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Friday, August 09 2019 - 21:15
AsiaNet
CIFF Shanghai 2019 Announces Exciting Lineup of Global Architects, Designers and Brands
SHANGHAI, Aug. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The 44th edition of the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) has unveiled 
an exciting lineup of exhibitors and attendees for its highly anticipated event 
in Shanghai from September 8 to 11. The 44th CIFF will be held at the National 
Exhibition and Convention Center in Hongqiao, and is expected to welcome over 
150,000 attendees from 200 countries and areas. 

Themed 'A Paradigm for Global Living', CIFF Shanghai highlights the latest 
global trends in home furnishing and fosters cross-border dialogue and exchange 
within the community. More than 1,500 exhibitors covering multiple categories 
such as furniture for home, office and outdoor, home textile products, and 
woodworking machinery, will showcase their products and services to attendees 
across four exhibition zones.

"Design is the main focus of this year's second CIFF event in Shanghai," said 
Yang Huawei, General Manager of China Trade Macalline Exhibition Co. Ltd. 
"During this event, we hope to bring the world's leading ideas and trends to 
China to strengthen the value of design within our industry, help international 
brands enter the coveted Chinese market, and build a global furniture community 
without borders."

CIFF Shanghai will host a lineup of forums, competitions and presentations, 
including an international architecture design forum planned and organized by 
CIFF and the Aedes Architecture Forum, a world-renown independent institution 
and exhibition space for the international communication of contemporary 
architecture and urban design. 

The forum is themed Designed for Humans: From Alvaro Siza's Modernism into the 
Digital Future and 7 world-class architects will gather in Shanghai to provide 
contemporary design insights, including: Sou Fujimoto, Founder of the Sou 
Fujimoto Architects Japan; Antonio Choupina, Portuguese Architect and Founder 
of CH.A Architectural Design Firm; Martha Thorne, Pritzker Prize Secretary; 
Anouk Legendre, Co-founder of XTU Architecture and Design Firm in France; 
Philip Feng YUAN, Professor of College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 
Tongji University, Shanghai; Mario Carpo, Professer of University College 
London, and Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen, Professor of the Royal Danish Academy of 
Fine Arts. 

The 44th edition of CIFF Shanghai will continue to strengthen its feature as an 
international platform for the industry. In Hall 3.1, the 'International and 
Lifestyle' Hall, an array of international brands will showcase their latest 
collections and designs to the Chinese market. CIFF Shanghai will welcome 
exhibitors from renowned global brands including Thomasville Furniture, 
Elements International, Casa Chic, JAB Furniture, HABA, Brianform, Rossini 
Furniture, CUUNION, Lexington Furniture, COCO-MAT and more. The brands will 
present their latests products to the visitors. 

In Halls 7.1 and 8.1, CIFF Shanghai will host the second edition of the 
Shanghai International Furniture Machinery and Woodworking Machinery Fair in 
partnership with Hong Kong Adsale. Chinese and overseas woodworking companies, 
such as Jintian Haomai, WEINIG POWERMAT and Biesse Worldwide, will make their 
debut at the exhibition, and unveil the latest woodworking technology to 
industry attendees.

For more information, please visit: www.ciff-sh.com/en/ 

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SOURCE: China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai)

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