CURRENT INSPIRATION

1// CONSCIOUS LIVING Now that is a fantastic place and directory! A Better Source is a directory of environmentally conscious resources for planet-loving designers & businesses. Why does consumer waste matter? What is circular design? Which …

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TREND POSTS

Black Friday: Free Ebook 6 Dimensions of Conscious Living

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The ebook 6 Dimensions of Conscious Living & Well-Being has been for a long time in our minds. When working on our Trend Report CEREMONY 2020/21  we analyzed different angles we believe are part of a more conscious living and well-being.  We'd like to offer durin …

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Results from our last Instagram survey

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We launched a few questions in an Instagram survey during the campaign of our latest trend report CEREMONY 2020/21 to check if our readers would be in tune with other researches we had been studying already and gain a few consumer insights, too. Here go the results o …

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It’s Trending: Construction Bricks In Retail Design

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We are back with another article of our It's Trending series: Construction Bricks In Retail Design but also seen in hospitality are playing a key role in different markets now (you can download this article below). Basically, anything with a terra-cotta feel has bee …

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3 Color Universes 2020 by Norwegian company Jotun

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Like every year, we love to share the inspiring annual color proposals presented by our favorite Norwegian paint company. Last year they called their novelties still trends, this year, however seeing a different take, we'd like to introduce you to 3 Color Universes 20 …

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THE STUFF THAT MATTERS

CREATIVE WASTE AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Holistic wellness in a traditional spa

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I grew up in a thermal town called Levico Terme, in the north of Italy, so I have always been familiar with thermal/spa cures. I'm also an allergic person, so I have been, over the years, a patient of the Thermal Bath of Levico, as well. Last summer I was happily surpri …

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Sustainable packaging melting away by Mi Zhou

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What is luxury to you? And what does this have to do with sustainable packaging? This is the question I am asking now an audience in almost all of my trend talks. I hardly never receive as an answer that luxury is a certain object that can be purchased, but our values …

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INTERIOR DESIGN & LIFESTYLE

Ceramics Pick Of The Month: Yuko Nishikawa

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Yuko Nishikawa is a Japanese born ceramic artist, based in New York. She aims to use ceramics as a medium to enhance feelings. Yuko wants to makes you feel "piku-piku", a Japanese onomatopoeia word that refers to involuntary movements caused by accidental contact. Her m …

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Contemporary Feeling At Home – Il Palazzo Experimental

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Il palazzo experimental is one of these hotel concepts you immediately feel drawn to if you are looking for a more personal y less standardized concept. Dorothee Meilichzon and her team took over an ancient house in Venice that was turned into Adriatica’s Headquarters …

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Birkenstock’s grandiose showroom in Paris

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Footwear brand Birkenstock has recently transformed a grandiose Paris apartment into its new showroom for its 1774 line and upcoming special projects. Birkenstock 1774 line, named after the brand founding year, clearly refers to the brand’s heritage that particular …

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Marije Vogelzang’s sensorial installation for Caesarstone

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Today we want to show you Marije Vogelzang's sensorial installation for Caesarstone created for their 2019 Designer Program dedicated to the thoughtfulness of design, food production and consumption, and how it translates into human connection. Marije Vogelzang's ins …

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COLOR INSPIRATION

Color Inspiration No.26 – Black, Sienna, Turmeric, Prussian Blue, 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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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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SCENE STEALERS

Raising the curtain for must-know talents

Our Top 5 Findings From Last Week

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Welcome back to Our Top 5 Findings from last week. We have switched now the day to Mondays and share some insights into a few internet readings we pick every two weeks. We often get asked where we find our inspiration, and what are our sources. Not everything belong …

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Tintology- Color Therapy Pharmaceuticals

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Designer Alice Dobbie thought about a fictional color pharmacy when creating Tintology where colors are prescribed to help counteract various common emotional health issues and concerns, fight depression or unpleasant state of mind. Don't we all know by now that col …

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ARTS & CRAFTS

ECOURSES

Mood Board Masterclass Noviembre 2019 ©moodboardacademy

ENGLISH: Do you love mood boards but have never thought about applying formal techniques that help you get a clear message across? This 19-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. Get your free ebook and  VIEW ECOURSE→

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CASTELLANO: ¿Te encanta el moodboard pero no sabes muy bien cómo aplicar las técnicas adecuadas para comunicar de forma más visual que no solo sea atractivo pero eficiente a la vez? Hemos producido 19 clips y un program de 3 pasos pensado para todo creativo que quisiera diferenciarse en la jungla laboral con un mensaje poderoso y un moodboard bien estructurado. Consigue tu ebook gratuito y descubre EL CURSO →

New Mood Board Masterclass Dates 2020

Posted By Gudy Herder, October 28, 2019

I have just uploaded two new dates of the Mood Board Masterclass 2020 in Spanish and English. If you ever wanted to join, the one-day masterclass How To Create A Mood Board As A Business Tool, you might want to go to the course site to get more info …

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