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Commercial Design Trends for 2017-18: Future Folk
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Exploring Relevant Cultural Themes and Trends Influencing Commercial Design Mankind today is in flux, living between the past and the future, and the natural and digital worlds. This dichotomy is causing major shifts in human behavior and design is following suit. We call this Designkind, where a new generation of post-digital nomads is pushed to the limits, experiencing life on demand, and rethinking the...

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UNCHARTED: A New Visual Language Emerging
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We are living in a time of great uncertainly, where the limits of earth and the solar system are being tested by both nature and man. Man’s quest for new frontiers beyond our farms, suburbs, and cities is driving a new push into uncharted territory. Shifting planes of light and swirling forms connect us to the heavens. A new visual language has emerged, influenced...

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Introducing the 2016-2017 Color + Design Vision
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The Color and Design Vision is where we at Mohawk Group share our vision for the coming 18 months, forecasting what we believe are the leading concepts that fuel our current product development and inspire our customers with relevant, meaningful color and design insight. We explore cultural themes and trends affecting design today. We look what is happening in the world from this cultural context, studying social trends, demographics, and the...

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Color and Design Vision Series: Interactive Adapter
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Design is a fluid practice. We are often challenged to define spaces that are continuously adaptive and flexible. Interactive Adapter addresses the rapid pace of innovation and change with digital technology. We search for better ways to adapt to our environment, and in our consumer culture we want products that adapt to us. Buzzwords: Digital Technology, 3D and 4D printing, Data, Innovation, Agility, Disruption, Parametric Design,...

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Color and Design Vision Series: Life In Layers
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We all lead a Life in Layers, which looks at the multidimensionality of our lives, cultures, and generations. Our world is layered with technology, digital overload and clutter. Life in Layers is about reclaiming ourselves, bringing nature back so we can begin to feel human again and hear the natural cycles and rhythms of our lives. What are the buzzwords? Back to Nature, Stratification, Biophilia,...

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