Design Fiction: On Design, Science, Fact and Fiction

Design Fiction: On Design, Science, Fact and Fiction

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Axel Quack

June 19, 2013
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  2. DESIGN FICTION ON DESIGN, SCIENCE, FACT AND FICTION

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  4. PRESENT

  5. PRESENT PAST

  6. PRESENT PAST FUTURE

  7. DEFINITION Design Fiction ist the approach to design new realities

    and put them into effect. It is a crucial approach to see the world not only like it is, instead how the world could be. 3
  8. DEFINITION Design Fiction ist the approach to design new realities

    and put them into effect. It is a crucial approach to see the world not only like it is, instead how the world could be. 4
  9. SOLARIS (1972)

  10. THE CENTRIFUGE BRAIN PROJECT (2013)

  11. DEFINITION Design Fiction uses the techniques of fiction and drama

    to test the future, to see what future technologies or systems might work, on how they might be received and what their impact might be. It presents a series of alternative possible futures and shows which path might be preferable. 7
  12. DEFINITION Design Fiction uses the techniques of fiction and drama

    to test the future, to see what future technologies or systems might work, on how they might be received and what their impact might be. It presents a series of alternative possible futures and shows which path might be preferable. 8
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  14. DESIGN FICTION THE FIRST BRIDGE 9

  15. THE FIRST BRIDGE The first is linked to anticipation and

    innovation of the term „Science Fiction“ in 1929. 10
  16. HUGO GERNSBACK (1929)

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  18. NORMAN BEL GEDDES (1939)

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  20. RICHARD BUCKMINSTER FULLER (1928)

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  24. DESIGN FICTION THE SECOND BRIDGE 16

  25. THE SECOND BRIDGE The second encounter between Science Fiction and

    Design took place in the post-war period when the dream of space conquest and the atomic age was becoming more and more realistic. 17
  26. MATTI SUURONEN (1968)

  27. HAUS-RUCKER-CO (1967)

  28. JOE COLOMBO (1952)

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  30. PIERO FRASSINELLI (1971)

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  37. DESIGN FICTION THE THIRD BRIDGE 27

  38. THE THIRD BRIDGE The third bridge between Design and Science

    Fiction is based on the postulate of the existence of a fourth dimension, which, when associated with the other three dimensions, becomes a gateway to a parrallel world. 28
  39. JOHN MCCRACKEN (1968)

  40. HANS HOLLEIN (1967)

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  42. DESIGN FICTION CONCLUSION 31

  43. WILLIAM GIBSON (1993) »The future is already here – it‘s

    just not very evenly distributed.« 32
  44. CHARLES EAMES (1907-1978) »My dream is to have people working

    on useless projects. These have the germ of new concepts.« 33
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