Exclusively announces 100 trend-led products

The results are in… 37 on-trend exhibitors and 100 products are involved in the Trend Displays at the upcoming Exclusively Shows, taking place June 11-12

Exclusively Shows announce 100 products have been selected from 37 exhibitors to reflect the trends Satori, Traveller and Fellowship as identified by Scarlet Opus. 

To identify the top 100, the shows’ trend interpreters Scarlet Opus scoured exhibitors’ product portfolios. The resulting top 100 will form the 2019 trend displays and include products from 37 exhibitors.

Phil Pond from Scarlet Opus says: “The Trend feature has been a part of the Exclusively Shows for four years now and this year, it seemed as if everything had come together. The exhibitors have all clearly worked innovatively during the past year to create a stunning array of products. It was hard selecting products for the showcase simply because there was so much great product to select from”

Introducing the Game Changer Trend
The Shows also announce that there will a further trend – Game Changer. While exploring exhibitors’ products, Scarlet Opus identified products that reflected the essence of the Game Changer trend, and consequently, it will be translated at the show and feature 10 exhibitors.

The other trends include:

Traveller Trend The trend is focused on restoring balance, order and correctness. During this new season a return to Fine Dining will begin to emerge, requiring all our finery for a glamorous experience. Scarlet Opus has selected eight exhibitors that have products that reflect the trend, including Western House Ltd, The DRH Collection Ltd, T&G Woodware, My Gifts Trade, Candelight, LSA International, Ladelle UK Ltd and KitchenCraft

Satori Trend Serenity, balance and preservation underpin this trend in which we all reflect on the Art of Living. For this trend, Scarlet Opus has selected products from 12 Exhibitors, including Eurosonic, Mepal BV, Aydya ltd, Le Creuset, My Gifts Trade, Ladelle UK Ltd, Royal Doulton, Hachette Denby, LSA International, Tatay and KitchenCraft

Fellowship Trend This trend focuses on the Power of the Collective; we rise together as a community of collaborators in a future where we are all makers, farmers, craftsman. It’s the opposite of the establishment. For this trend, Scarlet Opus has selected products from 11 Exhibitors, Ladelle UK Ltd, Benross Marketing Ltd, UK Thermos Ltd, Typhoon, Le Creuset UK Lts, Sabichi Homewares Ltd, Scoville, T&G Woodware Ltd, My Gifts Trade, Auteur Ltd, Eddingtons Ltd, Hachette David Mason (Design) Limited, Brabantia (UK) Ltd, CIE Europe, KitchenCraft & Forma House Ltd.

How to see the trends and products
Here are four ways to can see the trends and products at the Show:

  1. Visit the FREE Trend Displaysabove Exclusively Electrical. These displays are open for the duration of the show.
  2. Book a FREE Trend Tour with Scarlet Opus. Tours can be booked online at https://www.exclusivelyshows.co.uk/scarlet-opus-tours 
  3. Look out for the Recommend Product design on Trend awards on the 37 exhibitors stands.
  4. The Trend Wall in the restaurant highlights many of the award-winning products.

Phil Pond adds: “We are really excited about creating the Trend Showcase for the 2019 show; it’s going to be awesome. We’d be totally bemused if the consumer & trade press aren’t completely inspired by it. The exhibitors have even given us wonderful choices for our Game Changer trend which is strictly for genuine eco-friendly & sustainably made products.”

Will Jones Bheta’s COO and Chairman, Exclusively Shows, adds: “The on-trend initiative grows in popularity each year. It is an ideal opportunity for suppliers to raise the profile of their products, plus it also affords visitors to the show an excellent opportunity to view new, innovative and on-trend products that will help stimulate their consumer offer.”

Dortothee Hisbsch, international sales manager at Ladelle, adds: “At Ladelle, we pride ourselves in delivering the latest trends and products and thus we are thrilled to be part of the Scarlet Opus trend displays;” while Gaby Seaton, design director at My Gifts Trade states: “At My Gifts Trade, we’re constantly endeavouring to inspire our customers, so we’re thrilled to have been selected for the trend showcase this year.”

Exclusively Housewares takes place June 11-12 at the Business Design Centre in London. www.exclusivelyshows.co.uk

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