CURRENT INSPIRATION

Ever wanted to attend a conference where I talk trends? Come to my next Trend Lecture at the IMM19! It's the time of the year again where I am giving away 20 tickets for my next …

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TREND POSTS

Come to my next Trend Lecture at the IMM19!

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Ever wanted to attend a conference where I talk trends? Come to my next Trend Lecture at the IMM19! It's the time of the year again where I am giving away 20 tickets for my next Trend Lecture. I am going to talk about 3 Lifestyle & Interior Design Trends 2019/21 …

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5 HEIMTEXTIL TRENDS 2019/20 TO WATCH

Posted By Elena Gardin / 0 Comments

The much expected 5 Heimtextil Trends for 2019/2020 have recently been published. With “Toward Utopia”, the global renown textile fair Heimtextil is setting the course for the new trend season that was presented in September by the brilliant London-based studio Fr …

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4 Color Trends 2019 Dulux Australia

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This is probably the biggest Color Trend Forecast we share of a painting company. Dulux Australia being part of AkzoNobel has revealed a few days ago their take on 2019 colors under the, again, wonderfulart direction of Bree Leech. FILTER is the leitmotiv of next yea …

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3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019: Calm, Refined and Raw

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It's the time of the year, the painting companies launch their color proposals for 2019. The 3 Jotun Colors of the Year 2019 are always long-awaited (see the 2018 Color Trends here) with a subtle yet enduring palette, tailor-made towards Northern style yet very glo …

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THE STUFF THAT MATTERS

CREATIVE WASTE AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Plastic stone tiles by Enis Akiev to reimagine waste

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Enis Akiev has recently showed her project "Plastic Stone Tiles – The Nature of Waste" during the Dutch Design Week, that this year concentrates how designers can shape a positive future for the world. In line with the international event, Akiev focuses on the design …

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A colorful and sustainable material by Fernando Laposse

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Mexican designer Fernando Laposse has recently developed a naturally colorful material made with native Mexican corn husks, called "Totomoxtle". Moved by the conviction of creating materials and objects for a new generation of conscious users, Fernando Laposse has …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

A Nippo-Brazilian restaurant by Masquespacio in Valencia

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Valencia-based creative studio Masquespacio has completed its latest interior design project for Kaikaya, the first Nippo-Brazilian restaurant in Valencia, Spain. The restaurant’s founder is a Valencian almost converted into a Brazilian who dreamt to open the first …

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The illuminated sculptures by Rogan Gregory

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This is why we want to share the hand-carved illuminated sculptures by Rogan Gregory:  1//In a nutshell: Rogan Gregory is a New York-based artist who started as a design consultant for luxury fashion brands. The artist’s approach combines a sculptural perspect …

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A circled office space for Bresic Whitney

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Bresic Whitney new interiors by Chenchow Little are probably the most imaginative workspace recently designed. Halfway between an industrial warehouse and a theater, this chic interior is actually a real estate agent’s office located in a heritage-listed building in R …

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The modern craftsmanship of studio Agnes collection

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This is why we want to share the modern craftsmanship of studio Agnes furniture collection: 1//In a nutshell: Guatemala city-based studio Agnes was founded at the end of 2016 by designers Estefanía de Ros and Gustavo Quintana as a multidisciplinary studio focus …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No.24: Terre Verte, Rose, Salmon, Coffee, Latte

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To create this Color Inspiration No.24 and former ones, I take a particular shade and study its origin, anecdote and sometimes mysteries. Reading the story about Terre Verte and the main character of today's color collage below makes me even want to dive deeper into col …

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Color Inspiration No.22: Cocoa, Toffee, Bubble Gum, Celadon, Corn

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It was only natural to get together Color Inspiration No.22 seeing all the brown and ochre shades popping up. Pink in any hue has become an omnipresent shade, and whether we intended to include it or not, had somehow to find its place too. We published earlier a brown/ …

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Color Inspiration No.21: Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, Coffee

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Today's inspiration board features Wine, Amaranth, Toffee, Mauve, and Coffee. Color Inspiration No.21 includes some of the warm color nuances that are coming in 2018. Toffee and Coffee are back after a few years of absence in all creative disciplines. WGSN | Wo …

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SCENE STEALERS

Raising the curtain for must-know talents

The unique Giancarlo Valle x Viso capsule collection

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This is why we’d like to share Giancarlo Valle x Viso’s recent collaboration: 1// In a nutshell: NY-based Studio Giancarlo Valle has joined with Viso Project to create a very appealing furniture capsule collection presented at Sight Unseen OFFSITE earlier this …

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Color at its best: Luca Guadagnigno’s décor debut

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This is why we’d like to share the color-infused home in Italy designed by Luca Guadagnino: 1// In a nutshell: We know by know that creative interests do not belong just to one field, and visual talents can take their vision easily to another disciplines. Italia …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Veganism doesn’t stop with excluding leather, wool, felt, fur, suede or silk. When designers visualise a vegan chair, the molecules of materials that form the desired chair need to be examined to the extent beyond the surface that has been adopted. The choices we make in the design process, as well as consumers’ choice to buy a design, reflects the cultural values and beliefs of the participants.

- Erez Nevi Pana

Waste composition is influenced by many factors, such as level of economic development, cultural norms, geographical location, energy sources, and climate.Generally, low- and middle-income countries have a high percentage of organic matter in the urban waste stream, ranging from 40 to 85% of the total. Paper, plastic, glass, and metal fractions increase in the waste stream of middle- and high-income countries.

- World Bank Report

ARTS & CRAFTS

ECOURSES

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Do you love Mood Boards but have never thought about applying the right techniques in an efficient way to get your message across? And do you believe moodboarding is not just about doing a ‘pretty collage’? This 20-clip online course designed for any creative guides you through a 3-steps-program where you’ll learn how to structure a mood board that helps you to make a difference in today’s competitive working environment. VIEW ECOURSE→

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¿Te encanta la técnica del moodboard pero no sabes muy bien cómo aplicar las técnicas adecuadas para comunicar con un mensaje visual poderoso? Si intuyes que podría ser algo más que un bonito collage, entonces este curso es para ti. Hemos producido 20 clips pensando en todo creativo que quiera aprender con un programa de 3 pasos cómo diferenciarse en la jungla laboral con un mensaje eficiente y una tabla bien estructurada. VER CURSO→

A Mood Board Masterclass for Architects and Interior Designers

Posted By Gudy Herder, November 14, 2018

I do not offer specialised classes on moodboarding for certain professions on Eclectic Trends, because I love to see creative professionals joining in from all kind of disciplines, different projects nurture the group too and open new dialogues.The m …

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