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Top 60 Modern Trends in October

From Hybrid Office Apartments to Abstract Tarot Decks

— October 30, 2016 — Art & Design
These October 2016 modern trends range from hybrid office apartment to abstract tarot decks that fuse a traditional spiritual practice with contemporary graphics. Other standouts this month range from folding bicycle designs to rocking workspace seats that are designed to promote comfort and convenience for those leading a busy, on-the-go lifestyle.

The month's other leading innovations include whimsical anime editorials, like a fun series that celebrates Millennials' continuous Pokemon Go obsession and aquatic iris paintings that redefine photorealism for a generation who is more used to digitized art forms.

Other October 2016 modern innovations include modular home accessories like novel-resembling napkin holders, rotating sphere lamps and even experimental hybrid cutlery that is surprisingly practical while doubling as a memorable housewarming gift idea.
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Chic Suspended Spindle Lighting
Chic Suspended Spindle Lighting
The 'Spider' Light Collection Features Modern Designs and Styles
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59
VR Ballet Performances
VR Ballet Performances
'Night Fall' is the World's First 360-Degree VR Ballet
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58
DIY Plywood Staircases
DIY Plywood Staircases
This DIY Staircase Project is Constructed from Plywood
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57
Oceanic Photo Prints
Oceanic Photo Prints
'Littoral Drift' Was Created with Light-Sensitive Paper and the Sea
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56
Multipurpose Tealight Holders
Multipurpose Tealight Holders
EYKING's Marble Homeware Design Holds Dinner Napkins and Tealights
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55
Aquatic Iris Paintings
Aquatic Iris Paintings
Artist Fabian Oefner Creates Unusual Paintings on Water
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54
Abstract Tarot Decks
Abstract Tarot Decks
Midcenturian Tarot Reimagines Tradition with a Modernist Eye
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53
Suspended Thread Installations
Suspended Thread Installations
This Artistic Installation References Travel and the Human Body
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52
Wooden Wireless Charging Devices
Wooden Wireless Charging Devices
These Devices Work as Functional Decor Pieces in the Home
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51
Sculptural Coastal Railway Stations
Sculptural Coastal Railway Stations
This Train Railway Station Imagines the Future of Travel
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50
Statement-Display Clocks
Statement-Display Clocks
The 'LetB' Display Text Time Clock is a Modern Approach to Design
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49
Garden-Touting Skyscraper Towers
Garden-Touting Skyscraper Towers
The H700 Shenzhen Tower will Be a Half Mile in Height
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48
3D-Printing Music Makers
3D-Printing Music Makers
This Hi-Tech Barrel Organ Prints Dimpled Discs and Plays Them
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47
Geometric Animal Oil Burners
Geometric Animal Oil Burners
The 'SANGO' Candle Diffuser Features a Graceful Aesthetic and Design
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46
Ceramic Concrete Design Speakers
Ceramic Concrete Design Speakers
The Stoned Speakers Incorporate Unexpected Design Materials
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45
Collapsible Designer Fans
Collapsible Designer Fans
The 'Conbox' Electric Fans Provide Portable Cooling That's Chic
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44
Rustic Lamp Speakers
Rustic Lamp Speakers
The 'Balldur' Handmade Wood Lamp is a Multifunctional Unit for the Home
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43
Field Mushroom Museums
Field Mushroom Museums
This New Egyptian Science Center is an Architectural and Educational Icon
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42
Fire-Detecting Door Handles
Fire-Detecting Door Handles
The 'Bleep' Door Knob Handle Whistles to Warn of Fire
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41
Contemporary Earthenware Objects
Contemporary Earthenware Objects
The Folium Collection Comprises Nature-Inspired Tableware
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40
Camouflaged Anime Photography
Camouflaged Anime Photography
Jules Perron's Project Cleverly Situates Pokémon Monsters in Nature
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39
Coin Collection Display Frames
Coin Collection Display Frames
The 'Numizmatus' Allows a Coin Collection to be Stylishly Displayed
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38
Portable Espresso Shot Makers
Portable Espresso Shot Makers
The 'STARESSO' Manual Coffee Maker Brews Hot or Cold Coffee
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37
Rocking Work Seats
Rocking Work Seats
'BuzziBalance' Creates Non-Traditional Environments in the Office
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36
Expansive Abstract Carpets
Expansive Abstract Carpets
The 'Visioni' Geometric Rugs by Patricia Urquiola are Modern and Chic
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35
Sound-Amplifying Cylindrical Towers
Sound-Amplifying Cylindrical Towers
'An Occupation of Loss' is a Study in Mourning
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34
Usage-Monitoring Bathroom Faucets
Usage-Monitoring Bathroom Faucets
The Faucet by Zhou Buyi Keeps Track of Water Usage
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33
