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The New Care Economy – Our Wellbeing Trend Report

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Our latest wellbeing trend package, The New Care Economy is published. Ten months of research have come to an end, and we are thrilled to present to you what we've been working on. In recent months, you have heard us talk about a shifting consciousness of Care and Wellness that has entered every corner of our lives, inside and outside our homes …

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The Most Stylish Courthouse You Might Have Seen

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You might think of anything but a courthouse wouldn't probably come to your mind when observing the images below. Designed by Kaan Architectenand submitted to the FRAME awards in May 2021, the Amsterdam Courthouse was built to replace the outdated judicial complex in the up-and-coming Zuidas district in south Amsterdam. With 50 courtrooms and a surface of almost 50.000 sqm, …

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Car modelling clay repurposed by Johanna Seelemann

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Have you ever wondered how first car prototypes can be made? Car modeling clay is typically used to create 1:1 prototypes of new car designs. Johanna Seelemann models with wax-based material that is re-purposed in this work to make stable products but remain ever-transformable for the user.     Seelemann acknowledges with Terra Incognita the adaptable qualities of her graduate project at the …

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What Makes A Wellness Brand In 2022/23?

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You have heard us talk about wellness much more in the past months because this topic is at the core of our personal and professional interests at Eclectic Trends. A new concept of Care and Wellness has entered every corner of our lives, inside and outside our homes. We know we have changed over the last 18 months, but can we …

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Pink Beasts – An Agave Fiber Project To Drive Awareness By Fernando Laposse

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We've been following Mexican designer Fernando Laposse's work for a while and admire how he translates local social causes into memorable design projects. A while ago, he started working with agave fiber and created his Beasts and other objects made with the help of textile designer Angela Damman and 45 Mayan women weaver from Yucatan (Mexico) over a period of …

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How does wellbeing look like translated into a home

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Going through all the 84 projects for the FRAME Awards as a jury member, I am surprised by how many projects play with the absence of color. However, this Greek summer house is one of the few submissions where I don't mind. One of the reasons we share the project today is that we consider the idea of creating a …

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