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Our Work: 4 Trend Videos 2020/21 – Part I

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We hardly share any client collaborations over here or show a portfolio (new web site is under construction) of our work. This time, we'd like to present one of the (pre-COVID) trend collabs we've done for Lamigraf and the surface design industry here in Spain and show you 4 Trend Videos 2020/21. It's probably little known that Eclectic Trends has …

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Reusable packaging for flight companies by PriestmanGoode

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Our radar is on packaging now. And on an increasing empathy with our natural environment to harm as less as possible. More precisely, we'd like to shed light today on reusable packaging taking into account how many takeaway and home deliveries we are consuming in this mid-pandemic situation. The 2019 numbers speak for themselves:     Until single-used plastics are not banned, we will …

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Mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin

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Mushroom mycelium is a longtime favorite material here on Eclectic Trends and has appeared throughout the years in a few trend lectures. On this occasion, we'd like to show you how mycelium mushroom grows into a living coffin and how fungi could be used as burial markers next. Biodesigner and researcher Bob Hendrikx develops the Loop Cocoon coffin, which actively contributes …

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Sowden x HAY – Color In The Kitchen At Its Best

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The Sowden x HAY family is growing, and if you haven't seen the playful and functional collection yet, here goes the total of all pieces they currently have. It's refreshing to see that much color again in a kitchen accessories collection. The novelty is not only the design, but HAY starts with its first step into the field of electrical appliances in …

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Three Key Assets For Strategic Moodboarding

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I get often asked what makes a mood board a strategic tool, and I'd like to share today three key assets for strategic moodboarding. Let me start by saying that the technique is used more intuitively most of the time, which is great to get your creative juices flowing.  And there is nothing I want to change about that. However,  many …

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COS launches RESELL To Buy Or Presell Pre-Owned Pieces

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COS launches resell - a platform or resale business to buy and sell pre-owned styles in an effort to give their clothes a longer life. Sustainability is also about maintaining pieces in a longer lifecycle, but this move responds. also to the fact that overproduction is a huge issue and it gives the brand control over the secondhand market. To start with, …

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