We are a customer experience design studio whose purpose is to make business more human.

We grew out of the notion that consulting needs to evolve to solve for tomorrows challenges. 


A fresh way of working that blends strategic nous, sharp insights, creative persuasiveness and operational pragmatism to unlock growth.

Our point of view

What it feels like to work with Future Reference


We’re a curious bunch of people from diverse backgrounds who firmly believe in using robust evidence to inform and guide our thinking. There’s rigour, there’s continuous iteration and a whole lot of visuals to bring it to life. It all happens fast with a touch of madness.


It’s an environment where people feel safe to express and be themselves. We care for each other and work together to create the best work through lots of sharing. There’s a lot of play, walls of post-it notes, a fair amount of laughter and the occasional tear… as we relay customers’ stories to clients.

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