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Product Design
Published: 17 Dec 2015

Christmas 2015 Confirmation: Funland

Our Christmas 2015 Design Direction Funland displays a playfully creative approach to seasonal décor. In this visual blog post, we explore how this lively aesthetic has translated to market, highlighting the range of festive accessories available this year.

  • A palette of super-brights drawn from paint pigments and plastic hues point towards the synthetic nature of this direction. Flat applications and white backdrops place focus on the mix of vivid shades.
  • Handmade decorations provide a feast of colour, pattern and textural play, with tactile finishes found in wrapped yarns and textile details. Hand-painted papers add to the crafted look, while oversized paper cut-outs make for bold window displays.
  • Designs encourage a DIY-at-home approach, with simple shapes repeated en masse for spontaneous and playful décor compositions – particularly seen in contemporary approaches to advent calendars.

See our Symbol and Illusion blog posts for further confirmations of our Christmas 2015 Design Directions. Find more seasonal inspiration from this year's festivities in our Holiday Pop-Ups and Digital Christmas reports.

Looking ahead to next year, see our Christmas 2016 Design Directions – Ornate, Stellar and Wonderland.

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