The 4 consumer design trends shaping society

Each year D&AD documents and rewards the finest work by creatives across a range of disciplines through the D&AD Awards, and the D&AD New Blood Awards - open to aspiring creatives under the age of 24 and recent graduates.

With the New Blood Awards 2015 now launched (deadline 31 March), we invited D&AD and leading design consultancy The Future Laboratory to give us some insight into the key consumer trends that are shaping society.

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