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Trend Forecasting: What's Next for Design in 2022-23?

Nov. 29, 2021

The pandemic may have turned the world upside-down but it didn't disrupt design trends—it strengthened long-term movements like biophilia that have been evolving for years. In this insightful conversation, trend forecaster and design entrepreneur Stacy Garcia shares her expertise on how to spot trends over fads and what the design industry can expect in the coming years in terms of colors, materials, patterns and technology. She also talks about her new wallcovering collection with Koroseal. 

The pandemic may have turned the world upside-down but it didn't disrupt design trends—it strengthened long-term movements like biophilic design that have been evolving for years. In this insightful conversation, trend forecaster and design entrepreneur Stacy Garcia shares her expertise on how to spot trends over fads and what the design industry can expect in the coming years in terms of colors, materials, patterns and technology. She also discusses the inspiration for her new wallcovering collection with Koroseal.

Meet our guest:

Stacy Garcia

Stacy Garcia is a successful creative entrepreneur and founder of multiple business enterprises and brands: LebaTex, Inc., Stacy Garcia Blue Label, Stacy Garcia | New York, Stacy Garcia Home, and Stay by Stacy Garcia. Her newest foray is in the world of E-commerce with her curated shop www.shopstacygarcia.com

Respected for her inventive use of color and remarkable design skills, Stacy Garcia knows the hospitality, home decor and lifestyle design industries, inside and out. Celebrating over 25 years of experience in the design industry, Stacy brings a contemporary, well-traveled aesthetic to the ever-evolving world of fashion and interiors.

Holding multiple trademarks in many categories around the world, this internationally renowned designer has partnered with some of the world’s leading manufacturers and retailers to create products that span from floor to ceiling for hotels and homes on a global scale.

She was voted one of the 10 leading voices in the hospitality industry and honored by ASID for Design Excellence. Stacy's work has been featured in Interior Design, Boutique Design, New York Spaces, LUXE, Rue Daily and Architectural Digest. Additionally, Stacy has an established reputation as a preeminent forecaster of color and design trends, and is a Chairholder of Color Marketing Group, the premiere international color forecasting association.

Check out Stacy's latest wallcovering collection with Koroseal.

About the Author

Robert Nieminen | Chief Content Director

Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of Architectural Products, BUILDINGS and i+s, sister publications of Smart Buildings Technology. He is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years of experience reporting on the architecture and design industry.

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