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]

Diversity-Embracing Campaigns - Barbour People Focuses on Real Fans of the Brand
Branded Workout Challenges - Nike's Better For It Challenge Gets People Fit in 90 Days
Global Collaboration Apps - Circa Helps People Keep Time Across Multiple Locations
• 25674 Trends
• 25265 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]

Chic Blood Sugar Bands - Hi-Tech Wearable Accessory Measures Glucose Levels by a Futuristic Fashion
Computer-Inspired Commodes - This Toilet Seat Laptop Design Draws from the Beauty of the MacBook
Compact Towable Workstations - Rolling Desk Can Be Pulled Like Luggage or Linked as a Bike Trailer

Personal Site:
• 9765 Trends
• 9664 Published

Jana Pijak

Toronto, Ontario
3. 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]

100 Artistic Makeup Innovations - From Theatrical Goth Runways to Paint-Splattered Model Portraits
Sophisticated Dart Board Sets - Best Made Company's Game Piece is Handcrafted and Artisanal
Digital Thermometer Apps - The DetectsFever App is Compatible With iPhone Models

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 8527 Trends
• 8276 Published

Michael Hines
Contributing Editor
San Francisco
• 8425 Trends
• 8149 Published

Bianca Bartz
Marketing & Events Director at
Vancouver, Canada
6. Bianca Bartz
Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, Bianca fell in love with business at a young age and formed a strong interest in entrepreneurship. She joined the startup world in 2007 when she became the... [Full Bio]

Ethical Aromatherapy Collections - The Vitruvi Fragrances are Inspired by Global Daily Rituals
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

Personal Site: biancabartz
• 5224 Trends
• 4963 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

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

Finding Additional Identity - This Talk About Motherhood and Entrepreneurship is by Neela Kaushik
The Microphone's Power - Dave Isay's Moving Talk About Story is on Humanity and Recording History
Streamlined Headphone Packaging - The Sol Republic Relays Has an Unexpectedly Elegant Design

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 4218 Trends
• 4178 Published

Vasiliki Marapas
Research Advisor & Writer
9. 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]

Celebratory Feminist Porn - The 10th Annual Feminist Porn Awards Kick Off on April 17th
Top 49 Social Good Trends in March - From Blogger Cancer Campaigns to Rooftop LGBT Collages
Top 55 Unique Ideas in March - From Pop-Up Animal Cafes to Kinky Character Cakes
• 4146 Trends
• 4073 Published

Matt Ho
Contributing Editor
• 3632 Trends
• 3473 Published

Tana Makmanee
Research Advisor at Trend Hunter
Toronto, ON
12. 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]

The Dream Island Experience - Heineken Encourages You to “Don’t Let Your Dreams Die”
35 Innovative TV Marketing Campaigns - From Superhero Simulation Games to Promotional Zombie Burgers
Conveniently Zippered Scarves - The Nanamica Utility Muffler Features a Unique Zippered Compartment

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3537 Trends
• 3460 Published

Rahul Kalvapalle
13. 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]

Bicycle-Towed Campers - The Wide Path Camper Can Hold Two Persons
Blind Collision Warning Devices - This Tiny Device Warns the Blind About Obstacles In Their Path
Vital Sign Monitoring Strips - Vital Connect Uses a Band Aid-Like Strip to Monitor Health

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 3380 Trends
• 3271 Published

Misel Saban
Contributing Editor
14. 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]

Better and Faster: Circularity - Jeremy Gutsche's Trends Innovation Keynote Discusses Intersection
Better and Faster: Reduction - Innovation and Creativity Speaker Jeremy Gutsche Shares Top Patterns
BNN: CEO of Trend Hunter Jeremy Gutsche Dives into Traps to Avoid With Better and Faster

Personal Site:
• 3291 Trends
• 3158 Published

Katherine Vong
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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]

Elusive Millennial Manuals - Christopher Anderson Explains How to turn Gen Y into Loyal Customers
Artist Residency Awards (UPDATE) - The 2015 Glenfiddich Canadian Artists in Residence Prize Winner
Comical Critter Call Videos - Ylvis Goes on a Quest to Answer "What Does the Fox Say?"

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 2895 Trends
• 2821 Published

Jamie Danielle Munro
Co-Founder of Couple of Yuppies
18. 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

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]

Sensory Satisfaction Calendars - The 2015 Bubble Calendar is For Those Who Love to Pop
Automatic Tea Brewers - The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Steeps the Perfect Cup Every Time
Battery-Infused Mugs - The EFFIC Mug Can Hold and Charge Your Smartphone Anywhere You Go

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2237 Trends
• 2166 Published

• 2615 Trends
• 1973 Published

Jaime Neely
Director of Content & Culture
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 Auto Ideas in December - From Tropical Car Fragrances to Foldable Electric Scooters
Top 55 Social Media Ideas in December - From Secure Login Apps to Internet Mentoring Novels
Top 80 Unique Ideas in December - From Brain-Covered Biscuits to LEGO Strip Club Sets
• 2008 Trends
• 1942 Published