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Trend Hunter Editor Misel Saban Counts Down her Favorite Desserts for Halloween
With the scariest holiday of the year right around the corner, you may be scrounging to find creative desserts for Halloween to make in time for festivities this weekend. To help you out, Misel...
Vegetarian Butcher Shops
YamChops Discusses Creative Vegetarian and Vegan Protein Options
While adhering to a vegetarian diet and still getting enough vegan protein can be difficult, one Toronto-based eatery is trying to put their own spin on things. Located on College Street, YamChops...
Contextual Baby Toys
Trend Hunter Talks to Dr. Deborah Weber About Educational Toys for Children
As times change, it’s important to keep context in mind when developing educational toys for children. Trend Hunter recently chatted with Fisher-Price Head of Baby and Infant Research Dr....
42 Incredible Song Mash-Ups & Covers
From Musical Obama Speech Mash-Ups to Anime Slow Jam Covers
Song covers and mash-ups are an exciting and fun way to use the universal language of music to either reinterpret a song in your own artistic vision, or apply a song to a video or other visual...
Globe and Mail: Trend Hunter President Shelby Lee Walsh Interviews Toy Fanatic Becca Wallace
Trend Hunter President Shelby Lee Walsh recently had the pleasure of interviewing vintage toy enthusiast and photographer Becca Wallace for the Globe and Mail. In the interview Walsh asks Wallace...
Gluten Freedom Week
Based in Toronto, This Gluten-Free Event Celebrates Local Restaurants
In an effort to recognize restaurants that cater to people who eat and live gluten-free, two women established a city-wide gluten-free event. GlutenFreedom Toronto comes from Founder and Organizer...
The New York Times: President Shelby Walsh Shares Her Insights on Death in Pop Culture
Trend Hunter’s President Shelby Walsh was recently asked by The New York Times to share her thoughts about the concept of death repeatedly popping up in art, fashion and pop culture. The...
Bespoke Luxury Products
Jana Pijak Counts Down Her Favorite Personalized High-End Goods
Customization and personalized products are becoming increasingly popular, especially in terms of high-end bespoke luxury. Trend Hunter Editor Jana Pijak discusses her top picks for these opulent...
FEI: Trend Hunter's President Shelby Walsh Shares Her Insights on Key 2015 Trends
Trend Hunter’s President and head Research Expert Shelby Walsh was interviewed by IIRUSA’s The Market Research Blog on her predictions for key trends for 2015 and her thoughts on the...
BNN: Trend Hunter President Shelby Walsh Discusses Authentic Branding and the Millennial Consumer
Trend Hunter President Shelby Walsh was recently featured on BNN’s Business Day to discuss McCain Food’s latest television ad aiming to target fresh frozen foods to Millennial consumers....
Trend Hunter's Armida Ascano Counts Down Her Favorite Meats for Thanksgiving
With Canadian Thanksgiving right around the corner and the American holiday following shortly after, lots of people are already daydreaming about meats for Thanksgiving. While many health-conscious...
Bizarre Selfie Products
Editor Meghan Young Discusses Items That Help You Take Better Selfie Pics
Selfie pics are becoming such an ingrained part of social media culture that companies are creating products to help you strengthen your selfie game. Trend Hunter’s Meghan Young counts down...
Adorable Animal Disguises
Jana Pijak Counts Down Her Favorite Halloween Pet Costumes
As most humans are figuring out their own outfits for the spookiest holiday of the year, keen pet owners are hunting for Halloween pet costumes. Trend Hunter Editor Jana Pijak discusses her favorite...
Editor Jaime Neely Counts Down Her Favorite Picks for Healthy Treats
If a healthy diet is an important part of your lifestyle, but you still have a sweet tooth, these healthy treats will be exactly your taste. Trend Hunter’s Jaime Neely discusses her favorite...
Beta Live Gaming
Startup Battlegrounds is Developing a Realistic Live Gaming Experience
If you are an avid video gamer and wish you could enjoy the physicality of a live game, Battlegrounds Live Gaming Experience will be right up your alley. Currently in beta testing, the game consists...
