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 …

Mind the Future

Contemporary trends delineated in a comical, design-forward compendium

If you’ve ever wondered about how machines become emotional, if you’re curious about the rise of monocultures or if you were unaware that mounting transparency beckons the end of secrecy, Mind the Future is your guide to the 60 most important long-term societal trends. Essentially a collection of color-coded notecards, the information takes you through scenarios from environmental plights to political conundrums with a bit …