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Growing older often means leaving elements of your youth behind, resulting in newfound maturity and different points of view. From toddlers to millennial lifestyle and baby boomers, Trend Hunter’s life-stages category highlights distinct differences in ideas, products and innovations surrounding different age groups.
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Angry Customer Action Figures
Angry Customer Action Figures
Namespace Turned a Modern Cultural Phenomenon into a Collectible
Namespace is injecting a sense of fun into the collectible landscape with a Kickstarter campaign that introduces “.75-inch action figures are based on the modern cultural phenomenon of the... MORE
Hair Styling Toys
Hair Styling Toys
Casdon's Dyson Toys are Child-Friendly Styling Aids
Casdon’s range of Dyson toys are faithfully recreated styling aids made with Dyson engineers for kids. The toys blow real air and make the same sounds as the luxe styling tools do, so that... MORE
play_circle_filled Interactive Educational Coding Toys
Interactive Educational Coding Toys
The imagiCharm Teaches Children the Basics of Coding
The imagiCharm connected coding toy is an interactive gadget for beginners and advanced users alike to help them enjoy a customizable digital experience from anywhere. The device connects to the... MORE
Hyper-Detailed Building Block Timepieces
Hyper-Detailed Building Block Timepieces
The LEGO G-SHOCK Mudmaster by Pedro Jimenez is Realistic
The LEGO G-SHOCK Mudmaster has been designed by Pedro Jimenez for LEGO IDEAS as a building block-made take on the classic timepiece. The watch model comes as a hyper-detailed take on the... MORE
Beginner-Friendly 3D Printers
Beginner-Friendly 3D Printers
The X-MAKER Smart 3D Printer is Perfect for Kids
The X-MAKER smart 3D printer is an easy-to-use peripheral for beginners and children alike to get them started on their maker journey. The unit features enclosed, cubic construction that’s... MORE
STEM-Inspired Balance Bikes
STEM-Inspired Balance Bikes
Build & Ride by Adam Higgins Can Be Both Challenging and Playful
Adam Higgins, an emerging designer from the University of Wales Trinity St David, has reimagined the classic balance bike with an educational twist. For those unfamiliar with the term, a balance... MORE
Top 35 Toys Trends in August
Top 35 Toys Trends in August
From Japanese Tabletop RPGs to Fierce Fashion Dolls
The August 2022 toys trends list includes new products targeted at various age groups and identities. The toys range from educational toys to puzzles and even safety-focused toys. The ‘... MORE
Phygital Journal-Style Games
Phygital Journal-Style Games
The Journal 29 Oblivion Interactive Book Game is Digital-Friendly
The Journal 29 Oblivion interactive book game is a phygital pastime created with puzzles and more to keep participants guessing as they work their way through the experience. The game consists of a... MORE
Habit-Building
Child-targeted apps help children form healthy habits
Trend - Parents are increasingly using technology to help their children develop, and apps that help children build healthy habits are becoming more popular. Apps in this space either have a specific function, or allow caregivers to customize the healthy habits they want their children to have.
