COMING SOON – FUTURE THINKING 2030
This Virtual Workshop event will inspire and evoke your mind well beyond your normal trending experience and timeline. Future Thinking 2030 gives you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced professionals in the color industry, pushing each other to develop trends far into the future. It will be a day of inspired learning, deep conversations, critical thinking, and most importantly, future thinking. You will emerge with a better understanding of where the world is heading and the evolution and knowledge of how to push your trend research far into the future.
Stephanie Dycha has devoted herself to the world of color over the past 18 years. Specializing in working with brand managers, utilizing innovative technology, and applying extensive trend knowledge she strives to push development and sustainably to a new level in the field of plastic products. In the West Chicago design center, she and her team work with a diverse client base that spans numerous fields including packaging, consumer goods, automotive, construction, and much more. The Avient ColorWorks network is made up of four centers specially designed to foster imagination and support creative exploration of new plastic product ideas while providing the technical resources needed to test the feasibility of original and unique product designs. Stephanie is on the Board of Directors of the Color Marketing group and a is member of the IDSA and SPE and is truly dedicated to driving innovation and trend focus forward into a new future.
Kiki Redhead leads all CMF & Trend initiatives for Sherwin-Williams Design Segments in Industrial & Performance Coatings, including spearheading a new DesignHouse in Minneapolis, MN. She collaborates with Industrial Design customers in appliance, office and outdoor furniture, as well as electronics, medical devices, packaging, transportation, and heavy equipment. She also works with designers for architectural and building products on coatings development and trends, including ideation of aesthetics, performance, and sustainable solutions. She proudly touts her previous experiences working for Sherwin-Williams Consumer Group, as Interior Design Manager & Color Stylist for Dutch Boy Paint, as Trend Editor for Time Inc. shelter publications, and as CMF Leader for Polaris Industries. From 2008 to 2018, Kiki owned Colour Couture: a consultancy that coached 35 cross-industry clients from over 12 countries on CMF evolution in innovation, development, design, and marketing. A longtime member of the Color Marketing Group, Kiki sits on the Board of Directors and is Co-Chair of the Future Thinking Committee.