Michelle Lamb is co-founder and chairman of California-based The Trend Curve, which specializes in home furnishings color and trend forecasting. Michelle also serves as the Editorial Director of The Trend Curve publications and social media, all of which are dedicated to forecasting trends in color, pattern and design for manufacturers, interior designers and retailers. Her blog is in its 15th year.
Because of her 30-plus years experience in trend forecasting, Ms. Lamb has been a sought-after speaker at events such as the High Point Furniture Market, The International Gift Fair and Accent on Design, the Las Vegas Market, the American Lighting Association, Furnitex Australia, the marts at Seattle, Denver, Dallas and Los Angeles, Color Marketing Group, Canadian Gift and Tableware Association, Quebec Home Furnishings Association, International Market Square, National Housewares Manufacturers Association, The Interior Design Society, ASID, IFDA, Crafts Council of Ireland, the Royal Thai Government and for numerous corporations where her talks key into design and color trends for home furnishings. She has been quoted extensively in publications ranging from The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun newspapers to the Costco Connection consumer magazine and Home Accents Today trade magazine.
Ms. Lamb was a founding member of the Sustainable Furniture Council. She has served on the board of directors of WithIt and Color Marketing Group. Michelle is also a member of the Trend Advisory Board for Home Accents Today, a premier home-furnishings industry publication.