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Patrick attended the University of Surrey from September 2007 and graduated in June of 2010 with a BA Hons degree in Law.

Following graduation in 2010 he then met producers Andrew Faure and Will McCabe. The three collaborated to produce a feature film now with a sales agency.

Patrick has now come to work as an intern with Trend Hunter.
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I have lived in 4 different countries and spent most of my youth playing professional tennis.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
My favorite accomplishment to date would have to be producing a feature film.
How do you define cool?
Cool is something new, innovative and revolutionary that will become timeless.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Discovering something innovative and then seeking the route cause behind that innovation. This helps to find truly unique and cutting edge trends.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
I have always been a fan of new ideas and ways to tackle a problem differently. This is ultimately where innovation stems from and thus why I enjoy Trend Hunter.
What is your favorite trend?
Hot Vice Presidents.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
You must have a catchy title. We are all attracted to something sensational, something that strikes but requires further investigation. Brevity is also key in body as this is the age of the short attention span.
How do you reset to be creative?
In order to reset the creative I find sport is a huge help. It takes your mind of what you are currently working on allows you to return with a fresh perspective.
What inspires or excites you?
Any form of new business innovation.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
Crowd sourcing will grow in popularity and eventually becomes a means by which more business's tackle projects.
Retro Rocket Motorbikes
Retro Rocket Motorbikes
The 1929 Jet Engine Motorcycle Claims to be the Only One of Its Kind
No your eyes do not deceive you: this is a retro 1929 jet engine Harley-Davidson motorbike. It is powered by not only one but two jet engines, that are mounted either side of the body. Motorcycles are… MORE
Potential Percentage Pledges
Potential Percentage Pledges
‘1% of Nothing' Vows 1 Percent of Start-Up Equity to a Go
‘1% of Nothing’ is a new company that allows startups to pledge one percent of their equity to a good cause. The hope is that the one percent could potentially grow to be a huge figure in the future. Therefore… MORE
Adjustable Email Devices
Adjustable Email Devices
Movable Ink Launches Service to Stream Live Content into Emails
Movable Ink launched a new service that allows live contents to be streamed into emails making them much more engaging. Essentially, the technology is capable of altering the content of the email after… MORE
Daily Diary Apps
Daily Diary Apps
Any.Do is an App to Organize Your Day Digitally
Any.Do is a new app to digitize your daily diary and to do list. The app contains the basic functions you would expect from such a device; however, it has some other applications that make it truly stand… MORE
Gear Preparing Autos
Gear Preparing Autos
The McLaren MP4-12 Lets You Pre-Select Your Next Gear
The McLaren MP4-12 is a new masterpiece, armed with new, high-tech engineering to compete with the Ferrari 458. It has an extremely sleek, comfortable and elegant curve, and certainly pleases modern day… MORE
Color-Blocked Headphones
Color-Blocked Headphones
The RZA Street Headphone is Chic
Just in time for Christmas comes a radical collection from RZA (member of the WU-TANG clan), known as the RZA Street Headphone. This is the perfect gift for any hip hop enthusiasts. The first option is… MORE
Provocative Phone Protectors
Provocative Phone Protectors
The Parental Advisory iPhone 4 Case Warns Users
The Parental Advisory iPhone 4 Case is a provocative cover for those whose conversations should come with a warning. The design is edgy, offering those who like to talk with a potty mouth a clever warning.… MORE
Gold Gilded Glasses
Gold Gilded Glasses
The Giorgio Armani 22-Karat Gold Aviators are Stylish
The Giorgio Armani 22-karat gold aviators scream luxury. Most would refer to these sunglasses as the epitome of luxury, fashion and exuberance, and for good reason. The extravagant glasses are unisex,… MORE
Egg-Like Autos
Egg-Like Autos
The Nissan Pivo Three Concept Car is Sleek
The Nissan Pivo Three concept car is the third evolution in the Pivo line, which is set to be unveiled at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. It essentially aims to epitomize the future of compact, eco-friendly… MORE
Marvelous Mirrored Abodes
Marvelous Mirrored Abodes
The Mirrorcube is Nearly Invisible
The Mirrorcube is a unique tree house tucked away within the forest, blending with its surroundings. Due to its mirrored exterior, the abode does essentially blend in with nature, and therefore does… MORE
Danger Report Devices
Danger Report Devices
'Neighbourhood Watch: Crime Incidence in England and Wales' is Telling
