Emmanuelle Linard joined Lidewij Edelkoort in Paris in July 1989 to work at the Trend Union production department. Emmanuelle established herself in New York in 1999 to start up the Edelkoort Inc corporation with Lidewij.

Emmanuelle started her career with the Trend Union European office where she headed the production department for 10 years. Partner and executive director Emmanuelle Linard has distilled her mentor’s style of observing the world around her, studying the links between fashion, art, design, and culture to discern consumers attitudes and describe the analytical trend process. An engaging speaker, Emmanuelle travels to present Trend Union audiovisuals, the method of forecasting, and customized trend projects.