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Top 100 Design Trends in September

From Multi-Sensory Hotel Designs to Handy Texting Umbrellas

— September 30, 2015 — Art & Design
The top September 2015 design trends include plenty of revolutionary design ideas that are poised to change the way we interact with everyday tasks and the tools we use to get them done.

A unique and hyper-specific innovation, the 'Phone-brella' by kt Design was created in order to allow individuals to text on their smartphones while walking in the rain. While it may be an issue that isn't top of mind, the design tackles a single issue that is potentially encountered on a daily basis.

Separately, Hotel Carlota is a Mexico City hotel designed to offer guests a multi-sensory experience. Designed by Javier Sánchez Architecture, the hotel is situated on the former grounds of Hotel Jardin Amazonas.

The top September 2015 design trends showcase a variety of progressions in an industry increasingly focused on enhanced user experience.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Abstract Screen Wallpapers
Abstract Screen Wallpapers
Michael Cina Released This Collection of Bold Desktop Wallpapers
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98
Bird-Shaped Tree Houses
Bird-Shaped Tree Houses
This Wooden Pavilion Provides a View of an Active Japenese Volcano
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97
Standalone Jewelry Departments
Standalone Jewelry Departments
This Family Jeweler Created a Separate Section Just for Silver
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96
Fung Shui Beach Houses
Fung Shui Beach Houses
This $53 Million Malibu Home by Ed Niles Features a Barbecue Tower
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95
Texture-Building Photoshop Programs
Texture-Building Photoshop Programs
This Photoshop Application Adds Realistic Details to Images
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94
Vinyl Wall Clocks
Vinyl Wall Clocks
This Project Breathes New Life into Vintage Vinyl Records
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93
Handy Texting Umbrellas
Handy Texting Umbrellas
kt Design's Umbrella Doesn't Let the Rain Slow Down Messaging
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92
3D Illusion Wallpaper
3D Illusion Wallpaper
This Wall Decor from Twenty2 Presents Dizzying Graphics
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91
Urban Avian Artwork
Urban Avian Artwork
These Life-Life Murals Depict Flying Seagulls and Herons
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90
Cement-Paneled Abodes
Cement-Paneled Abodes
This Farmhouse-Inspired Structure Makes for the Perfect Family Home
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89
Futuristic LEGO Cities
Futuristic LEGO Cities
This Project Allows Children to Design Singapore's City of the Future
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88
Armored Art Studios
Armored Art Studios
The Metal Exterior of This Rural Cabin Conceals a Full Pine Wood Interior
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87
Wind-Powered Bridges
Wind-Powered Bridges
This Bridge Will Soon Be Able to Generate Renewable Energy
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86
Carefully Contrasted Apartments
Carefully Contrasted Apartments
This Black and White Apartment Will Appeal Minimalist Design Fans
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85
Discreet Feminine Hygiene Bags
Discreet Feminine Hygiene Bags
This Device Helps Women Carry Their Reusable Sanitary Pads
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84
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Natural Wooden Trackpads
Orée's Wooden Trackpad Gives Your Computer an Outdoor Feel
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83
Empowering Poster Projects
Empowering Poster Projects
This Artist Designs a Poster a Day to Remain Positive & Stay Creative
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82
Monochromatic Underwater Photography
Monochromatic Underwater Photography
This Series Captures the Beauty of Children Playing in Water
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81
Stretched Rubber Seating
Stretched Rubber Seating
These Colorful Elastic Seats are Designed to Provide Tension and Support
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80
Botanical Bear Sculptures
Botanical Bear Sculptures
These Two Bear Statues are Entirely Covered in Wool and Red Roses
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79
Creative-Minded Journal Apps
Creative-Minded Journal Apps
Morpholio's Journal App Lets Users Draw, Doodle, Write and Design
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78
Umbrella-Inspired Houses
Umbrella-Inspired Houses
This Flat Roof is Designed to Protect the Entire Hose from the Summer Sun
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77
Romantic Pondside Estates
Romantic Pondside Estates
This Charming Home Overlooks a Pond in Hammond, Louisiana
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76
Rugged Watertight Lighters
Rugged Watertight Lighters
This Camping Lighter is Designed to Stand Up to Harsh Environments
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75
Rock-Resembling Pillows
Rock-Resembling Pillows
Build Your Own Comfy Plush Rock Collection with the 'Living Stone Pillows'
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74
Chaotic Wood Installations
Chaotic Wood Installations
'New Horizon' Boasts Layers of Overlapping Plywood Elements
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73
Study Cubby Offices
Study Cubby Offices
This Office Boasts Personal Quiet Spaces for Workers to Take Refuge In
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72
Geometric Mirrors
Geometric Mirrors
These Wall Mirrors were Created Using Different Abstract Shapes
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71
Robotic Painting Devices
Robotic Painting Devices
This Tiny Robot Creates Brilliant Works of Abstract Art
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70
