Saturday, 18 October 2014
Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair is a one stop solution for the handicraft designers and gift traders as the exhibition platform has brought in attractive collectibles which will enhance the residential as well as the commercial interiors, making the area more beautiful and colorful. The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), organized the Asia’s largest fair Indian Handicrafts & Gifts fair, this biannual event featured 2400 exhibitors of home décor, textiles, home furnishings, eco-friendly gifts, jewelry and fashion accessories.
Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (IHGF), 2014, organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), is beginning today at Greater Noida. This year, the five-day event has attracted more than 2500 exhibitors, drawn from various regions and states of India displaying a very wide variety of handicrafts.
Natural fibres export took a stand at the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair (IHGF). Natural Fibres Export participating at this 5 days (14oct - 18oct) fair and participating for the purpose of sell products to a wider international audience, potentially leading to new export and business opportunities. Natural fibres export provides uniqueness of the products which are hand crafted and handmade where machines are used only for finishing purposes.
In this fair many of Indian manufacturers & exporters of handcrafted products drawn from all parts of India exhibit their merchandise at this show. In this mega event we were mainly focus on eco-friendly products made out of different raw material base like wood, metal, cane and bamboo, textiles made of natural fibers, wool, silk, jute, coir, stone, leather, terracotta, lacquer and using vegetable dyes. Over 100 product lines, styles and designs on display.
Natural Fibres Export showing its handmade product range like Rugs, carpets, poufs, Cushion covers, pillow covers, footstools, bar stools, Benches, Chairs, Ottomans, Kilim Rugs, Kilim Pillows, Upholstered Furniture, storages, handmade handbags, Handicraft & Art Products and many more home furnishing products. We were ready to please our customer with our handmade and natural home furnishing products.
In this fair the buyers mainly from the traditional markets of USA, Germany, France, UK, Switzerland, Italy and Japan have so far registered and more buyers from the new and emerging markets such as the Latin American region followed by CIS, Middle East and Central Asia are also expected to make a mark. In the first day 14 oct of the fair; buyers are so interested to our traditional kilim products like kilim rugs, kilim cushion covers, kilim upholstered furniture, kilim poufs, kilim covered storages and many more….. Our team showing and explaining our products very nice way, that’s why buyer keen to buy our products.
In the second consecutive day at the Asia’s largest Indian Handicraft and Gifts Fair (IHGF) and foreign and local buyers are enjoying it. Different types of handmade products have attracted maximum foreign buyers at the fair. The buyers are being attracted by the furniture of different metals and different sizes. The foreigners are also inquiring about designer furniture of different shapes, materials, upholstery. Highly portable and light weight, are demanded buy the buyer. The antique look of furniture is getting maximum eyeballs and has overshadowed beauty of other items at the fair. Other items like shaggy cushions, handbags, handmade trays, rugs and other items are also being liked by the overseas audience at the fair.
In day 3rd and 4th visitor evincing keen interested in the product displayed, they interact with the exhibitors and enquired about the new innovations they have made in the traditional designs. Whether participating as an exhibitor, international trade fairs can be a useful source of market intelligence and can provide exposure of your company and products to buyers, agents and distributors. Day by day number of visitor and buyer increase rapidly. Buyer amazed with the kind of colors and richness of our products. They were praised to see the quality of the handcrafted products.
In the last day on 18 oct many Western buyers visited natural stall to develop proprietary designs, there was general acknowledgment that Indian companies had come into their own in terms of sensitivity to buyers' needs, value-adding touches, and world trends, and are now developing their own designs for the global market. This Fair is beneficial for vendors as well as government because it give an opportunity to compete with the international market. I helps us a lot to provide a platform to market to our product in international market. In this fair the buyers response has been excellent.
This is one of Asia’s largest Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair, the five-day-long flagship event of EPCH, kicked off from 18 October at the world class venue of India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida Expressway. IHGF is a must attend event for everyone from small progressive independents to leading brands, departmental store chains, specialty stores, retailers, interior designers, importers, wholesalers and distributors of various product segments to source an unparalleled variety of handicrafts, gifts & lifestyle products, from a cross section of manufacturers from India. The hallmark of a successful trade fair is its ability to bring markets and people together in an efficient and highly professional manner. IHGF's organizer - EPCH, strives to better this ability with each successive edition of the fair.
Monday, 13 October 2014
Interior Design Ideas: Natural Furnish
Victorian decorating is one of the most popular decorating styles. Victorian interior design represent the era of eclecticism, ornamentation and excess makes for some intriguing discoveries. Victorian interiors feature beautiful colors, lots of ornate details, and skilled fakery to make the home a welcoming and beautiful place. Victorian-style decorating appears to have been exclusive to the wealthy, with lavish textiles and exotic furnishings.
Color, Floor, Fabric, Furniture, accessories in Victorian interior decoration:
Color: In Victorian interior decoration Color schemes is dark and intense. Victorian interior design should have rich dark colors of burgundy, plum, ruby, emerald, forest greens and navy will work well. You can tone in gold to give your look that edge of indulgence. Color should be 'muted', 'toned-down' or old-fashioned look instead. Wallpaper designs of the day featured large patterns of flowers, birds or feathers. Colors were often grayed by adding the complementary or opposite color.
Flooring: Floors in Victorian homes were made of hardwood and were covered with Oriental rugs or large pattern area rugs. Wood was the common flooring across most of the social spectrum of the Victorian era. To add warmth to a hard-floored room, Victorians covered their floors with detailed rugs. Several smaller or midsized rugs might have filled a room. One larger rug spanning from wall to wall anchored a room, added color throughout, and created the experience of modern-day wall-to-wall carpet.
Fabric: Heavily patterned fabric was prominent in a Victorian home. Ideal fabrics for curtains, or upholstery, are very opulent fabrics - velvet, damask, brocade, and heavily embroidered fabrics. Pillows and upholstered furniture were often trimmed with braid and tassels.
Furniture: Furniture of the Victorian era was large in scale and ornamentation was seen in carved scrolls, leaves flowers and grapes. Woods were oak, mahogany, rosewood and black walnut. Victorian furnishings were commonly heavy and intricately carved dark wood. Choose an antique sofa and chairs for a living room space, perhaps even a chaise, often called a fainting couch.
Accessories: Victorian rooms usually contained potted ferns or palms, ornate silver photograph frames and decorative items made of ivory, tortoiseshell or glass. Tiffany lamps from that period look amazing and would add a splash of color into your room. Frame your pictures in large, decorative frames, with a touch of gilt, to get that really authentic look. Old-fashioned paintings or prints like oil paintings, and paintings of pretty, young maidens, or sweet, innocent children and puppies are used in Victorian home decor.
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