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1C. Extending Scenario Design

Futuring proposes alternative modes of thinking, creating and existing, acknowledging that the outlook is not an infinite abyss, arranged in succession of the past and present flowing onto the future. It requires, what Fry asserts as an Anthropologic examination into prefiguration prior to creation (Fry 2008, p. 2). In this broad sense, our proposed scenario […]


Prototype 1 : Edible Our initial idea that sparked our prototyping emerged from our research of edible products that can be consumed as a seamless object. We had an an idea of creating edible pills that open up the full percentage of your brain for memory optimisation to enable data recollection for patients suffering from […]

1b. Technology within Optometry – Interview with Chloe Chan

As new advancements in technology surface, we are forced to evaluate our current modes of practice, as well as realigning our relationship and understanding of the effects they pose.  I  recently had an opportunity to talk to Chloe Chan, a second year Optometry and Science student, and gain  insight into her perspective on past, present, […]


Japan, 2050

In the year 2050, Japan embodies the future of control and efficiency, a subtle and seamless engineering of the lived experiences of both the human and the machine. The future is clean, clear and logical, the system is routed and designed to coordinate order from chaos in order to guarantee efficiency for residents, even if […]

1a. Us and Them: Design at the Border*

At a certain point in humanity’s evolution, the environment changed at a very slow pace. Different generations had lived more or less identical lives. However, we currently inhabit a world of far-reaching technological expansion where borders have become increasingly blurred leading to a gradual scattering of social groups. Our sense of identity, whether it be […]