Parachute Recycling By Layer Design x RAEBURN

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We started a while ago our series "The Stuff That Matters" and are fully committed in 2020 to shed a light on new materials (like today's parachute recycling project), sustainable production processes, mindful, and ethical design. Layer Design under the direction of Sebastian Humbert has teamed up with fashion brand RÆBURN for a new project using parachute recycling to give new …

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A review: Trend Talk & Food Design Event

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Since the Trend Talk & Food Design Event was a local event in Barcelona and many people asked if we would ever bring that program to another market, here goes a first review on this special edition we designed for the Barcelona Design Week 2019. The idea behind was to create a program where trend information could be directly translated into a …

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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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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 of four questions of our Instagram survey. Can you relate?  1. Do you celebrate any …

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Color Of The Year 2020 – The Universe of Brown

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We started in 2018, observing and forecasting BROWN shades to be a major come back. This time, we consider it is not one particular color but a whole brownish spectrum that belongs to the Color Of The Year 2020. EVOLUTION The evolution of the terracotta color asks for a deep and darker BROWN evolving from a pink and red-based scheme, towards BROWNS that …

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The new Trend Report CEREMONY 2020/21 is here!

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So the new Trend Report CEREMONY 2020/21 launches today.  It's been almost one year observing how the market has shifted, asking for a more meaningful design that helps to achieve inner reflection and nurtures self-care.  Is this for me? Do you feel you'd like to become a partner to your client rather than being seen as a seller only?  But you are …

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