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Top 70 World Trends in August

From Shipping Container Micro Homes to Avocado-Shaped Accomodations

— August 18, 2019 — World
The August 2019 world trends feature many innovative travel ideas, bizarre hotel designs, and much more. The broad range of concepts that were explored this month pushed boundaries of new experiences from all over the world.

One of the standout examples can be found in the UK, where Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects began building shipping container micro homes. This project is entitled 'Gatehouse Road' and takes place over 26.2 square meters of land, where the homes will be low-cost and conscious of greenery. A more bizarre world trend this month is the 'Avo-Condo,' which calls out to avocado lovers everywhere. It is an accommodation space that is available for two nights and guests are able to enjoy themed treats and decor within the unique building.
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State-Wide Distillery Tours
State-Wide Distillery Tours
The Colorado Spirits Trail Highlights the City's Best Distilleries
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71
Mountable Weatherproof Lights
Mountable Weatherproof Lights
Lobo Light Can Be Strategically Placed for Multi-Directional Light
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70
Comfort-Focused Camera Bags
Comfort-Focused Camera Bags
Alotech's New Camera Bag Was Designed for Wildlife Photographers
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69
Travel-Friendly Down Comforters
Travel-Friendly Down Comforters
The Commuter Down Throw is Easy to Transport & Responsibly Sourced
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68
Personable Travel Agencies
Personable Travel Agencies
Infinity Global Travel Puts Emphasis on Its Highly Skilled Staff
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67
Durable All-Terrain Suitcases
Durable All-Terrain Suitcases
The SIX is a Carry-On Collection Designed for Effortless Travel
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66
Security-Enhanced Electronic Voting Machines
Security-Enhanced Electronic Voting Machines
Tucker Viemeister & Microsoft Create ElectionGuard
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65
Carbon-Offsetting Travel Programs
Carbon-Offsetting Travel Programs
KLM's Fly Responsibly Invites People to Reduce Their Footprint
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64
Scotland-Inspired Whisky Series
Scotland-Inspired Whisky Series
Johnnie Walker's Black Label Origin Series Explores Scotland
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63
Anti-Odor Travel-Friendly Apparel
Anti-Odor Travel-Friendly Apparel
wayre is a Sustainable Fashion Line Made for Adventures
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62
Herbal Anti-Fatigue Remedies
Herbal Anti-Fatigue Remedies
Voyage is a Natural Herbal Remedy That Alleviates Jet Lag
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61
QSR Resort Menus
QSR Resort Menus
The Taco Bell Hotel & Resort Offers a Fresh Take on Poolside Eating
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60
Wearable Magnetic Smartphone Mounts
Wearable Magnetic Smartphone Mounts
The uCast Allows Users to Transform Their Phone into a Bodycam
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59
Personalized Portrait Accommodations
Personalized Portrait Accommodations
Villa de Campo Gives Guests Hand-Painted Oil Portraits
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58
Breathable Performance Outerwear
Breathable Performance Outerwear
Smartloft X is a Great Choice for Outdoor High-Intensity Activity
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57
Connected Community Diving Apps
Connected Community Diving Apps
H2O Globe Launches Diving-Centric App 'Made By Divers for Divers'
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56
Branded Multi-Person Tattoos
Branded Multi-Person Tattoos
Travel Site Momondo Invited 61 People to Create 'The World Piece'
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55
Inaugural Space Luggage
Inaugural Space Luggage
Horizn Studios Designed the Horizn ONE to Celebrate the Moon Landing
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54
LGBTQ+-Centric App Updates
LGBTQ+-Centric App Updates
This Tinder Update is Meant to Act as a Safequard for LGBTQ+ Users
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53
Chef-Crafted Airline Meals
Chef-Crafted Airline Meals
Air France Will Be Serving Michelin-Star Meals by Chef Daniel Rose
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52
Educationally Authentic Sake Bars
Educationally Authentic Sake Bars
Ototo Uses Its Platform to Educate Guests on Japanese Rice Wine
