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The first lesson of speculative design

“A shift from designing for how the world is … to designing for how the world could be.” —  Anthony Dunne Speculative design is not designed for improving the practicality or solving the problem. Like the novel 1984 by Geoge Orwell, it builds the fictitious scenario based on the existed context, depicted the possible fact in this utopia/dystopia. Speculative design is conjunction and reflection to this uncertain world. In this course, we were expected to begin with Elephant and Castle regeneration programme, looking at the context around this topic, and developing the project with speculative design perspective. Start from Elephant… More