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]

Top 100 Travel Trends of 2014 - From Mile High Accommodations to Naked Handstander Portraits
Top 100 Health Trends of 2014 - From Rodent-Themed Desks to Hydration-Monitoring Sensors
Top 100 Hair Trends of 2014 - From Styling Cocktail Bars to Prickly Toothpick Headdresses
• 24645 Trends
• 24229 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]

Top 100 Internet Trends of 2014 - From Intentionally Unattractive Selfies to Viral Cat-Calling PSAs
Top 100 Cosmetics Trends of 2014 - From Mod Beauty Shoots to Pop Culture Makeup Transformations
Top 100 Fashion Photography Trends of 2014 - From Avant-Garde Editorials to Candid Model Closeups

Personal Site: thebrunettesfashion
• 7479 Trends
• 7219 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]

Top 70 Interactive Trends in December - From Crowdsourced Holiday Songs to Wrapping Paper Posters
Top 100 Interactive Trends of 2014 - From Multisensory Automotive Lounges to Romantic Mail Trucks
Top 100 Romance Trends of 2014 - From Female-Friendly Dating Apps to Young Love Portraits

Personal Site: lauramcquarrie
• 6184 Trends
• 6103 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]

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
• 5224 Trends
• 4964 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

Vasiliki Marapas
Contributing Editor
8. 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]

Top 100 Modern Trends of 2014 - From Atypical Abstract Furniture to Humanized Fashion Branding
Top 100 Branding Trends of 2014 - From Re-Designed Pop Culture Brands to Fanciful Bottle Branding
Top 100 Marketing Trends of 2014 - From Body Diversity Campaigns to Belly Ice Cream Ads
• 3564 Trends
• 3487 Published

Matt Ho
Contributing Editor
• 3632 Trends
• 3473 Published

Tana Makmanee
Research Advisor at Trend Hunter
Toronto, ON
10. 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]

Stylishly Lightweight Headphones - Wicked Audio offers music lovers a durable way to listen to music
14 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

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3495 Trends
• 3418 Published

Alyson Wyers
Contributing Editor
11. 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]

Top 100 Eco Trends of 2014 - From Self-Sufficient Treehouse Homes to Chinese Pollution Pictures
Top 100 New Ventures Trends of 2014 - From Feline-Focused Coffee Shops to Solar Bench Chargers
Top 70 Market Trends of 2014 - From Localized Social Media Marketplaces to Extinct Career Charts

Personal Site: trendhunter
• 3443 Trends
• 3391 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]

Living Livestream Media - Thomas Hellum's Television Keynote Explores the Concept of Slow TV
Innovating Through Hackathons - Elliott Masie's Hack Talk Offers an Alternative Way to Ideate
Leveraging Smartphone Broadcasting - Bruno Torturra's Streaming Keynote Explores Discrepancies

Personal Site:
• 3159 Trends
• 3028 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]

Shower-Friendly Speakers - The Divoom Airbeat-10 is Splash-Proof and Versatile
Poignant Palestinian Films - 'A Psychological State' Depicts a Palestinian Man Dealing With His Past
40 Ways Radio is Changing - From Change-Maker Radio Shows to Rolling Radios

Personal Site: rahulkalvapalle
• 2628 Trends
• 2544 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]

Blood-Sucking Video Games - Blood Sport Collects Your Blood for Every Hit You Take
Utilitarian Holiday Decorations - The Tactical Holiday Stocking Makes Sure You're Prepared For Gifts
Cartoon-Inspired Minivans - The SpongeBob Toyota Sienna is Fanatically Designed and Awesome

Personal Site: mhemsworth
• 2197 Trends
• 2126 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 60 Eco Ideas in December - From Eco Feline Homes to Lightweight Water Bottles
Top 100 Tech Ideas in December - From Multi-Tasking Tablets to Commemorative Euro Trains
Top 100 Lifestyle Ideas in December - From Terrifying Wedding Photography to Surreal Digital Museums
• 2008 Trends
• 1930 Published