INTERNAL TREND REPORT APRIL 2008

COLOR TREND FORECAST

TODAY ISM

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  1. Form Factors / Second Chance
  2. Material News / Remarkable New Clothing
  3. Lifestyle / Singling
  4. User Interface / Best Practise
  5. Color Inspiration/ Mascot
  6. Color Trend / Today Ism
  7. Places and People / Design Parcours Munich
  8. Contact

FORM FACTORS
SECOND CHANCE

New design made of used products
Table ware, big pens or europallet for new stylish products.

MATERIAL OF THE MONTH
LYTTRON

Electroluminescence
Painted light for innovative light concepts in design. http://www.lyttron.com/

LIFESTYLES
SINGLING

To be independent
Focuses on local and spacious flexibility, effectivity and a simplified way of living

USER INTERFACE
ACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

The Morph Handy
Nokia Concept, mobile phone with nano materials for smart use.

USER INTERFACE
Best Practise

Photorealistic generative visuals
vvvv (a visual programming language) in combination with special shaders make it possible to create interactive visuals with a photorealistic look

designafairs COLOR INSPIRATION
MASCOT

Optimistic colorful
Funky and funny colors, like a happy spring day

COLOR TREND FORECAST
TODAY ISM

Powdery and Patina
Blue and brown nuances with a hint of past

PEOPLE AND PLACES
DESIGNPARCOURS 2008

Design Generations
Herbert H. Schultes, Susanne Philippson, Klaus Hackl, Gert Hildebrand and Michael Lanz
dissussed about design and designer generations.

PEOPLE AND PLACES
UPCOMING EVENTS

MAI

02-05
BUCH BASEL
Basel / Schweiz
www.buchbasel.ch

06-08
EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE COMPONTS EXPO
Stuttgart/ D
www.ukintpress.com

06-08
SENSOR + TEST
Nürnberg / D
www.sensor-test.com

20 – 25
ILA – BERLIN AIR SHOW

27 – 01
Berlin/ D
www.ila-berlin.com

21 – 25
DESIGNMAI
Berlin / D
www.dmy-berlin.com

31 – 04
TEXCARE
Frankfurt / D
www.texcare-messefrankfurt.com