When French photographer Charles Fréger launched his series Wilder Man, he probably didn’t expect to cause that much influence on other disciplines. His work embraces theatrical as well as a contemporary and traditional aspects and he explains that during the production of the Wilder Mann series he became very much connected to the Romanian and Bulgarian folk culture. I have been on trend forecaster panels where his work has been the key driver to develop a new trend based on it.

When finding the core image in the Tank magazine on my current mood board, it immediately remembered me of this series and I wanted to create my own little story around it.

Eclectic Trends-my March mood board

Eclectic Trends- my March mood board

Images:  Tank magazine| Clara Zornado

My approach was to work with natural (dried plants and terra-cotta samples) and elements such as concrete , leather and metal to underline a slightly ‘rougher’ or wilder aspect of the story but in a color palette everything would feel like back to nature. G, x

If you'd like to learn more about moodboarding and can't attend any of our on-site masterclasses, please check out our self-paced e-course!

How about some extra inspiration?

5 Responses

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow our Wednesday Journal

Receive your dose of inspiration, education, and downloadable resources. By signing up now, you will access the last three editions. We publish two times a month.

Welcome to a roadmap to unlock four strategies for makers of the arts&crafts industry. The trend package includes a report with four new directions and eleven success stories, while the workbook shows how to take action and create your own strategy. A new bonus validates our work by sharing insights from the Milan Design Week.