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About the Geek Report - Understanding the fringes of culture is important for predicting the direction of consumerism, and the Geek Trend Report reveals current changes in this market. Gamers and anything tech-related was previously designated as unpopular, but now shapes mainstream consumerism, as demonstrated with the surge in non-prescription glasses, boardgames, computer t-shirts and vintage nerdy shirts reminiscent of Steve Urkel style. Our expansive data tracks these shifts in patterns and all the latest trends stemming from this fringe culture subsection.

Who It's For - The Geek Trend Report is ideal for a variety of sectors, such as fashion, marketing, advertising and more.

Businesses can use our research to understand this growing phenomenon, and use the information to improve product design and promotion strategies.

The Geek Trend Report, last published on Apr 05, 2014, includes 67 PRO Trends and 799 examples of geek market research and geek consumer trends related to: gamers, tech, glasses, boardgames, fashion and geek trends.

Custom Trend Reports - Jeremy Gutsche
trend research methodology Methodology - Our geek research is based on Trend Hunter's 799 crowdsourced geek trends and 1,904,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 67 Page / Slide Presentation Geek PDF Report Geek PPT Report
• 67 Page In-Depth Reading Report Geek PDF Report

Contents:
• 67 Geek PRO Trends
• 799 Geek Examples
• 112 Geek Videos (Online) Geek Videos
• 4,794 Geek Images (Online) Geek Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Hip-Hop, Movie, Geek, Google, Music, Musical, Bollywood, Stop-Motion Animation, Broadcasting, Music Video, Infographic Design, Reality Television, Movie Trailer and more!



Sample Geek Pro Trends - Each Geek PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online geek articles, videos and images. Examples:

Offspring Geekification Parents express niche culture adoration through their children Implications - Imposing cultural tastes onto the next generation, parents are taking their niche obsessions to the next level with garments specifically designed for their offspring. Sci-fi films and metal band preferences are emblazoned proudly for young, hip parents to show off their pride in a 21st-century way.
Offspring Geekification
Parents express niche culture adoration through their children
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Strategic Play Modern chess sets provide intellectual engagement through pop culture allure Implications - With the rise of digital technology resulting in a culture that has become increasingly reliant on mobile and online usage, consumers, particularity youths, are growing up less exposed to more traditional and thought-provoking activities. As a means to provide more intellectually stimulating sources of entertainment, parents are turning to more challenging forms of play bearing kitschy or referential aesthetics, combining strategically enticing games with cultural features that youths can easily relate to.
Strategic Play
Modern chess sets provide intellectual engagement through pop culture allure
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Generous Couture Charitable apparel seeks to promote social good in a modern manner Implications - With consumers often getting caught up with their hectic day-to-day lives, encouraging charitable actions that go outside their comfort zone can be difficult. In an effort to culturally expand their causes beyond certain demographics, charities are merging with more mainstream companies, such as fashion designers, to engage participants on a more approachable level. The blending of social good and fashion reflects the need to utilize more culturally relatable techniques to make a connection with consumers.
Generous Couture
Charitable apparel seeks to promote social good in a modern manner
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Flamboyant Affection Outlandish proposals reflect the need for more customized acts of love Implications - Influenced by the grand gestures of cinematic storylines, consumers are turning to more expressive forms of tradition to add more of a culturally customized touch to standard occasions. Proposals that incorporate flash mobs or Sci-Fi elements allow individuals to personalize their acts of affection in a more tailor-made manner, combining pop culture components with the need for more monumental forms of personal expression.
Flamboyant Affection
Outlandish proposals reflect the need for more customized acts of love
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Tailored Bonding Handmade infant ensembles offer parents a customized way to connect with kids Implications - With media and technology often resulting in children maturing at a fast rate, parents are looking to more customized sources of interaction to enhance bonding rituals. DIY onesies and embellished newborn ensembles provide parents with personalized apparel pieces that reflect their interest in media or pop culture, combining cost-efficient techniques with the need to create a connection with children.
Tailored Bonding
Handmade infant ensembles offer parents a customized way to connect with kids
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Modernizing Tradition Contemporary wedding photos cater a demand for increased customization Implications - While keeping up with tradition is a great way to pay tribute to past techniques, opting for new and improved methods allows for more original experiences. Modern wedding photos that infuse pop culture references and contemporary themes allow couples to be more creative in expressing their interests, offering more of a personalized touch. This illustrates a shift toward customizing consumer experiences.
Modernizing Tradition
Contemporary wedding photos cater a demand for increased customization
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 61 more Geek PRO Trends and 799 examples!


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