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51
Grand Canyon-Inspired Cameras
Grand Canyon-Inspired Cameras
This Custom Polaroid 600 Instant Film Camera Celebrates Nature
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50
Purple Yam-Inspired Dessert Cafes
Purple Yam-Inspired Dessert Cafes
Cafe Bora Embraces Delicious Purple Sweet Potato Dessert
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49
Waste-Powered Thermal Baths
Waste-Powered Thermal Baths
June Tong Proposes an Thermal and Eco-Friendly Bath for the Arctic
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48
Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Story-Sharing Smart Luggage
Eagle Creek's NFC-Connected Bags Reveal Places a Traveler Has Been
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47
Heritage-Inspired Cooking Books
Heritage-Inspired Cooking Books
Anna Francese Gass Embraces the Tastes of the Heirloom Kitchen
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46
Weekend Travel Deal-Finding Platforms
Weekend Travel Deal-Finding Platforms
'Jetcheater' Continuously Searches Airlines for Deals
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45
Lunar Landing Celebration Stamps
Lunar Landing Celebration Stamps
The Isle of Man 'One Small Step' Stamps are Commemorative
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44
Knick-Knack Exchange Shops
Knick-Knack Exchange Shops
Barclays' Souvenir Swap Shop Lets People Trade Tchotchkes for Cash
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43
Hard-Case Carry-On Suitcases
Hard-Case Carry-On Suitcases
Off-White Launches a Standalone Set of Luggage Designs
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42
Beauty Consultation Cafes
Beauty Consultation Cafes
Japan's MARU Shares Beauty Samples, Support & Info with Tourists
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41
Travel-Friendly Compact Tricycles
Travel-Friendly Compact Tricycles
The Liki Trike Fits Easily in a Trunk or Airplane Overhead Bin
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40
Friend-Finding Travel Apps
Friend-Finding Travel Apps
The 'Travellar' App Connects Travelers to Others in a New Location
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39
Watertight Adventure Travel Bags
Watertight Adventure Travel Bags
The Subtech Pro Drybag 100L Has a Truly 100% Waterproof Design
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38
Traveler Social Clubs
Traveler Social Clubs
The Jetlag Social Club Suggests Activities Based on Energy Level
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37
Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Singapore-Inspired Vodkas
Absolut Singapore Celebrates the City with a Botanical Aesthetic
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36
Nationalist Avant-Garde Jewelry
Nationalist Avant-Garde Jewelry
Max Machaidze Boasts a Mix of Soviet and American Symbolism
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35
Animated Landmark Lenses
Animated Landmark Lenses
Snapchat's Landmarker Brings the NYC Statue of Liberty to Life
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34
Ice Cream Brand Hotels
Ice Cream Brand Hotels
Halo Top Teamed Up with QT hotel on the First Ice Cream-Themed Hotel Room
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33
Whimsical London Railway Bridges
Whimsical London Railway Bridges
Yinka Ilori Boasts Stunning Palettes for an Architecture Festival
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32
Senior-Friendly VR Travel Experiences
Senior-Friendly VR Travel Experiences
The University of Tokyo Makes Tech Increasingly Accessible
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31
Protective Compression Packing Pouches
Protective Compression Packing Pouches
The Trakke Foulden Packing Cubes Maximize Luggage Space
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30
Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Rentable Impressionist Artist-Owned Houses
Airbnb is Now Listing Claude Monet's House as an Option
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29
Futuristic Concert Hall Designs
Futuristic Concert Hall Designs
Steven Holl's Zinc-Clad Building is a Future-Forward Addition
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28
Repurposed Historic Post Offices
Repurposed Historic Post Offices
OMA New York is Creating a New Entertainment Space in Houston
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27
Eternal Musical Desert Installations
Eternal Musical Desert Installations
The Sound Installation 'Toto Forever' Debuted in the Desert
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26
Wooden Spiky Pavilions
Wooden Spiky Pavilions
