FranklinTill is a multidisciplinary creative consultancy bringing research, insight and forecasting to life. Our portfolio includes a diverse range of services, including delivering trend forecasting, design and visual strategy, workshops, printed publications, exhibitions and events. We work with clients to provide alternative and inspirational ways of developing products and optimising
Collaboration and cross-pollination are central to our process and philosophy. We draw on our diverse directory of visionaries to create bespoke teams of researchers, strategists, journalists, designers, stylists and photographers for each individual client brief.
Our expertise and experience in trend forecasting and brand strategy are core to our process. We aim to create insightful, inspirational and forward- thinking output relevant to each client.
FranklinTill brings research, trend information and insight to life through inspirational and thought-provoking output. Our creative background ensures that every project is delivered to maximise visibility and generate excitement for forward-thinking clients. Our diverse experience and portfolio spans a wide range of beautiful output.
Ex-creative director of The Future Laboratory, Kate Franklin has 15 years’ experience working within the design and lifestyle trends industry. She continues to work as creative director of the trends and insight magazine Viewpoint, where she has gathered extensive experience collaborating with and commissioning some of the most creative talent in the industry.
Kate has produced trend reports and brand strategy for some of the world’s leading brands, including Louis Vuitton, Samsung, Selfridges, and Marks & Spencer.
Prior to The Future Laboratory, Kate worked in Marks & Spencer’s lifestyle trend department. She started her career in 1995 at design consultants Fitch.
An alumni of the Royal College of Art, Caroline Till has worked as a freelance designer and researcher for a diverse range of clients, including Gucci, Philips, the V&A, the Design Council, Innovation RCA and the Peabody Trust.
As design editor at The Future Laboratory, a position she held for the past four years, Caroline collated and edited design and visual strategy across publications including LS:N Global, THE and
Caroline is currently a senior lecturer on the MA Textile Futures course at Central Saint Martins, and is a member of the Textile Futures Research Centre.