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Reflecting a generation consumed with self-expression and individuality, Trend Hunter’s bizarre category showcase the most abstract ideas in brand and consumer innovation. Featuring everything from grotesque imagery to atypical designs and uncomfortable marketing tactics, these trends will showcase consumer fascination with the odd and abstract.
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Unconventional Ice Creams
Unconventional Ice Creams
The Ice Cream Project Creates Flavors Like Salad Cream & Worcestershire
Classic chocolate, vanilla and strawberry are not the ice cream flavors that are served up by The Ice Cream Project. Instead, the summer pop-up is offering flavors that range from unique to unusual... MORE
Lava-Based Architecture Proposals
Lava-Based Architecture Proposals
Arnhildur Palmadottir Wants to Utilize Controlled Lava Eruptions
Icelandic architect Arnhildur Palmadottir has put forward an outlandish design proposal, involving controlled lava eruptions. The professional is certainly pushing the envelope on architectural... MORE
Botanical Sinkhole Paradises
Botanical Sinkhole Paradises
Hunte's Garden is a Sinkhole Turned Tropical Wonder
Hunte’s Garden in Barbados is a botanical masterpiece and one of the island’s best-kept attractions. What makes it truly spectacular is the unusual story of how it came to be. Anthony... MORE
Limited-Edition Savory Cereals
Limited-Edition Savory Cereals
Deliveroo Launches Sushi, Pizza, and Chicken-Flavored Cereal
Deliveroo launches new savory cereal flavors ahead of Nation Cereal Day. The one-of-a-kind cereal range is inspired by the UK’s most loved takeout dishes. Consumers across London, Bristol, and... MORE
First-Ever Outer Space Artworks
First-Ever Outer Space Artworks
Selenian Will Place an Art Installation on the Moon's Surface
‘Selenian’ is a company that specializes in the curation of artwork for space. In collaboration with ‘Astrobotic’ and ‘NASA,’ the company will place a unique art... MORE
Potato-Scented Perfumes
Potato-Scented Perfumes
The Idaho Potato Commission Created a French Fry Fragrance for Valentine's
This Valentine’s Day, the Idaho Potato Commission created a French fry perfume for potato lovers. The limited-edition scent is called Frites by Idaho and it can be found only on the Idaho... MORE
Canned Goods-Inspired Bags
Canned Goods-Inspired Bags
The 'Anya Brands Heinz Baked Beans Crossbody' Comes in Turquoise
For those looking for a unique and quirky bag, Anya Hindmarch has released the ‘Anya Brands Heinz Baked Beans Crossbody.’ The brand is eco-conscious as it has “signed the Fashion... MORE
Bar-Inspired Trivia Games
Bar-Inspired Trivia Games
‘Pub Quiz The Board Game’ Covers Five Different Trivia Topics
‘Pub Quiz The Board Game’ is a compact board game that brings the pub home. Players must answer trivia questions while also enacting like they are actually at the pub. It has the liveliness that... MORE
Protected Barrier
Skincare brands highlight skin barrier-protecting ingredients
Trend - People who have sensitive, dry or damaged skin are increasingly prioritizing skin barrier-protection in the new skincare products they purchase. Cosmetic brands are responding by highlighting the healing and protective ingredients in their products.
