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Doing Bigger Things
Doing Bigger Things
Interview with Mark Childs & Manjit Minhas
Arriving at the #GalaxyLife party, attendees were met with abuzz, with conversations, music and screens of all sorts. The screen that glowed brightest at this event, however, was the Samsung Galaxy... MORE
Women in Leadership
Women in Leadership
Susan Brady, Chief Strategist at Linkage's Women Leaders Practice
As the Chief Strategist for Linkage’s Advancing Women Leaders & Inclusion Practice and an Executive Vice President, and a Principal Consultant at Linkage, Susan Brady has a lot on her plate.... MORE
Festive Cookie Cake Pops (SPONSORED)
Festive Cookie Cake Pops (SPONSORED)
'Tis the Season for Oreo Cookie Balls!
There’s one dessert that makes the houseguests holler with holiday delight: Oreo Cookie Balls! Aw yeah, these tasty treats will have your guests returning to the dessert table after you lay... MORE
Empowered Deodorant Ads
Empowered Deodorant Ads
Networking Tips by Nicole Williams & Secret Clinical Strength (SPONSORED)
Career expert Nicole Williams joins Secret Clinical Strength to present a series of fun and informative tips for women in stressful business situations. In this video, Nicole explains how even... MORE
Premium Active Denim
Premium Active Denim
Parke New York Modernizes the Look and Feel of Jeans
Parke New York is a company revolutionizing the most common article of clothing in many people’s wardrobes: denim. Their Premium Active Denim line is taking this style staple out of the 1800s... MORE
Dee Poku, Founder of the WIE Network (INTERVIEW)
Dee Poku, Founder of the WIE Network (INTERVIEW)
Women, Inspiration & Enterprise
Dee Poku is the CEO and co-founder of the WIE Network, which stands for Women, Inspiration and Enterprise. After a hectic life as a Hollywood Studio Executive, Poku decided to focus on another goal,... MORE
Influencer-Designed Fashion
Influencer-Designed Fashion
Danier Leather Works with Style Shapers to Design Custom Leather
When Danier Leather and MacIntyre Communications approached me to work on a campaign that focused on five Toronto influencers making custom leather jackets, (unsurprisingly) I was all in. The... MORE
Story-Filled New Era Caps
Story-Filled New Era Caps
DJ Clark Kent and New Era Show Off Wall of Allegiance (SPONSORED)
Check out this video to join DJ Clark Kent as he shows off a jaw-dropping array of New Era caps to young Lane Carter and tells the exciting and unique story behind each cap. The ad features... MORE
Demystified Marketing Ads
Demystified Marketing Ads
Check Out this Hilarious Ad for Adobe Digital Marketing (SPONSORED)
Those of us who earn our livelihoods on the web sometimes feel like we should be seeing a fortune teller to find out if our digital marketing efforts will be successful. These campaigns are a big... MORE
Ponzi Scheme Dramedies
Ponzi Scheme Dramedies
'Whatever, Linda' Follows Four Different Masterminds Over Four Decades
‘Whatever, Linda’ was a recently launched teaser trailer for a hilarious new web series, which is a dramedy. In terms of characters and feel of the show, think of HBO’s popular... MORE
Influencer Subscription Gifts
Influencer Subscription Gifts
Quarterly.Co Allows Users to Connect with People & Receive Gift Bags
Subscription services are the latest hot ticket item on consumer wish lists and Quarterly.co is the latest company offering quarterly subscriptions—but with a twist. The ideology of the... MORE
Health Rejuvenation Vacations
Health Rejuvenation Vacations
Medical Travel Yucatan Offters Luxe Health Care Services Abroad
Whether you need dental work, surgery, a deep tissue massage or a little botox, Medical Travel Yucatan is the place to be. Instead of recovering at home, having to cook meals for yourself, why not... MORE
Custom Kids Stories
Custom Kids Stories
'I See Me' Books Creates Personalized Books for Children
Personalized books for children are thoughtful options for any special occasion. ‘I See Me’ creates a variety of books on a range of topics and storylines including being a super... MORE
BNN: Jeremy Gutsche Talks Leading Workplace Designs Around the World
BNN: Jeremy Gutsche Talks Leading Workplace Designs Around the World
Toronto Interior Design Show
This year, Trend Hunter had the opportunity to curate a digital collection of trends for National Bank‘s WORK.SPACE exhibit at the Toronto Interior Design Show. As Chief Trend Hunter Jeremy... MORE
Piss People Off
Piss People Off
Culture Speaker Jeremy Gutsche Talks About Pushing the Boundaries
Innovation speaker Jeremy Gutsche isn’t afraid of bold changes or chaos. The dot com world demands constant adaptation and a keen eye for opportunity spotting, but so do most other industries... MORE
Inspiration Has Become Distracting
Inspiration Has Become Distracting
Trend Expert Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche on Trend Tracking
Trend Expert Keynote Speaker Jeremy Gutsche knows how to sort through the noise and focus on what’s important. More infomation is available to consumers and businesses than ever before thanks... MORE
Seductive Subscription Services
Seductive Subscription Services
