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Amelia Roblin

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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 was hooked and now the rest is history!

I'm a lover of graphic, furniture and industrial design, of architecture and painting. I feel fortunate to have grown up around my beloved Toronto and to have lived in Canberra and Melbourne, Australia, where there's so much scrumptious creative inspiration around every corner.

What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Chance and instinct ...and Feedly.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The fabulous community of writers, editors, interns and programmers. I'm ever excited by the ideas expressed and the new projects constantly being initiated. Needless to say, the abundance of amazing subjects (especially design-related) churned out every few minutes also keeps me glued to TH nearly every waking hour.
What is your favorite trend?
It changes every day!
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
First off, I try to look for juicy subjects. A great trend begins to write itself when you highlight its most engaging features.
How do you reset to be creative?
I peruse my favorite blogs for inspiration.
What inspires or excites you?
Good design, as a balance between creative aesthetic and innovative and intuitive functionality.
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Alternative Engagement Rings - Arsaeus' Salt and Pepper Diamond Rings Have Captivating Character
Alternative Engagement Rings
Arsaeus' Salt and Pepper Diamond Rings Have Captivating Character
Load-Bearing End Tables - This Tubular Steel Table Provides a Flat Surface and Several Pegs As Hooks
Load-Bearing End Tables
This Tubular Steel Table Provides a Flat Surface and Several Pegs As Hooks
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks - The Storage Box Series Conceals Loose Coins and Collects Assorted Items
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
The Storage Box Series Conceals Loose Coins and Collects Assorted Items
Revamped Slinky Seating - The Renaissance Chair Harkens Back to an Ancient Roman Throne
Revamped Slinky Seating
The Renaissance Chair Harkens Back to an Ancient Roman Throne
Restorative Feminine Skincare - EMVY Cosmetics Are Gentle Treatments In Cute and Clinical Packaging
Restorative Feminine Skincare
EMVY Cosmetics Are Gentle Treatments In Cute and Clinical Packaging
Balloon-Molded Bowls - Guy van Leemput Makes Delicate Ceramics Using Inflated Balloons as Bases
Balloon-Molded Bowls
Guy van Leemput Makes Delicate Ceramics Using Inflated Balloons as Bases
Hybrid Winter Implements - A Combined Shovel and Brush is a Handy Companion for Snowstorm Car Care
Hybrid Winter Implements
A Combined Shovel and Brush is a Handy Companion for Snowstorm Car Care
Easy Replanter Pots - The Rem'Pot Makes Repotting Your Plants a Simple and Shovel-Free Exercise
Easy Replanter Pots
The Rem'Pot Makes Repotting Your Plants a Simple and Shovel-Free Exercise
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs - This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
Clean Cold Brew Cans - Civil Goat Packaging Refines Its Image with Minimalism and Its Mascot
Clean Cold Brew Cans
Civil Goat Packaging Refines Its Image with Minimalism and Its Mascot
Dehumidifying Eco Showers - The Delta Shower Adapts to Different Spaces and Recycles Water Vapor
Dehumidifying Eco Showers
The Delta Shower Adapts to Different Spaces and Recycles Water Vapor
Urban Sterilizer Stations - The Lambda Makes Waterless Hand-Cleaning Possible in Public Places
Urban Sterilizer Stations
The Lambda Makes Waterless Hand-Cleaning Possible in Public Places
Multi-Surface Tables - This Cocktails' Table Has Satellite Surfaces for a Party's Worth of Drinks
Multi-Surface Tables
This Cocktails' Table Has Satellite Surfaces for a Party's Worth of Drinks
Perfectly Proportional Purifiers - This Air Manager Was Designed with the Golden Ratio In Mind
Perfectly Proportional Purifiers
This Air Manager Was Designed with the Golden Ratio In Mind
Vacuum-Sealed Sofas - This Collection of Compressed Furniture Makes Moving a Lighter Weight Effort
