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Top 55 Modern Trends in July

From Cosmic Bottle Branding to Flat Pack Sushi Containers

— July 25, 2015 — Art & Design
The top July 2015 modern trends highlight some of the larger patterns able to be observed in the world of design. From streamlined designs that reimagine everyday household items to whimsical, immersive public art installations that seek to inspire playfulness and relaxation, there are plenty of examples that point to the future of modern design.

Falling in line with environmental concerns and, by extension, the art of upcycling, many businesses are able to differentiate themselves by using reclaimed materials that add charisma to the designs. A great example of this is Wallace Detroit Guitars, a Motor City company handcrafting stunning guitars from salvaged wood from some of the city's many abandoned buildings.

Additionally, a unique pattern being invested in by many municipalities is the concept of urban placemaking. By creating safe, well-lit and aesthetically stimulating public art structures, municipalities are investing in the health and well-being of individual citizens.
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VR Design Programs
VR Design Programs
Point.P's Virtual Reality Tools Let Homeowners Create a Custom House
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Recreated Famous Jingles
Recreated Famous Jingles
Grant Woodlard Reinvents Brand Songs by Playing the Piano with Products
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Gesture Recognition Projects
Gesture Recognition Projects
Google's Project Soli Imagines the Future of UI for Objects
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Twisted Staircase Architecture
Twisted Staircase Architecture
This Colorful and Twisted Staircase Design Brings the Outdoors In
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Sound-Converting Lights
Sound-Converting Lights
The Cumulus LED Sculpture Turns Sounds into Light
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50
Color Swatch Card Decks
Color Swatch Card Decks
'BreakThroughColor' Turns a Color Wheel into a Color Tool for Designers
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Brightly Colored Courtyards
Brightly Colored Courtyards
'Fink Studio' Made a Colorful Courtyard into a Historic Art Museum
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Antique-Inspired Vases
Antique-Inspired Vases
These Rustic Metal and Porcelian Vases are Meant to Look Ancient
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Woven Metal Tea Accessories
Woven Metal Tea Accessories
'Toast Living' Has Created a Line of These Metal Tea Accessories
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Elevated Urban Corridors
Elevated Urban Corridors
The 606 is a Railway Line Converted To an Elevated Park and Trail
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Reclaimed Wood Guitars
Reclaimed Wood Guitars
Wallace Detroit Guitars Uses Reclaimed Wood from Abandoned Houses
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Vision-Enhancing Color Codes
Vision-Enhancing Color Codes
These Tactile Geometric Shapes Help the Visually Impaired See Colors
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Wooden Cube Clocks
Wooden Cube Clocks
Natalie Sun's Cube Clock Features a Deceiving Design
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Disability-Celebrating Portraits
Disability-Celebrating Portraits
The [dis]ABLED Inside Out Project Calls for Change
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Elevated Treetop Campsites
Elevated Treetop Campsites
Kevin Hirth's New Colorado Campsite Features a Cloud-Shaped Platform
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Flower Petal Foam Chairs
Flower Petal Foam Chairs
The Feiz Design Studio Created This Unusually Shaped Chair Design
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Oversized Scandinavian Murals
Oversized Scandinavian Murals
PK Copenhagen's Wall Coverings Celebrate Classic Design
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Smart Water-Saving Taps
Smart Water-Saving Taps
The Eve Faucet Helps People Set Water Consumption Goals with App
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Selfie-Inspired Dresses
Selfie-Inspired Dresses
The Pucci Selfie Stick Dress Features an Unusual Modern Print
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Experimental Drone Photography
Experimental Drone Photography
The Calder Wilson Long-exposure Fireworks Images Capture Light
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Face-Melting Portraits
Face-Melting Portraits
Artist Pierre Schmidt Painted These Beautifully Terrifying Portraits
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3D-Printed Eco Sponges
3D-Printed Eco Sponges
This Rubber Sponge is Made Completely Using Certified Purement Materials
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Sunset-Simulating Desk Lamps
Sunset-Simulating Desk Lamps
The Fade Task Light Provides Natural Lighting Conditions for Workers
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Charred Wood Pavillions
Charred Wood Pavillions
'Outpost Basel' is a VIP Lounge for Guests at the Design Miami Basel Fair
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Taste-Preserving Microwaves
