FranklinTill delivers research-based strategic insight and inspiration to world-leading brands in the lifestyle and design sectors. Our work helps these brands and organisations to identify and activate the power of colour and material innovation to create more effective products and experiences.

Whatever the project, we develop an in-depth understanding of the client and their sphere of operation – our approach is collaborative and bespoke. We tap into an international network of intelligence and draw on decades of experience in brand strategy and material futures to deliver actionable intelligence and map clear pathways to commercial success.

Always founded on fact, never short of inspiring, our bespoke consultancy projects have helped countless organisations stay afloat in a rapidly changing world.

Our clients include: Caesarstone, Crafts Council, Channel 4, Curver, designjunction, Future Publishing, G . F Smith, Google, Heimtextil, Humanscale, Pernod Ricard, IKEA/ Space 10, Samsung, Thames & Hudson, VF Corporation, and University of the Arts London.


Trend and consumer intelligence → Insight and strategy reports → Colour consultancy → Material research & innovation → Creative direction & visual strategy → Sustainability strategy → Concept creation and development → Internal workshops


FranklinTill creates content with context, identifying convergences in sociocultural movements, scientific and technological innovation and the public mindset, activating our research via a variety of platforms.

Drawing on a worldwide network of forward-thinking creators, innovators, academics and change makers, and our own ongoing research programme, we inform and influence global design discourse, enabling the most innovative sustainable ideas of tomorrow to be brought to life today.

In print, we explore colour and material innovation through industry-leading publications Viewpoint Design and Viewpoint Colour. In March 2018, we released our landmark sustainable-making manifesto Radical Matter, a visually rich compendium of the makers and materials at the vanguard of sustainable design and a blueprint for a new model of production and consumption.

We maintain a presence at key events on the international design calendar, giving talks and presentations interrogating the future of the creative industry. We curate exhibitions, host immersive events, lead workshops and design sensory public experiences, using design ingenuity to accessibly deliver complex information, always tailored to the needs of the audience.


Editorial strategy, content and design → Art direction and styling → Bespoke publishing → Exhibition curation and design → Event production → Workshop design & delivery → Talks, lectures and keynotes