Never the same

Never the same TREND 2019/2020 - In an epoch in which a large number of products once considered elitist have been democratised, knowledge of the production process and its history has become the currency used to acquire the desired status. The exclusivity of the product, and therefore, of the person using it, is expressed not… Read More

Limited editions

Limited editions TREND 2019/2020 - In an epoch in which a large number of products once considered elitist have been democratised, knowledge of the production process and its history has become the currency used to acquire the desired status. The exclusivity of the product, and therefore, of the person using it, is expressed not only… Read More

Historical re-editions

Historical re-editions TREND 2019/2020 - In an epoch in which a large number of products once considered elitist have been democratised, knowledge of the production process and its history has become the currency used to acquire the desired status. The exclusivity of the product, and therefore, of the person using it, is expressed not only… Read More

Disappearance

Disappearance TREND 2018/2019 - People live their every-day life in a state of non stop connection and confusion. Excessive information, continuous personal interrelations, often undesired, put people in a state of great tension. For this reason, the trend of developing products and environments which divert people from these habits and routines becomes an indispensable element… Read More

The maternal regression

The maternal regression TREND 2018/2019 - In a context in which design must express a sensation of wellbeing, the theme of the product as a symbol of regression towards maternal protection becomes a trend in constant growth. Furniture is the new protective nest, the emphasis of soft, warm, embracing and reassuring forms becomes the female… Read More

Parametric approach to design

Parametric approach to design TREND 2018/2019 - Besides doing good, products must also evoke the good! In a period in which design attempts to stimulate wellbeing through various concepts, the use of parametric forms (based, that is, on equations which can be modified by mathematical values) evokes in the user a feeling of trust based… Read More

Three dimensional wellbeing

Three dimensional wellbeing TREND 2018/2019 - One of the trends of current design is to use three-dimensional covering textures whose purpose is to please, in terms of wellbeing, end users. Regardless of the product (furniture, electronic or automotive), during 2018 we will notice a huge development of tactile surfaces whose main communicative aim is to… Read More

Combatting the dearth of colour

Combatting the dearth of colour Trend 2018/2019 - In recent years the recession has also affected the world of design and communication. The lack of colour that reflects a lack of motivation has dominated daily life, but Hella Jongerius, manager of the Colour and Design Department at Vitra, maintains that the response to this “Dearth… Read More

Ritual

Ritual TREND 2017/2018 - At a time in history with the uncertainties we are currently experiencing, the increasing need to switch off and relax has led to the abandonment of minimalism, and a push towards the exact opposite, i.e. layering, maximalism, playfulness and irony, opening the door to the broad theme of play. ♣ ♣… Read More

Shape

Shape TREND 2017/2018 - At a time in history with the uncertainties we are currently experiencing, the increasing need to switch off and relax has led to the abandonment of minimalism, and a push towards the exact opposite, i.e. layering, maximalism, playfulness and irony, opening the door to the broad theme of play. ♣ ♣… Read More