Kantar Futures Blog

Month: January 2010

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design

A is for Apple, D is for Dieter

Jake Goretzki writes: According to one of the so-called ‘ten commandments‘ of the German industrial designer Dieter Rams, “Good design is as little design as possible”, something that is clear… Read More »

Data for all

innovation, research, technology

Data for all

Oliver Wright writes: Last Thursday was something of a watershed for the UK government. Data.gov.uk was launched, becoming one of a growing number of government portals giving us access to… Read More »

A history through objects in a post-material world

consumers, history, trends

A history through objects in a post-material world

Eleanor Cooksey writes: I have been enjoying the current BBC Radio 4 series ‘A History of the World in a 100 objects’ in which Neil McGregor, the Director of the… Read More »

A cake for ‘blue Monday’

food, just for fun

A cake for ‘blue Monday’

Sophie Stringer writes: The papers have been talking about ‘Blue Monday’ today – apparently the third Monday in January is the most depressing day of the year.  While the methods… Read More »

Making Britain think

advertising

Making Britain think

Andrew Curry writes: We’ve been sharing some of the puzzlement about the ‘Britainthinks’ posters which have appeared since the New Year. The claim on the website is that “Britainthinks is… Read More »