Kantar Futures Blog

Category: culture

advertising, cartoons, culture, design, digital

Why words are worth more images than ever (Part 4)

The fourth instalment of our strip cartoon, written by Jeff Yang and drawn by Richard Meyer. Part 1 is here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here. Click on the image… Read More »

advertising, culture, design, digital

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 3)

Part 3 of our cartoon strip, written by Jeff Yang and drawn by Richard Meyer. Part 1 is here, and Part 2 is here. Click om the image to expand.

advertising, culture, design

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 2)

Part 2 of the cartoon strip by Jeff Yang (words) and Eichard Meyer (pictures), which is running all week on the blog. Part 1 is here. Click on the image… Read More »

advertising, cartoons, culture, design, digital

Why images are worth more words than ever (Part 1)

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Lions International Festival, and as part of our collaboration with Ogilvydo, we’re running a cartoon strip right through the week – written… Read More »

culture, holiday collection

Holiday Collection 2012 – #3

Simon Kaplan, on John Banville I’ve been reading a lot of the Irish novelist John Banville this year.  Although the construction of his books is nothing remarkable and his outlook on humanity… Read More »

books, culture, design

China’s design revolution

Pen Stuart writes: “‘Are Chinese people creative?’ – it depends if you mean in the Western Christian sense of creating something from nothing”. This was the best line in a… Read More »

class, consumers, culture, economics, history, identity

Diversity within – understanding ethnic diversity in the Americas

  Vera Kiss writes: The Futures Company’s recently published Future Perspective “The Coming Decade for Latin America”  highlights that companies can effectively build opportunities in emerging Latam markets only if they… Read More »

culture, politics

Moral decline and moral panic

Pen Stuart writes: A recent study in the long tradition of talking about American moral decline has created a lot of buzz. It trawled through the 5.2 million strong Google… Read More »

communities, culture, future, trends

Library futures

Andrew Curry and Victoria Ward write: Last week Francine Houben of Mecanoo Architecten talked about their design of Birmingham’s future library as a “living room for the city”. More than just storage, a dynamic… Read More »