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LIXIL Celebrates Architecture and Design Industry Excellence at the World Architecture Festival 2022
LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, through its GROHE power brand is pleased to support the World Architecture Festival 2022 (WAF) and celebrate industry excellence in Lisbon, Portugal. LIXIL will be working closely with the A&D community to innovate consumer experiences in the bathroom and kitchen that are both sustainable and adds to property value. The WAF is the largest global gathering and celebration of the industry’s leading architects and designers (A&D), thought leadership and prestigious awards. This year’s festival theme ‘Together’ marks the first in-person WAF after a three-year hiatus. To date, GROHE has supported WAF since the inception of the festival in 2008.
Acer Introduces Nitro and Swift Laptops Powered by the Latest AMD Ryzen 7000 Series Processors
Acer has announced the new Nitro 16 and Nitro 17 gaming laptops and the new Swift Go 14 laptop powered by AMD Ryzen™ 7000 Series processors. The latest Acer Nitro laptops, designed to provide casual gamers with a new level of immersive gameplay experience, come with 16-inch WUXGA/WQXGA displays or 17.3-inch FHD/QHD displays and are supported by liquid metal thermal grease on the processor. The Swift Go 14 brings the new processor together with color-rich OLED displays and all-day battery life, compressed in a new thin-and-light design.
CIFF Guangzhou 2023: Innovative Solutions to Meet New Global Challenges
The 51st CIFF – China International Furniture Fair, the leading furniture fair in Asia, will provide a concrete response to the major changes and new challenges at play in the global furniture market, creating a new business model to innovatively conceive and manage a major international exhibition event. The event will take place in two phases, reorganised by product sector in the new exhibition concept and layout. The first phase, between 18–21 March, is dedicated to the living space. The second phase, from 28 to 31 March, will feature Office and Commercial Space, the world’s largest trade fair dedicated to the office, exhibiting workplace systems and seating, trends and solutions in the smart office, as well as public, school, and commercial environments, and furniture for healthcare and for meeting the needs of older people. At the same time, CIFM/interzum Guangzhou 2023 will host leading Chinese and international brands presenting the most innovative technologies, machinery, materials, surfaces, and components essential for the increasingly innovative and intelligent development of the furniture industry.
WOFX Gets Overwhelming Response from Exhibitors and Buyers Alike
The WOFX (World Furniture Expo), a long awaited professional B2B international trade platform dedicated to the furniture + design industry, featured a high proportion of international exhibitors with large pavilions as well as Indian market leaders showcasing a comprehensive product range of trendy and in-demand products. Over 140 brands and manufacturers from Italy, Turkey, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Bangladesh, USA as well as India participated and met buyers to explore business opportunities in India. 90% of visitors at WOFX were industry professionals directly connected to the furniture, décor and lighting industry while 9862 visitors from 13 international countries and 19 States of India visited WOFX from 17-19 November, 2022.