UK residents can now check out the crime rate in their area with the 'Neighbourhood Watch: Crime Incidence in England and Wales' infographic. Column Five Media made the chart in the form of a danger… MORE
All-In-One Phone Photography
All-In-One Phone Photography
Capta is a Tool That Improves iPhone Photos & Videos
If you own a smartphone, then you will be familiar with all the capabilities and functions they now come with. The most convenient and perhaps most used functions are photography, filming a video, watching… MORE
Sporty-Sleek Speedsters
Sporty-Sleek Speedsters
The SSC Tuatara is Out to Take Top Spot For Sports Cars
The SSC Tuatara is a sports car named after a reptile from New Zealand and out to take top spot for sports cars. The Tuatara is a fascinating creature as it possesses the world’s fastest evolving DNA.… MORE
Machine Gun Marketing
Machine Gun Marketing
The Get Busy Committee Distributes New Album on Weaponized USB
Rap group 'Get Busy Committee' has released its new album on a Uzi-themed USB stick. It is an outrageous marketing stunt, which is also highly provocative. It certainly grabs your attention and will be… MORE
Virtually Haunted Houses
Virtually Haunted Houses
The Hotel 626 Brings Horror to Your Home
Hotel 626 allows users to create a haunting in their house using this online application. Hotel 626 uses your webcam and computer to transform your abode into a house of horrors. It is a truly unique… MORE
Motor Themed Hotels
Motor Themed Hotels
The V8 Motel is the Perfect Place for a Car Enthusiast to Rest
In Stuttgart, Germany there is now a fantastic new motel where a car enthusiast can rest in style, known as the V8 Motel. All rooms feature motor vehicle-inspired creations to make even the most hardcore… MORE
Internet Presence Charts
Internet Presence Charts
The 'Expanding Small Business Web' Infographic is Telling
The 'Expanding Small Business Web' infographic explains what small companies are doing to enhance their presence on the Internet. The first column talks about web presence and how frequently a company's… MORE
Tech-Inspired Cleansers
Tech-Inspired Cleansers
The 'iShampo' is a Fake Rendition
The 'iShampo' is a new style of cleanser from Japan that encourages people to seek an alternative to the usual haircare brand. It can be purchased online in China through retailer Taobao, and went on sale… MORE
Artistic Mouse Illustrations
Artistic Mouse Illustrations
The IOGraph Allows You to Creat Art with Your Cursor
IOGraph generates artistic cursor creations using your computer. You simply activate the program and leave it running in the background. When you go back to it you can see exactly where your mouse has… MORE
Disaster-Tracking Devices
Disaster-Tracking Devices
The RSOE Website Allows Users to Find Calamities Across the World
For those who have ever wanted to track a disaster and see exactly where it is happening, the RSOE website now provides this service. The website shows you exactly where disasters are taking place and… MORE
Sweet Cycling Cyborgs
Sweet Cycling Cyborgs
Dr. Guero Presents a Robot on Wheels
A new breakthrough using internal gyroscopes means society can now have cycling cyborgs, as demonstrated by Dr. Guero's creation. Dr. Guero has worked at Boston Dynamics, AITS and the Osaka University.… MORE
Smartphone Robot Apps
Smartphone Robot Apps
Romo from Romotive Gives Users a Personal Companion
Romo from Romotive is a new app that allows users to turn their smartphones into personal companions. These robots will be able to move around and also learn, grow and change, essentially becoming more… MORE
Pixelated Time Pieces
Pixelated Time Pieces
The 'Derezzed' Watch Tells Time with Light
The 'Derezzed' watch reveals time through an interesting, pixelated display of light. The display is based on hexagons, and the LCD display is based on analog technology thus providing room for hours… MORE
Celebrity Twitter Tools
Celebrity Twitter Tools
Ever thought a celebrity marketing twitter tool would be exceptionally useful? It is now a possibility as many celebrities are using this as a new found income stream. Furthermore this does not just apply… MORE
Slim Cycle Accessories
Slim Cycle Accessories
The Tioga MT-ZERO Pedal Offers Serious Precision
There has been a growing trend in the bike industry to find lighter and more compact components without compromising quality, which is where the Tioga MT-ZERO comes in. The latest target to the minimalist… MORE
Crowdsourced Film Editing
Crowdsourced Film Editing
The London Project Movie was Created With Little to No Budget
The amount of money used to create the effects-filled and dramatic The London Project movie was shockingly low as its producers used a crowdsourced platform for the editing of the film. Filled with more… MORE
Charitable Crowd-Funded Films
Charitable Crowd-Funded Films
The Heartbreak Fund Promises to Give 50% of Profits to Charity
Thanks to sites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, prospective filmmakers no longer need to wish for investors or harass friends and family for cash. The Heartbreak Fund is the latest crowd-funded feature… MORE