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November Library Training Events

November 8, 2012

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We’ve a bumper pack of training courses for staff and students this month, with 18 separate session titles for students alone!  All take place in the library training room on the lower ground floor, and can be booked online, and they’re all free. Worth mentioning for art and design students this month we have: Market […]

PSFK Future of Retail Report

July 23, 2012

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PSFK have released their third annual survey of retail trends, and examines a number of new and interesting retail innovations, such as improvements in bespoke design and service.  This presentation gives an overview of the full report.

New Trend Union Books Have Arrived

April 27, 2012

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For those of you interested in trend prediction and forecasting, we’ve now received the Summer 2013 and Winter 2013/14  general trend books. As always, these can be found by the desk in the Short Loan area on the ground floor.

Color Forecast – New Colour Trend Site

April 18, 2012

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I’ve just encountered Color Forecast, a new site that takes a mathematical approach to working out colour trends in Paris, Antwerp, and Milan.  The site appears to be free, and updates it’s forecasts on a day to day basis. It’s an interesting idea, and another way of looking at colour, but it’s dealing very much […]

WGSN Visit and Talk – 7th March

March 5, 2012

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WGSN will be visiting us on Wednesday 7 March to give a talk and overview of their services.  The Library subscribes to wgsn.com, which is available for use on campus. If you’d like to come along and meet with them, and find out more about the site and how they predict trends, find out at: […]

Trend Prediction and Forecasting Services – 17 November

November 14, 2011

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Rachel will be running a training session this Thursday, at 2pm in the Library training room about the prediction and forecasting services available via Libraries and Learning Resources. The session will cover WGSN, Trend Union, the various journals we have,  and will also recommend some freely available online forecasting services.  There are a few places […]

Trend Tablet

May 25, 2011

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Li Edelkoort, publisher of Trend Union and Bloom magazine, has a new online social media service called Trend Tablet. The site is free and “explains how trends grow, evolve and flow; helping us to better perceive and understand they interact with our daily life, and showing the connections between edelkoort’s forecasts and a piece of […]