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Top 75 Modern Trends in October

From Hand-Sculpted Marble Skulls to Ultra-Minimal Designer Desks

— October 28, 2018 — Art & Design
The October 2018 modern trend line-up highlights contemporary examples from the art world, as well as instances of ultra-minimalist and color-pop arrangements in interior design.

Jun Cha's hand-sculpted marble skulls, for example, are a modern crossover between art and home decor. The objects are made in extremely limited qualities and retail for $7,000 USD which definitely adds an exceptionally luxurious component to one's house.

Henning Stummel, on the other hand, is a London-based architect who puts emphasis on sustainability through his flat-pack furniture collection. The offerings present an eco-friendly option for consumers through a design that is modern and minimalist.

Finally, the October 2018 modern trend list highlights Guy van Leemput's beautiful and design-forward balloon-molded bowls which are a product that fuses artistic sensibility with homey functionality.
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Blockchain-Based Art Registries
Blockchain-Based Art Registries
The Blockchain Art Collective Assigns Artworks Secure Identities
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73
2-in-1 Cold Brew Makers
2-in-1 Cold Brew Makers
Gravity 2-in-1 Cold Brew Coffee System is Simple to Use & Easy to Clean
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72
Expansive Bean Bag Installations
Expansive Bean Bag Installations
"Chubby Cloud" Lets Visitors Experience Fashion in a New Way
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71
Extra Pointy Metal Roofs
Extra Pointy Metal Roofs
The Princeton Transit Hall Sports an Angular Roof by Studio Rick Joy
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70
Robust Industrial-Style Gallery Spaces
Robust Industrial-Style Gallery Spaces
Assemble Converts a Public Swimming Pool into a Big Gallery
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69
Roundabout Wall Clocks
Roundabout Wall Clocks
This Inverted Clock Features Hands That Rotate From Behind the Face
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68
Season-Informed Still Life Photoshoots
Season-Informed Still Life Photoshoots
Melanie Abrantes Debuts Her Line in a Beautiful Setting
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67
Psychologically Charged Grayscale Paintings
Psychologically Charged Grayscale Paintings
Tomoo Gokita's Exhibit at Blum & Poe is Expressive
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66
Deconstructed Functional Wardrobe Designs
Deconstructed Functional Wardrobe Designs
Baohan Jiang Experiments with Perceptions of Time & Form
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65
Mixed-Media Abstract Sculpture Installations
Mixed-Media Abstract Sculpture Installations
Rebecca Ackroyd's Work Boldly Challenges Form & Space
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64
3D-Printed Designer Figurines
3D-Printed Designer Figurines
Pinar Yoldas Draws Inspiration from Greek Gods and Goddesses
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63
Earthly Contemporary Lighting Collection
Earthly Contemporary Lighting Collection
Brave Matter Uses Himalayan Pink Salt as a Material
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62
Colorfully Disjointed Upcycled Sculptures
Colorfully Disjointed Upcycled Sculptures
Lorenzo Vitturi Uses Furniture for Artistic Expression
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61
Multi-Surface Tables
Multi-Surface Tables
This Cocktails' Table Has Satellite Surfaces for a Party's Worth of Drinks
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60
Sculptural Warehouse-Style Art Schools
Sculptural Warehouse-Style Art Schools
Franklin Azzi Architecture Works on an Art School in France
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59
Eco-Friendly Bright Orange Homes
Eco-Friendly Bright Orange Homes
Chris Moore's Living Abode References Passivhaus Standards
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58
Sleek High-Quality Bluetooth Speakers
Sleek High-Quality Bluetooth Speakers
Libratone's New Speaker Boasts a Design with a Zip
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57
Urban Sterilizer Stations
Urban Sterilizer Stations
The Lambda Makes Waterless Hand-Cleaning Possible in Public Places
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56
Stylish Marble Travel Mugs
Stylish Marble Travel Mugs
C Rose Pottery Focuses on Minimalism and Delicately Intricate Pattering
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55
Perfectly Proportional Purifiers
Perfectly Proportional Purifiers
This Air Manager Was Designed with the Golden Ratio In Mind
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54
Red-Accented Retro-Themed Diners
Red-Accented Retro-Themed Diners
Sella Concept Creates a Laid-Back Atmosphere for Piraña
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53
Rotating Colorful Beach Huts
Rotating Colorful Beach Huts
Jak Studio Creates a Striped Structure That Can Follow the Sun
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52
Ultra-Minimalist Contemporary Benches
Ultra-Minimalist Contemporary Benches
Videre Licet's 'Offset Cube' is Incredibly Elegant & Chic
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51
Dehumidifying Eco Showers
Dehumidifying Eco Showers
The Delta Shower Adapts to Different Spaces and Recycles Water Vapor
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50
Sculptural Concrete Faucet Designs
Sculptural Concrete Faucet Designs
Brizo's 'Vettis Bath Collection' is Informed by Brutalism
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49
Revamped Slinky Seating
Revamped Slinky Seating
The Renaissance Chair Harkens Back to an Ancient Roman Throne
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48
Illuminating Sculptural Water Fountains
Illuminating Sculptural Water Fountains
Michael Anastassiades References Classical Architecture
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47
Hand-Sculpted Marble Skulls
Hand-Sculpted Marble Skulls
Jun Cha Releases Beautifully Prepared Limited Edition Sculptures
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46
Ecologically Ethical Lifestyle Brands
Ecologically Ethical Lifestyle Brands
Whimsy + Row's Approach to Business is Ultra-Sustainable
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45
Corrugated Metal Furniture Detailing
Corrugated Metal Furniture Detailing
Beeline Design's 'Ridge Collection' is a Material Experiment
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44
Balloon-Molded Bowls
Balloon-Molded Bowls
Guy van Leemput Makes Delicate Ceramics Using Inflated Balloons as Bases
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43
Modern Bright 19-Century Apartments
Modern Bright 19-Century Apartments
Hatchet Design Build's Townhouse Design is a Collaboration
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42
Customizable Handmade Crystal Mugs
Customizable Handmade Crystal Mugs
Essarai Ceramics Produces Mugs That are Literal Works of Art
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41
Multisensory Shower Systems
