Back To The Future…
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Back To The Future…

Dear Reader After a ‘bit’ of a hiatus, Curated Futures is back, and readying for 2019! We have spent the last little while out, about and around, pursuing ideas, observing happenings and collating the word on the street. Synonymous with seeking, and translating, inspiration—our reporting highlights the emergent and disruptive edges in creativity, innovation, design … Continue reading

So This Just Happened_ Colour & Trends Autumn/Winter 2014/15
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So This Just Happened_ Colour & Trends Autumn/Winter 2014/15

Hosted by Design Wales, The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay was the venue earlier today of The Colour & Trend conference for Autumn Winter 2014/15. Presented by Matthew Jeatt of Promostyl, the meeting space was rammed to the hilt with delegates that were a mix of creatives, fashion professionals, industry heads, student and us, … Continue reading

Would Like To Meet_ The Future Laboratory [Strange Days]
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Would Like To Meet_ The Future Laboratory [Strange Days]

I recently had a meeting with The Future Laboratory at their offices in Spitalfields, London. A consumer-insight and brands agency,  The Future Laboratory offers a powerful blend of trend forecasting and innovation strategies making it one of the world’s most renowned and respected futures consultancies. Whether we like it or not, trends are a fundamental … Continue reading

Engagement @ 4.0…
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Engagement @ 4.0…

The Second Sight Saturday session #1 starts with introductions – a small, mixed group with varied professional and personal backgrounds including politics, design, publishing, comms and advertising, all from the Netherlands… and me. A good start. We hear from course leaders Andrea Wiegman and Truus Dokter who speak about their careers in Trends, about Second … Continue reading