Trend Reports

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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Trend Essay: Designing with leather - back to skin

Trend Essay: Designing with leather - back to skin

This report was first published by WSGN-homebuildlife on 9 January 2013.

21 January 2013
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Analysis: When brands go off-piste (and sometimes crash)

Analysis: When brands go off-piste (and sometimes crash)

Of late, there seems to be have been a major - and seemingly contagious - outbreak of car brands dabbling in non-car product design and collaborations. ...

05 November 2012
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Paris Motor Show 2012 - Trends and Overview

Paris Motor Show 2012 - Trends and Overview

The 2012 Paris Mondial de l'Automobile will not be remembered as a classic. When the Big Book of the Paris Motor Show is published, 2012 may be consigne...

31 October 2012
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WGSN-homebuildlife Trend Report Autumn 2012

WGSN-homebuildlife Trend Report Autumn 2012

Welcome to the latest in our series of special quarterly reports for CDN members from WGSN-homebuildlife, the online trend forecasting and product desig...

29 October 2012
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White remains new car buyers' top color

White remains new car buyers' top color

White remains the most popular color of choice for automotive consumers, a trend report has shown, with 22 per cent of all car buyers opting for the color.

19 October 2012
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BASF annual color trend report

BASF annual color trend report

Materials giant BASF has presented the findings of its annual color trend report, created by a team of designers scouting out global textile and furnitu...

31 July 2012
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WGSN-homebuildlife Trend Report Summer 2012

WGSN-homebuildlife Trend Report Summer 2012

This is the fourth in a series of special quarterly reports for CDN members from WGSN-homebuildlife, the online trend forecasting and product design too...

04 July 2012
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Trend analysis: 2012 Milan Salone del Mobile

Trend analysis: 2012 Milan Salone del Mobile

The Milan Salone del Mobile - arguably the most important home interiors fair in the world - is always a hotbed of inspiration no matter what your desig...

03 May 2012
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