From the Press:


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Second Sight  (web site still in Dutch)

The major Dutch trend magazine Second Sight (business-to-business on all levels, not specifically fashion) has started to publish in English. Christine Boland writes an article for them twice yearly on general consumer trends. Contact us for more information.


Design Week:

Reported in Design Week's November 2010 blog: Li Edelkoort's Post Fossil exhibiton 'excavating 21st century creation' moves to the Design Museum Holon Israel, Pinhas Eilon St. 8 
Holon, 58459, Israel and runs from the 27 January - 30 April 2011


Symrise on Li Edelkoort:

In the People section of Symrises online resource 'Always inspiring more' is a recent profile of Li Edelkoort.


Selvedge magazine

In their May/June 2009 issue, Selvedge magazibe interviews Li Edelkoort. Seledge magazine also sponsered the Li Edelkoort/Trend Union UK presentation, for A/W 2010/1, at RIBA in June 2009.


'On the Street |Grey Days'
Bill Cunningham's observations in February 2009, as he notices an upswing of grey on and off the runway at the New York Fashion shows. Bill is a photographer on the New York Times.

Its interesting to note that in Autumn 2006, with her Osmosis grey forecast for summer 2008, Li talked about nuance, dialogue, the importance of grey as the new black and as a perfect back drop for other bright colours.

Archeology of the Future: 20 Years of Trend Forecasting with Li Edelkoort:

At the The Insitut Néerlandais in Paris  was from the 21 January - 8 March, 2009. For a peek click on this link: SLIDE SHOW

Archeology of the Future: 20 Years of Trend Forecasting with Li Edelkoort was the first exhibition to identify and analyze today's most influential lifestyle trends - as seen through the eyes of the world's leading trend forecaster, Li Edelkoort. It was the first exhibition to explore trend forecasting as a profession, and the first retrospective dedicated to Edelkoort's body of work.

See and hear a video interview with Li Edelkoort courtesy of Euro News 22/08/08:

BLOOM magazine:
Bloom magazine has celbrated its 10th Anniversary.  A new issue of Bloom 18 is out now.  To reserve your copy Contact K M Associates.

Li Edelkoort received an honorary doctorate from Nottingham Trent University on the 15th June 2008, for more information click on link:

Li EDELKOORT to leave Dutch Design Academy:
Li Edelkoort endorses her replacement at the Dutch Design Academy. Read more at:


Assessing the impact of a design icon. Alice Rawsthorn, ex CEO of the London Design Museum writes about Li for the Herald Tribune, click link to read:

WHAT NEXT, bikinis in winter?:
Li Edelkoort reported on, in the New York Times, 10/07/08, for more information click on link:

A report on Li Edelkoorts from Women's Wear Daily on recent forcasts, click on link for more information:



March 16th 2008, 'Paint by numbers' article by Li Edelkoort.


INDABA 2007.

Li was a speaker at DesignINDABA, the South African Design Conference in February 2007:


BBC Interview:

In March 2007 Li was featured and interviewed by Martin Raymond on 'Culture Shock', a programme from the BBC World Radio Service.



February 2007 issue: 'Home: the shape of things to come...'. Kate Jacobs article about Li Edelkoort's Paris home, ' inspiring mix of curios and creature comforts.' (no link yet)


THE SUNDAY TIMES 'insideout' magazine:

Launch issue, available from the news stands from the 16th March 2006, the Sunday Times newly launched magazine, 'insideout' features an interview by Clare Gogerty with Li Edelkoort. 'One of the world's most renowned trend forcasters talks about a vision for the future' (no link yet)



Recent article about Li Edelkoort on Design Indaba's website (Design Conference, Cape Town, South Africa):



'Green Light for cars' Li is interviewed for the Mercedes Cars magazine. '...the car will retain its cult status, but its interior design will become the crowing discipline for auto sytlists...'



Issue 21, Winter 2005 article on the '21 most influential people' identifies that since Li Edelkoort took over as chairwoman of the Design Academy Endhoven, it has eclipsed other major UK academic institutions in turning out the hottest young design prospects.


KLM's  the Holland Herald
In flight magazine: the Holland Herald published by KLM, in Spring '04 publishes an article on Li Edlekoort.



Issue 12, May 2004 spends '3 days in the netherlands', including a vist to meet Li Edelkoort at the Design Academy Eindhoven.


Furnishing Magazine:

April 2004, issue 181 report on 'the shade of THINGS TO COME'  Ashlee Moratorio explores how retailers, producers and even forcasters (inc Li Edelkoort) predict what colours the consumer will want at any given time



The recently launched architecture and interiors magazine, in their issue 005-September 2003, has seen the future with its ' trend spotters'. Amongst other things  Li Edelkoort ' urge to cover everthing in patterns and strong colour..... (her big tip for 2005)'.



Article on Exhibition Curated by Li Edelkoort. Art as a contemporary crusade, ARMOUR: the fortification of man, Fort Asperen 2003:


LIVING etc magazine:

Interviews Li Edelkoort in their June 2003 edition.


CEO (The Magazine for Integrated Management)

Interviews Li in their April 2003 edition.


INTRA (award winning Interiors magazine for designers and architects) in their March 2003 edition, listed Li as one of the 31 most powerful women in the Design Industry. Quoting her as saying " there is no creation without advance knowledge, and without design a product cannot exist." Others listed included the architect Eva Jiricna and designer Tricia Guild.



Iinterviews Li in their December 2002 edition.



Read a recent interview with Li on Designboom, the Italian internet design magazine web site: .


TIME magazine:

In a recent special Fall-Winter fashion supplement on the 30th September 2002, Time magazine nominated Li Edelkoort as one of the top 25 most influential names and faces in fashion today. Others on the list included Anna Wintour editor of American Vogue and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.

TIME magazine:

Explores Fragrent Blooms, with reference to Bloom magazine and Li Edelkoort:,10987,1004180,00.html


In a recent poll by The Face magazine, voted Li one of the top fifty influences in the world of style.



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