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Fashion Trendsetter

Fashion Trendsetter
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Skintone Guide - 100 real skin colors chart from Pantone color for cosmetics, fashion and designers. An exciting new collection of 110 skin tone shades for inspiration and use in any application where skin tone needs to be matched to a color standard. The PANTONE SkinTone Guide was created by scientifically measuring thousands of actual skin tones across the full spectrum of human skin types. Specially formulated to be the closest physical representations of skin colors, the library is a comprehensive visual reference of human skin tones for use in any market where skin colors are relevant. It's the only internationally available color standard to accurately match skin tones. The PANTONE SkinTone Guide Numbering System Each PANTONE SkinTone number is comprised of a four-digit alphanumeric number.

Action for Happiness Most Contagious 2011 WWDMAGIC | the MAGIC Marketplace WWDMAGIC ignites the spark of fashion. The latest women’s and juniors’ trends, the most-wanted brands, the must-see fashion shows—it’s all happening here. It’s a can’t-miss shopping experience complete with upbeat music, vibrant color, undeniable beauty, and of course, style. WWDMAGIC is brought to you in collaboration with Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) and brings together the latest in women’s, junior’s and children’s apparel and accessories, activewear and swim. WWDMAGIC is held in Las Vegas every February and August at the Las Vegas Convention Center. If you are a fashion retailer, WWDMAGIC is a must-see buying destination for the latest in women’s and juniors' fashion. If you are a women’s or juniors' retail brand, WWDMAGIC is the key global showcase for you—granting you access to the largest and most influential buyers from around the world.

Autumn/Winter trends off the runway and were to Interior Design Trends 2013 & 2014 | Luxury Interior Design Journal Trend Tablet curated and inspired by the forward thinking and creative touch of Lidewij (Lee) Edelkoort Design Days Dubai 2012 brilliantly brought the world’s most renowned trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort to the UAE for an enlightening talk about the trends in fashion, interiors, graphics, cosmetics, automobiles etc. for 2013 and 2014. Lidewij is a fantastic resource for designers in creating products and interiors that have longevity past the current year as she forecasts ahead by at least 2 years. An inspirational design leader shared some of Lidewij’s main points as they relate to the future trends in Interior Design with me. Here are a few key Interior Design Trends for 2013 + 2014: Yellow is the new Pink! Yellow is the new Pink (source unknown) Pattern is making a comeback. Floral Print on a white Background (manufacturer unknown) Kelly Wearstler’s Office Entryway via Touch is the biggest sense to focus on. Interior Design trend – Roots Tribal patterns

Fantastic futures? Technology and business in 2012 27 December 2011Last updated at 00:08 By Fiona Graham Technology of business reporter, BBC News Look into the ball: What does 2012 hold for business technology? Although those of us following the Mayan long calendar may be heading into 2012 with some trepidation, for those taking a longer-term view here is our annual peek into what next year holds. Just as there are 12 days of Christmas, 12 people from across the technology spectrum give their insights to what the next year will hold. We have the first six here, with part two following on Friday. It's been a turbulent year for technology, and enterprise is no exception. The consumerisation of IT continues apace with more and more of us bringing our own devices to work. These topics and more all made it into last year's predictions. Number one would be social networking in business. I think this is going to be very significant, because there are a number of reasons why companies might want to do this. And in fact the opposite is true.

Street Peeper | Global Street Fashion and Street Style Celeb Buzz | Dee Colucci is an artist who just came into my radar due to her undeniable artistic talent,and powerful free spirited ways! As I was collecting some swag for a Patricia Fields fashion week event for Pat’s assistant, one special piece in the VIP bag caught the eye of the one and only Pat Fields! Pat is a visionary designer and stylist, the epitomy of NEW YORK CITY and a N.Y.C fashion guru! She saw Dee Colucci’s art work of a Marilyn Monroe painting! She loved it so much that it’s about to hit the Pat Fields boutique as a highlighted design on her tee’s! Dee is a mother to a 7 and 9 year old, she is a daughter,a friend, a writer and positive force in her community and in the art world! Her most recent series is acrylic and the style marries fluid edging with pointillism to create what she calls,”STATIC”!!! Another great love of Danielle Colucci’s is using her art toward philanthropy! She is also a strong believer of painting all colors,shapes and sizes!

Colours for my newsletter and shape of pitures. K8 Vision The 22 Best Infographics We Found In 2011 | Co.Design 2011 was a huge year for infographic design. Large companies embraced data renderings as a business strategy like never before, whether it was to promote their brand (GE) or bolster their bottom line (the New York Times). Nowhere was that more evident than at Facebook. Timeline, the site’s most ambitious redesign to date, brought the central tenet of data viz--organizing unwieldy bits and bobs into a compelling, visual narrative--to millions of people around the world. As infographics go mainstream, infographic designers grow bolder. We can’t wait to see where the discipline goes next.

Scenario thinking (Step 1) « Divergent Ahead Introduction Ok, the boss has asked you to rally your team mates to formulate a three year fundraising strategy. What a task! Where do you start? How do you go about it? There’s no two ways about it. For those who like to swim in shallow waters, the best option is to just clone what’s been done in the past and expect the best to happen – often this means that they’re hoping large legacy donations will make up the short fall. For those who really want to push the boundaries and fulfil their fundraising potential, they’re sensible enough to prepare for the positive and negative uncertainties that will happen in the short to long term future. Like boy scouts, it’s always best to be prepared for the unexpected. The bottom line is things do change in the future. What is scenario thinking? Scenario thinking is a creative process through which stories (yes stories!) For example, a social welfare charity was well prepared for the introduction of free mobile fundraising by Vodaphone. Like this:

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