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]

Time Machine Photography - Samantha Decker Captures a Glimpse of the Future From the Past
Customizable Teepee Cabins - The Nook by Antony Gibbon is Convert into a Raft
Connected Home Apps - Wink Conveniently Coordinates Internet-Connected Household Items
• 23884 Trends
• 23495 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]

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
Water-Powered Flashlights - Blackout Buddy H2O Produces 72 Hours of Illumination with 1 Cup of Aqua

Personal Site:
• 9095 Trends
• 9001 Published

Michael Hines
Contributing Editor
San Francisco
• 8311 Trends
• 8044 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]

Cosmic Sci-Fi Editorials - Metal Magazine's Light After Night Story is Captured by Bryan Huynh
Psychedelic Menswear Portraits - This Travis Smith Editorial is Lensed for F****** Young! Online
Sporty Swimwear Editorials - Design Scene's Keep Up The Beat Series Features Sporty Swimwear

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 6744 Trends
• 6495 Published

Laura McQuarrie
Contributing Editor
5. Laura McQuarrie
Laura is a Contributing 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... [Full Bio]

Incentivized Clean-Up Campaigns - Tunisie Telecom's Beach Cleanup Campaign Rewards with Wi-Fi
Floral Desert Photography - Guy Tal's Desert Photos Capture Rare Desert Flowers
Amazing Dragon Cakes - This How to Train Your Dragon Cake is Award-Winning

Personal Site: lauramcquarrie
• 5530 Trends
• 5468 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

Misel Saban
Contributing Editor
11. 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]

Giving Intelligently to Charities - Sheryl WuDunn's Charity Talk Explains How to Give Wisely
Stop Trauma From Defining You - Debra Jarvis' Cancer Talk Inspires Us Not Let Our Struggles Shape Us
Adequately Compensating Employees - Kip Tindell's Pay Speech Talks About Properly Rewarding Workers

Personal Site:
• 3113 Trends
• 2982 Published

Katherine Vong
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada
12. 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
13. 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

Vasiliki Marapas
Contributing Editor
14. 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]

Transformative Charitable Experiences - Omaze Offers Dream Experiences for a Good Cause
Sporty Moroccan Collections - The Spring Preen Line is Eye-Catching Yet Easy to Wear
Volunteer Statistic Infographics - Cancer Research UK's Infographic Measures the Volunteering Sector
• 2923 Trends
• 2850 Published

Gil Haddi
Research Expert
Toronto, Ontario
15. 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

Alyson Wyers
Contributing Editor
16. 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]

Croissant Donut Desserts - Dunkin Donuts Will be Releasing Their Own Limited Edition of the Cronut
Teaching Innovators Better - Diana Kander's Innovation Presentation Emphasizes Exerimentation
Edible Gore - Trend Hunter Editor Misel Saban Counts Down her Favorite Desserts for Halloween

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 2825 Trends
• 2778 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]

25 Brilliant Branding Initiatives - From Cyclist-Focused Cafes to Winsome Waterbird Branding
Undulating Train Stations - Vinge Train Station Will Blend In Seamlessly With the City of Vinge
Ultraviolet-Tracking Wristbands - The Microsoft Band Lets You Know When You Need Sunscreen

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 2289 Trends
• 2205 Published

Technology / Academia
• 2389 Trends
• 2201 Published

Michael Hemsworth
Research Expert
21. 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]

Contraband Kitty Treats - Stark Raving Cat's Catnip Joints Look Just Like the Real Thing
Dinosaur Shower Heads - This 3D-printed T-rex Shower Head Brings the Prehistoric into the Washroom
Starkly Athletic Lookbooks - The Nike x UNDERCOVER Gyakusou Holiday 2014 Collection is Chic

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2163 Trends
• 2090 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 100 Lifestyle Ideas in October - From First Date Photography to Elegant Berry Boxes
Top 100 Design Ideas in October - From Feline-Friendly Architecture to Finned Wood Buildings
Top 100 Tech Ideas in October - From Sleek Smartphone Cameras to Robotic Vehicle Valets
• 1988 Trends
• 1911 Published