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This Virtual Workshop will be held across two half days on January 17 and 18, 2023 and will lay the groundwork for our 2023 ChromaZone Color Forecasting Workshops where we’ll be forecasting color trends for 2025 and beyond. 

In this Future Thinking Workshop you’ll work with some of the most experienced professionals in the color design industry to explore future trends and developments that will shape all industries within the next two years. You’ll discuss the current horizon and how you see it changing and examine today’s major undercurrents and the trends that will transform our landscape in 2025 and beyond.

The Benefits of Attending:

  • You’ll emerge with a better understanding of how to push your own trend research into the future.
  • You’ll have increased confidence to better inform and direct your own decision making.
  • In this constantly changing world, you’ll stay ahead of where trends are heading.
  • You’ll identify new areas for innovation and spot areas for growth and change.

Space is limited so be sure to register early. We also encourage you to register for the follow up ChromaZone workshops where we’ll use the final macrotrends identified during this workshop to forecast our 2025+ color directions.


DATE AND TIME:  January 17 and 18, 2023, 9 am – 1 pm Eastern

LOCATION:  Virtual

FEES:  CMG Member $50; Non member $75

PREPARATION:  By registering for this workshop you acknowledge that preparation is required and details of this will be sent to you upon registration.

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS: Space is limited on this workshop so please do not register unless you can fully commit to both days.  Due to the preparation required we cannot necessarily offer your spot to another participant, so refunds will not be available.



About Stephanie

Stephanie Dycha has devoted herself to the world of color over the past 20 years.  Specializing in working with brand managers, utilizing innovative technology, and applying extensive trend knowledge, she strives to apply a circular design approach to a new level in the field of plastic products.  Stephanie now heads up both the Avient ColorWorks US & Canada team in West Chicago, IL and the West Design Center located in Phoenix, AZ.  These teams work with a diverse client base that spans numerous fields including packaging, consumer goods, automotive, and much more.

The Avient ColorWorks network is made up of global 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 Executive Committee of the Color Marketing group as the Vice President of Marketing.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Loyola University Chicago. She is currently an MBA Candidate in a joint program with Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business and Loyola University School of Environmental Sustainability where she focuses on Sustainability Assessment and Planning.

About Kiki

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.


This is a Virtual Event