IMM Cologne always pulls in the furniture big-hitters, but this year it also proved a magnet to a younger generation of talent. At the show's young-design competition, winners included South Korea's Lee Sanghyeok for his geometric wood desk and Germany's Andreas Mikutta, whose simple daybed caught our eye. We noted a few favourites: Böwer's minimalist dustbins, the colourful geometric tables from new family-run brand Loehr, and Martha Schwindling's lacquered vanity table -- originally produced for Wallpaper 'Handmade' and now produced by Schönbuch. The young Cologne-based design duo Kaschkasch also made a splash with their graphic 'Pinokkio' bench and 'Anna Lena' coat rack.
Writer: Amy Heffernan
Chair, foot stool and magazine rack, by Italian design company Skrivo
Side tables by E15 Selected
Bench by Belgian design company Bulo
Chairs by Spectrum
Stools by new family-run company Loehr, which showed for the first time at IMM Cologne
Chair by Loehr
Daybed by Germany's Andreas Mikutta, one of the winners of 'D3', IMM Cologne's young designers competition
''Light within light' by South Korea's Eunhak Lee and Hyunjin Yoon, winners of 'D3', IMM Cologne's young designers competition
'Secreto' armchairs by Italian brand Colé
Kitchen unit for Naber DesignLab by Kilian Schindler
Shelving unit by Mexican company Hierve Diseñeria
Display cabinet by Hierve Diseñeria
Cooker with kettle by Hierve Diseñeria
Shelves by Naver Collection
Sideboard by Naver Collection
Bedside table by German brand Interlükbe
Vanity table by Martha Schwindling for Schönbuch, originally produced for Wallpaper* Handmade
Glassware by Louise Lang
Vases by Louise Lang
Chair and table by German designer Karoline Fesser, shown as part of the joint exhibition 'Frankfurt trifft Köln'
Left: Storage compartment by German designer Karoline Fesser. Right: 'Fragment' table by Thomas Schnur, shown as part of 'Frankfurt trifft Köln'
Desk by Sebastian Hecht, shown as part of the joint exhibition 'Co-Laborat'
Left: lamp by Leoni Werle and right: ladder/ coat rack by Christian Kim
The Kaschkasch stand
Sofa by German company Wittmann
Sofa by Richard Lampert
Outdoor furniture set by Richard Lampert
Dining table and chair by German company Zeitraum
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