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Parents favor adaptable furniture that grows with their kids
Implications - Modular furnishings have become a favorite as homes get smaller and the need for customization gains prominence. When it comes to raising kids in these homes, savvy parents are opting for pieces that accommodate the different stages of childhood. Designs that adapt to user’s changing needs are seen as investments that will last and grow with the family, indicating a desire for smarter purchases. [More]
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Oct 15 - Jul 17
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Kids’ home furnishings emphasize wellness-focused play
Implications - Parents of the health and wellness movement are looking to curate creative spaces for their children that encourage physical activity and overall well-being. This shift in priorities indicates an opportunity for home decor brands as well as fitness brands to tap into the youth-centric health movement with a focus on aesthetics and play. [More]
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Apr 16 - Jul 17
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Shared spaces take a modular approach for multipurpose usage
Implications - Modern lifestyle shifts mean a more adaptable approach in architectural design is needed in order to maximize the usage of a space. Shared spaces in particular are becoming increasingly relied upon to accommodate different work and leisure preferences so as to create a sense of inclusivity and acceptance. [More]
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Oct 16 - Apr 17
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Lucite makes a comeback through standout decor
Implications - Seeing a resurgence in fashion, Lucite is also reigniting its popularity within furniture alongside the resurrection of art deco design. The durable clear plastic lends itself well to the millennial aesthetic through the use of prismatic colors and easy maintenance, signifying a strong consumer desire for functional yet fun interior design that makes a statement. [More]
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Dec 15 - Mar 17
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Consumers consciously create cozy spaces that emphasize enjoying the home
Implications - Inspired by the Danish manifesto for cozy comfort, consumers in warm and cold countries alike are looking to surround themselves with plush fabrics, warm textures and soft furnishings that embrace users in a cushy hug. An extension of the style of Japanese minimalism popularized by Marie Kondo, the emerging prevalence of Hygge demonstrates a desire in consumers to surround themselves with objects that bring joy while increasing a sense of mindfulness in the home. [More]
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Nov 15 - Feb 17
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Portable, casual furniture gets a modern upgrade
Implications - Providing consumers with flexible, comfortable furnishing options, the classic bean bag is getting a modernized update to suit the needs of today's consumer. Whether upleveled by multi-functional design or an updated aesthetic, this fresh take appeals to consumers' desire for modernized familiarity. [More]
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Oct 14 - Oct 16
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Consumers trade public spaces for elaborate custom backyard retreats
Implications - Visually appealing products and patio sets for outdoor soirees entice consumers to create a personal sanctuary in their own backyards. Millennials prefer at-home entertainment to cut costs and present a personalized flare, while Boomers are more inclined to host gatherings for privatization and relief from overcrowded public venues. This shift in leisure activities speaks to an overall consumer desire for customization and intimacy, regardless of their assigned generation. [More]
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May 16 - Jun 16
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Office design concerns itself with emotional wellbeing
Implications - As the health and wellness movement continues to grow, employers are considering how to better arrange their employees work stations. Designing and furnishing offices to improve mood, health and happiness is integral to not only gaining employee satisfaction, but securing motivation and productivity amongst teams. This low-tech approach champions not only physical comfort, but emotional well-being, as an important factor of overall health. [More]
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Feb 15 - Apr 17
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Offices are updated to offer distraction-free spaces
Implications - The backlash to the open-concept work space has officially begun, as offices are being updated with sound-reducing and privacy-enhancing furniture. These items speak to a "best-of-both worlds" approach to design by offering pockets of quiet and solitude amidst an otherwise collaborative environment. Despite a noisy, interconnected digital world, quiet and solitude remain an important aspect of productivity, as well as hint to a broader preoccupation with self-discovery. [More]
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Feb 15 - Jan 17
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Home brands appeal to younger audiences for inclusivity
Implications - Acknowledging the influence that Gen Z has over family purchasing decisions, many furniture brands are crafting a advertisements that specifically target the younger generation. By becoming more inclusive and family-friendly in their branding, these companies prove that they understand the shifting, collaborative relationship between parent and child. [More]
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Aug 15 - Jun 16
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