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Those brands who have shared the experience say that retailers of furniture and home accessories saw unexpected results in the early days of the pandemic since people identified those corners and situations that needed to …

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Three Trend Signals On The Outdoor Design Horizon

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Those brands who have shared the experience say that retailers of furniture and home accessories saw unexpected results in the early days of the pandemic since people identified those corners and situations that needed to be improved while spending much time inside. …

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5 Areas That Need To Rethink Social Distancing Design

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Movements usually boil slowly until they come to the surface, grow, and eventually become a trend spread in various disciplines. Some convert into a mainstream phenomenon, others stay niche, and disappear after a while. We did not see a movement or trend for social dist …

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The Workbook That Scans If Your Business Is Trend-Proof

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Taking into consideration the massive download of the workbook we've experienced so far, I thought it could be worth it sharing the idea on a single post. During the lockdown, I started a video series on IGTV called How To Navigate Trends In Uncertain Times. During thr …

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Hey Gudy! I’d like to know…Part IV

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This video series is coming to an end. But there is one last thing we've produced for you. Here goes the fourth and last part of this IGTV video series. You most likely have watched the three previous videos where I share a few concepts of what the future might bring. N …

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Vegan Leather Made From Cactus

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When researching for our green Trend Report REGENERATION, we learned about different natural materials such as wine grape peel and seeds to make vegan textiles. There are a few companies on the market who all agree that fashion is a serious problem of environmental pol …

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Best Case Example Of Organic Architecture With Javier Senosiaina

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    There is no better timing to revisit Javier Senosiaina's La Casa Orgánica (Naucalpan, México,1985), in a moment where we'd like to feel more connected than ever to nature. The welcoming place hardly modified the environment in which it has been built but …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

Reading While Be In Touch With Heaven and Earth

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Based in Tapei (Taiwan), architecture firm Waterfrom Design spans the fields of residential, commercial, and public space design. The idea of the project below is built on presenting a tranquil, harmonious, and undisturbed dwelling place in a buzzing world. The concep …

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A Joyful Color Palette At Casa Hoyos Hotel

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Nothing better to start the weekend than browsing through the joyful color palette at Casa Hoyos located in San Miguel de Allende (Mexico). A seed and grain trader was transformed into this boutique hotel that works with local designers and artisans to reflect local ta …

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Fresh functional design for a primary school

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Christopher Elliott, when presented with the task of refurbishing St.Michaels Grammar School, admits’, was a steep learning curve. How to take a heritage-listed building, stepped in the school history, and create a fresh new functional design; that supports the dynam …

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A New Scene-Stealer Store By Forte Forte

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I believe we have never covered so many retail spaces of one brand as we do with Italian clothing label Forte Forte. What struck a chord this time with its new scene-stealer store, was with no doubt the staircase shape and material! Sibling founders Giada and Paolo F …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No.28: Classic Blue, Pumpkin, Corn, Peach, and Plum (Free Ebook)

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Color Inspiration N°28  has a focus on Classic Blue, Pumpkin, Corn, Pink Peach, and Brown Plum. The color Blue has been all over the news after Pantone nominated it the color of 2020. It has indeed become an inspiration for many to apply in the month to follow. S …

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Color Inspiration No.27: Iris, Coffee, Satin, Biscotti, and Ginger (Free Ebook)

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Color Inspiration No.27 has all the right hues for the cold winter days: Iris, Coffee, Satin, Biscotti, and Ginger. Color Inspiration No.27 has a calming mix, echoes the first lazy days of this season, during which the only thing we need is a comfy and warm sweater a …

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Color Inspiration No.26: Black, Sienna, Turmeric, Prussian Blue, and Camel

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Before we dive into our Color Inspiration No.26, let me repeat what we said in our newsletter already:  THANK YOU to everybody who took part in our survey last week and let us know what product you'd like us to offer and the content you would love to read on Eclectic T …

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SCENE STEALERS

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Colorful Face Mask Knitting Experiments

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With no intention of belittling difficulties, the creativity of face masks that has been sprung the past weeks just for the fun of it is worth writing a book. Experienced and professional knitter @yrurari has been experimenting with some sweater ideas to wear on a face …

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Decompressing Emotions with Qing Deng’s Aspirator

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Qing Deng took part in the Pure Talent Contest 2020 at the imm Cologne program where young rising product designers would exhibit each year their final works. Aspirator fills a puff with air, allowing to sit down when shouting into a sort of vacuum cleaner. The artist …

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TECH + INNOVATION

A set of headphones grown from bio-materials

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In the endeavor of reducing the use of materials that are not environmentally friendly, Finnish studio Aivan in collaboration with scientists from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University created a set of headphones grown from bio-materials.   //The technology and the headphones The headphones were named Korvaa. In the Finnish language, it has an anatomical meaning" Korva", "ear." While "Korvaa" is a verb, …

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Unmanned coffee shop concept by Nendo

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In this unmanned coffee shop, designed by Japanese studio nendo and located in the observation deck of Roppongi Hills, customers are asked to prepare the coffee themselves. Five kinds of roasted beans await in a vending machine that looks and acts like a capsule toy. The grinding process is automated (pic 4), and all you have to do is start …

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

This is not a time where personalization of taste and style are taken into account, but personalization of NEEDS has become the merging driver. The relevance is different, and brands might consider that change. >> More in video I

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More than three billion people live in countries whose borders are totally closed to nonresidents. That means the prospect of border restrictions leads to a higher preference for local over global products and services. We get a taste now on how that could work; we’re back to LOCALISM.>> More in video II

 

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THE THREE-STEP PROGRAM   Three is a magical number. Throughout the years working in larger corporations or having set up my own company in recent years, I've used a three-step program very often, it kind of works for me. Here go the thre …

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