Delightful serendipity: this gorgeous work, The Future 100: Trends and Change to Watch in 2015, 110 beautiful pages on trends for the future, is also in itself a new way to do things. Global ad agency J Walter Thompson delivers it, for free, via Slideshare.com (the illustration here is just one of the 110 pages):
The content here is the best kind of food for thought. You’ll recognize most of the trends, but some will surprise you and some will make you disagree.
It’s a great use of the medium. It’s designed as a slide deck (PowerPoint or Keynote, presumably) but reads like a beautifully-laid-out horizontal book. I opted to give it my full screen 27” monitor, full screen, and the visual effect is stunning. However, it is designed to be read, not delivered as a presentation. And it works great in full screen, with enough text to make it stand alone, but full use of the images.
Now it’s making me think I want to do something like this on lean planning…