Tagged with materials

ColorVoyant 2016 Preview

ColorVoyant 2016 Preview

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! ColorVoyant 2016 holds a hopeful preview of thought-provoking trends. This forecast is outlined in four separate themes (different than that of previous ColorVoyant forecasts) that will cause your views to delve deeper into global color influences: Anonymous, Atmospheric, Happy and Home. Anonymous Humanity is being assimilated into a central thought, … Lue loppuun

Lifestyles of the West Coast of U.S.A., Part II

Lifestyles of the West Coast of U.S.A., Part II

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! Just as Portland of Oregon, Los Angeles of California is a city that respects its Art Deco past, with an eye toward the future. The city attracts the creative thinker, while living up to its “Wild West” tendencies. Read on to explore how LA is similar to Portland in welcoming … Lue loppuun

Highlights from Milan Design Week 2014, Part II

Highlights from Milan Design Week 2014, Part II

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! Every even year, EuroCucina emblazes Milan with innovation, materials, finishes and color. Smart Technology enhancements upgrade kitchen spaces, creating silent work stations, decorative and functional accessories. Modularity of design in spaces allows for combining convenience, style and efficiency in cooking. EuroCucina – Kitchens of the Future Verifying my 2015 forecast … Lue loppuun

Highlights from Milan Design Week 2014, Part I

Highlights from Milan Design Week 2014, Part I

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! In this blog report I will highlight some of the general trends I found in design savvy Milan in April 2014. Among seeing the return of “USA Southwest” design, newspaper wood and architectural lace were new expressive translations of familiar materials. Hand-made looks gained more and more popularity, as well … Lue loppuun

Materials & Color, part II

Materials & Color, part II

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! The ColorVoyant Watch highlights the latter of the two major drivers of design transformation: Materials & Color. Color trends are key to transforming design boundaries. Materials were already discussed in the last edition.   Color Dimension  It has been said that color is the single most important reason a product … Lue loppuun

Materials & Color, part I

Materials & Color, part I

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! The ColorVoyant Watch will highlight two key drivers of design transformation: Materials & Color. Materials are discussed here and Color in the next edition to come. It’s about the process of designing the machines to create new materials and textures.   Material Matters In this edition of The ColorVoyant Watch, … Lue loppuun

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US, part III

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US, part III

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! This edition of The ColorVoyant Watch highlights key trends in materials, structures and color as seen at shows and exhibitions in Milan and New York in 2013. These trends are: Soft Copper Carrera Marble Animated Wood Honeycomb/Hexagonal Fractal Remember you can click here to give feedback about the blog   … Lue loppuun

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US, part II

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US, part II

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! This edition of The ColorVoyant Watch highlights key design concept trends at Milan and New York in 2013. These concepts are: Origami, Wave, Food, Blur, After Image, String Art, Outlining and Dimension. Click here to give feedback about the blog   Design Concepts Watch Rift by Zaha Hadid for Citco. … Lue loppuun

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US

Picks from Design Shows in Europe and the US

Welcome to The ColorVoyant® Watch! In this edition of The ColorVoyant Watch, I will focus on key design talents at three different shows: Milan Design Week, ICFF 2013 and Wanted Design NYC 2013. Key trends in concepts as well as in materials, textures and color will be highlighted during the coming summer months. Click here … Lue loppuun