Decompressing Emotions with Qing Deng’s Aspirator

Aspirator by Qing Deng

Qing Deng took part in the Pure Talent Contest 2020 at the imm Cologne program where young rising product designers would exhibit each year their final works. Aspirator fills a puff with air, allowing to sit down when shouting into a sort of vacuum cleaner. The artist states that people who suppress emotions are prone to mental […]

5 Key Takeaways From The Imm Cologne 2020

I’m back from my Trend Lecture and instead of sharing the trends I’ve spotted this year at the fair, I prefer summing-up this time 5 key takeaways from the imm Cologne 2020. Not always you identify new patterns and aesthetics that lead directly to conclusions of new trends.   1//Our Color Of The Year 2020 There […]

Come to my next Trend Lecture at the IMM19!

Eclectic Trends | Come to my next Trend Lecture!

Ever wanted to attend a conference where I talk trends? Come to my next Trend Lecture at the IMM19! It’s the time of the year again where I am giving away 20 tickets for my next Trend Lecture. I am going to talk about 3 Lifestyle & Interior Design Trends 2019/21 at the upcoming IMM […]

Get a Free Edit on the imm Cologne 2018 Trend Lecture

Trend Lecture Free PDF 3 Lifestyle TRneds 2018/19 Gudy Herder

If you couldn’t come to this year’s imm Cologne fair, here go the good news: We filmed a short video and have prepared a download of a free edit on 3 Lifestyle Trends 2018/19 I was sharing during the lecture. The pdf does not include the full presentation which I like to explain when on stage including all projects you […]

Color Trends IMM16


I have really been struggling with summing up a trend report after visiting the IMM Cologne show and I was seriously considering not to write about my fair which would have been the first trade show ever visit and no report about it. Flicking through my images however, there is some interesting color story to tell […]

My Trend Conference at the IMM Cologne 2016


I don’t think I could possibly kick-off the new year any better! A couple of years ago, I decided that besides working with corporate clients on trends consulting, I wanted to give conferences on a larger scale on international trade shows, too. There are two major trade shows in furniture & interior design being no.1 […]