Trend 2017/2018


At a time in history with the uncertainties we are currently experiencing, the increasing need to switch off and relax
has led to the abandonment of minimalism, and a push towards the exact opposite, i.e. layering, maximalism,
playfulness and irony, opening the door to the broad theme of play.
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In its various applications and levels of difficulty and abstraction, shape is one of the most powerful tools of
intellectual and cognitive training. Whether it is represented by strictly decorative elements, or striking and
sophisticated insightful paradoxes, it will take centre stage once more and stimulate the human mind, which may or
may not beaware of it to varying degrees but which will most certainly reap the benefits.