Design Termed Central Focus of '02 Cologne Show

Design Termed Central Focus of '02 Cologne Show

Cologne Interior design including a wide range of cabinetry and other kitchen and bath products in application will be "a central focus and unifying theme" of the International Furniture Fair, the mammoth trade show and conference scheduled for next January in Cologne, event organizers announced

The 2002 International Furniture Fair is scheduled to take place Jan. 14 through 20 here, sponsors said.

The show which serves to spotlight key European design and product trends for the home is expected to feature the products and services of some 1,450 exhibiting companies from more than 50 countries, show organizers noted. More than half of the exhibitors and attendees will be from over 100 countries, organizers added.

The show will be open to the trade only from Jan. 14 through Jan. 18 . It will be open to consumers on Jan. 19 and Jan. 20.