Heimtextil 2023: Pakistani student wins prestigious competition for textile designers at Heimtextil exhibition


    Ume Kulsum Ali Akber a student of Indus Valley School of art and Architecture Karachi Pakistan is one of the three winners of this prestigious competition this year. Her project “Discarded Treasures” is based on converting textile waste that eventually goes into landfills into beautiful traditional rugs “Dhurries”. Ume Kulsum will display her work at the New & Next Area in Hall 9.0.

    Heimtextil takes place every year in Frankfurt and is the world´s largest trade fair for home and contract textiles. Exhibitors from all over the world present their latest ideas and textile products to the international trade press and trade visitors. The perfect chance to present your university and the best student designs in our Newcomer Competition!

    Heimtextil has organised the “New & Next University Competition” exclusively for national and international universities with a focus on textile design.  The winners will present their university and selected student work exclusively and free of charge at Heimtextil in Frankfurt from 10 – 13.1.2023.

    The Heimtextil PR team will support the winners with extensive international reporting in the form of press releases and social media posts.


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