Pink for girls and blue for boys are still among the most popular colours for children’s clothing. However, a growing number of parents do not want to force these stereotypes on their children and consciously look for gender-neutral clothes.
Off the rack furnishings are out. Style-conscious parents are also paying increasing attention to individuality and design in the children's room. With competent consultation, dealers can help them create a private realm for the kids that is stylish, child-oriented and individual.
Sustainability is a societal mega-trend. In the meantime, one also encounters it in the children's. An ever increasing number of parents wish for playthings that are not only colourful, but are also ecologically unobjectionable, fairly produced and durable.
Terms such as AR, VR or XR are constantly circulating in the media. But what is the status quo of these technologies and how can manufacturers and retailers use them? We talked to Stefan Eipeltauer, owner of FOKUS KIND Medien and ARkid.
"And the winner is ..": Kind + Jugend did not take place this year, but the Kids Design Award was nonetheless presented. Find out more about the winner and her design here.
Even though Kind + Jugend will not take place in 2020 due to the corona pandemic, the Kids Design Award will still be presented. Find out who the 10 nominees of the Kids Design Award are.
Electromobility is a future-oriented concept for vehicles of all kinds, so why not also for prams? We inform you of the current state of technology and the latest features revolving around prams.
The Kids Design Award is an essential part of Kind + Jugend. In 2019, the young Israelian designer Yaara Nusboim was chosen the shining winner with her product "Alma – Therapy Dolls". In an interview with Kind + Jugend, she tells what has happened since winning the award.
Around 7.3 billion Euro were spent in Germany in 2018 for children and baby outfitting. The offering is enormous – parents have the agony of choice. How do they make product decisions in the meantime amidst the wealth and range of products?
Children's skin is soft and very sensitive. Therefore, the little ones need particularly effective protection in summer - and the right clothing. Textiles that block dangerous UV radiation are therefore a new trend in the children's clothing segment.
Parents have a sixth sense for the dangers their children are exposed to. However, they increasingly also trust in smart high-tech solutions to improve the safety standards in the entire living environment of the children. This provides traders and manufacturers with wonderful opportunities.
Digitalisation is now also defining children’s bedrooms - especially the colourful world of toys. However, digital games for the little ones polarise; many parents tend to be skeptical about them and prefer traditional games instead. In our blog post, we do away with the prejudices.
This year too, the Kids Design Award of Kind + Jugend offers design students and young designers the opportunity to present their pioneering ideas to a trade public, to attract attention to themselves and establish valuable contacts. You can find all important information on this year's edition in our blog.
Pink and dolls for girls, blue and cars for boys – the world of children is often split in two and has been for a long time – however, an increasing number of manufacturers are breaking away from this. To find out what more diversity looks like in children’s rooms, check out our blog.
The Innovation Award has been a fixed part of the Kind + Jugend programme for years. A company that has already frequently won one of the coveted awards: Dorel Juvenile. We spoke with Nina Rosenthal, Marketing Director Global & EMEA, about the Maxi-Cosi Coral and the trends in the child seat and pram segment.
The future is digital – this also applies to the hardware industry. Especially car seats and prams are suited for digital features of all kinds. Find out in our blog what parents on the go will be taking to the streets with this year.
An increasing number of parents carry their babies cuddled close to their bodies. Whether complete baby carrier or sling: modern carrying aids for the minis are extremely practical. And thanks to their stylish design, they are also becoming increasingly popular as "it" pieces. Traders can score points with competence and consultation when selling.
The baby and toddler outfitting sector can continue to look forward to a sustained baby boom. An increasing number of start-ups, which bring a fresh breeze with them, are arising in this favourable climate. Kind + Jugend reflects this development with its Start-Up Area. We spoke with the start-up entrepreneur Olivia Herms from bada&bou about her experiences at the trade fair this year.
Intelligent products are infiltrating our everyday lives. Clothing items are also becoming smart. “Smart wear” can heat up and cool down automatically, monitor the sleep and health of little adventurers and babies and even administer medication.
