Posts tagged "trends"
Four Key Trends for Summer

Four Key Trends for Summer

Now that it’s finally spring, and temperatures are slowly, but surely rising, many of us are anticipating breaking out our spring and summer clothes. There’s something liberating mentally, as well as physically, about that first day of spring when you don’t need to wear your winter coat. Spring also means, of course, a new set...
The Fashion Movers and Shakers of 2014

The Fashion Movers and Shakers of 2014

As we go into the New Year, it seems only fitting to look at the new. In this case, new designers on the verge of having their big break in 2014. These are the names to look out for in the world of fashion this coming year and beyond. Anthony Vaccarello This 31 year old...
Automotive colour forecast by Jaeuk Jung for BASF

Automotive colour forecast by Jaeuk Jung for BASF

Stockholm based Korean designer Jaeuk Jung has been working on colour trends experience design for automotive color forecast in collaboration with BASF Coatings GmbH. The trend collection for 2013/14 is called “Making Headway – ROAD STORIES” is made in collaboration with Mark Gutjahr, Paul Czomij and Chiharu Maysuhara. The global BASF Design team starts with...
Made in America: Rigid Denim Strikes Heart & Soul in Nashville, TN.

Made in America: Rigid Denim Strikes Heart & Soul in Nashville, TN.

Imogene + Willie – the life blood of rigid denim in the U.S. – has landed smack dab in the middle of my heart. I happened upon this gem of a company while researching nationally sourced clothing. I + W supports the “Made in America” movement, and signals a return to the need for American...
By Hand: The Art of Being Human

By Hand: The Art of Being Human

I have been following Katie Rodger’s blog, Paper Fashion since 2010. Her illustrations bring new life to fashion and the art of fashion illustration. Rodgers has a whimsical touch. Each project teems with life. Her signature hyperbolic rosy cheeks are my favorite detail. She adds depth, charm and nuance to faces and figures. Water and color...
Stockholm Design Week goes "Underverk"

Stockholm Design Week goes “Underverk”

During the soon upcoming Stockholm Design Week, a new and alternative fair will see the light of day – the Guerilla Design and Art Week.  The collaborative online art and design platform, UNDERVERK is hosting the event that takes place in the same period as the regular design festival, from 4 to 10 February. The...
The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

This spring my family and I stayed for ten days at a small Bed and Breakfast, Baan Rao, on the island of Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. And the way the lovely family that owns and runs the Bed and Breakfast live their life, made me remember a dream that occasionally pops up in my...
Trend briefing - Innovate or be damned

Trend briefing – Innovate or be damned

On June 22nd Design Hotels presents a trend briefing called Innovate or be damned in collaboration with The Future Laboratory. The arena is Delphi Filmpalast in Berlin (nearby hotels Berlin has to offer)  and it starts at 9.30. The next ten years will bring a seismic shift in the way we live, work, travel and communicate. Leading emerging...
Let LOTS inspire you

Let LOTS inspire you

The strategic design consultancy LOTS has a passion for innovative solutions that develops the industrial area. That’s why LOTS develops spring and autumn collections. It is in most cases concept project in which LOTS address issues in selected current topics. The collections can be seen as a testing ground where LOTS gets freedom to create...
Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

Piet Hein Eek interview on the theme Design Beyond Design

This is an interview with Piet Hein Eek where he talks about his design universe. The interview is made by Designboost and is one of three made spring 2011 on the topic Design Beyond Design, which is also the overall theme for Designboost 2011. In a few days we will put up some stills from Piet...