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. Academically and professionally, she implements trends at various positions, e.g. as the Head of Trends in the creative collective POP UP GRUPA, She co-creates brand, communication & product strategies for brands such as MTV, Gosia Baczyńska, Lous, Echo, WEAVE and TOVA. Expert of the Dutch think-tank MARE Research. Editor for Trend Tablet, a portal founded on the initiative of Lidewij Edelkoort. Author of lectures, workshops as well as of texts and expert comments published in the magazines and portals “Polityka”, “Gazeta Wyborcza”, “Sezon”, “Fashion Magazine”, FashionPost.pl, and FashionPRTalks.pl.