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Material District Expo “Fusion is the Future” at R&T Asia in Shanghai 2019
During R&T Asia 2019, you can enjoy the MaterialDistrict Expo from 27 February to 1 March with the theme "Fusion is the Future” in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Pudong. This exhibition is entirely dedicated to the future related themes and the most popular material themes for architecture and design. For “Fusion is the Future”, MaterialDistrict has created this exhibition with 250 international materials that show the newest trends and developments of materials nowadays. Lightweight, recycled, biobased, durable, printed and beautiful materials you have never seen before will be on display to inspire you.

Exhibition “Fusion is the Future”

Lightweight, translucent, smart, circular, recycled, biobased: the development of materials is all about new surfaces, sustainable challenges, new material sources to make smarter and beautiful buildings and interiors. What are the latest trends? What materials are the most popular? How about a privacy film in the office meeting room? Textile made of orange peels? Embossed textiles with 3D effects? Undestroyable laserprints? MaterialDistrict selected 250 materials for this special exhibition “Fusion is the Future”, such as light reflective textiles, recycled trash terrazzo, smart composites, acoustic felt made of recycled bottles and more exciting new materials.

For exterior and interior use, with functional properties and aesthetic use: come and be inspired with all your senses, touch, feel and experience these new materials; the materials that matter in every sense.

About MaterialDistrict

MaterialDistrict (formerly Materia) is the world’s leading match-making platform in the field of innovative materials. MaterialDistrict’s value as a high-end materials inspiration source is clear:  150.000+ R&D- and design professionals of all industries are using our platform to discover new material solutions. Daily via, annually at MaterialDistrict Rotterdam and periodically throughout the year with travelling MaterialDistrict Expos, MaterialDistrict Talks and MaterialDistrict Pop-Up events.

As the world’s leading network in the field of innovative materials, MaterialDistrict empowers global innovation by match-making material needs with material solutions. With six market sector categories - ‘Architecture’, ‘Interiors’, ‘Apparel & Textiles’, ‘Urban & Landscapes’, ‘Products’, and ‘Sign & Print’ – the MaterialDistrict network encourages joint innovation towards a better, more sustainable and higher quality society.

About R&T Asia

At the SNIEC Exhibition Center, the most modern in China, Messe Stuttgart, in cooperation with VNU Exhibitions Asia, organizes the R+T Asia, the trade fair for roller shutters, sun protection, roll and garage doors. The focus of the event is the demand from the markets of Asia/Pacific, as well as the import of foreign and export of Chinese quality products. The visitors will find a variety of new technologies and innovative products. The R+T Asia is considered the only exhibition of its kind in Asia.

The R + T Asia will take place on 3 days from Wednesday, 27 February to Friday, 01 March 2019 in Shanghai.