Top Trend Hunters

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Our content is a compilation of hot new trends discovered by our global network of influential Trend Hunters. In particular, there is an extraordinary group of individuals who have their fingers on the pulse of cool. These individuals are the top trend hunters, and you should check out their Trend Portfolios.

The list is rank ordered based not on total submissions, but rather the number of trends which have been syndicated to our front page. If you are a Trend Hunter and want to see more of your trends syndicated, read our advice about content and increasing traffic to your portfolio.

Meghan Young
Toronto, Canada
1. Meghan Young
Meghan is a Toronto native with a passion for writing. A graduate from the University of Toronto, she has since worked for numerous publications including the Women's Post, ELLE Canada and [Full Bio]

Earphone Identifiers - The Apple ID Tags by Buoy Tags Ensure People Keep Track of Their Earbuds
Cylindrical Metal Vases - The Workshop Gallery Designs Minimalist and Serene Plant Holders
Animal-Like Furniture - Hosting Hounds by Tomski Design is Inspired by Canine Creatures
• 24333 Trends
• 23940 Published

Amelia Roblin
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Ontario
2. Amelia Roblin
I started writing for Trend Hunter as an opportunity to discover the contemporary designers I'd learned little about in my history-based degree at the University of Toronto. By my third article I... [Full Bio]

Social Street Signage - The Breakfast NY Points Sign Has a Dynamic Display for Modern Wayfinding
Abode Bus Shelters - The Bench House Series Embraces Sitters in Homey Roadside Refuges
Dextrous Ambulation Aids - The PARTNIKU Walker is Dynamic, Adjustable and Includes Storage Space

Personal Site:
• 9096 Trends
• 9002 Published

Michael Hines
Contributing Editor
San Francisco
• 8312 Trends
• 8045 Published

Jana Pijak

Toronto, Ontario
4. Jana Pijak
I am originally from former Yugoslavia. I have a background in interior design and a love for fashion, media and popular culture. My interests lie in art direction, photography and editorial work.... [Full Bio]

Collapsible Face Collages - David Tallitsch Creates Abstract Portraits Using Layered Motifs
LED Keyhole Inserts - This Illuminating Keyhole Indicator Keeps One's Entryway Well Lit
60 Examples of Brand Fandom - From Hazelnut Spread Jewelry to Fried Chicken Car Fresheners

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 7179 Trends
• 6924 Published

Laura McQuarrie
Contributing Editor
5. Laura McQuarrie
Laura is an Editor for Trend Hunter with a background in branding, social media and design, combining her sharp eye for aesthetics with a powerful understanding of communication in its many forms.... [Full Bio]

14 Unexpected Brand Products - From Upscale Fast Food Mugs to Sweet Hazlenut Rhythm Blasters
Jolly Underwear Ads - Kmart and Joe Boxer's Jingle Bellies Brings Back the 'Jingle Joes'
Car Sale Spoofs - Oak Lawn Toyota's Keys in a Box Parody Riffs Off of a SNL Classic

Personal Site: lauramcquarrie
• 5899 Trends
• 5847 Published

Bianca Bartz
Editor-in-Chief of
Vancouver, Canada
6. Bianca Bartz
Bianca has been part of the Trend Hunter family since 2007. She is now the Editor-in-Chief of sister site, which is dedicated to finding ideas, businesses and people creating... [Full Bio]

Makeup-Free Photography Studios - RAW Beauty Talks Photographs Real Women Without Makeup or Editing
Adventure Philanthropy Platforms - 'Climb For Change' Lets You Crowdfund Your Excursion
Crowdfunding Apps - SellanApp Lets Anyone Gain Funding and Connect with Developers

Personal Site: biancabartz
• 5223 Trends
• 4965 Published

Marissa Brassfield
Ridiculously Efficient CEO
San Diego, CA
7. Marissa Brassfield
Marissa Brassfield is a productivity expert, high-performance author and communication efficiency specialist. She holds efficiency workshops to supercharge teams in large to medium-sized businesses.... [Full Bio]

Undressed Headwear Lookbooks - The Maison Michel Autumn/Winter Campaign With Sasha Pivovarova
Real-Life Cartoon Snacks - Comedy Central and Frito-Lay Will Manufacture South Park Cheesy Poofs
Tropical Pop-Up Shops - Havaianas Mercado Store Brings Brazil to Los Angeles

Personal Site: ridiculouslyefficient
• 4769 Trends
• 4697 Published

Matt Ho
Contributing Editor
• 3632 Trends
• 3473 Published

Tana Makmanee
Research Advisor at Trend Hunter
Toronto, ON
9. Tana Makmanee
A graduate from the University of Toronto, I've learned that you really have to go after what you love to do, not what people 'think' you should do. I love to spend time with friends and family and... [Full Bio]

10 Frozen Meal Options - From Frozen Pizza Strips to Upscale Frozen Meals
Festive Couple Costumes - The Pinata and Birthday Boy Costume is Fun and Full of Candy
Felt Feline Shelters - These Cat Caves are Designed with Adorable Feline Ears

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3494 Trends
• 3417 Published

Vasiliki Marapas
Contributing Editor
10. Vasiliki Marapas
I'm a recent graduate of the University of Toronto in English Literature, Sociology and Sexual Diversity Studies. My studies have helped to develop my interests in people, pop culture and social... [Full Bio]

Desktop Virtualization Devices - Dell's New Android Dongle Allows Users Palm-Held PC Access
Hilarious Hanukkah Invitations - This Holiday Invitation Advises You to Eat Latkes
Happiness-Assessment Apps - The Reporter App Measures Your Happiness Using Day-to-Day Data
• 3305 Trends
• 3236 Published

