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Millennial pink aesthetic crosses over into architecture
Implications - As a color, Millennial pink has transcended the aesthetic appeal for more than just its named generation and crossed over into architecture. While pink architecture may not necessarily be new (one simply has to look to the history of pink architecture in areas like the Carribean and Latin America to see this), recent submissions speak to the prioritization of social shareability even in seemingly unlikely industries. [More]
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May 17 - Apr 18
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Workout equipment is being adapted to fit into the minimalist aesthetic
Implications - Workout equipment that can be easily stowed away or integrated into the design of a home makes it easier for consumers to enjoy a fit lifestyle without disrupting the design flow of their home. As urbanization progresses, products like these appeal to consumers trying to maximize the space that they do have, functioning as a driving factor in purchasing decisions for those living in micro-homes or apartments. [More]
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Feb 17 - Feb 18
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Everyday home products are given a design-conscious makeover
Implications - Consumers today, especially Millennials and Gen Z, are more aware of how important it is to have a strong personal brand, which includes the products that they purchase. Though apparel and accessories have long been ways for consumers to express their personalities and taste, consumers are now seeking out design-conscious products for even the most mundane aspects of their lives, like home products. [More]
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Feb 18 - Feb 18
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Brands cater to city-central consumers craving personalized plant decor
Implications - Young professionals living in urban areas continue to be enthralled by personalized, indoor gardens and decorative foliage. More than simply desiring that their homes be a place for personal expression, young, urban consumers seek commodities that bring nature and greenery into their everyday spaces as a form of escapism from the bustling metropolis' they live in. [More]
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Dec 17 - Feb 18
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The 6 Patterns of Opportunity & Top 18 Megatrends
Tutorial-style home decor videos capture the attention of young adults
Implications - Looking for ways to entertain and engage Millennials who have become jaded towards traditional marketing outlets, furniture and decor brands are adapting their message in easy-to-digest and fun to watch formats. With Millennial consumers already accustomed to the instant gratification of an online tutorial when pursuing new skills and areas of interest, they are much more responsive to brands that are integrating this style into their marketing campaigns and creating organic conversations rather than telling them what to buy. [More]
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Jul 16 - Nov 17
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Minimized redesigns on common items increase their efficiency
Implications - It's tempting to add to items in the name of improvement, but minimizing product designs can be even more efficient. Creative tweaks that reduce products to their essential functions can greatly improve consumers' experiences with them. If designers think in terms of the users' real experience with products, they can maximize the usefulness of even the commonest and most entrenched items. [More]
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Aug 16 - Aug 17
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Art & DesignDesignHomeFurniture
Cult fragrance brands expand into the home with luxury aroma products
Implications - Experience-driven consumers are developing a taste for lush aromas as they embrace luxury products from cult fragrance brands that provide an accessible indulgent experience. Reacting to this progression, luxury perfume brands are expanding into the home space with high-end diffusers and room sprays. This shift highlights the role of multi-sensory elements in making the most of one's personal space, as well as the new view of self-care which incorporates therapeutic practices as an investment in overall personal health. [More]
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Feb 17 - Aug 17
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Smart planters make room for nature in the digital era
Implications - While IoT is generally seen throughout home appliances, smart technology is being integrated into home gardens as well, making it more intuitive for the connected consumer to grow their plants, even if they don’t have the greenest thumb. As consumers become reliant on their digital devices, they run the risk of getting out of touch with nature, which leads to the counter-trend of incorporating more natural elements within the home environment. [More]
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Jan 16 - Jul 17
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TechArt & DesignHomeGadgets
Indoor gardens take a more space-conscious approach for smaller homes
Implications - With a higher rate of consumers living in city buildings that don’t usually allow for outdoor gardens, those who are looking for a way to integrate gardening into their home are turning to space-conscious planter kits. Giving consumers a chance to grow their own herbs and foliage even without access to a yard, stackable and mountable solutions make indoor gardening a possibility for smaller homes. The shift towards smaller spaces creates opportunity for brands to provide solutions for city dwellers looking for ways to stay in touch with nature. [More]
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Feb 16 - Jul 17
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Art & DesignDesignHome
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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