Agnieszka Polkowska – Designer by education, trendwatcher and strategist by avocation. Doctoral student at the Gdańsk Academy of Fine Arts. Founder of Poland’s first trend watching and implementation studio TRENDSPOT for the fashion and lifestyle sectors. For almost ten years, Agnieszka has been professionally involved with LPP — the largest retailing company in the CEE region. Currently, she deals with trend watching and developing brands such as MTV, Gosia Baczyńska, Loft37, BOHOBOCO, Fiore, or TOVA. Her unique approach to building future scenarios has been acknowledged by, among others, a Dutch think-tank MARE Research, for which she works as an expert, and the Trend Tablet portal founded on the initiative of Lidewij Edelkoort — Agnieszka is a member of its editorial team.