2016: Look Ahead - Product Design
Key conversations this year pointed to more holistic ways of living – a lifestyle shift that saw the design industry open up its doors to innovative collaborations and exciting partnerships with other sectors. The results are engendering a sense of freedom for brands and consumers alike.
With customisation and personalisation appearing at the top of the design agenda, new tech tools are striking an integral chord with consumers’ changing needs and desires.
In 2016, we’ll be keeping a close watch on domestic technology, its new visual language, and the challenges around enhanced functionality. We’ll also be tracking the new devices enhancing product and user experiences and building on wellness possibilities in an age of hyper-personalisation.