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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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Design Essay: BMW i - Setting the industry agenda for the next decade

Design Essay: BMW i - Setting the industry agenda for the next decade

Many have already dismissed BMW i as a radical experiment too far ahead of its time, but looking beyond the glossy carbon fiber facade reveals three way...

24 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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Design Essay: The tactility of color

Design Essay: The tactility of color

This report was first published by WSGN-homebuildlife on 6 December 2012.

11 December 2012
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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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