A new exhibitor record and numbers of visitors at a consistently high level – the results of Kind + Jugend 2019 are nothing to sneeze at! The high degree of internationality, the exciting innovations and the top event programme of the trade fair assured a super atmosphere.
The first day of the Kind + Jugend trade fair traditionally features two highlights: the Innovation Award and the Kids Design Award honour particularly innovative products and creative design ideas. Therefore, one could see many happy faces among both exhibitors and visitors.
Exciting trends and innovations from around the world, an attractive event programme and several interesting innovations – this year's Kind + Jugend can already promise this. The leading international trade fair for baby and children's outfitting has once again recorded an exhibitor plus and once again expects more than 24,000 visitors. Find out what you can expect at this year's trade fair here.
Creative ideas and innovations for the children's room of tomorrow are the center of attention of Kind + Jugend. This is why the Kids Design Award, which distinguishes the best concepts and drafts of young designers from all over the globe, is being presented again this year during the trade fair. Find out who the ten nominees of this year's Kids Design Award are.
Kind + Jugend is asking ... an interview with Gintare Cerniauskaite, winner of the Kids Design Award 2018
The Kids Design Award 2018 has once again set a new record: 140 young designers from 31 countries worldwide applied for the prestigious prize. The young Lithuanian designer Gintare Cerniauskaite from the Vilnius Academy of Arts was chosen the shining winner with her product "Upe". In an interview with Kind + Jugend, she tells what has happened since winning the award.
Show season is well and truly underway. Kind und Jugend will be opening its doors on the 19th of September 2019 for four days. Here at Kids Interiors , we’ve put our scout hats back on to bring you our favourite picks of new designs that we’re pretty sure will be appreciated by store owners and professionals in the baby and children’s sector. Keep scrolling!
Children grow up incredibly quickly. Not only their clothing is too small before you know it. So are their beds, cabinets and chairs. The solution: clever children's furniture that grows with the child or can be used in various ways over a longer period of time.
Maternity wear is important for (expecting) mothers: It should be comfortable and functional as well as stylish. This segment will also be given ample space at Kind + Jugend. Where are the trends headed? What do customers want? These and other questions were discussed with Vicki Marx, founder and managing director of mamlila.
The two partner trade fairs Pueri Expo und FIT 0/16 already took place for the fourth time in the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo from 13 to 16 June. The duo offered all kinds of inspiration for children's fashion and outfitting. The trade fair duo has thus further expanded on its leading position in the Latin American market.
Whether on vacation or visiting grandma and grandma, a baby’s sleep is sacred. That is why parents place high demands on quality, comfort and safety when it comes to travel cots and expect personalised advice before making a purchase.
Only few industries are as innovative as the world of baby and children’s outfitting. The hardware industry in particular is continuously changing: Whether self-propelled baby carriages, flexible travel systems or sustainable electric mobility – new (technological) possibilities and innovations are always being introduced. Check out our blog to see which trends will influence the hardware industry in 2019.
Never have there been so many apps to help young parents with childcare and baby health advice. But are all of these baby trackers and guides actually useful or do they create more anxiety instead? And what about the issue of data protection?
Child-rearing is no longer just for mothers – fathers are also participating more fully in their children’s upbringing. Many manufacturers and the media have recognised this trend and are increasingly tailoring their marketing activities to fathers. What does this new “Super Dad” look like?
Hardly any other industry is as innovative as the world of baby and children’s equipment. Which is why Kind + Jugend with its renowned Kids Design Award is the ideal forum for design students and young designers, allowing them to present their pioneering ideas to a broad public and interested manufacturers and to make valuable contacts.
Whether digital guardian angels, electronic toys or Connected Smart Toys – smart nursery tools have already arrived in children’s rooms. This trend is now spreading to another important area for parents: Smart strollers provide even more comfortable mobility and increased safety. Check out our blog to find out how Michael Neumann, Managing Director Northern Europe Dorel Juvenile, sees this trend and where it may be headed in the future.
More than 24,700 visitors from 123 countries – the results for Kind + Jugend 2018 are impressive! The high degree of internationality, the many new products and the top event programme of the trade fair assured a super atmosphere for exhibitors and visitors.