Trend Reports

IMM Cologne 2014: Trend Report

IMM Cologne 2014: Trend Report

For all of us car designers, the auto shows are very important not only to meet and greet, but to see the latest concept and production cars. However, f...

14 February 2014
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Trendwatch: Global pattern

Trendwatch: Global pattern

This report was first published by our partners WGSN-homebuildlife on 30 December.

07 January 2014
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Trendwatch: Refined Industrial

Trendwatch: Refined Industrial

This report was first published by our partners WSGN-homebuildlife on 22 November.

03 December 2013
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Volvo's research proves car design invokes basic human emotions

Volvo's research proves car design invokes basic human emotions

Car design and human emotion are inexorably linked, according to new research from Volvo.

28 November 2013
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Design Essay: CDR Trend Insight - Premium/Economy

Design Essay: CDR Trend Insight - Premium/Economy

Brands are evolving their offer towards a premium and economy sub-brand pairing as the car market changes. Each brand is taking a different approach, bu...

21 October 2013
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Trendwatch: Dark Interiors

Trendwatch: Dark Interiors

This report was first published by our partners WSGN-homebuildlife on 23 July.

05 August 2013
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Trend Analysis: 2013 Techtextil Trade Fair

Trend Analysis: 2013 Techtextil Trade Fair

This report was first published by WSGN-homebuildlife on 24 June 2013.

08 July 2013
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CDR Trend Insight - Downsizing the ‘Allroad’ Aesthetic

CDR Trend Insight - Downsizing the ‘Allroad’ Aesthetic

The ‘Allroad' aesthetic is trickling down to the A-segment. The look is so-called because it was led by Audi's range of Allroad products, which raise th...

01 July 2013
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CDR Trend Insight - Blade Lamps

CDR Trend Insight - Blade Lamps

Previously we've reported on the headlamps of cars aping the human eye as a graphic device. With full LED clusters now feasible and appearing more commo...

29 May 2013
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CDR Insight Quarterly - Q1 2013

CDR Insight Quarterly - Q1 2013

Independent consultancy, Car Design Research's 'Insight Quarterly' looks at the latest trends in the automotive design world and beyond, four times each...

23 January 2013
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