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Taipei Int'l Furniture Show brings a new polish on Asian quality
Feb '08
Held jointly by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers' Association (TFMA) with sponsorship from the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the 2008 Taipei Int'l Furniture Show (TiFS 2008) will bedazzle the Taipei World Trade Center from Feb. 28th to March 2nd.

This venue will see some 299 domestic and international exhibiting manufacturers spread over 1,101 booths, a significant 32% increase of exhibitors over the previous year. With TiFS come 12 extra theme pavilions namely, LOHAS Green Furniture, Green Building Materials, Fashion/Designers Furniture.

There are also rich collections through such theme areas dedicated to OA Furniture, Indoor Furniture, Outdoor Furniture, Glass Furniture, Lighting, Foreign Exhibits, Furniture Parts and Accessories, Domestic Designers' Masterpieces, and the Media.

All of these activities underscore the spirit of the show themes of “Environmental Protection” and the “Oriental Attitude in Taiwan Design”.

Thematic Areas Feature new direction Taiwan furniture:

Outreaching with Eco-tech & new Blue Ocean design

Welcome to the new age of Taiwan furniture where a table is no longer just a table, but a creation that embraces a whole new list of variables. The traditional pricing range has given way to function, materials, creativity, refinement, and integration complemented by brand name and serviceability.

TiFS 2008 features innovative furniture of revolutionary materials and novel ideas, including the green, environmentally friendly, sustainable works found in the “Environmental Protection Area” (Named the “LOHAS – Life of Health and Sustainability” area).

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