Multisensory Shower Systems
The Dornbracht 'Aquamoon' Shower was Designed by Michael Neumayr
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40
Color-Changing Workspaces
Color-Changing Workspaces
This Modern Worspace Design Plays with Forms of Light, Shadow and Color
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39
Sleek Contemporary Hawaiian Hotels
Sleek Contemporary Hawaiian Hotels
OMFGCO Infuses the Laylow Hotel with a Mid-Century Aesthetic
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38
Engaging Impressionist Home Interiors
Engaging Impressionist Home Interiors
Brani & Desi's Approach to Design is Ultra-Colorful & Busy
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37
Multifunctional Golden Cubic Buildings
Multifunctional Golden Cubic Buildings
Stefano Boeri Architetti Designs a Geometry-Inspired Facade
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36
Low-Slung All-Black Homes
Low-Slung All-Black Homes
Deborah Berke Partners Designs an Elongated Contemporary House
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35
Elegant Sculptural Terrazzo Decor
Elegant Sculptural Terrazzo Decor
Joyce Wang Studio's Collection Highlights Material Versatility
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34
Reflective Art Studio Extensions
Reflective Art Studio Extensions
Chen + Suchart Studio Create a Glazed Extension for a Modern Home
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33
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
This Cottage Was Designed with Inspiration from Old Anglers' Shacks
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32
Adorable Animal Home Decor
Adorable Animal Home Decor
Studio Front Creates Cute and Modern Resting Animals for Vitra
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31
Easy Replanter Pots
Easy Replanter Pots
The Rem'Pot Makes Repotting Your Plants a Simple and Shovel-Free Exercise
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30
Load-Bearing End Tables
Load-Bearing End Tables
This Tubular Steel Table Provides a Flat Surface and Several Pegs As Hooks
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29
Malleable Orientation Lamps
Malleable Orientation Lamps
The 'Enso' Light Can be Shifted for Different Lighting Effects
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28
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
These Design-Forward Rugs are Presented at 'Dutch Stuff'
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27
Conceptualized Autonomous Vehicle Interiors
Conceptualized Autonomous Vehicle Interiors
IKEA's Latest Project is Futuristic and Imaginative
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26
Impressively Stacked Home Designs
Impressively Stacked Home Designs
This House by FreelandBuck Proves to Be Exceptionally Crafted
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25
Modernist Porcelain Home Decor
Modernist Porcelain Home Decor
Sebastian Bergne and Tokyo Saikai Create a New Brand Called Ha'
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24
Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Opened a UK Pop-Up Store
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23
Origami-Inspired Seating
Origami-Inspired Seating
The Exo Chair Mimics the Folding of Paper and the Rigidity of Sculpture
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22
Design-Friendly Floral Shop Hybrids
Design-Friendly Floral Shop Hybrids
PlantShed is a Luxe Boutique Destination for Your Plant Needs
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21
Bright Pastel Apartment Interiors
Bright Pastel Apartment Interiors
HAO Design's 'Starburst House' Boasts a Contemporary Aesthetic
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20
Ultra-Colorful Pastel Cafe Interiors
Ultra-Colorful Pastel Cafe Interiors
Appareil Architecture Arranges a Whimsical & Engaging Design
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19
Eco-Conscious Flat-Pack Furniture
Eco-Conscious Flat-Pack Furniture
Henning Stummel's Compact Furniture Collection is Sustainable
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18
Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
IKEA's SJÄLVSTÄNDIG Line is Inspired by DIY Projects
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17
Temporary Eco-Friendly Concept Stores
Temporary Eco-Friendly Concept Stores
'Skandium Townhouse' Boasts Furniture by Montana & Skagerak
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16
Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
'Project Milestone' Will Be Available Through Vesteda
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15
Contemporary Slated Home Designs
Contemporary Slated Home Designs
Framestudio Creates the Opportunity for an At-Home Spa Day
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14
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Milk & Honey Babies Offers a Variety of Elegant & Functional Styles
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13
Vacuum-Sealed Sofas
Vacuum-Sealed Sofas
This Collection of Compressed Furniture Makes Moving a Lighter Weight Effort
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12
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
The Storage Box Series Conceals Loose Coins and Collects Assorted Items
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11
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Atelier Sagitta's Design is Color-Rich, Bold and Assertive
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10
Facial Recognition Tech Installations
Facial Recognition Tech Installations
R Luke Dubois & Zach Lieberman's Piece is Somewhat Dystopian
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9
French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
Be-poles' Design is Strongly Informed by Agriculture Traditions
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8
Vegetative Residential Tower Designs
Vegetative Residential Tower Designs
Safdie Architects' Building Boasts a "Hillside of Terraces"
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7
Elongated Seaside Vacation Homes
Elongated Seaside Vacation Homes
Ström Architects Designs a Glazed House for a Family of Five
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6
Convertible Portable Fans
Convertible Portable Fans
This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
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5
Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Snowe's Latest Collection is the Epitome of Refined Quality
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4
Unsettling Small-Scale Sculptures
Unsettling Small-Scale Sculptures
Qixuan Lim Presents Limbs and Organs as Food Creations
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3
Artistically Colorful Desk Organizers
Artistically Colorful Desk Organizers
The Hero Organizer Adds a Stylish Twist to One's Desktop
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2
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Grimshaw's Prefab Homes are Affordable Housing Solutions
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1
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
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