CURRENT INSPIRATION

Meanwhile I am lecturing today at the imm Cologne and won't visit the Maison&Objet this year, I still wanted to give you an update of the Designer Of The Year 2018 who has been chosen by …

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TREND POSTS

GREAT NEWS 2018, part I

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As written in today's newsletter, I have to say, I am very excited about 2018! Whether you are on the list or not, I wanted to share what is going to happen during the first quarter including upcoming Trend Conferences 2018:1// January kicks off with the first Tren …

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IMM Cologne 2018 – My Trend Lecture on 3 Lifestyle Trends 2018/19

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I hope you had a wonderful festive time and if you are planning already 2018, this post might be interesting. I am giving a Trend Lecture on 3 Lifestyle Trends 2018/19  at the IMM Cologne on January, 17, and would like to invite you to come over and attend the trend c …

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4 Interior Design Trends 2018/19 by Finsa

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I am excited to share 4 Interior Design Trends 2018/19 by Finsa, and if you are on our newsletter list, you can win the printed version which comes in 5 individual booklets. It's open world-wide, and we are giving away five copies. But before we dive into these trends, …

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3 Christmas Trends 2017 – The annual ebook

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This year again instead of highlighting craft or decorating ideas such as wreath, advent calendars or paper ornaments only, we have wrapped up all information in 3 Christmas Trends 2017.What is totally different this year comparing to the 2016 trends,  …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

Cecilie Manz Designer of the year Maison&Objet 2018

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Meanwhile I am lecturing today at the imm Cologne and won't visit the Maison&Objet this year, I still wanted to give you an update of the Designer Of The Year 2018 who has been chosen by the fair.You might know Danish designer Cecilie Manz if you have been loo …

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Everyday objects translated into a 3D RUBIK world

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We are glad to feature another stunning project by the Buenos Aires based studio Molistudio, still fascinated by their visual storytelling. If you have not, please hop over to the color study which has been very popular on Eclectic Trends. This time we'd love to feature …

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Miami Vibes in Madrid with Espacio Nueva Carolina

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We are glad to start the new season 2018 with some interesting Miami vibes in Madrid with Espacio Nueva Carolina. If you wondered what this space is dedicated to, this is a hybrid place mixing both co-working space, photo studio and event location. Designed by the Cord …

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The most stylish 11m2 apartment in Paris

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When downsizing is a very relevant topic of today's urban landscape, this post might surprise how much design is possible in a tiny space. Rebecca Benichou and Sarah Chayeb, running the Parisian architecture firm Batiik Studio, are responsible for the complete renovati …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

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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Color Inspiration No. 20: Stone Blue, Egg Yolk, Crepe, Clay, Apricot

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This mood board and  Color Inspiration No. 20 is inspired by several proposals spotted at the Salone del Mobile this year that are still resonating with me. I believe color combinations have been evolved much in the past years leading to surprising and fascinations …

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Color Inspiration No.19: Lavender, Geranium, Verdi Gris, Forest, Jam

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The combination of Lavender, Geranium, Verdi Gris, Forest and Jam result in today's Color Inspiration No.19.Off Black Magazine | Beppe Brancato | Elinor Portnoy | Aisha ZeijpveldWhenever you want to work with lavender images, you will need to spend some tim …

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SCENE STEALERS

Raising the curtain for must-know talents

Iwan Pol – How to soften concrete

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Concrete has seen in the past two years a huge influx of applications influenced by many DIY projects that were popping up with a focus on small furniture and accessories. But it still always had a rather industrial feel, heavy and permanent. Concrete is probably is  …

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Circular shaped vases by Anna Varendorff

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If you are looking for a special Christmas gift for this year, these round shaped vases might be a excellent find. Melbourne based  Anna Varendorff is both a jeweller and a sculptor and founder of ACV Studio. As a jeweller she was acquiring metalwork …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Thanks to a flow of personal information gathered from social media, smartphones, websites and email, big data knows all about the consumers you are trying to sell to – where they shop, how and what they shop, and even what they might want next. And as data analytics become smarter and more refined, content will also evolve, to increasingly focus on customisation and personalisation.

- David R Sha-Publisher View Publications

Against a global backdrop of greater social and ecological consciousness, the quest for personal happiness and wellbeing is being writ large and larger still: turning ‘ME’ into ‘WE’, individuals are increasingly sensing the need for concerted efforts that collectively have a positive impact on their communities and their shared planet.

- M Astella Saw on Viewpoint

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GREAT NEWS 2018, part I

Posted By Gudy, January 10, 2018

As written in today's newsletter, I have to say, I am very excited about 2018! Whether you are on the list or not, I wanted to share what is going to happen during the first quarter including upcoming Trend Conferences 2018:1// January kicks off …

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