Pedro & Juana Designs a Stunning Structure for the MoMA PS1 Warm Up Series
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25
Commuter-Friendly Travel Bags
Commuter-Friendly Travel Bags
Solo New York Boasts the Ultra-Versatile Downtown Travel Collection
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24
Analog Trip-Tracking Journals
Analog Trip-Tracking Journals
The Wandrd Travel Journal Helps with Trip Planning and Documenting
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23
Temporary Worship Space Proposals
Temporary Worship Space Proposals
Gensler Pushes for a Temporary Pavilion Alongside Notre-Dame
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22
Casual Eco-Friendly Shoe Silhouettes
Casual Eco-Friendly Shoe Silhouettes
The Pacific Boost an Eco Agenda Through Values & Production
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21
Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Bryan O'Sullivan Studio Facilitates a Cozy Atmosphere in This Bar
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20
Portable Smart Wifi Devices
Portable Smart Wifi Devices
Skyroam Launches the Skyroam Solis X WiFi Smartspot
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19
Branded Vehicle Rental Promotions
Branded Vehicle Rental Promotions
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is Available for Rental on Airbnb
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18
Contemporary Patterned Hotels
Contemporary Patterned Hotels
The Menhaden Hotel is Inspired by the Heritage of Greenport Village
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17
Cockpit-Themed Hotel Rooms
Cockpit-Themed Hotel Rooms
Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu's 'Superior Cockpit Room' is a Cockpit Replica
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16
Portable Pig-Themed Rentals
Portable Pig-Themed Rentals
Orchard Pig Cider's 'Pig Pod' is a Wooden Pig-Shaped Cabin for Rent
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15
Double-Compression Packing Cubes
Double-Compression Packing Cubes
Qubix 2 is a Compression Packing Cube That Hangs for Easy Travel
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14
Avocado-Shaped Accomodations
Avocado-Shaped Accomodations
Booking.com Created the 'Avo-Condo' to Appeal to Avocado Lovers
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13
Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Hotel SEPP Communicates Luxury with a Twist Through Branding Practices
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12
Expedition Vehicle Rental Services
Expedition Vehicle Rental Services
Pacific Overlander Offers Access to 4x4 Vehicles for Adventures
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11
Deliberately Unfinished Furniture Projects
Deliberately Unfinished Furniture Projects
People Can Finish Qiang Huang's Furniture with Bikes
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10
Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Studio Tamat and Sabina Guidotti Curate a Boutique Hotel in Rome
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9
AR-Powered Space Travel Mugs
AR-Powered Space Travel Mugs
This AR Mug by NASA Commemorates the Agency's 60 Year Anniversary
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8
Transformative Travel Backpacks
Transformative Travel Backpacks
HYLETE's Carry-On Backpack Suits Short Trips & Long Getaways
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7
Portable Personal Safes
Portable Personal Safes
Master Lock's Portable Safe Secures Small Valuables on the Go
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6
Hyper-Organized Stylish Travel Backpacks
Hyper-Organized Stylish Travel Backpacks
The Highlander Enjoys a High Level of Sophistication
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5
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Faina Builds Furniture from Clay and Flax to Pay Homage to Its Roots
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4
Immersive Landscape-Inspired Art
Immersive Landscape-Inspired Art
Wade Kavanaugh & Stephen B Nguyen Boast an Installation in Maine
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3
Efficient Off-Grid Camper Vans
Efficient Off-Grid Camper Vans
The Hymer DuoCar S is Perfect for Single Travelers or Couples
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2
Secret Icelandic Solstice Festivals
Secret Icelandic Solstice Festivals
Sol Beer Invited Us to 'Taste the Sun' and Explore Iceland
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1
Shipping Container Micro Homes
Shipping Container Micro Homes
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects Has Permission to Build in the UK
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