Futuristic Wood-Clad Apartments
Futuristic Wood-Clad Apartments
This Oak Apartment Was Designed to Look Like Artwork
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32
Concrete Industrial Faucets
Concrete Industrial Faucets
The Ritmonio 'Haptic' and 'Diametro35 Inox Concrete' Faucets are Chic
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31
Rotating Spherical Lamps
Rotating Spherical Lamps
The 'Nightingale' Light Uses a Ringed Shape to Give Off an Ambient Glow
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30
Family-Accommodating Hotel Rooms
Family-Accommodating Hotel Rooms
The Edition Hotels Miami Beach Hotel Received a Modern Upgrade
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29
Versatile Ladder Designs
Versatile Ladder Designs
Louisville Ladder's 'Cross Step Ladder' Combines Two Ladder Designs
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28
Novel Napkin Holders
Novel Napkin Holders
This Napkin Dispenser Binds Serviettes Together Into a Neat Paperback Stack
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27
Ocean Plastic Dining Tables
Ocean Plastic Dining Tables
The Brodie Neill 'Gyro' Circle Table is Deceptively Crafted from Waste
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26
Cross-Stitched Murals
Cross-Stitched Murals
This Woven Street Art is Integrated into the Sides of Buildings
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25
Private Bedroom Photography
Private Bedroom Photography
This Series Reflects on the Changes That Technology Has Brought on
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24
Sterilizing UV Toilets
Sterilizing UV Toilets
The Magic Toilet Design Offers Hands-Free Use and Cleaning
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23
Open-Concept Vertical Indoor Gardens
Open-Concept Vertical Indoor Gardens
The Vertical Garden by Joost Bakker is Airy and Stylish
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22
Tabletop Tear-Off Calendars
Tabletop Tear-Off Calendars
The 'Photodarium' by Slanted Showcases 365 Photographs and Stories
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21
Dynamic Traffic Cones
Dynamic Traffic Cones
These LED Pylons Are Highly Visible at Night and Entirely Eco-Friendly
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20
Experimental Hybrid Cutlery
Experimental Hybrid Cutlery
Steinbeisser's Playful Forks and Spoons To Alter the Eating Experience
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19
Multifaceted Leaning Workstations
Multifaceted Leaning Workstations
The 'BEA' Workspace Desk Sits on Two Legs for Maximum Efficiency
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18
Fluid Resin Sculptures
Fluid Resin Sculptures
These Sculptures Were Made to Realistically Resemble Splashing Water
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17
Retro Hotel Redesigns
Retro Hotel Redesigns
The Oddsson Hotel in Reykjavik Puts a Contemporary Spin on Historic Style
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16
Concrete Shower Drain Planters
Concrete Shower Drain Planters
The Haisui Planter Container Highlights Nature's Resilience
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15
Compact Kitchen Units
Compact Kitchen Units
This Kitchen Collection Was Designed to Fit into Small Apartments
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14
Minimalist Steel Fire Pits
Minimalist Steel Fire Pits
This Fire Pit Was Designed to Create a Unique Backyard Fire Experience
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13
Folding E-Bicycle Designs
Folding E-Bicycle Designs
The Gi FlyBike Spins the Benefits of Power Assistance and Portability
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12
Inflatable Nightclubs
Inflatable Nightclubs
This Blow-Up Building Was Made for the Federation of Swiss Architects' Party
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11
Staircase Seating Solutions
Staircase Seating Solutions
The Stephen Kenn x Victorinox Stepladder Chair is Multipurpose
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10
Cubic Loft Spaces
Cubic Loft Spaces
The Cube House Reinterprets Cottage Home Designs
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9
Post Office Bakeries
Post Office Bakeries
The Margot Craft Bakery in London is in a Converted Post Office Location
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8
Aerodynamic 360-Degree Speakers
Aerodynamic 360-Degree Speakers
This Beosound Wireless Speaker Unit Concept is Abstractly Designed
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7
Hybrid Office Apartments
Hybrid Office Apartments
The Brandburg Home & Studio by Modelina Architecture is Efficient
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6
Undulating Wooden Stools
Undulating Wooden Stools
This Chair is Outfitted with a Series of Elastics that Conform to Sitters
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5
Modern Modular TVs
Modern Modular TVs
This Deconstructible Screen Guarantees a Longer Life for the Electronic Device
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4
Bioluminescence Night Lights
Bioluminescence Night Lights
The 'LUME' Lighting Solution Provides Natural Illumination
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3
Small Space Couch Designs
Small Space Couch Designs
The 'Addax' Sofa Design by Matthew Pope is Made for Small Living Units
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2
High-End Prefab Homes
High-End Prefab Homes
The Diago Home by J Mayer H Enhances Home Architecture Design Expectations
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1
Eco Prefab Homes
Eco Prefab Homes
This Wood House by ArchiBlox Features a Green Roof and Sustainable Wood
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