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Conceptual Cow Pleasure Toys
Conceptual Cow Pleasure Toys
Ece Tan Promotes Farming Practices That are "More Pleasurable"
A cow sex toy may certainly be a first for the agriculture industry. A Central Saint Martins graduate, however, has certainly opened up the conversation with three products that are designed to &#... MORE
Kitten Fur Fragrances
Kitten Fur Fragrances
Demeter’s Kitten Fur Fragrance is a “Fragrance That Truly Purrs”
It is not every day one comes across a kitten fur fragrance but Demeter has you covered in this niche. The Kitten Fur Fragrance captures “the olfactory essence of the warmth and comfort of... MORE
Aquatic Plant-Inspired Kitchenware
Aquatic Plant-Inspired Kitchenware
The ‘Lilypad Cake Stand’ is Handcrafted from Stoneware
Anthropologie has recently released the whimsical-looking ‘Lilypad Cake Stand.’ Consumers are able to choose between two sizes: the small, which has a diameter of 9 inches, and the large, which... MORE
13 Condiment-Inspired Ice Creams
13 Condiment-Inspired Ice Creams
From Mayonnaise-Flavored Dessert Bars to Hot Dog Ice Creams
The world of ice cream is no longer dominated by sweet flavors as these salty, spicy and savory condiment-inspired ice creams prove. While Heinz created a range of limited-edition Heinz Creamz... MORE
Portable Handheld Dishwasher
Portable Handheld Dishwasher
This Smart Device Scrubs Off Oil and Grease With a Press of a Button
This handheld portable dishwashing device provides an in-between solution for those who don’t own a washing machine, yet don’t want to scrub off oil and grease from each dish individually.... MORE
Hot Dog Ice Creams
Hot Dog Ice Creams
Let the Dogs Out! Features Chunks of Caramelized Nathan’s All-Beef Hot Dogs
The Social is a destination for donuts, milkshakes and ice cream flavors that range from classic Vanilla Bean and Chocolate Fudge to hot dog ice cream. Let the Dogs Out! is an unusual ice cream... MORE
Savory Mustard Donuts
Savory Mustard Donuts
French's & Dough Doughnuts Collaborated on a Mustard-Infused Treat
In honor of National Mustard Day, French’s has debuted limited-edition beers, ice creams and yellow mustard hot dog buns and this year, the brand is introducing Mustard Donuts. These free... MORE
Profound Animal Missions
Profound Animal Missions
The Maui Nui Mission Helps Balance Axis Deer Populations
Maui Nui Venison’s Axis deer is a clean-tasting, non-gamey wild meat that’s already one of the world’s leanest, most nutrient-dense, high-protein red meats. Not only does it... MORE
Employee Resignations Campaigns
Employee Resignations Campaigns
Souldboost is Offering You $5,000 to Quit Your Job
PepsiCo’s Souldboost is offering $5,000 to quit your job and better your mental health. This ad targets individuals who feel restless and want to escape their current profession to explore new... MORE
Astronautical NFT Initiatives
Astronautical NFT Initiatives
Celestis and MicroPets Will Send Kids' Drawings into Space as NFTs
‘Celestis Memorial Space Flights’ has announced a new collaborative initiative with ‘MicroPets’ whereby the two entities will be sending a variety of NFTs into orbit, and... MORE
play_circle_filled Boxer-Branded Vasectomy Registries
Boxer-Branded Vasectomy Registries
SAXX Underwear Creates VaSAXXtomy Gift Registry
SAXX Underwear recently launched the new VaSAXXtomy Gift Registry to celebrate men who are getting a vasectomy. The new marketing initiative was launched in response to a recent survey that stated... MORE
Dinosaur-Inspired Planters
Dinosaur-Inspired Planters
The ‘Chia-saurus Rex Planter' is a Lets You Grow Your Own Project
The ‘Chia-saurus Rex Planter’ is the perfect gift for the dinosaur enthusiast and plant lover in your life. The planter is reminiscent of the popular Chia Pets that have been around since the 80s.... MORE
Life-Inspired Board Games
Life-Inspired Board Games
'The Game of Death’ is an Adult Board Game With Mature Content
‘The Game of Death’ is a unique game that takes players on a journey from birth to death. The motto and purpose of the game are to “live fast, die young” where players compete to see who... MORE
play_circle_filled Pizza-Themed Music Videos
Pizza-Themed Music Videos
Aspiring Hip-Hop Artist Lucha Little Dropped the 'I Want Pizza' Song
Lucha Little, an aspiring hip-hop artist, dropped a new music video that celebrates pizza ahead of National Pizza Week. The upbeat video for Lucha Little’s new track, called “I Want Pizza,... MORE
Comical Lawsuit-Inspired Campaigns
Comical Lawsuit-Inspired Campaigns
Glebe Has Released New Billboards Following Its Legal Battle
Glebe Farms has released a series of billboards after winning its legal battle with rival milk-alternative brand Oatly. The advertisements can be seen plastered throughout Victoria Station in London,... MORE
Biodegradable Growing Kits
Biodegradable Growing Kits
The ‘Sow & Co. Bonsai Tree’ Kit is an Eco-Friendly Growing Kit
Those interesting in growing their own bonsai from scratch can use the ‘Sow & Co. Bonsai Tree’ kit. Bonsai trees require a lot of time, care, and patience. They are rewarding trees to grow... MORE