TEAMS forecast on the top-5 “most anticipated & unanticipated trends“ or the upcoming IFA show 2019 — Illustration by TEAMS

IFA 2019 TEAMS trend forecast

Here’s our very personal compilation on the “5 most anticipated & unanticipated trends” from a designers’ perspective for the upcoming show!

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Sep 4, 2019 · 4 min read

The 2019 IFA will hit the grounds in Berlin this Friday, so we’ve compiled our very own “most anticipated & unanticipated TEAMS trend forecast.” Things we expect to see — Things we would love to see — And things we honestly do not want to see again, but probably won’t have a chance to avoid anyway…

Let’s start with the cool stuff:

1. Theatrical Kinematics

LG SIGNATURE OLED TV — Beautiful, calm and eye-catching kinematic movements

2. Sculptural & Object Fashion

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge — Sculptural & object fashion

3. Analog Natives

4. Flex it, Roll it

Huawei Mate20X — Foldable displays on the show

5. Fashion Brands conquer Smartwatches

Michael Kors Smartwatch — Fashion brands conquer smartwatches

6. Sustainable and Natural Body Housings

Here are some other topics we’ll reflect during our show-walks:

7. Black and Gold
8. Natural Interfaces
9. Omnidirectional Sounds
10. Blend of Kitchen and Living/Dining Room
11. 8K Resolutions

…And the unavoidable pains:

1. Small Kitchen Appliances Blossom in B/S/R/W +“X”

2. Alexa! Alexa? Alexaaaaa!!!!

3. Smart Speakers

Let's see what else we discover…

This trend forecast was written by Kai Gehrmann, Creative Director & Strategic Growth at TEAMS Design Hamburg.

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