CURRENT INSPIRATION

Why is clinical design in architecture, interior & product design so on-vogue leading us to a Lab Trend? Let's put three relevant fields that deliver similar patterns under the microscope. But before we analyze the beauty, …

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TREND POSTS

3 Reasons Why The Lab Trend Is Relevant Now

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Why is clinical design in architecture, interior & product design so on-vogue leading us to a Lab Trend? Let's put three relevant fields that deliver similar patterns under the microscope. But before we analyze the beauty, food and digital world, a few more words …

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Trends&Food Barcelona Design Week 2019: Preinscriptions

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It's the time of the year that I am taking part of the Barcelona Design Week 2019 , this is the third year in a row and we have a special edition for 2019 planned. I am teaming up with longtime contributor, friend and food artist, Elsa Yranzo to bring a new Trends & …

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REGENERATION – Our Trend Book No.1 is published!

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After nine month of thoroughly researching, we are happy to announce we are back to offering trend reports and that REGENERATION - Our Trend Book No.1 is published.     In this digital report we talk sustainability' from a point of view of re …

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Revealed! This is going to be our Trend Book No.1!

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We are very happy to announce the theme of our Trend Book No.1   REGENERATION   "The renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system after injury or as a normal process’ describes a wider concept of how to take care of myself and the …

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THE STUFF THAT MATTERS

CREATIVE WASTE AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Emma Sicher’s sustainable packaging from fruit scraps

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Today we want to present the sustainable alternative to plastic packaging based on vegetable and fruit scraps developed by Emma Sicher in her thesis project “From Peel to peel”. Inspired by Italian designer Bruno Munari who said, "nature is the first producer o …

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The evocative underwater landscapes of Vanessa Barragao

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Vanessa Barragao is a Portuguese textile artist that recycles wasted yarns from the industry and transform them into underwater landscapes by focusing on artisanal techniques. Her wall hangings and rugs are sea gardens inspired by the colors, shapes and textures of …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

Can aesthetics be leveraged as treatment by Google

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Last year, Google's exhibition 'Software' and debut at the Salone del Mobile was all about how to humanize technology and surround Google's consumer goods with a more tactile experience.  This year, in a multi room installation at Spazio Maiocchi, A Sp …

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5 Top Installations Milan Design Week 2019

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This is post is already a classic here on Eclectic Trends because you do not travel to the Milan Design Week to see the latest in furniture and design trends but get all excited about the 5 Top Installations the city has to offer, often placed in courtyards and palazzos …

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The multifunctional Ideas lab by Shangai-based X+Living

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Today, we want to introduce to the multifunctional Powerlong Ideas lab designed by Shangai-based X+Living office. This project, that includes a commercial space, as well as research areas and offices for the Powerlong group, wants to encapsulate the 21st Industrial …

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The bold custom terrazzo floor by Do Architects

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This is why we’d like to share the bold custom terrazzo floor designed  by Do Architects for this apartment in Lithuania: 1// In a nutshell: Thanks to a bold custom floor design, Lithuania-based DO Architects managed to transform an average urban apartment in …

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REGENERATION| The green Trend Report

COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No.25 – Teal, Deep Coral, Dijon, Sage, Melon

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We are back with a new Color Inspiration. With Living Coral being the Pantone Color of the Year 2019, we will see that exact hue, but also many variations of the same from now on. Living Coral was picked among other reasons, because the Color Institute wants to generat …

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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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SCENE STEALERS

Raising the curtain for must-know talents

Bacteria patterns for the new lamps by Jan Klingler

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Bacteria are the creators of the abstract pattern of these led lamps designed by Jan Klingler. The designer was fascinated by the possible relation between industrial design and chemistry, whose combination has created some exciting projects recently. Through the he …

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Our Top 4: IMM Cologne Pure Talents Contest 2019

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The 2019 Pure Talents Contest at imm Cologne is one of the most internationally renowned design competitions for young designers and often the starting point for a successful design career for many of the chosen participants. The Pure Talents Contest is conceived exc …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Research and innovation is crucial for sustainability in our society. It is also crucial for companies’ competitiveness. We are a company with strong ethical values: we believe in our future as a sustainable company in a sustainable society. This is why we are strongly investing and will continue to invest in research and innovation.

- Gianpiero Tessitore - Founder of Vegea

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→

Mood Board Workshop Dates for 2019!

Posted By Gudy Herder, May 8, 2019

Since the focus during this year is on publishing our Trend Books, I had not the chance so far planning any mod board classes but I'm happy to do so now. The Mood Board Workshop Dates for 2019 are published now! In case you have not seen the program …

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