Taste-Preserving Microwaves
This Futuristic Microwave Uses Solid-State Radio Frequency Technology
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Elevated Dining Rooms
Elevated Dining Rooms
This Unique School Canteen is a Cross Between a Cave and a Treehouse
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Modernist Movement Sideboards
Modernist Movement Sideboards
Fabrizio Simonetti Designs the Marcel Piece for Formabilio
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Gorgeous Minimalist Utensils
Gorgeous Minimalist Utensils
The Porcelain+Stoneware+Wood Collection is Playful and Practical
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Refined Paper Art
Refined Paper Art
Cybèle Young's Artwork Combines Japanese Origami & Contemporary Sculpting
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Chewing Gum Sculptures
Chewing Gum Sculptures
Maurizio Savini's Pink Bubblegum Sculptures are Too Pretty to Chew
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Whimsical String-Covered Walkways
Whimsical String-Covered Walkways
Atelier YokYok Designed this Whismsical String-Enclosed Walkway
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Whitespace Chocolate Bar Labels
Whitespace Chocolate Bar Labels
This Simple Chocolate Bar Brand Combines Whitespace & Bold Print
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Lucid Eatery Interiors
Lucid Eatery Interiors
This Organic Paleo Restaurant Uses Minimalist Nature-Inspired Decor
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Ice Cube-Inspired Seats
Ice Cube-Inspired Seats
These Ice-Inspired Chairs Mimic the Beauty of Frozen Water
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Magnetized Wall Decals
Magnetized Wall Decals
This Magnetic Paint Lets You Easily Redecorate Walls Over and Over Again
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Cubic Mediterranean Abodes
Cubic Mediterranean Abodes
The Sunflower House by Cadaval & Sola-Morales Segments Spaces
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Flat-Pack Sushi Containers
Flat-Pack Sushi Containers
'Sushecō' Recently Developed a More Eco-Friendly Kind of Sushi Tray
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Effortlessly Austere Homes
Effortlessly Austere Homes
The Wein House by Besonias Almeida Arquitectos is Low Maintenance
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Organic Wooden Basins
Organic Wooden Basins
Slowwood Designs a Stunningly Chic Sink for Modern Nature-Lovers
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Driver-Shaming Bike Racks
Driver-Shaming Bike Racks
Cyclehoop's City Bike Rack Demonstrates How Much Space a Car Occupies
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Three-Wheeled Electric Taxis
Three-Wheeled Electric Taxis
The 'Lindo' May Be a More Eco-Friendly Taxi Option for City Dwellers
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Bold Geometric Bedrooms
Bold Geometric Bedrooms
Orlando Soria of Homepolish Creates a Stylish Modern Master Bedroom
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Minimalist Wooden Tableware
Minimalist Wooden Tableware
This Elegant Wooden Dishware is Matali Crasset's Newest Line
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Tabletop Holographic Projectors
Tabletop Holographic Projectors
Holus Presents 2D Content in a Dynamic 3D Way Groups Can Enjoy
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Cosmic Bottle Branding
Cosmic Bottle Branding
These Gorgeous Wine Bottles are Inspired by the Geometry of Constellations
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Bow Tie-Inspired Seating
Bow Tie-Inspired Seating
These Bamboo Bow Tie Chairs are Heated and Bent into Shape
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Exposed Structure Houses
Exposed Structure Houses
The Laiki Lefkothea Residence by Tsikkinis Architecture Studio Zigzags
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Interactive Architectural Toys
Interactive Architectural Toys
'Lux' Connecting Toys are Used to Build and Create Design Concepts
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Upcycled Umbrella Art
Upcycled Umbrella Art
Izaskun Chinchilla Designed This Colorful Umbrella Canopy in NYC
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Instruction-Indicating Saucepans
Instruction-Indicating Saucepans
These Smart Pots Digitally Display Directions for Quality Cooking
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3D Animal Graffiti
3D Animal Graffiti
This Stunning Street Art Series is Made from Trash and Recycled Materials
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Recycled Milk Jug Seating
Recycled Milk Jug Seating
The 'Racer Rocker Chair' is a Small Upcycled Lightweight Storage Chair
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Portable Vinyl Record Players
Portable Vinyl Record Players
This Portable Record Player is a Lightweight Retro Music System
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3D-Printed Faucets
3D-Printed Faucets
'American Standard' Created a Line of 3D-Printed Tap Fixtures
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Minimalist Greek Retreats
Minimalist Greek Retreats
Villa Melana Blends Rustic and Modern in a Beautifully Minimalist Way
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