Predicting the Future – 5 Emerging Trends for 2021

Each year, we assemble the collective curiosity and imagination of our multidisciplinary consultancy and studio to speculate the future and identify emerging trends. And each year, we share our perspectives, informed by empathy, insights, and creative friction alike. In this episode, the thinkers, creators and storytellers at shark&minnow identify five emerging trends and share predictions for the future.

Open Swim is a podcast that explores emerging trends in business, marketing, design and culture. Open Swim is brought to you by shark&minnow, a strategy and design consultancy that makes the complex simple. Find us on the web at and on Twitter and Instagram we are @sharkandminnow Sign up for our newsletter to receive alerts about new episodes and more. Email us with comments and questions at