London Design Festival 2017 Lifestyle Trends

For the whole weekend from 21st to 24th September 2017, London has hosted the biggest design festival that was happening around the city. Events namely 100%Design, Design Junction, Design fair and etc, were held under the creative vibes from Interior and exterior design studios, lighting design houses, New generation designers- owned brands and emerging innovations….

Luxury Brief: The Power of Affluent Women

The Power of Affluent Women The spending power of various groups of women in Asia cannot be missed. In Indonesia, the culture of Arisan favours luxury spending. In China, South Korea and Japan, better education and more financial freedom breed a tribe of single independent women who wants to spend on herself rather than in…

Luxury Brief: Young High Earners as Growth Driver

This is the first session of Luxury Brief. In this session we will look at some of the latest changes that drive luxury growth in Asia. Young High Earners as Growth Driver The money is in the young. With the exception of the aging population in Japan, the young and upwardly-mobile High Earners are going…

The 21st century Artwork Concept Forecast

New generation comes along with information accessing potential.  It is no doubt why various fields of knowledge can be integrated across sections and expand the way of learning in both vertical and horizontal directions. In these days, not many people believe that art and science have to be categorized in the opposite framework anymore. It’s been a while…

Words Never Die: the New Poetry Scene

How do you see poetry? Do you still read any of them? Poetry may seem to be a dated form of communication, but it’s still a effective tool to convey an emotional message. Indeed it is evolving with the world but not left behind. We see a new wave of communication that are using poetry in a original…

The Digital Natives

Generation Z, the group that born after 2000, is yet to be explored thoroughly in research as the major attention still goes to the Millennials. However there is one thing we are sure about, their native ability to handle digital devices. Born after the wide spread of internet, they are used to the connectedness of…

Visioning a Low Tech Future

Is the future be necessary technological? Some say that our generation is actually the one with little breakthrough changes. If compared to the age of industrial revolution, the digital world hasn’t brought us as big transformation as light did. We start to turn back to the beauty of making things again. Making useful things.  Multiple…

A Truthful Discourse

What does truth mean to you? How does the perception of truth impact our future? Florentine fashion school Polimoda just released the latest issue of Pre Magazine that titled The Truth Issue. Pre Magazine a yearly publication that created by the Trend Forecasting Master students. In this latest issue the students spark a debate on…

Low-tech Creativity

The world is moving forward faster and faster everyday. A new generation inventor stimulated by digital know-how would be undoubtedly creating new technology to assist in every step of their life. Even so, it doesn’t seem very easy in many developing countries where high technology could not be approached because of not much economical support….

Beauty Mega Trends part II

Let’s continue the beauty forecast that I got an idea from a presentation at Bangkok Trend Symposium by Mr. Olivier Guillemin, Chairman of the Comite Francais de la Couleur, France. If you’ve missed the previous article, you can go check it out on Beauty Mega Trend part I . From the Supernature concept to Culture mix…