Spice Box Delivers Adult Products Right to Your Door
Coming in a conveniently discreet black box with a pink satin ribbon, a Spice Box may be exactly what you need in order to bring a little magic into you sex life (just in time for Valentine’s... MORE
The Toronto Interior Design Show (SPONSORED)
The Toronto Interior Design Show (SPONSORED)
Showcasing the Best of Canadian Design
The Toronto Interior Design Show kicks off on January 24th at 7:00pm with their opening night party. There are a slew of interesting new designs on the market, and IDS looks to cover the cream of... MORE
Wine & Chocolate Pairings
Wine & Chocolate Pairings
Inniskillin Teams Up with SOMA Chocolatiers for a Tasty Partnership
Wine and chocolate are a heavenly combo, so why not pair them together? Two luxurious companies who make tasty creations combined their talents to create one epic collaboration. An Inniskillin... MORE
The Infiniti FX Vettel Edition (SPONSORED)
The Infiniti FX Vettel Edition (SPONSORED)
Infiniti FX Vettel Edition
The Infiniti FX Vettel Edition is the hottest car to roll of the production line. Sebastian Vettel (a renowned Red Bull Racing Formula 1 driver) has been working with Infiniti on a special-edition... MORE
Nelly Furtado, Singer & Songwriter (INTERVIEW)
Nelly Furtado, Singer & Songwriter (INTERVIEW)
With her video ‘Parking Lot’ and album dropping today, many people are eager to see what Nelly Furtado has been working on and how she has grown creatively. The Canadian singer/songwriter/... MORE
Iram Zaidi, Co-Founder of Profound Aesthetic (INTERVIEW)
Iram Zaidi, Co-Founder of Profound Aesthetic (INTERVIEW)
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Breakthrough artists such as The Weeknd and even sports superstars like Terrel Owens have been spotted wearing Profound Aesthetic—a clothing label that is the definition of “cool.”... MORE
Artistic Red Carpet Interviews (SPONSORED)
Artistic Red Carpet Interviews (SPONSORED)
The 2012 TIFF Celebrity Interviews by Crucial Pictures
There have been a slew of 2012 TIFF celebrity interviews popping up all around, but none have been done quite like how production company Crucial Pictures have done them. They are no strangers to... MORE
Everyday Enjoyment Videos
Everyday Enjoyment Videos
'The Pleasure Of' Short Nods to the Little Things in Life
‘The Pleasure Of’ is a short video compilation of all of the little things individuals enjoy. Of course big pay raises or your graduation day are huge achievements and happy moments, but... MORE
Handsy ABC Art
Handsy ABC Art
The 'Dance with Me' Photography Series Uses Long-Exposure
Amandine Alessandra is a photographer and graphic designer who has created a dazzling series called ‘Dance with Me.’ Alessandra created sentences such as “Type Should Move”... MORE
Prince-Mocking Ads
Prince-Mocking Ads
Advertisers Capitalize on the Prince Harry Vegas Scandal
The “Lynx effect” could be responsible for the Prince Harry Vegas scandal. For their latest ad released this month, they allude that they could have played a hand in Harry’s strong... MORE
Picture Perfect Family Ads
Picture Perfect Family Ads
The Telus Optik TV Commercial Gets Real
The lastest Telus Optik TV commercial pokes fun at a seemingly cookie cutter nuclear family. Paying extra to get the HD channels is something no one wants to do, and frankly, it’s a “... MORE
Viral Customer Service
Viral Customer Service
The Samsung Custom Dragon Phone Turns Heads
News of the Samsung custom dragon phone hit the web today and the mobile phone provider is receiving a lot of notoriety for their above-and-beyond stance when it comes to customer service. It all... MORE
Flying Blowfish Videos
Flying Blowfish Videos
Arthur Philippe Brings on Laughter in his 'Fugu' Video
Arthur Philippe is a animator from Arles, France who has created a cute and comical short on Vimeo entitled ‘Fugu.’ The short stars a blowfish fighting for his life and an Asian chef... MORE
Real-Time Metropolis Timelapses
Real-Time Metropolis Timelapses
Patrick Vale's Jazz-Infused Manhattan Skyline Video
A lover of the big Apple and a talented illustrator, Patrick Vale is sure to be a favorite among NYC residents with his real-time Manhattan skyline video. Drawn from the perspective of sitting atop... MORE
All-In-One Makeover Specialists
All-In-One Makeover Specialists
Natalia Zurawska Does Hair, Makeup & Body Painting
Natalia Zurawska has worked on celebrities such as Danny Masterson, Fefe Dobson and Drake and has proven herself in the fashion industry as someone who is talented and on the cutting edge. Not only... MORE
Real-Time Flip Books
Real-Time Flip Books
Party Impressions Makes Events More Creative
Party Impressions is a company that specializes in spicing up corporate events, weddings, birthdays and more. While offering a vast array of beloved services such as photobooths, green screen photos... MORE
Image & Music Licensing (SPONSORED)
Image & Music Licensing (SPONSORED)
Audiosocket & Associated Press Partner
There is a new business match made in heaven: a partnership between the global news network The Associated Press and music licensing and technology company https://store.audiosocket.com/ “... MORE
Wordy Home Decor
