about us

what inspires us
  • in search of something special
  • affection for
  • architecture and furnishing
  • pushing for perfection
  • strong design
  • yearning for a better world
  • fascination of spatial experience
  • nature conservation
  • fair fever
  • cheerful office vibes
  • geekiness
  • work-life balance
  • the free spirit
  • attention to detail
  • the reinvention of the wheel
  • awesome coffee
  • our 4-day week
  • satisfied customers
  • exhilaration
  • future trends
  • new challenges
  • will to win
  • trying to reshape the world
  • partnerships
  • team spirit
who we are

Katrin de Louw

Creative strategist and trend catcher. Restless perfectionist. Does not want to go on stage, but has to every now and then. Graduate interior architect with more than 20 years of international industry experience, author and jury member. Thinks material and design – across national borders and target groups. She owns the place.

Alexandra Kast

All-round talent with unexpected abilities. Stays cool when others get excited. Supervises projects down to the smallest detail. Graduate interior architect with technical and craft skills. Lives in modern society – sustainably and future-oriented.

alexandra.kast@trendfilter.net
+49 (0) 5223 65315-13

Bianca Kelch

Sunshine, pulls 1000 strings. Solves every problem with charm, passion and brainpower. Dedicated to the event forum and the network partners. She is the head of event and office management.

bianca.kelch@trendfilter.net
+49 (0) 5223 65315-11

Rüdiger Oberschür

Trade journalist, PR expert and blogger. With one foot in fashion, his writing heart also beats for architecture, furniture design, etc. At Trendfilter he is responsible for editorial tasks, both online and off-line.

ruediger.oberschuer@trendfilter.net
+49 (0) 5223 65315-12

Ulf Schmidt

Quota specialist based in Cologne. Creative design talent, interior architect and buddy.

trend scouting und design consulting
for the furniture industry

Since 1997, we have offered design consulting to companies that manufacture or sell products or materials for furniture and interior decoration.

We are the nationwide leader when it comes to design expertise for furniture trends, material and surface finishes. With professional trend scouting for the industry and the resulting annual TRENDFILTER® presentation, we have repeatedly proven that our design forecasts reach the market after three to five years.

Our team behind the founder of TRENDFILTER, Katrin de Louw, comprises graphic designers, interior architects and marketing experts and offers comprehensive and unique design consulting as well as concepts for corporate and product presentations.

where we are

servicepoint A30

Creative hotspot directly at the “kitchen mile”, offices of the team members and event forum within reach by forklift.

Uhlendiek St. 88
32257 Bünde
GERMANY
+49 (0) 5223 65315-0

Opening hours: Mo-Thu 8h30-14h00

Creative office

Retreat with treadmill and bathtub and no telephone. When you have to come up with an instant brilliant idea.

Waldenburger St. 2
32547 Bad Oeynhausen
GERMANY