When Interior Design meets Fashion: 4 trends seen at the IMM 15

It’s about time to publish this post. After visiting the leading German interior design show IMM in Cologne, I directly went to the BAU show in Munich where I gave trend talks and once back, we started straight away with preparing a film production that is not even finished. It’s been a good kick-off to […]

3 Color Trends 2015 with ColourFutures

ColourFutures (Akzo Noble) has revealed the color of the year 2015 a while ago: it’s Copper Orange. But today I want to share with you their take on the five Color Trends they present every year. All of them are driven by a large influence holding these five inspirations together which is: Finding the wonderful […]

3 Paper and Stationery Trends

The trade show Paperworld takes place end of this month in Frankfort, and I loved to see that designers Cem Bora, Claudia Herke and Annetta Palmisano had been working on last years trend analysis. Since it goes up to 2015 and is very trendy still, I thought it would be interesting to share to with you […]

4 Color Trends for 2015 by Dulux

It is very inspiring to follow along color forecasts made by paint companies to see if they match your own forecast, expectations and knowledge. And I love observing the difference on varies markets. Dulux is a New Zealand based paint company, and for the first time I couldn’t agree more on an annual color forecast. […]

4 Gift Wrapping Trends For Christmas 2014

There are many trends that are taking over from last year, and it’s difficult to strictly separate them. You’ll find in one section elements which belong as well to the following theme. It’s pretty monochromatic too this year (it seems pastel colors have disappeared but the exception of some blush from here and there). 1// […]

My lifestyle trends AW 2016/17 for Global Color Research: COLLAGE, part III

This is already the third part of my trend presentation for Global Color Research and Trend Talk at the Meet The Blogger event in Barcelona. This theme is about self-expression. Its inspiration comes from the 80s where Ettore Sottsass being in his 60s gathered a group of really young designers and architects to create a […]