Vacuum-Sealed Sofas
This Collection of Compressed Furniture Makes Moving a Lighter Weight Effort
Origami-Inspired Seating - The Exo Chair Mimics the Folding of Paper and the Rigidity of Sculpture
Origami-Inspired Seating
The Exo Chair Mimics the Folding of Paper and the Rigidity of Sculpture
Roundabout Wall Clocks - This Inverted Clock Features Hands That Rotate From Behind the Face
Roundabout Wall Clocks
This Inverted Clock Features Hands That Rotate From Behind the Face
Divergent Dairy Branding - These Russian Dairy Products Were Designed to Differ From Competing Goods
Divergent Dairy Branding
These Russian Dairy Products Were Designed to Differ From Competing Goods
Contemporary Fishing Cabins - This Cottage Was Designed with Inspiration from Old Anglers' Shacks
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
This Cottage Was Designed with Inspiration from Old Anglers' Shacks
Convertible Portable Fans - This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
Convertible Portable Fans
This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
Music Teacher Matchmaking - Find a Music Teacher with a New Filterable and Informative Platform
Music Teacher Matchmaking
Find a Music Teacher with a New Filterable and Informative Platform
Synthesized Retro Bands - Cubs Refrain Repurposes 80s Synthpop for a Uniquely Refreshed Analog Sound
Synthesized Retro Bands
Cubs Refrain Repurposes 80s Synthpop for a Uniquely Refreshed Analog Sound
Innovative Infusion Pumps - The Portable IV System Relies on Pressure for Accurate Administration
Innovative Infusion Pumps
The Portable IV System Relies on Pressure for Accurate Administration
Water-Resistant Smartphones - BlackBerry Motion Can Handle Spills and a Full Day Without a Charger
Water-Resistant Smartphones
BlackBerry Motion Can Handle Spills and a Full Day Without a Charger
Personalizable Pod Coffee - The Nespresso Expert Serves Consumers a Taste of Customization
Personalizable Pod Coffee
The Nespresso Expert Serves Consumers a Taste of Customization
Newfangled String Instruments - This Yamaha Electric Violin Gives Time-Honored Sound a New Form
Newfangled String Instruments
This Yamaha Electric Violin Gives Time-Honored Sound a New Form
Innovative Drug Dispensers - The Karie Medication Dispenser Automates Dosage Management at Home
Innovative Drug Dispensers
The Karie Medication Dispenser Automates Dosage Management at Home
Documented Craigslist Encounters - This Photography Series Captures Subjects Who Answered Online Ads
Documented Craigslist Encounters
This Photography Series Captures Subjects Who Answered Online Ads
Smart Wi-Fi Sockets - The Orvibo Intelligent Outlet Instantly Establishes a Smart Home
Smart Wi-Fi Sockets
The Orvibo Intelligent Outlet Instantly Establishes a Smart Home
Communal Pollution Trackers - Flow Smart Air Quality Tracker Helps Communities Live Healthier Lives
Communal Pollution Trackers
Flow Smart Air Quality Tracker Helps Communities Live Healthier Lives
Long-Life Electric Toothbrushes - The usmile U1 Toothbrush Operates for 6 Months on a 3-Hour Charge
Long-Life Electric Toothbrushes
The usmile U1 Toothbrush Operates for 6 Months on a 3-Hour Charge
Traditional Medicinal Packaging - Chinese Herb Branding Takes Cues from Customary Containers
Traditional Medicinal Packaging
Chinese Herb Branding Takes Cues from Customary Containers
Household Precision Paintbrushes - The Anza Paint Brush Supports DIY Projects with Ease and Accuracy
Household Precision Paintbrushes
The Anza Paint Brush Supports DIY Projects with Ease and Accuracy
Canteen Pill Packaging - This Water Bottle Pill Package Makes Carrying Medication Convenient
Canteen Pill Packaging
This Water Bottle Pill Package Makes Carrying Medication Convenient
Heart-Shaped Bike Holders - Urban Cyclists Absolutely Adore This Convenient Indoor Bike Hanger
Heart-Shaped Bike Holders
Urban Cyclists Absolutely Adore This Convenient Indoor Bike Hanger
Switchback Ship Decks - The Seasight Cruise Gives Passengers Optimal Viewing Platforms of the Fjords
Switchback Ship Decks
The Seasight Cruise Gives Passengers Optimal Viewing Platforms of the Fjords
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