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I'm a former Nipissing University student, who loves to read, write, and waste copious amounts of time on the inter-web.
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I'm a board game nut, and a movie buff. Oh, and I have a Bruce Campbell collection on the go, which includes movies, action figures,and books such as "Make Love the Bruce Campbell Way". I'm a bit of a geek.
What's your favorite accomplishment?
I'm young, and I'm certain my greatest accomplishments are still in the works, but I do have a favourite academic accomplishment from my time at Nip. I got the opportunity to write a social commentary on George A. Romero's cult classic "Dawn of the Dead". I thought that was pretty cool.
How do you define cool?
Cool is hard to define, because people's interests are so radically different. What's cool to one person might completely bore someone else. I like things that make you think. Something cool should astonish, and surprise you. It should hold your interest.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
I uncover trends by using the resources I have all around me. The internet has no shortage of bloggers, and companies trying to make people aware of cool new ideas and trends. It's just a matter of looking.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
I like the wide range of categories, and sub-categories covered by Trend Hunter. There's something for everyone, and it's well organized and easy to find.
What is your favorite trend?
This is a tough question, but I think it's a tie between zombified teddy bears, and any trend on 3-D printers (which I'm really jazzed about!)
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Stick to what you're genuinely interested in. When you really like the topic you've selected, it shows in your work, and usually makes for a good read.
How do you reset to be creative?
I watch a good movie, read a good book.
What inspires or excites you?
I'm inspired by my favorite authors, actors, and directors. A good book can inspire me.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
I feel like almost anything is possible between now and then. I will predict however, that by that time 3-D printers will be a household item, and interactive technology (like the interactive mannequin) will be far more common.
Personalized Scent Subscriptions
Personalized Scent Subscriptions
Scent Trunk's Fragrance Subscription Will Find Your Perfect Scent
Finding the perfect cologne or perfume can be a hassle but a new personalized fragrance subscription service makes it extremely simple. A recent Canadian startup called Scent Trunk analyzes your... MORE
Gruesome Slasher Editorials
Gruesome Slasher Editorials
The Horror Movie Editorial for Vogue Italia was Shot by Steven Meisel
Fashion photographer Steven Meisel is behind the aptly named ‘Horror Movie’ editorial for Vogue Italia. This slasher flick-inspired series features fashionably dressed victims on the run... MORE
Glassblown Bubble Decor
Glassblown Bubble Decor
The Round Square Project by Studio Thier-Vandaalen was Bubble Inspired
These stunning glassblown cabinets and accent pieces are a part of the Round Square project by Studio Thier-Vandaalen. These intriguing pieces of home decor were inspired by soap bubbles, and each... MORE
Recycled Canister Sculptures
Recycled Canister Sculptures
Artist Gerd Rohling Transformed These Gas Canisters Into Works of Art
Imaginative artist Gerd Rohling has a knack for turning trash into artistic treasure, which is exactly what he’s done for his ‘Nothing for All’ exhibit. In this series Rohling has... MORE
Rebellious Redhead Editorials
Rebellious Redhead Editorials
Meghan Collison Stars in This i-D Magazine Series by Colin Dodgson
Fashion photographer Colin Dodgson captures the spirit of rebellion in this i-D Magazine editorial entitled ‘It’s Never Too Late to Prove Your Mother Wrong.’ Stunner Meghan... MORE
Drug Lord Depictions
Drug Lord Depictions
Artist and Breaking Bad Fan Armando Mesias Painted These Walter White Works
Breaking Bad fan and artist Armando Mesias has created a series of paintings that essentially document Walter White’s transformation from chemistry teacher to infamous drug lord. Mesias has... MORE
Carved Marble Couture
Carved Marble Couture
Artist Alasdair Thomson Sculpts Chic Summer Dresses from Marble
Talented sculptor Alasdair Thomson has recently created ‘The Identity Collection’, which is essentially a series of flirty and feminine dresses carved from marble. Each stunning dress in... MORE
Kid-Friendly Light Fixtures
