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]

Mysterious Landscape Photography - Nicolas Bouvier Captures the Surreal in the Everyday
21 Alternative Chat Apps - From Data-Sharing Messaging Apps to Surprisingly Simplistic Apps
Bizarre Bathrobe Photography - The Bathrobe Crusader Instagram Travel Photo Series is Hilarious
• 23377 Trends
• 22968 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]

Energy-Conscious Toys - Eco Monsters Encourage Resourceful and Sustainable Behavior in Children
Lockable Bike Lights - City Firefly Brings Security to the Stationery Bicycle and the Moving Rider
Heat-Mapping Smartphone Apps - Seek Thermal Camera Produces Images of the Temperatures Around You

Personal Site:
• 9066 Trends
• 8954 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]

Junk Food Carryalls - A Korean Fad Turns Snack Packaging Into Fashionable Backpacks
Stark Summer Attire - COMEFORBREAKFAST's Spring Campaign Boasts Dramatically Layered Fashions
Tree Stump Seating - UHURU's Organic Furniture Pieces are Inspired by Nature

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 6448 Trends
• 6196 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]

Expansive Messaging Apps - The Talk Path App Makes Messaging Friends, Family and Businesses Easy
Rice-Dispensing Machines - This Food Vending Machine Produces Steaming Rice for Chinese Students
Italian-Inspired Decor - These Home Decor Objects Take Inspiration from the City of Milan

Personal Site: lauramcquarrie
• 5047 Trends
• 4976 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]

Smartphone-Powering Skateboards - The Chargeboard Features a Power Box that Can Charge Your Phone
DIY Canvas-Patched Jackets - This Tutorial is Perfect for Updating an Out-of-Date Jean Jacket
Laid-Back Socialite Editorials - This Elle Australia Photo Shoot Features a Casual Olivia Palermo

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3463 Trends
• 3386 Published

Katherine Vong
Contributing Editor
Toronto, Canada
11. 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

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

Artistic Brand Strategy - Erik Wahl's Innovative Creativity Keynote Explores How to Embrace Talent
Successful Start-Up Stories - Verne Harnish's Profitable Buisness Talk Explains Good Company Choices
Trustful Peer Advising - Ed Catmull's Peer Advising Speech Explores the Concept of Braintrust

Personal Site:
• 3079 Trends
• 2950 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

Gil Haddi
Research Expert
Toronto, Ontario
14. 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
15. 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]

Minimalist Gin Branding - The Cotswolds Distillery Gin Has a Darkened and Masculine Look
Eco-Friendly Light Packaging - Hyunseo Design Creates a Recyclable Design for
Open-Sourced Appliances - Hacking Households Designs Appliances Like One Would Software

Personal Site: coupleofyuppies
• 2629 Trends
• 2579 Published

Vasiliki Marapas
Contributing Editor
16. 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]

Dystopian Crusader Editorials - Caroline Brasch Nielsen Stars in Numero's #177 October Issue
Cozy Wilderness Editorials - Anja Rubik Stars in the Vogue Paris' October Issue
Glamorous Old-School Editorials - Ms. Hartzel is the Picture of Grace Vogue Paris' October Issue
• 2507 Trends
• 2430 Published

Alyson Wyers
Contributing Editor
17. 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]

Creamsicle Yogurt Bites - These Mini Orange Creamsicle Desserts are Made Using Greek Yogurt
Imagined Futuristic Groceries - The Future Market Guesses What Grocery Stores Will Be Like in 2065
Nostalgic Sitcom Illustrations - This Friends Poster Project Remembers the TV Show Two Decades Later

Personal Site: alysonwyers
• 2485 Trends
• 2429 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]

20 Back-to-School Apps - From Decision-Making Apps to Customizable Countdown Apps
37 Motivational Products - From Pop Star Merit Tees to Cussing Motivational Calendars
22 IKEA Campaigns - From Furniture-Building Races to Virtual Decorating Apps

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2085 Trends
• 2014 Published

Rahul Kalvapalle
22. 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]

Human Tattoo Galleries - The World's First Human Tattoo Gallery Featured Inked Human Exhibits
Iranian Father-Daughter Photos - The 'Iranian Fathers & Daughters' Photos Defy Stereotypes
Interactive Museum Beacons - The Guggenheim Musem is Testing Beacon Technology

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 2053 Trends
• 1977 Published

• 2615 Trends
• 1973 Published

Jaime Neely
Editor, Educational Curator, Brand Manager of
25. 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 Unique Ideas in October - From Plastic Surgery Paintings to Made Up Vacations
Top 100 Fashion Ideas in October - From Bespoke Futurist Fashion to Bohemian Selfie Campaigns
Top 100 Eco Ideas in October - From Self-Sustaining Wind Towers to Eco Ballerina Attire
• 1969 Trends
• 1895 Published