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Top 55 Design Trends in July
Top 55 Design Trends in July
From Playable DIY Video Games to Handcrafted Wooden Toys
The DIY aesthetic is strong in the July 2020 design category as many innovations seek to include consumers in the creative process either through giving them the tools that they need or a helpful... MORE
Buildable Art Sets
Buildable Art Sets
The LEGO Art Series Appeals to Pop Culture-Loving Adults
The new LEGO Art series consists of four nostalgic sets that help Millennials welcome buildable pieces of pop culture into their homes. The art sets were created through official collaborations with... MORE
Sunlight-Harnessing Wall Clocks
Sunlight-Harnessing Wall Clocks
The 'Sunlight Clock' by Linda B Uses Light to Tell the Time
Conventional clocks can cause a person to feel rushed or stressed out, so the ‘Sunlight Clock’ is intended to help change this experience by highlighting a different kind of user... MORE
Health-Monitoring Smart Toilet Concepts
Health-Monitoring Smart Toilet Concepts
Researchers at Stanford Pioneer a Data-Powered Toilet
Sanjiv Gambhir and his colleagues have debuted a unique smart toilet concept that will have long-term implications for health. Published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, the innovation consists of... MORE
Healthfully Infused Noodle Cups
Healthfully Infused Noodle Cups
Noodl Plus Products are Infused with Super Nutrients & Bold Colors
Instant noodles used to have a reputation of being low cost and low in nutritional value but a wave of brands are redeveloping easy-to-make noodle products for a new generation that’s looking... MORE
Plant-Filled Health Buildings
Plant-Filled Health Buildings
Heatherwick Studio Creates a Stunning Aesthetic for Maggie's Centre
Maggie’s Centre is a health building that supports people with cancer and their loved ones. Located on the grounds of St. James’ University Hospital in Leeds, the structure boasts a... MORE
Album Art Puzzles
Album Art Puzzles
Radiohead's 1,000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Recreates an Album Cover
While people have been embracing slow living and devoting some time to tech-free activities at home within the past few years, 2020 has made puzzles immensely popular again—and Radiohead is even... MORE
Palm Oil Byproduct-Based Furniture
Palm Oil Byproduct-Based Furniture
Nataša Perković Delivers the Recilaimed Oil Palm Collection
Embracing the concept of sustainability—a principle that is crucial for companies, designers, and architects to adopt—Nataša Perković debuts a furniture collection made from palm oil byproduct,... MORE
Pocket Flatpack
The flatpack function extends to wallet-sized products and accessories
Trend - Brands are taking advantage of the practicality of flatpack design and extending the format beyond the parameters of furniture and travel categories. This shift entails pocket-friendly products that might come in handy on-the-go.
Workshop Question - In what facets of your company can flatpack be applied as a concept?
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Commemorating Pride Bricks
Commemorating Pride Bricks
Ali Forney Center is Auctioning the Queer Brick for Support
Ali Forney Center—the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States that supports homeless LGBTQ+ youths by providing them with access to healthcare services and shelter—is raising... MORE
Touch-Free Bathroom Solutions
Touch-Free Bathroom Solutions
Gaberit Boasts Infra-Red and Touchless Design for the Bathroom
The COVID-19 pandemic has made consumers wary of what they come in contact with and since many place emphasis on the need for frequent sanitation and smart design, things like touch-free bathrooms... MORE
Multi-Functional Glass Sculptures
Multi-Functional Glass Sculptures
Grigory Gorkovenko Creates a Striking & Ultra-Functional Product
Debuted during Dezeen’s Virtual Design Fair, ‘Homo’ is a glass sculpture that was built by Russian creative Grigory Gorkovenko. For the silhouette, the designer used more than 50... MORE
Artist-Designed Gin Bottles
Artist-Designed Gin Bottles
Bombay Sapphire's Hebru Brantley Bottle Supports a BLM Chapter
Premium gin brand Bombay Sapphire collaborated with Hebru Brantley on its first-ever artist-designed bottle, which boasts a unique look that incorporates street art influences and the Chicago artist&#... MORE
Rock Climbing-Inspired Staircases
Rock Climbing-Inspired Staircases
Deferrari+Modesti Develops a Feature for a Dynamic Household
Interior design studio Deferrari+Modesti has facilitated a playful dynamic household aesthetic by incorporating a cheeky, multi-functional staircase that fits well into the lifestyle of the sports-... MORE
Canned Sparkling Tequilas
Canned Sparkling Tequilas
Onda Mixes Tequila with Sparkling Water and Real Fruit Juice
Onda is on a mission to appeal to a new generation of drinkers with its premium sparkling tequila beverages, which are conveniently packed into cans. The beverages are made with blanco tequila from... MORE
play_circle_filled Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
The Noah Store in Osaka Commemorates the Space's Origin
A new Noah store opened in Osaka, Japan amid the global pandemic. The popular New York City-based streetwear brand is nuzzled in a space that was previously the “home of a 100-year old family-... MORE
Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
This Vintage Industrial Foosball Table is Finely Crafted
The Vintage Industrial Foosball Table from Restoration Hardware is a premium tabletop pastime that will fit in well with existing fixtures in a living space to accommodate daily gaming endeavors.... MORE
Silkworm-Spun Pavilions
Silkworm-Spun Pavilions
Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter Group Reveal a Striking Pavilion
Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter Group at MIT have debuted a captivating pavilion that highlights the ability of silkworms to “not only [act] as construction workers but also as designers.&#... MORE
Next-Gen Video Displays
Next-Gen Video Displays
Sony's Eye-Sensing Light Field Display Shares Engaging Video Experiences
Sony Electronics recently accepted the 2020 Future Best of Show InfoComm Special Edition Award by AV Technology for its innovative Eye-Sensing Light Field Display, which introduces the next... MORE
Scratch-Resistant Indoor Paints
Scratch-Resistant Indoor Paints
The PPG UltraLast Paint + Primer is Washable and Protective
The same PPG technology that’s used for protecting cars and mobile devices is now being applied to indoor paint, as seen with the launch of the PPG UltraLast paint + primer. The paint product... MORE
play_circle_filled Playable DIY  Video Games
Playable DIY Video Games
GB Studio is a Design Suite for Developing Nintendo GameBoy Software
DIY video games have proven to be a difficult task in the past but as technology evolves, even this activity becomes more accessible to those with little to no programming experience. For those who... MORE
Outlined Beer Packs
Outlined Beer Packs
Best of Kin's Dad Beer Pack Features a Playful Hand-Drawn Design
This Father’s Day, there won’t be sports games from this season for dads to watch on TV but Best of Kin created a Dad Beer gift that will be appreciated nonetheless. Dad Beer is brewed... MORE
Zero-Emissions Public Transport
Zero-Emissions Public Transport
Arrival Launches a Eco-Conscious Bus for Public Use
Electric vehicles are making their way from a consumer-oriented product to a widely available option as the push for zero-emissions public transportation strengthens. Most recently, electric auto... MORE
Compact Co-Living Houses
Compact Co-Living Houses
Swing Boasts a Contemporary Home in Osaka That Can Houses Eight People
Due to urban density and issues of affordability, many city dwellers flock to compact co-living houses as solutions. As a result, an architectural focus is placed on functional dwellings that can... MORE
Personal Struggle-Inspired Fashion
Personal Struggle-Inspired Fashion
Jessan Macatangay's Experimental Fashion Line Carries Meaning
Jessan Macatangay—a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, England—has debuted a captivating experimental fashion line that explores the depths of personal struggle. For the striking... MORE