Kid-Friendly Light Fixtures
Finnish Company Feelis Helsinki is Behind the Moomin Light Collection
The designers at Finnish company Feelis Helsinki are responsible for creating the adorable Moomin Light collection. These whimsical light fixtures have been designed to look like cute little hippos,... MORE
Bold Bathroom Editorials
Bold Bathroom Editorials
Lily McMenamy Stars in This Eccentric Editorial Shot by Tung Walsh
Fashion photographer Tung Walsh is behind the bold ‘Beyond’ editorial for Centerfold issue 10. This eccentric series stars the lovely Lily McMenamy, who strikes provocative poses in... MORE
Eccentric Beauty Treatment Editorials
Eccentric Beauty Treatment Editorials
This VMAN Magazine Editorial Mocks Extreme Beauty Treatments
Fresh-faced model Yuri Pleskun stars in this VMAN Magazine editorial, which playfully mocks extreme beauty treatments. This series, shot by photographer Richard Burbridge, is appropriately titled &#... MORE
Smouldering Afro Editorials
Smouldering Afro Editorials
The Sultry ‘Afrodisiaque’ Editorial was Created for Stylist France
Stunner Stef van der Laan stars in the ‘Afrodisiaque’ editorial for Stylist France. This sultry summer-inspired series features cropped tops, deep v-neck tops, lacy numbers and shimmering short-... MORE
Bookish Lamp Designs
Bookish Lamp Designs
These Sculptural Book Lamps Come From Etsy BomDesignNL
Bookworms will appreciate these sculptural book lamps from Etsy shop BomDesignNL. These fanned out lamps were designed by creative duo Michael Bom and Antoinet Deurloo. Some of these lamps have... MORE
Daring Diva Editorials
Daring Diva Editorials
The Numero Magazine March Issue Features Model Aline Weber
Bombshell Aline Weber stars in this editorial for the Numero Magazine March issue. This dramatic fashion series is full of bold cosmetics and edgy evening attire. This striking editorial was shot by... MORE
Pop Art Gallery Editorials
Pop Art Gallery Editorials
The Refresh Your Style Editorial for Vogue Italia is Set in a Gallery
Spring is here, and the ‘Refresh Your Style’ editorial for Vogue Italia welcomes it with lots of vibrant colors. This striking fashion series features model Ruby Aldridge, who looks as... MORE
Provocative Scarf Editorials
Provocative Scarf Editorials
This Exhibition Magazine Editorial was Created for the Silk Issue
Fashion photographer Pierre Debusschere shot this sultry scarf editorial for Exhibition Magazine, as a part of the Silk Issue. This series features models Andrew Westermann, Daiane Conterato and... MORE
Comical Fitness Selfies
Comical Fitness Selfies
Instagram User Kelly Roberts Took a Series of Funny Selfies While Running
Fitness enthusiast and Instagram user Kelly Roberts recently ran a half marathon, and kept things interesting by taking hilarious selfies on the go. Kelly took a selfie for every mile she ran, and... MORE
Avant-Garde Cosmetic Captures
Avant-Garde Cosmetic Captures
This Fat Magazine 2014 Editorial Features Model Lindsey Wixson
This artsy avant-garde beauty series for Fat Magazine was shot by photographer Henrik Bulow. Model Lindsey Wixson stars in this chic circus series. In more than a few shots, she looks like a... MORE
Preppy Punk Fashion
Preppy Punk Fashion
This Men's Fashion Editorial for ADON Magazine was Shot by Joey Leo
Fresh-faced male model Fabio Mancini stars in this stylish preppy punk editorial for ADON Magazine. These looks could be described as formal, but they each contain rebellious elements that make them... MORE
Bomb-Shaped Liquor Bottles
Bomb-Shaped Liquor Bottles
The Democracy Vodka Bottle Design was Created by STUDIOIN
The deadly bottle design for Democracy Vodka comes from an agency called STUDIOIN. This bottle has essentially been made to look like a missile, which is interesting when one considers the name of... MORE
Flowery Men's Fashion
Flowery Men's Fashion
The In Bloom Editorial for Observer Magazine was Shot by Jason Hetherington
The In Bloom editorial for Observer Magazine features flower-covered men’s wear that will have viewer’s longing for spring. In almost all of these bloom-filled fashion shots, the male... MORE
Flag-Inspired Cosmetic Captures
Flag-Inspired Cosmetic Captures
This Danish ELLE Editorial was Shot by Henrik Adamsen
These bold cosmetic captures were shot by photographer Henrik Adamsen for Danish ELLE. What makes these shots unforgettable is that the looks featured in them are flag themed. The model seen in... MORE
Chic Magician Captures
Chic Magician Captures
The 'Magic Star' Editorial for Vogue Netherlands April 2014 is Elegant
