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Top 40 Modern Trends in July

From Flexible Desk Systems to Perplexing Wooden Clocks

— July 31, 2016 — Art & Design
These July 2016 modern trends range from flexible desk systems to perplexing wooden clocks that are designed with both aesthetics and function in mind. When examining the month's most notable architecture innovations, standouts include rustic tiny homes and converted stable studios that promote sustainable living practices. These innovations also give budget-conscious consumers more flexibility when it comes to mortgage and maintenance fees.

Additionally, examples like flat-pack lighting fixtures, combination toilet basins and modular magnet shelves are designed to appeal to cost-conscious users who are likely living in a small space. These particular examples promote multifunctionality and are often designed with more than one useful feature.

Lastly, when looking at the ever-changing world of fine arts, notable July 2016 modern trends include knitted textile pavilions and immersive audio installations that push visual boundaries while sparking one's senses.
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Weather-Resistant Outdoor Pillows
Weather-Resistant Outdoor Pillows
These Amanda Johnson Pillows are Made with Durable Eco Canvas
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Supercomputer Art Projects
Supercomputer Art Projects
This Art and Science Project Had Artists Collaborate with IBM Watson
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38
Reclaimed Ceramic Utensil Rests
Reclaimed Ceramic Utensil Rests
These Chopstick Rests by Tomomi Kamoshita are Made of Found Items
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37
Flatpack Spotlight Lamps
Flatpack Spotlight Lamps
The 'Shift' Lamp Takes Up Ample Space Yet Compacts Down in Size
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36
Baroque Bathroom Vanity Designs
Baroque Bathroom Vanity Designs
The Maison Valentina Crochet Washbasin is Distinct and Timeless
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35
Test Tube Glassware
Test Tube Glassware
Lanzavecchia + Wai Created a Collection of Science-Like Water Decanters
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34
Loading Symbol Wall Clocks
Loading Symbol Wall Clocks
The 'Life in Progress' Stylish Clock is Inspired by the Passage of Time
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33
Braille Art Exhibitions
Braille Art Exhibitions
'Hope in Darkness' Introduces Peru's First Inclusive Art Show
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32
3D-Printed Zoetropes
3D-Printed Zoetropes
Akinori Goto Puts a Modern Twist on Age-Old Zoetrope Designs
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31
Curvy Modular Public Benches
Curvy Modular Public Benches
The Odessa Street Benches Enable Citizens to Reconfigure Them
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30
Towering Manmade Waterfalls
Towering Manmade Waterfalls
Olafur Eliasson's 'Waterfall' is Temporarily on Display at Versailles
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29
3D-Printed Ceramic Pendants
3D-Printed Ceramic Pendants
The 'two.parts' Lighting Systems Conceal Invisible LED Bulbs
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Illuminating Glass Speakers
Illuminating Glass Speakers
The Sony Glass Sound System Utilizes Light and Audio into One Device
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27
Whimsical Living Room Sets
Whimsical Living Room Sets
This Furniture from Blå Station Makes Use of a Strange Bubbly Design
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26
Emoji Billiard Balls
Emoji Billiard Balls
These Billiard Balls Show The Faces of Popular Emoticons
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25
Shape-Shifting Lamps
Shape-Shifting Lamps
The LAMPANIA Multifunctional Decorative Lamp Converts into Different Designs
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24
Illusory Body Artwork
Illusory Body Artwork
The Artist Lisha Simpson Transforms Her Arm with Body Paint
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23
Candle-Powered Heaters
Candle-Powered Heaters
'Egloo' Introduces an Ecologically Friendly Way To Keep Warm
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22
Interactive Clay Installations
Interactive Clay Installations
This Artistic Installation Allows Viewers to Play with Clay
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21
Perplexing Wood Clocks
Perplexing Wood Clocks
The Venis Clock by Luca Barengo Rotates to Tell the Time
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Vibrant Swirling Illustrations
Vibrant Swirling Illustrations
This Illustrator's Art Prints Imagine an Abstract New World
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19
Splattered Metallic Mirror Artwork
Splattered Metallic Mirror Artwork
The SPEQUO Mirrors Provide Reflection and Artistic Expression
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18
Geometric Magnetic Shelves
Geometric Magnetic Shelves
These Modern Metal Shelves Show the Possibilities Its Material Affords
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17
Converted Stable Studios
Converted Stable Studios
What Once Functioned as a Stable and Garage is Now a Studio Space
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16
Versatile Outdoor Sofas
Versatile Outdoor Sofas
The 'Dandy Sofa' Provides Modular Outdoor Seating
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15
Robotic Sculptural Art
Robotic Sculptural Art
This Robotic Sculpture is on Display at the Rose Beton Festival
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14
Romantic Couple Paintings
Romantic Couple Paintings
This Fabian Perez Art Interprets Romantic Relationships Stylistically
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13
Knitted Textile Pavilions
Knitted Textile Pavilions
This Pavilion is Made Up of Luminescent Threads
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12
Immersive Audio Installations
Immersive Audio Installations
At Field Day, H&M is Engaging Fans with Music, Art and Interactivity
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11
Serpent Kitchen Faucets
Serpent Kitchen Faucets
The Snake Faucet by Giacomini Design is Made from Titanium and Steel
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10
Irregular-Edged Knives
Irregular-Edged Knives
Mark Wilson's Steel Blades are Cut into Shape Using Water
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9
Compact Multipurpose Stools
Compact Multipurpose Stools
This Folding Stool is Infused with Multi-Functional Features
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8
Outdoor Cubic Pool Beds
Outdoor Cubic Pool Beds
The Skyline Design Daybed CUBE Provides a Space for Outdoor Relaxation
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7
Customizable Children's Bikes
Customizable Children's Bikes
This Adjustable Bike Intersects Style with Functionality
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6
Minimalist Steel Staircases
Minimalist Steel Staircases
This Folded Steel Staircase Has No Visible Support
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5
Granite Stone Bathtubs
Granite Stone Bathtubs
The Stone Forest Natural Bathtub is Carved from a Single Boulder
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4
Flexible Desk Systems
Flexible Desk Systems
Konstantin Grcic's Hack Desks Offer Easy to Set Up Millennial Workspaces
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3
Sculptural Minimalist Jewelry
Sculptural Minimalist Jewelry
'Minimal Futurism' Embraces Modern Jewelery Design
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2
Combination Toilet-Basins
Combination Toilet-Basins
This Space-Saving Toilet and Basin is a Unique Hybrid
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1
Rustic Tiny Homes
Rustic Tiny Homes
This Home Combines a Rustic Aesthetic with a More Modern One
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