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This PSFK guide is a special home living trend report that outlines 6 ways that people will live at home in 2030, the implications and the opportunities.
The speculative vision of the Future of Home + Living presented by our researchers is grounded in today’s weak signals and expert opinion, and is meant to provide inspiration on how current trends can inform the future evolution of consumer experience over the coming years. Pivotal new technologies will become ubiquitous and in turn give rise to and support the next and future advances in home living solutions, as well as significantly impact consumers’ behavioral expectations. As these changes take hold, there will be an accelerated disruption throughout all aspects of the home environment as well as across the communal societal landscape. This report examines the future truths driving this evolution, exploring the nascent implications, scenarios, trends, and technologies that we see becoming pervasive over the next decade.
This home living trend report is an update to our 2020 report and in this 2022 version of Future of Home Living report, the PSFK iQ research team examines key current and future innovations driving change across the way consumers live, work, play, and share; diving deep into the strategic implications as brands & retailers seek to evolve their offerings to best meet future home living needs.
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This future of home living report was developed by the same PSFK research department that since 2004 has provided trends-led innovation consulting advice to Apple, BMW, Facebook/Meta, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Volkswagen.
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