Blonde bombshell Ola Rudnicka dresses up like a magician (and a magician’s assistant) in the ‘Magic Star’ editorial for the Vogue Netherlands April 2014 issue. These elegant... MORE
Cute Scrap Metal Sculptures
Cute Scrap Metal Sculptures
Artist Dean Patman Creates Animal Sculptures from Recycled Materials
Animal-loving artist Dean Patman creates cutesy creature sculptures out of various recycled materials. Many of these scrap metal artworks are modeled after birds, though Patman has also created a... MORE
Woodland Critter Bookshelves
Woodland Critter Bookshelves
This Deer Bookshelf was Created by Design Company beDesign
Clever company ‘beDesign’ is behind this modern deer bookshelf. This shelf was definitely made in a minimalist style. The design comes in white or black metal, and an oaky wood finish.... MORE
Unusually Hairy Self-Portraits
Unusually Hairy Self-Portraits
Photographer Gerwyn Davis is Behind This Hairy Portrait Series
Clever photographer Gerwyn Davis covered himself in hair for this bizarre self-portrait series (some of which is real and some of which is artificial). As far as self-portraits go, this series is... MORE
Circus-Themed Candy Packaging
Circus-Themed Candy Packaging
The Packaging for Mr. Big Tops Candy was Created by Company P4Ck
Kids will be drawn in by the hypnotic packaging for Mr. Big Tops sweets. This large rectangular candy kit has four perforated tabs which can be torn open to reveal various goodies.  This crowd-... MORE
Edgy Leather Gowns
Edgy Leather Gowns
Fashion Blogger Outi Pyy Created This Recycled Jacket Gown
Creator and fashion blogger ‘Outi Pyy’ is behind this glamorous punk gown, which was created using old leather jackets. The length and look of this dress makes it seem elegant, but the... MORE
Surreal Wooden Statues
Surreal Wooden Statues
Artist Paul Kaptein Works With Wood to Create Surreal Sculptures
Talented sculptor Paul Kaptein creates surreal wooden statues that are guaranteed to captivate art fans. Many of these artworks depict people doing unusual things. Some of Kaptein’s pieces... MORE
Glamorous Grungy Teen Fashion
Glamorous Grungy Teen Fashion
Jeff Bark Shot The Fearless Youth Editorial for AnOther Magazine
The ‘Fearless Youth’ editorial for AnOther Magazine focuses on chic grunge fashion for teen girls. These shots (taken by photographer Jeff Bark) look almost like post-apocalyptic fashion... MORE
Bohemian Beach Editorials
Bohemian Beach Editorials
Anna Ewers and Kirtsy Hume Star in This Self Service Magazine Editorial
Stunners Anna Ewers and Kirsty Humes star in the latest Self Service Magazine editorial. This chic bohemian-style series incorporates surf boards, surfer dudes and lots of intriguing veils (not... MORE
Ground Coffee Illustrations
Ground Coffee Illustrations
Liv Buranday’s Ground Coffee Illustrations Were Inspired by Her
Artist Liv Buranday created this series of ground coffee illustrations after becoming inspired by her father’s serious love of caffeine. These intriguing artworks depict cartoon characters, animals,... MORE
Frightening Marionette Dolls
Frightening Marionette Dolls
Artist Wael Shawky Creates Eerie Rustic Looking Marionette Dolls
Talented artist Wael Shawky creates frightening marionette dolls that are guaranteed to send chills down the spines of art fans everywhere. Shawky’s spooky puppets are inspired by the idea of... MORE
Enormous Urban Water Slides
Enormous Urban Water Slides
Artist Luke Jerram is Behind the Exciting Park and Slide Project
Artist Luke Jerram is behind the exciting ongoing Park and Slide Project. This Bristol-based artist wants to put a giant water slide in his city, on Park Street. Essentially the idea behind this... MORE
Surreal Bony Sculptures
Surreal Bony Sculptures
Artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki Creates Wooden Sculptures of Skeletons
Sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki carves intriguing skeletal artworks that blend the living and the dead. Many of these sculptures depict healthy boys and girls wearing skeletons like accessories in a... MORE
Pale Avant-Garde Editorials
Pale Avant-Garde Editorials
The Natural Vision Editorial for Vogue China is Eccentric and Artsy
Pale beauty Kate Bogucharskaia stars in the ‘Natural Vision’ editorial for Vogue China. Fashion photographer David Dunan took these eccentric avant-garde captures, which have a... MORE
Boozy Irish Confections
Boozy Irish Confections
These Guinness Cupcakes are Perfect for St. Patty’s Day Celebrations
St. Patrick’s day is slowly approaching, and it’s the perfect time to try out these tempting Guinness cupcakes. This boozy buttercream recipe comes from food blog ‘Sugarcrafter.’ Fans of... MORE

