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Score: 7.2
Recent and Warm Top 5 Examples: 5,741 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 14 - Dec 16
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Millennial parents demonstrate a preference towards aesthetic playsets
Implications - Classic building block toy sets are being revamped with a design-conscious aesthetic to appeal to the growing market of Millennial parents. With an eye for aesthetically pleasing and minimalist design that fits in with their lifestyle aspirations, young parents are increasingly looking towards children’s toys that suit their own personal branding preferences. This movement towards modern architectural and artistic integration within toys speaks to a new demographic of parents not looking to compromise taste. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 6,920 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 16 - Nov 16
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Luxury-seeking consumers opt for products encased in glass packaging
Implications - Gaining awareness of the toxic effects of chemicals seeping into their foods, beverages and beauty products, consumers seeking a more premium experience are reaching for items with glass packaging as a safer and, ultimately, chicer alternative. Optimized to fit in well with both eco-conscious and minimalist aesthetics, this shift towards glass containers offers both brands and consumers the opportunity to convey a more premium lifestyle message. [More]
Score: 6.8
This Month and Mild Top 6 Examples: 3,864 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 16 - Nov 16
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Brands look to reposition products by tapping into adjacent packaging trends
Implications - As a response to the analysis paralysis consumers face in grocery stores when inundated with shelves full of similar-looking products, CPG brands in particular are aiming for cross-categorical applications of their merchandise by incorporating interactive packaging features drawn from adjacent categories. By leveraging insights found outside their immediate category, brands are able to differentiate themselves from competitors and increase consumer awareness through repositioning that requires very little change to the physical products themselves. [More]
Score: 7.4
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 7,861 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 15 - Nov 16
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Car interiors focus on social comfort and relaxation
Implications - Innovations within autonomous vehicles take a turn towards comfort and socialization, transforming the interior of cars from functional seats to lounge-like relaxations areas. Outfitted with more advanced tech features and accessories, auto design and conceptual layouts begin to feature spa-like amenities, allowing passengers to indulge in stress-reducing rituals and creating a more experiential commute. [More]
Score: 8.3
This Month and Hot Top 6 Examples: 7,693 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 16 - Nov 16
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New technologies make 3D-printed foods increasingly accessible
Implications - The convergence between technology and experimental cuisine has led to fast-evolving revolution in the food world due to increasingly accessible 3D-printing. As once seemingly futuristic concepts continue to be realized, accessible products are now available for use by professionals and consumers alike. This shift demonstrates that despite widely reported apprehension, consumers are beginning to embrace a technological future of food both in and out of the home. [More]
Score: 7.9
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 14,867 Total Clicks Date Range: Sep 15 - Nov 16
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Weather-proofing goes a step further with new materials
Implications - Global warming has created unpredictable circumstances in many parts of the world. This creates a need for more adaptable structures; it all begins with industrial materials, and the development of more extreme weather proofing. This adaptability goes beyond the tangible circumstances and materials, and into a need for efficient and effective solutions to global problems. [More]
Score: 6.5
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 8,291 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 15 - Nov 16
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Industrial materials take on more malleability to accommodate today's needs
Implications - Though first and foremost, construction materials must be durable, architectural needs -- whether they be aesthetic or functional -- call for flexibility as well. As a response, more malleable, yet strong materials are being developed. This pursuit of perfection speaks to the nature of progress in the technology-driven world. [More]
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Score: 7.6
This Quarter and Warm Top 5 Examples: 6,678 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 16 - Nov 16
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Dual-purpose home decor products suit consumers with limited space
Implications - Whether for design or for function, dual-purpose decor items can be both useful and contribute to the ambiance of the home. These products appeal to consumers with limited space, but those who still want to create ambiance without sacrificing the quality of the products. With Millennials being very status-driven, yet more likely to rent an apartment than own a home, utilizing space with high-quality items that serve more than one purpose is ideal. [More]
Score: 7.3
This Quarter and Warm Top 6 Examples: 46,030 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 15 - Oct 16
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Consumers plan meals using systems that avoid food waste
Implications - Consumers are embracing services that enable them to purchase ingredients portioned per recipe in order to avoid unnecessary food waste and that tap into the desire for hyper-convenience. This progression to recipe-restricted purchasing represents the desire for simplicity and curation, as well as the interest in living sustainably. [More]
Score: 7.7
This Quarter and Warm Top 4 Examples: 9,791 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 15 - Oct 16
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On-the-go physical activity ushers in the new wellness wave
Implications - Health and wellness is on its way to becoming a trillion-dollar industry. This is because of its rising popularity as a status symbol in the social media age. Thus, new iterations of share-worthy wellness initiatives can be observed, such as portable sports gear that maximizes on any opportunity to be (and more importantly, appear) active. [More]