Wordy Home Decor
Beautifully Personalized Scrabble Art by Copperdot
Copperdot makes totally customized gifts that would be ideal for many of life’s major milestones including baby showers, weddings and birthdays. Or if you’re really thoughtful, their... MORE
Personalized Venn Diagrams
Personalized Venn Diagrams
A Great Gift for the Person with Everything
Sure, you can buy flowers or a box of chocolates for your special someone, but that lacks the personal touch these personalized venn diagrams have. The perfect something for someone who is geek chic,... MORE
Wooden Wonder Houses
Wooden Wonder Houses
The House of Cedar is Jenga-Inspired Structure
The House of Cedar is an original architectural design by Japanese architects Suga Atelier. This house is currently on show to the public in Osaka, Japan, which is the central city for the Japanese... MORE

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Condom Characters
Condom Characters
Trojan Webisodes About Lubed Larry, Jittery Joe and Friends
When thinking of condoms, many words come to mind, although funny is usually not one of them.  Advertisements for condoms can be subtle and suggestive in their nature or anything but discreet as seen… MORE
Crucial Pictures, Production House & Shadow Marketers (INTERVIEW)
Crucial Pictures, Production House & Shadow Marketers (INTERVIEW)
Blair Vermette and Lee Harris of CrucialPictures.com are two of the most passionate filmmakers that the Trend Hunter team has had the privilege of working with. While filming our two minute... MORE
Blunt Mosaics
Blunt Mosaics
Cliff Maynard Creates Mind-Blowing Roach Paper Art
Cliff Maynard creates interesting art -- roach paper art to be specific. Based in Pittsburgh, the 37-year-old pot enthusiast has smoked the art scene (quite literally) with his artwork made from such a… MORE
Evolved Candles
Evolved Candles
The Uber Mod Migration Single Oil Lamps are Super Sleek
You no longer have to think of the olden days when you think of oil lamps because of the sleek and sexy Migration Single Oil Lamps. With it's simple and modern design, these lamps are a sensual way to… MORE
Funky Accessory Lookbooks
Funky Accessory Lookbooks
Karmaloop Creates a Playful Hot Weather Shoot
Dressing is all about having fun and experimenting with different things. Karmaloop understands that clothing should be fun and playful, not drab and boring! So, in light of the sunshine which is beginning… MORE
Miniature Accessory Furniture
Miniature Accessory Furniture
The Mini Coatrack Jewelry Stand is a Fashionable Optical Illusion
This Mini Coatrack Jewelry Stand is the perfect addition to your boudoir or bathroom. From afar, this handy stand might look like it is made for Barbie-sized jackets, but it is actually meant for your… MORE
Transforming iPod Docks
Transforming iPod Docks
Optimus Prime Makes His Mark on the Apple Market
If you want to charge your iPod but you want to look super tough while doing it, the limited-edition Optimus Prime iPod dock is absolutely necessary to your being. $340 is a small price to pay for Transformers… MORE
Hipster Photoblogs
Hipster Photoblogs
Global Blogs Document Underground Hotspots, Style & Nightlife
The hipster movement is alive and well, and there are a number of photo blogs around to document its existence. These photo blogs feature some of the most interesting and freshest fashions; some even travel… MORE
Emotive Sculptures
Emotive Sculptures
Adam Beane Creates a Revolutionary Artistic Material Called CX5
For someone who only got into sculpting roughly eight years ago, Adam Beane sure knows how to work it well. Wanting more than the usual materials used for sculpting, Beane created his own called CX5. This… MORE
Mixtape Romances
Mixtape Romances
'Cassette from My Ex' Melds Music With Relationships
'Cassette From My Ex' is one blog everyone above the age of 18 can relate to. People like Jancee Dunn and Rob Sheffield alongside others reveal tales of past loves and the mixtapes that brought them together.… MORE
Nelly Furtado, Singer & Songwriter (INTERVIEW)
Nelly Furtado, Singer & Songwriter (INTERVIEW)
With her video ‘Parking Lot’ and album dropping today, many people are eager to see what Nelly Furtado has been working on and how she has grown creatively. The Canadian singer/songwriter/... MORE
Auto-Tuning Babies
Auto-Tuning Babies
T Pain's Audio Offspring Makes Baby Cries Catchy
Auto-tune the News has gone explosively viral along with other auto-tune loving hits like ‘I’m on a Boat’ featuring T Pain for SNL, the infomercial Slap Chop, etc. This auto-tune diddy is made by… MORE
Villain Pumpkin Carvings
Villain Pumpkin Carvings
Festive Tributes to the Eerie Halloween Season
Why go with the usual pumpkin designs when you could get creative with some villain pumpkin carvings? You might have nightmares while making these spine-chilling villain pumpkin carvings, but you will… MORE
Geeky Menorahs
Geeky Menorahs
From Star Wars Holiday Decor to Menorahs Made of Matchsticks
Geeky menorahs are a great way to spice up your Hanukkah this year. The gallery above features a wide range of menorahs that you may be ashamed to say you own, but secretly, you love. Do not be alarmed… MORE