Trend Reports

Trend Report: Geneva motor show 2016

Trend Report: Geneva motor show 2016

Revised and expanded in-depth look at key developments large and small

14 March 2016
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Frankfurt Motor Show 2015 – Trends & Overview

Frankfurt Motor Show 2015 – Trends & Overview

From formats to forms, details to colour and plenty more besides, here’s our round-up of every major design trend spotted in the Frankfurt show halls

09 November 2015
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The Cover Story – How the Car Design Review book cover was created [Sponsored]

The Cover Story – How the Car Design Review book cover was created [Sponsored]

Miko makes a microfiber textile called Dinamica for car interiors which we thought also might look great for our book cover. Here’s how we did it...

03 September 2015
Lifestyle Leather

Lifestyle Leather

A report from our partners WGSN Lifestyle and Interiors on the latest trends in leather

23 July 2015
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Magnificent Metal

Magnificent Metal

A report from our partners WGSN Lifestyle and Interiors on new trends in metals, including future finishes and new surface treatments

25 June 2015
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Design Essay: Inspiring Surfaces

Design Essay: Inspiring Surfaces

This report was first published by our partners, WGSN-homebuildlife, on 17 February 2015.

17 March 2015
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Design Essay: Sustainable Utopias - Materials Innovations

Design Essay: Sustainable Utopias - Materials Innovations

This report was first published by our partners, WGSN-homebuildlife, on 2 December.

04 December 2014
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Dutch designers explore how new tech may change our relationship with cars

Dutch designers explore how new tech may change our relationship with cars

Volvo has commissioned Dutch designers Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe to create their vision of how new technologies may change our relationshi...

24 October 2014
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MIT develops self-transforming materials that behave 'like robots without robots'

MIT develops self-transforming materials that behave 'like robots without robots'

A cross-disciplinary research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a suite of programmable materials, including carbon f...

15 October 2014
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Why Chinese design is gaining visibility on the global stage

Why Chinese design is gaining visibility on the global stage

This report was first published by our partners, WGSN-homebuildlife, on 31 July.

27 August 2014
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