The analytic and narrative development of this book unravels itself over the course of the chapters, by proposing a series of trends and concepts that are related to the various consumption sectors (from the food/restaurant and fashion industries, to those of wellbeing, beauty and home/design) and through an analysis of the 12 global generational groups (that the institute observes and elaborates on annually, in order to maintain an updated profile of the diverse generational consumer groups). In the book, Morace describes the four paradigms that emerged from a research project done for Accenture and which direct the future of the world: Unique & Universal, Crucial & Sustainable, Trust & Sharing and Quick & Deep.
In a conversation about his most recent project, Morace affirms, “It is important to understand that work on paradigms goes in-depth, takes time and requires much reflection that is capable for example, of being permanently measured against social-cultural changes. The intent of this volume is to aid in the understanding of this subject matter. In our work on trends, in life dimensions and in consumption sectors, we want to show the continuity of a vision that Future Concept Lab has been proposing in its over twenty years of activity, as well as the results this way of thinking and acting has successfully produced over time, even within the companies and institutions that have adopted our vision from working with us.”
Paradigms of the Future – A Trend Exploration
by: Francesco Morace
Publisher: Future Concept Lab (March 2012)
Price: € 9.99
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