Bold Fall Fashion
Trend Hunter's Meghan Young Counts Down her Favorite Fall Fashion Picks
Now that the autumn season has officially arrived, many are trying to figure out how their fall fashion picks can make them stand out from the crowd. Editor Meghan Young shares her top picks for...
Jana Pijak Counts Down her Favorite Healthy Drink Recipes
When it comes to healthy drink recipes, few people will jump straight to cocktails considering how much sugar is often in them. Trend Hunter Editor Jana Pijak discusses her top picks for fruity...
The Globe and Mail: Trend Hunter President Shelby Walsh Recently Interviewed Toronto's Team Art
Trend Hunter’s President Shelby Lee Walsh recently interviewed Toronto-based design duo Charlie Wang and Amanda Lo to learn more about their company ‘Team Art’ that creates...
The Globe and Mail: Trend Hunter's Office Draws Inspiration From Vintage Typewriters & Phones
The Trend Hunter Inc. headquarters were recently visited by the Globe and Mail to be interviewed about its unique office space and design in downtown Toronto. Founder and CEO Jeremy Gutsche shares...
Canadian Comic Con Conventions
Trend Hunter Checks Out All Fan Expo Toronto Has to Offer
Frequently called the ‘Comic Con’ of Canada, Fan Expo Toronto is the ultimate fan experience. In addition to bringing out comic book fanatics, the third largest pop culture event in...
Top 100 Unique Ideas in August
From Octopus Coffee Stands to Root Vegetable Ice Creams
A very common theme throughout the site’s top August 2014 unique ideas is unusual food. The notion that people will eat anything today still stands. From deep-fried exotic insects to plant ice...
FEI: Trend Hunter's Innovative Culture of Gamification is Spotlighted by FEI's Blog
Trend Hunter prides itself on its innovative work culture, fueled by organized gamification, a characteristic that enables the team to constantly outsmart, out-innovate and out-adapt its competitors....
BNN: Trend Hunter's President Shelby Walsh Weighs in On the Viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge -
Trend Hunter’s President Shelby Walsh was recently interviewed by BNN to discuss the ongoing viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The challenge, which is circulating the Internet on a global scale,...
Jaime Neely Counts Down Her Favorite Examples of Tennis Fashion for the Rogers Cup
As the Rogers Cup tournament continues, athletic outfits and tennis fashion are on the minds of many. In that vein, Trend Hunter Senior Editor Jaime Neely counts down her top tennis fashion ideas,...
Active Outdoor Play
Editor Meghan Young Discusses Her Picks to Encourage Outdoor Activity in Kids
With most kids off on summer holidays, many parents are trying to encourage their children to get off the couch and engage in active outdoor play. Trend Hunter’s Meghan Young counts down her...
Wearable Art Attire
Jana Pijak Discusses Her Favourite Conceptually Creative Fashions
While fashion can be referred to wearable art in and of itself, some menswear designers are taking this concept quite literally and creating lines or pieces directly influenced by works of art....
Unusual Drink Packaging
Courtney Scharf Reflects on Lowbrow Alcohol Branding
In an interesting move in alcohol branding, wine packaging is seeing what Courtney Scharf refers to as the beerification of wine. The Trend Hunter Research Advisor and Editor discusses the blending...
Editor Michael Hemsworth Discusses the Inductive Charging Technology Boom
In addition to being visually unappealing, wires and charging cables are becoming outdated due to the recent advancements in inductive charging technology. Trend Hunter’s Michael Hemsworth...
Jana Pijak Discusses Her Favorite Sustainable Design Concepts
As more people begin to understand the importance of sustainable design for our future, people want to ensure even high-end products reflect a commitment to the environment. Trend Hunter’s...
Exceptional Cognac-Infused Spirits
The New VX By Grey Goose Consists of a Vodka Cognac Blend
In a game-changing move from Grey Goose, the French vodka brand introduced the VX: a vodka cognac blend. Trend Hunter recently sat down with Maître de Chai François Thibault and Grey Goose Global...
Vegetarian Butcher Shops
Contextual Baby Toys
Gluten Freedom Week
Bespoke Luxury Products