Grey Mint, Romance 3.0 and recycling mix – What can we look forward to in 2018?

Trend observer Aafje Nijman – Photo: bureau-nvh.nl

The Dutch trend observer Aafje Nijman is primarily interested in flowers, plants and gardens. Together with Anet van Haaster, she runs the agency “Nijman + van Haaster”. Taking trend analyses as the starting point, new concepts are developed here for various national and international actors of the green industry. We spoke with Nijman about the trends of the still new year.

Indoor Gardening: Greenery inside one’s own four walls

„Greenhouse Mini“ – greenhouse for the kitchen © Design House Stockholm

Those, who don’t want to have to do without gardening even in the winter, can find numerous products for growing plants inside their own four walls today. Every apartment can be turned into a decorative or herb garden with the aid of a mini greenhouse or an illuminated plant shelf. A trend that is in the meantime also expanding to encompass larger cultivated areas.