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Welcome to Future Thinkers.

We are students from the study Trend research and concept creation at Fontys. Every year a selected group of students have the opportunity to do extra projects. Our world is in constant motion. Want to know what the future holds?

October 26, 2019

The Digital Shaman Project

The past few weeks our team researched five trends to present on the Dutch Design Week. One of these trends is Stretching Boundaries. Stretching boundaries is about pushing boundaries, the way topics can be viewed and talked about. Sensitive s...

October 25, 2019

Guiding Environment

One of the trends that came out of the trend research we have conducted over the past two months is ‘’In Control’’. In the current day and age people feel like they are losing control over multiple aspects in their lives, this loss of control creates...

October 24, 2019

A plant in the wrong place

When friends and family invite you to dinner flowers are considered an appropriate gift. You go to a flower shop and purchase a beautiful bouquet of flowers that were grown solely for that purpose. Why do we buy flowers in a shop when we could...

October 23, 2019

Sevenclicks

In the last weeks we have researched changes in values and needs in society, also known as trends. One of these trends is Copycat Identity. This trend shows how humans want to be unique, have their ‘own’ identity and express their true selves. In order to do...

October 21, 2019


Masque

In the past few weeks we have researched five different trends, including Shifting Senses. Within this trend it is central to merging technology together with the human body. This allows certain senses to be expanded. This can be different for everyone; some p...

October 20, 2019

Cellul-Air
One of the trends that came out of the trend research we have done the last two months is Domestic Quarantine. This trend is about creating the most clean and healthy environment for ourselves from the dirty world around us. As we have some sort of phobia f...

February 14, 2019

Every year students of the study Trend Research and Concept Creation from Fontys Academy for Creative Industries are at Ambiente in Frankfurt, Germany. We give daily trend tours and keep you updated about the trends online as well. Follow our channel for trend talks wi...

February 14, 2019

Every year students of the study Trend Research and Concept Creation from Fontys Academy for Creative Industries are at Ambiente in Frankfurt, Germany. We give daily trend tours and keep you updated about the trends online as well. Follow our channel for trend talks wi...

In the past few days, we have given trend tours through hall 4. During these tours we showed you nine designs, but which design fits our trend(s) best? We nominated five designs in each hall that make a chance at winning the best trend design title 2019 from the Future...

In the past few days, we have given trend tours through hall 4. During these tours we showed you nine designs, but which design fits our trend(s) best? We nominated five designs in each hall that make a chance at winning the best trend design title 2019 from the Future...

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