HCB TRENDS

Where is the sector headed? Which new products are succeeding? What business models are imposed? 

In this space we collect and group everything that today draws our attention but that tomorrow can be common and habitual.

FURNITURE FROM THE OCEAN

May 23, 2019

COPENHAGEN / DENMARK The Danish furniture and lighting design company Mater has always shown its ethical and sustainable principles in its productive processes. But he has decided to go further and throw a collection made from plastics recovered from the sea. It is the Ocean collection that includes two chairs and four ...

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DISRUPT HOTELS

May 16, 2019

PARIS / FRANCE AccorHotels wants to revolutionize the sector with its new JO & JOE brand. It is a new concept, different and extraordinarily bold. In the beginning the brand has been co-created with who will be its future customers and using totally disruptive methods. This has resulted in a space that will mix the formats of private rent, hostel and ...

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CAMTOPLAN, THE APP FOR MEASURING

May 9, 2019

PARIS / FRANCE You have just had to take the tape measure to measure the distances within a room. Now just have a mobile phone that has CamToPlan APP installed. This application is based on augmented reality technology and offers spectacular results. Simply by following the route that you want to measure with ...

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EVERBLOCK, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION

May 2, 2019

NEW YORK / UNITED STATES A Lego on a human scale. This would be the most accurate definition of what EverBlock offers. It is a large assortment of plastic pieces of 30 x 15 centimeters that can be stacked exactly as is done in the construction games and that is being used, mostly to do ...

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A BAR Made 100% WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS

Apr 25, 2019

KAMIKATSU / JAPAN The Japanese population of Kamikatsu is known for its commitment not to generate waste, to the extent that the neighbors separate them in 34 different fractions to the waste collection center. This awareness has also reached local businesses. A good example is the Kamikatz Public House Pub, which also makes ...

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DOUBLE MATTRESS, INDIVIDUAL CONFORT

Apr 18, 2019

FARMINGDALE / UNITED STATES BEDGEAR is a manufacturer of mattresses and accessories that was born in 2009 and that since the first day has set innovation as the differentiating element with respect to competition. This has led him to be able to sell his products in more than 4,000 outlets and register more than one ...

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MAGBULB, THE MAGNETIC PUMP

Apr 11, 2019

NEW YORK / UNITED STATES Incandescent bulbs are condemned to disappear ... or not. An American entrepreneur has designed a bulb that is connected by a magnet. Just screw it to the lampholders the first time and thereafter settle for approximation. This system allows you to put and remove bulbs at enormous speed and ...

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NO PLACE LIKE AT HOME

Mar 26, 2019

Some brands are appealing to the comfort we feel at home to promote their products or services. One of the most amazing examples took place in New York last August, when two firms collaborated to promote a promotional activity that gained a lot of notoriety. Specifically the alliance was made by the platform of ...

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