Featured Ideas

Eccentric Comic Editorials
Eccentric Comic Editorials
This Garage Magazine Editorial is Like a Fashion-Infused Graphic Novel
This lively editorial for Garage Magazine is set up to look like a graphic novel filled with racy content. Photographer Michael Baumgarten is behind this cleverly designed fashion editorial, which... MORE
Bold Bathroom Editorials
Bold Bathroom Editorials
Lily McMenamy Stars in This Eccentric Editorial Shot by Tung Walsh
Fashion photographer Tung Walsh is behind the bold ‘Beyond’ editorial for Centerfold issue 10. This eccentric series stars the lovely Lily McMenamy, who strikes provocative poses in... MORE
Godly Fashion Photography
Godly Fashion Photography
This Fashion Series Portrays a Woman as a God or Goddess
This intriguing fashion photography series portrays a model in a way that makes her look like a god or goddess. Some of these shots seem very biblical while others look almost like they were based... MORE
Surreal Picnic Paintings
Surreal Picnic Paintings
These Bizarre Picnic Paintings are a Tribute to Artist Salvador Dali
These unusual picnic paintings by imaginative artist Till Rabus serve as a kind of tribute to well-known surrealist Salvador Dali and his mind-bending paintings. This Swiss artist takes everyday... MORE
Elegant Jailhouse Eateries
Elegant Jailhouse Eateries
The 'Poczekalnia' Conceptual Restaurant Design Comes From Karina Wiciak
Karina Wiciak, member of the Wamhouse Studio design team, is behind this surprisingly enchanting jailhouse restaurant design. Wiciak has done 11 other conceptual restaurant projects, from eateries... MORE
Nostalgic Snack Branding
Nostalgic Snack Branding
Sweet Heaven Confectionery Calls on Nostalgia to Sell Their Sweets
Snack manufacturer Sweet Heaven Confectionery has taken a nostalgic approach to branding in an effort to increase sales and blow the competition out of the water. These striped goody bags are meant... MORE
Stylish Tourist Editorials
Stylish Tourist Editorials
This Youthful Editorial was Created by Ian Cole for Client Style Guide
Model Sebastian Spence seems to play the part of a stylish tourist in this intriguing editorial for Client Style Guide. Photographer Ian Cole captures Spence sticking out like a sore thumb on some... MORE
Stylishly Spiraling Timepieces
Stylishly Spiraling Timepieces
These Watches Were Created by Italian Designer Watch Label Derinoe
These stunningly curvaceous wrist watches come from an Italian designer watch label called Derinoe. Fashionistas will be thrilled by these wrap-around timepieces, which are worn like loosely fitting... MORE
Surreal Star-Infused Apparel
Surreal Star-Infused Apparel
This Print Design from Society 6 Blends Starry Skies and Smoke
T-shirt enthusiasts with a love of surreal art will enjoy this star-infused clothing design from Society 6. The design is black and white and depicts a fog of stars escaping from a retro wooden pipe.... MORE
Luminous Wallpaper Creations
Luminous Wallpaper Creations
These Intriguing New Wallpaper Designs from Meystyle Light Up
These awesome new wallpaper designs from Meystyle actually light up. Meystyle is officially launching a line of LED wallpapers, varying in color and overall design. These neat luminous wallpaper... MORE
Dramatic Rainy Day Photography
Dramatic Rainy Day Photography
Artist Peter Lee's Cinematic Photography Series is Dark and Rainy
This stunning late night series by photographer Peter Lee is what’s known as a cinematic photography collection. These shots look like they could be screen shots taken from a movie. What’... MORE
Metallic Superhero Kicks
Metallic Superhero Kicks
The Iron Man AF1 Editions are Next-Level Awesome
If genius billionaire Tony Stark is your favorite avenger, then these Iron Man inspired Nike’s might catch your eye. This isn’t the first time Nike has come out with Iron Man sneakers,... MORE
Fantasy Film Mashup Posters
Fantasy Film Mashup Posters
These Posters Combine Star Wars with HBO's Game of Thrones
These marvelous mashup posters combine popular Star Wars characters with elements from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Each of these pop culture posters is a different color and each contains a... MORE
Glamorous Retro Workout Photography
Glamorous Retro Workout Photography
This Fashion Focused Series Includes Retro Workout Attire
This glamorous fashion focused photography series features two slender blond models with matching perms. The fashion in this retro inspired spread looks like revived 80s workout gear. Looking at... MORE