3D Plant Printers
3D Plant Printers
printGREEN Uses 3D Technology to Print Living Plants
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69
Museum-Inspired Penthouses
Museum-Inspired Penthouses
This Luxurious Penthouse was Designed for an Art Collector’s Pieces
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68
Stylish Galactic Jewelry
Stylish Galactic Jewelry
This Star Wars Jewelry Collection Lets Fans Celebrate Fandom in New Ways
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67
Water-Saving Shower Drains
Water-Saving Shower Drains
The 'Aguawell Light' Device Collects Shower Water for Other Purposes
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66
Illustrated Baby Growth Art
Illustrated Baby Growth Art
This Father Draws Quirky Life-Sized Charts to Track His Son’s Growth
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65
3D Detergent Labels
3D Detergent Labels
This Packaging for Unilever Detergent is Infused with Whimsical 3D Elements
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64
Hidden Sliding Offices
Hidden Sliding Offices
This Office Area Cleverly Blends into the Wall Thanks to a Sliding Door
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63
3D Printed Casts
3D Printed Casts
This 3D-Printed Cast Excels the Healing Process of Broken Bones
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62
Cajun Restaurant Interiors
Cajun Restaurant Interiors
This Cajun Restaurant in Hong Kong is Inspired by a Fishing Boat
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61
Minimalist Dog Doodles
Minimalist Dog Doodles
These Illustrations Depict Various Canine Breeds with Simple Imagery
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60
Upcycled Skateboard Seats
Upcycled Skateboard Seats
These Unique Stools are Made with Padded Skateboards
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59
Curved Paper Sculptures
Curved Paper Sculptures
Sena Runa Created Mickey Mouse Art Using Twists of Colorful Paper
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58
Beach-Inspired Jewelry
Beach-Inspired Jewelry
This Jewelry Collection Features Little Scenes from Summer Holidays
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57
Sustainable Renovated Homes
Sustainable Renovated Homes
This House from the 1930s Gets Redone and Brought to the Modern Age
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56
Micro Dwelling Festivals
Micro Dwelling Festivals
Small Homes are Celebrated at Canada's Tiny House Festival
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55
Automatic Bartenders
Automatic Bartenders
The Foxtender is an Alcohol Vending Machine with a Compatible Payment App
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54
Bespoke Dog Pens
Bespoke Dog Pens
This Artist Works with Designers to Provide Consumers with Elegant Dog Cages
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53
Low-Cost Refugee Camps
Low-Cost Refugee Camps
These Flat-Pack Homes Provide a Long-Term Solution for Housing Refugees
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52
Quick-Assembly Furnishings
Quick-Assembly Furnishings
Greycork's Easy-to-Assemble Furniture Can Be Made in Four Minutes
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51
Luxurious Wooden Bathtubs
Luxurious Wooden Bathtubs
This Unique Bathtub is Inspired by the Shape of a Boat
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50
Quaint Suburban Cafe Concepts
Quaint Suburban Cafe Concepts
This Charming German Cafe is Designed to Be a Meeting Place
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49
Public Napping Chairs
Public Napping Chairs
This Modern Seat is Meant to be Placed in Cities for a Temporary Relief
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48
Affordable Designer Kitchens
Affordable Designer Kitchens
These Kitchens are Made By Professsional Architects & IKEA Furniture
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47
Terrifying Political Illustrations
Terrifying Political Illustrations
'Just Leaders' is a Satire on History's Famous Dictators
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46
Multi-Sensory Hotel Designs
Multi-Sensory Hotel Designs
This New Mexico City Hotel is an Amalgamation of Several Concepts
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45
Restaurant Plant Walls
Restaurant Plant Walls
The Great Green Wall in a Beirut Eatery is Made from Six Types of Veggies
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44
Dual-Person Rocking Chairs
Dual-Person Rocking Chairs
This Contemporary Rocker Features a Hammock-Style Frame
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43
Face-Enhancing Jewelry
Face-Enhancing Jewelry
This Wired Jewelry Collection by Akiko Shinzato Challenges Beauty Standards
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42
Personal Smartphone Theaters
Personal Smartphone Theaters
The 'Solo Theater' Turns a Mobile Device into a Cinematic Experience
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41
Mind-Bending Interactive Paintings
Mind-Bending Interactive Paintings
These Superimposed Images Engage Senses in a Trippy Way
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40
Rap-Inspired Classical Paintings
Rap-Inspired Classical Paintings
These Famous Paintings are Infused with Popular Hip-hop Lyrics
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39
Charming Industrial Lofts
Charming Industrial Lofts
Denis Krasikov's Prague Loft Features Modern IKEA Furniture
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38
Sculptural Smoking Systems
Sculptural Smoking Systems
The Aura Water Pipe Design Updates Looks & Functions of Smoking Devices
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37
Privacy-Centric Homes
Privacy-Centric Homes
This Luxurious Summer Home Provides Seclusion and a Gorgeous Design
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36
Homey Office Spaces
Homey Office Spaces
This Small Loft Office was Decorated to Mimic a Cozy Living Room
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35