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Sentimentality-Exploring Fashion Collections
Sentimentality-Exploring Fashion Collections
Maddison Robinson’s Heir is an Award-Winning Project
Dezeen’s latest school show presents a few groundbreaking award-winning student projects from the Design Institute of Australia. Heir is one of these projects. Designer Maddison Robinson... MORE
Medical Preparation Toys
Medical Preparation Toys
Premedprep by Adam Higgins Reduces Anxiety During Medical Procedures
PreMedPrep is a medical preparation toy that is designed to reduce the anxiety children might experience before various medical procedures—blood tests are a great example of this. The product is... MORE
Chic Athletic Maternity Collections
Chic Athletic Maternity Collections
adidas and Stella McCartney Debuted a Performance Nursing Bra
A performance nursing bra is among the aesthetically pleasing and quite functional silhouettes in the adidas x Stella McCartney Fall/Winter 2022 Maternity Collection. The colorful sportswear... MORE
Reusable Menstrual Undies
Reusable Menstrual Undies
Bfree Cup Boasts a Modern Design of its Leakproof Undies
Many consumers are looking into reusable menstrual undies as they look for ways to lead more sustainable lifestyles. Bfree Cup, which is a Canadian health and wellness company that specializes in... MORE
Child-Created Card Games
Child-Created Card Games
The New Cards Against Humanity Pack is Written Entirely by Kids
Cards Against Humanity today announced the release of a new expansion pack for its best-selling game, Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition. The Written by Kids Pack includes 30 silly cards that... MORE
Paper Pregnancy Tests
Paper Pregnancy Tests
Hoopsy Introduces a Recyclable Pregnancy Test to Curb Waste
Australian start-up Hoopsy, founded by entrepreneur Lara Solomon, has introduced a recyclable pregnancy test to create a more ecologically friendly experience for consumers and curb waste. The... MORE
Colorful Queer Monuments
Colorful Queer Monuments
Adam Nathaniel Furman Boasts Playful Structures at the Commonwealth Games
Designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has employed their signature whimsical style to create a colorful queer monument for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The playful structure was titled ‘Babs... MORE
Iconic Street Culture Figurines
Iconic Street Culture Figurines
Kaws Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of His Iconic CHUM Figurine
Artist and designer KAWS has announced the launch of the KAWS ‘CHUM 20th Anniversary’ collection, which serves to rerelease his signature ‘CHUM’ figurine in five new color... MORE
Sensitive Community-Focused Hubs
Sensitive Community-Focused Hubs
The Termitarium by Kristeen James Emphasizes “Essential Values”
While there are many community-focused hubs out there, not all are designed and run with the best interest of the community in mind. Kristeen James, a student at the Design Institute of Australia,... MORE
Intimate Hands-Free Toys
Intimate Hands-Free Toys
IDA Waves Precision Enables Women to Take Pleasure into Their Own Hands
LELO, the world’s leading designer of intimate lifestyle products, has recently released a new hands-free toy. The company has recently revealed the IDA Wave, which enables women to take... MORE
Punk Band-Inspired Figurines
Punk Band-Inspired Figurines
Funko Unveils a Three-Piece Blink-182 Set for the Band's Anniversary
Funko has released a limited edition Pop! Set which features the original members of the classic punk rock band, Blink-182. The set includes figurines of Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker, and Tom DeLonge,... MORE
STEM Snack Packs
STEM Snack Packs
This Frito-Lay Variety Pack Inspires Girls to Pursue Careers in STEM
There’s a new Frito-Lay Variety Pack for back-to-school season and this one is launching with a focus on inspiring more girls to get into STEM careers by 2025. The snack brand teamed up with... MORE
Special Edition Card Games
Special Edition Card Games
UNO Unveils New Artiste Series Collaboration with Takashi Murakami
UNO, the popular card game by Mattel, recently launched a special edition card game in collaboration with Takashi Murakami. This marks the fourth year of the UNO Artiste Series, which launched in... MORE
IoT-Based Elderly Care Systems
IoT-Based Elderly Care Systems
Mokosmart Offers an IoT Platform for Ensuring Seniors Safety
MOKOSmart, a leading producer of IoT hardware and solutions, has released a specialty medical IoT system for elderly care. The system has been designed to help families and healthcare workers... MORE
Top 35 Youth Trends in August 2022
Top 35 Youth Trends in August 2022
From Powerful Acne Treatments to Plush Guinea Pig Toys
The August 2022 youth trends span from engaging toys to attention-captivating products. For the younger demographic, this round-up spotlights various design-driven innovations. Adam Higgins, for... MORE
Sustainable STEM Robot Kits
Sustainable STEM Robot Kits
The 'CodeRover' Robot Comes in Two Model Options
The ‘CodeRover’ robot is a sustainable, programmable STEM education tool for users looking to practice with the hobby or get started with robotics. The design comes with two models... MORE