2016 Looking Further with Ford Trend Report

Our talk with Sheryl Connelly about her insights for mobility and more

It takes three to five years to bring a new vehicle to market (like the 2017 Ford GT supercar pictured here), and changes in longterm planning require even more insight—will populations migrating to megacities want to buy cars in 20 years? Will everyone want autonomous driving cars or will they prefer mass transit? For the fourth year in a row Ford documents their findings in …

Jon Burgerman’s Drawings of Girls I’ve Seen on Tumblr

Brooklyn's cheeky illustrator looks to the ladies of the internet for colorful inspiration

Intrigued by the Tumblr-girl phenomenon—where images of girls are posted online and then endlessly reblogged on various Tumblr sites—Brooklyn-based illustrator Jon Burgerman has decided to join in. Only instead of simply reposting selected images of girls he sees on various Tumblr sites, he’s been drawing them and then blogging the resulting colourful, playfully irreverent images. “I draw girls I see on Tumblr and place them …

Zeitguide 2013

A pocket-sized almanac to the year in culture

Each year, consulting agency Grossman & Partners pulls on a wealth of research, intuition and cultural know-how to produce the Zeitguide, a briefing for the year ahead. The project is an addendum to their day job, which involves assessing cultural goings-on and making sense of them for corporations. Founder Brad Grossman started his company following a long stint as producer Brian Grazer’s right-hand man, a …