Our Trends & Design team is constantly on the lookout for new trends, developments and ideas. They find inspiration everywhere: at leading interior design exhibitions, but also in their immediate surroundings. Nearby and far away.

FERDINAND HARTGERS
Concept Designer

Ferdinand Hartgers (1982) studied Fashion Design at the Hogeschool van de Kunsten in Utrecht (School of the Arts). His passion for style and design serves to enhance the department. Ferdinand works as Concept Designer at B&C.

MEINDERT BOS
Creative director

Meindert Bos (1968) studied architectural design at the Kunstacademie (Academy of Arts). With his wealth of experience, gained at leading advertising and communication agencies, for the B&C Group and her costumers Meindert knows how to translate trends into strategies for products and presentations.

ALEX SPEELMAN
Creative director

Alex Speelman (1951) studied interior architecture in Amsterdam. He joined B&C as a Designer over thirty years ago. In addition to fulfilling his role as Creative Director, Alex is always looking out for new living trends.

Every year, the team publishes their take on the trends for the B&C group. In these trend insights, they look at the trend influencers and the upcoming trends in terms of shape, color, material and details. The B&C group trend insights provide a source of inspiration for many within the European interiors sector.

 

Below a preview of their trend insights 2018: EVOLVE.

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The world is changing and keeps changing. Also in 2018, new developments follow each other rapidly. The world is dynamic, it keeps moving and evolving. Evolve stands for the courage to do things differently and unroll new initiatives.

 

Technique is moving fast and the customer is defining the directions and the tempo. The customer is not looking for the biggest or the strongest, but is looking for the company that can adapt the easiest to the wishes of the customer: quick, simple and easy.

WITHIN EVOLVE, WE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE FOUR TRENDS BELOW:
MOMENTUM, FLOAT, ECHOING AND IDENTITY.
FERDINAND HARTGERS
Concept Designer

Ferdinand Hartgers (1982) studied Fashion Design at the Hogeschool van de Kunsten in Utrecht (School of the Arts). His passion for style and design serves to enhance the department. Ferdinand works as Concept Designer at B&C.

MEINDERT BOS
Creative director

Meindert Bos (1968) studied architectural design at the Kunstacademie (Academy of Arts). With his wealth of experience, gained at leading advertising and communication agencies, for the B&C Group and her costumers Meindert knows how to translate trends into strategies for products and presentations.

ALEX SPEELMAN
Creative director

Alex Speelman (1951) studied interior architecture in Amsterdam. He joined B&C as a Designer over thirty years ago. In addition to fulfilling his role as Creative Director, Alex is always looking out for new living trends.