About Us

WE ARE HERE TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR BUSINESS. AS SIMPLE AS THAT.

Our main mission is to innovate, inspire and be the eyes of our customers in the European market.

Canvas55 acts as a filter for the excess information out there, giving you access to the latest news and trends that are occurring in Europe at this very minute, so you can develop products and services that are commercially successful.

We believe that in order to provide an innovative service we have to look for inspiration across a variety of areas. Our team is based in London, where we experience the latest in not just fashion, but arts, architecture, design, local creativity and culture 24/7. Here we observe the birth and progress of trends and seek out for everything that might be useful for your business. We hand out simple and objective reports that are in accordance to your needs. And because we know the importance of having close ties to our customers, we have a team of representatives spread throughout Brazil.

Our Team

  • Bruna Pacheco
    Managing Director
    Bruna graduated in advertising at ESPM São Paulo. After years of experience working in different areas of advertising, such as planning and account management, passing by marketing and branding, she decided to move to Europe to pursue different challenges and work for trendwatching.com.
  • Carol Aquino
    Managing Director
    Carol holds a MA in Fashion Journalism from London College of Fashion and worked for international trend forecasting companies such as Stylus and trendwatching.com. She also worked for several years as an economist in Brazil, mainly providing poignant research for political candidates/parties to assist in their voting strategies or platforms.
  • Amie Marsh
    Graphic Designer
    Amie graduated from Coventry University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design. She has experience in exhibit design, advertising and branding. She is enthusiastic about creating new concepts and pushing the boundaries of design.
  • SKYE-MAREE DIXON
    Trend Analyst
    Skye is a trend analyst with a background in social psychology. She divides her time between London and her home town of Melbourne, Australia, consulting on consumer engagement and strategy for clients such as Melbourne School of Fashion and Musq Cosmetics. She is also currently working towards her PhD in marketing at the University of Bath.
  • DARCY RIVE
    Writer & Journalist
    Darcy is a London-based writer and journalist. With a Master’s degree in fashion journalism from London College of Fashion, he is the features editor for the international fashion platform magazine Pigeons & Peacocks, co-editor of Coffee Table Stories and regularly contributes to a variety of fashion and lifestyles titles.
  • MATEUS BAGATINI
    Content and Research
    With a BA in advertising, Mateus has worked as a designer for 3 years in agencies such as Ana Couto Branding, then moved to Rio de Janeiro to work for Tátil Design. After a stint in London working for trendwatching.com, he moved back to São Paulo and now has Tokyo as his second home – always involved in design, branding and content development projects.

Services

INSIGHTFUL AND PRECISE INFORMATION: WHAT WILL PUT YOU AHEAD OF THE GAME

TREND BOOKS

  • In-depth A/W and S/S macro-trends books
  • Colour books
  • Tangible and inspirational forecasts
  • Dive into innovative consumer and industry trends

CONSULTING

  • Innovative solutions
  • Branding strategies
  • Market analysis
  • Consumer experiences

TREND TOURS

  • Inspirational trips
  • Trend workshops
  • Immersion on creativity
  • Portuguese-speaking guides

Trend Books

Canvas55 has partnered with British trend forecasting company USP (Unique Style Platform) to offer exclusive trend books compiled by their expert team of researchers. Our team at Canvas55 translates the books into Portuguese, adapting its concepts and theories to the particularities of the Brazilian market. We’re also involved in translating and adapting the trend books to Spanish.

Trend Tours

If you or your team are looking for a jolt of inspiration and knowledge, our trend tours offer the perfect solution whilst giving you an unique and long-lasting experience. Live a complete immersion in fashion and creativity. All of our trend tours consist of workshops given by our Portuguese/English/Spanish speaking team, combined with guided tours of the trendiest and coolest shops, neighbourhoods and brands in London.
  • COOLHUNTING, FASHION AND CULTURE IN LONDON
    Visit the main shops, streets, exhibitions and sites that are milestone in the history of fashion in London. Viva closely the culture of street style. Wrap yourself in the city that breathes fashion and culture day and night, visualize and understand the trends of the moment
  • INNOVATIONS IN RETAIL
    Visit the big stores to small to midsize retailers who, for various reasons, inspire us with their innovations. Discover new products, ideas and concepts for displays, collections, arrangement and presentation of products and parts.

  • TAILOR MADE TRAVEL
    Talk to our team to develop a package that meets your needs and interests, including practical examples and / or sites relevant to your industry segment, target audience and market.

Timetable example:

Day 1: Arrival in London, introductory workshop explaining the week’s activities, dinner in Shoreditch.

Day2: Workshop: British fashion (XIX and XX centuries), visit to Fashion and Textile Museum.

Day 3: Workshop: Impact of History in Fashion Trends, visit to Victoria & Albert Museum .

Day 4: Cool-hunting, visit to key markets such as Broadway Market and Spitalfields Market.

Day 5: The impact of ambience and windows, visit to shops such as LN:CC and Dover Street Market. Dinner in East London.

Day 6: Visits to large retailers such as Selfridges e Harrods, Workshop: Analysis of target market.

Day 7: “Surprise” final tour and return to Brazil.

Obs.: The programme varies according to the chosen package, availability of exhibitions, lecturers, among others.

Consulting

What is your brand’s DNA? We’re here to help you discover (or re-discover) what makes your brand unique and special. At Canvas55 we love to transform nice brands into sensational ones, improving their abilities through precise information and informed decisions.

Branding

Brand and product launches

Visual merchandising

Prototype development

Market research

Market repositioning

Brand Management

Tailor-made projects

Contact

We’re here to talk to you at any time, regarding anything your business might need, because we believe in companies growing together.

Our phones
+44 20 7613 4833
+55 11 3280 4640
Address
19-20 Great Sutton St London EC1V 0DR UK

OPPORTUNITIES

Here at Canvas55 we’re always on the lookout for unique and talented people. If you live and breathe trends, retail, fashion, music, arts, culture and are passionate about branding, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@canvas55.com, together with any portfolio you might have.