3 examples of how to research trends with mood boards

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We are happy to share 3 examples of how to research trends with mood boards and feature Bree Leech and some of her mood board work. Her stylings and designs have been featured on this blog for more than three years since she is one of the visionary translators of the amazing Dulux Australia trends published every year. These color trends are the blog's …

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A review: This was our Winter Trend Think Tank 2018

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I just wanted to give you a small behind-the-scenes peek on the Winter Trend Think Tank 2018 we celebrated 10 days ago. I had invited 6 experts who were presenting ideas and mood boards of creative disciplines such as food, interior design, technology, innovation, fashion, textiles, and sustainably luxury.   https://youtu.be/DW21hkZBDYE During the day we would put individual ideas together to see if One Big …

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Ultra Violet Mood Board

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We have recently created a commissioned Ultra Violet mood board for Spanish wood manufacturer Finsa covering the Pantone Color of the Year 2018, Ultra Violet but before I explain the process, here goes a little extra story on the color violet you might be interested in knowing since we believe violet and purple are going to be much talked colors …

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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 results. A timeless cosmetic color palette (it's not a trend anymore but very integrated in all design disciplines) is enriched …

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6 Examples and 4 tips on how to flat lay and tell a story

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Italian brand Porro has put together a wide array of materials and accessories to evoke different moods. The idea was to represent  different user interiors and tastes ranging from Revisited Neoclassical Style to New York loft. I get often asked in the moodboard masterclass how different a flat lay from a mood board is and how to flat lay. You can see …

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How to create a tone-on-tone color mood board? The Blue Series

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2017 is the year of the blue shades. Let's translate this trend into a tone-on-tone color mood board. Denim Drift has been declared Color of the Year 2017 by AkzoNobel, International Klein Blue is coming strong on several fashion shows, WGSN has opened a department only working the Denim Trend... No wonder my current mood is reflected in a tone-on-tone color mood board (and …

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