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Pasta&Vinegar » Blog Archive » Designing alternative presents and speculative future a reflection on James Auger’s diagram and process.

Pasta&Vinegar » Blog Archive » Designing alternative presents and speculative future

Pasta&Vinegar » Blog Archive » Designing alternative presents and speculative future a reflection on James Auger’s diagram and process.

http://www.sdn2010.ch/ Negotiating Futures – Design Fiction Designers see the world not simply as it is, but rather as it could be. In this perspective, the world is a laboratory to explore the contingency of the existing and the thinking in options. Imaginations of the contra factual are a key source for the creation of alternative […]

Extending this idea that science fiction is implicated in the production of things like science fact, I wanted to think about how this happens, so that I could figure out the principles and pragmatics of doing design, making things that create different sorts of near future worlds. So, this is a bit of a think-piece, […]

*Good design fiction has an audience like fiction does, but it’s hampered if it overindulges in storytelling elements. And if it plays to a general audience, it’s gonna waste too much time in exposition. *If you think of a thriving social enterprise that lies a lot about designed products, it’s advertising. It’s probably no accident […]