Chic Alleyway Restaurants
Chic Alleyway Restaurants
El Papagayo is a Stunning Eatery Tucked Away in Córdoba, Argentina
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34
Modular Cat Furniture
Modular Cat Furniture
These LEGO-Like Cubes Create a Customizable Habitat for a Cat
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33
Gravity-Defying Bowls
Gravity-Defying Bowls
This Multifunctional Kitchen Tool Speeds Up the Cooking Process
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32
Compact Eco Apartments
Compact Eco Apartments
This Melbourne Residence Marries Rustic and Contemporary Details
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31
Residential Restaurant Decor
Residential Restaurant Decor
Bourne &Hollingsworth's Interior Resembles a Traditional Living Room
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30
Toxic Surfing Photography
Toxic Surfing Photography
The 'HAZMAT Surfing' Series Imagines the Grim Future of Surfing
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29
Modern Typographic CVs
Modern Typographic CVs
This Minimalist Resume Template Features Simple Oversized Ypography
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28
Personalized Backyard Pods
Personalized Backyard Pods
The 'Podzook' is a Sphere-Shaped Space Perfect for the Backyard
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27
Halloween-Inspired Body Makeup
Halloween-Inspired Body Makeup
This Artist Transforms Herself into Spooky Halloween Characters
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26
Impenetrable Bike Tires
Impenetrable Bike Tires
These Rugged Tires Help Cyclists from Getting a Flat
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25
Pop-Up Paper Lamps
Pop-Up Paper Lamps
This Folding Lamp is Constructed from One Simple Sheet of Cardboard
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24
Sleeping Bag Hammocks
Sleeping Bag Hammocks
The Bison Bag G2 Combines the Best of Both Worlds
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23
DIY Smartphone Holograms
DIY Smartphone Holograms
This Tutorial Shows You How to Make a Hologram with Your Phone
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22
Galactic Kitchen Collections
Galactic Kitchen Collections
The Star Wars Kitchen Accessories Keep Fandom All Over the House
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21
Car-Top Camping Tents
Car-Top Camping Tents
The IKamper Hardtop One Tent Lets You Camp On Your Car
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20
Automated Herb Planters
Automated Herb Planters
This Vertical Planter Provides an Easy Way to Grow Herbs Indoors
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19
Superhero-Inspired Typography
Superhero-Inspired Typography
This Quirky Alphabet Series Draws on Popular Comic Book Characters
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18
Eco Garden Offices
Eco Garden Offices
This Corporate Office Building Features a Sustainable Urban Garden
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17
Interactive Art Structures
Interactive Art Structures
The 'Super Structure' Exhibit is a Gateway to Arts and Culture
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16
Wall-Mounted Floating Desks
Wall-Mounted Floating Desks
This Minimal Tabletop Provides Infinite Leg Room and Accessibility
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15
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
Military Hybrid E-Bikes
The 'Trefecta DRT e-bike' Looks Like Something Straight Out of Batman
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14
Luxurious Festival Accomodations
Luxurious Festival Accomodations
This Space-Age Tent is Specifically Designed for Music Festivals
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13
Connective Modular Tents
Connective Modular Tents
The POD Tents Help Connect Tents to Form Camping Compounds
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12
Multifunctional Convertible Sofas
Multifunctional Convertible Sofas
This Denim-Covered Convertible Sofa is Great for Small Spaces
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11
Sculptural Cubic Furniture
Sculptural Cubic Furniture
This Chair Blends Functionality and Design Seemlessly
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10
Industrial Summer Homes
Industrial Summer Homes
This Interconnected Beach House Mixes Minimalism and Industrial Designs
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9
Book-Shaped Business Cards
Book-Shaped Business Cards
These Business Cards Cleverly Reflect the Company's Product
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8
Futuristic Baby Carriers
Futuristic Baby Carriers
This Luxury Pram Helps Keep Toddlers Safe and Secure at All Times
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7
Coffee Cup Logo Doodles
Coffee Cup Logo Doodles
This Collection Transforms the Starbucks Siren into Various Characters
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6
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Villas
Inexpensive 3D-Printed Villas
This Mind-Blowing House Was Built in Just 10 Days Using a 3D Printer
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5
Uplifting Animal Illustrations
Uplifting Animal Illustrations
These Drawings Reaffirm Through Simple Inspirational Quotes
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4
Life-Like Disney Princes
Life-Like Disney Princes
This Series Transforms the Iconic Disney Princes into Realistic Images
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3
Super-Slim Folding Desks
Super-Slim Folding Desks
This Compact Workstation is Designed for Small Spaces
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2
Affordable Home Elevators
Affordable Home Elevators
This Tubular Elevator is Easy to Install in the Average Home
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1
Makeup-Free Disney Princesses
Makeup-Free Disney Princesses
These Illustrations Depict the Iconic Princesses Without Any Makeup
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