Speculative Design for Innovation Workshop: Design the Future
Part 2 of a 4 Part Series
Design thinking is a popular tool, however, it often only leads to slight improvements on an existing design. How might we deliberately cultivate practices that stop us from optimizing the past, and instead, help us to envision the future we want to approach? Speculative Design is a toolkit for innovation that considers possible futures for technology, society, and business.
this workshop series, participants will learn how to harness the tools
of speculative design for creating true innovation in their field. They
will explore a variety of trends and technologies, learn about different
applications of speculative design, and generate several prototypes of
In this Speculative Design for Innovation Workshop Design the Future,
we will introduce critical design, utopias, and dystopias in the field
of biotechnology. Participants will learn how to project trends and
produce a variety of possible future worlds, a skill crucial to breaking
existing paradigms in design.
You are welcome to attend even if you missed the previous workshops in this series!