Lidewij Edelkoort is arguably the world's most famous trend forecaster. Her company Trend Union produces trend books, which are used by strategists, designers and marketeers at brands from Armani to Zegna in all price points from Zara to Prada.
Edelkoort is also a publisher, humanitarian, educator and curator, illuminating museums and cultural institutions around the world with dynamic exhibitions.
In 2011, Edelkoort launched an interactive online trend forum called Trend Tablet. She has been named by TIME Magazine as one of the Most Influential People in Fashion and is the recipient of numerous accolades including the 2012 Prins Bernhard Cultuurprijs. The RSA's Faculty for Royal Designers in Britain has named Edelkoort as a 2014 Honorary Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) in recognition of her pioneering career.
Edelkoort is currently working on trend forecasts for 2016 and releasing a new Bloom book inspired by the natural wonders of Brazil.
see her previous exhibition at Design Museum Holon: Post Fossil
Channeling Trends - an interview with Li Edelkoort