Jordy Eleni

Toronto, ON
• 3294 Trends
• 3169 Published

Alyson Wyers
Contributing Editor
12. Alyson Wyers
I started with the Trend Hunter team as a Journalism/Social Media Intern in July 2013. In my current role as a Contributing Editor I get to pursue my passion for writing and find innovative ideas on... [Full Bio]

CV Writing Recommendations - This Infographic From Aditi Staffing Contains Basic Resume Tips
Aquaponic Greenhouse Eateries - This New Green Restaurant is Also an Environmental Incubator
Email Marketing Strategies - This Infographic Offers Email Tips to Get Your Company More Conversions

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3180 Trends
• 3133 Published

Misel Saban
Contributing Editor
13. Misel Saban
Misel Saban is a Toronto native working as a dynamic self-starter Public Relations Specialist and Editor for Trend Hunter. She recently graduated York University with a double major in English... [Full Bio]

Visualizing Extraterrestrial Life - E.O. Wilson's Alien Talk Imagines Other Planetary Lifeforms
The Myth of Multitasking - Dan Harris's Performance Talk Debunks Doing Several Things at Once
The Globe and Mail: Trend Hunter's President Shelby Walsh Talks to Sticks & Stones' Sarah Foelske

Personal Site:
• 3138 Trends
• 3008 Published

Katherine Vong
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada
14. Katherine Vong
Hello! I'm originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, but I now live in California and am pursuing my MBA degree at UCLA Anderson. I have a marketing background and a passion for editing and media and have... [Full Bio]

Accessible Child Health Records - MotherKnows Provides Parents With Kids' Medical Records Anytime
Pleasant Do-Good Microsites - Energizer PositiveLand Demonstrates Brand's Social Commitment
Virtual Map Car Hunts - BMW 'Signposts' Campaign Has Swedes Looking for a Hidden BMW 3 Series
• 3047 Trends
• 2963 Published

Going Like Sixty

Costa Rica
15. Going Like Sixty
Mark Van Patten is Going Like Sixty. I'm baby boomer man who turned 60 in late 2007. Boomer born in 1947 for search engine optimization. I retired from the newspaper business July 1, 2011.... [Full Bio]

Multi-Lingual Social Media - Crashes Language Barriers
Silky Fair Frocks - Shabby Apple Boutique Releases Green Leaf Line Using Vintage-Inspired Photos
Plus Size Magazine Covers - The Vogue Italia Full-Figured Cover is a Welcome Surprise

Personal Site: goinglikesixty
• 3589 Trends
• 2891 Published

Gil Haddi
Research Expert
Toronto, Ontario
16. Gil Haddi
A graduate from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in Anthropology, I learned how to balance my time and deal with high pressure situations. Along with writing essays I participated in a... [Full Bio]

Comical Critter Call Videos - Ylvis Goes on a Quest to Answer "What Does the Fox Say?"
Bamboo-Branch Glassware - Hirota Glass Shop Designs Naturally Elegant Glass Vessels
Swirled Cream Lighting - The Chantilly Cone-Shaped Lamp Shade Looks Like a Soft Serve Sweet

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 2893 Trends
• 2827 Published

Jamie Danielle Munro
Co-Founder of Couple of Yuppies
17. Jamie Danielle Munro
Jamie Munro is the Co-Founder of Couple of Yuppies, and is also responsible for the video content creation of the site. She is a Trend Hunter graduate, avid beer-drinker and lover of all things... [Full Bio]

Vibrant Bandage Branding - Bandiful Breaks the Mould for Plaster Packaging
Vintage Nut Branding - Parker & Paisley Brand with an Old-School Look
Floral Skin Product Packaging - The Kahuna Skin and Haircare is Perfect for Surfers

Personal Site: coupleofyuppies
• 2647 Trends
• 2599 Published

Rahul Kalvapalle
18. Rahul Kalvapalle
I was born in India and grew up there and in various Middle Eastern countries. I moved to Canada by myself at age 18 to enroll in Carleton University as an international student. I got an undergrad... [Full Bio]

Reimagined Race Cars - The Lamborghini Gallardo GT3 Extenso is Wider and Lighter
12 Stick-Bound Meat Snacks - From Collagen Chicken Skewers to Meaty Stick Treats
Spiraling Underwater Cities - Ocean Spiral is Designed To Tap into the Deep Sea

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 2423 Trends
• 2333 Published

Technology / Academia
• 2389 Trends
• 2201 Published

Michael Hemsworth
Research Expert
20. Michael Hemsworth
I've got a passion for everything modern and innovative ranging from tech advancements to architectural achievements. When I'm not scouring the net for the latest updates, I'm riding my bike to meet... [Full Bio]

Social Good Timepieces - Azula Watches Feature a Fabric Face and Benefit Those in Need
Panoramic Action Cameras - The Tamaggo ibi 360 Makes Panoramic Pictures and Video Fast and Easy
Scented Christmas Ornaments - The Snowflake Bubble Aromatherapy Ornament Can Be Easily Customized

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2191 Trends
• 2120 Published

• 2615 Trends
• 1973 Published

Jaime Neely
Editor, Educational Curator, Brand Manager of
24. Jaime Neely
My adventure at Trend Hunter began immediately after I graduated from McGill University when I became an intern for four months during the summer of 2011. After the internship ended I was hired on... [Full Bio]

Top 80 World Ideas in November - From Winery Train Tours to Luxe Airline Accomodations
Top 60 Social Good Ideas in November - From Elephant Tourism Spoofs to Mustache-Fundraising Stats
Top 80 Unique Ideas in November - From Creepy Primate Decor to Rock Climbing Weddings
• 2008 Trends
• 1932 Published