade fairs to identify … [Read more…]

HTD Video Spray Wreath

With Easter just around the corner, many people start thinking about gaily-coloured eggs in nests of fresh green grass. We have left the eggs in their natural colour for a change, and spread floral Easter joy in a brightlycoloured multitude of spring flowers instead: Wrappings of coloured wool accentuate the short sticks that form the … [Read more…]