As 2019 draws to a close and we look to the new year, trend forecasters are swinging into action with a barrage of predictions about what’s hot and what’s not going forward. During the festive season most people are under assault from all directions, so we hope those of you lucky enough to have time to read this blog amid the onslaught of Christmas shopping lists, cooking to-dos and more, will take solace from this pared back trinity of ideas...