Tag Archives: science fiction

is this foresight design or just surplus reallocation? – Meet the company designing tech for superheroes and spacecraft

It was shortly after Iron Man 2 was released in May 2010 that design lab Perception started to get some unexpected calls. After nearly a decade creating motion graphics for broadcast networks, the Perception team had spent the last several months conceptualizing, designing, and animating Tony Stark’s futuristic technology, from his signature glass phone to the 3D- holographic workstation where Stark brings his mad science machinations to  life. Read more

Protopia Futures

Protopia disputes the dystopian and utopian visions of the future which currently form unproductive and finite binaries that distract us from acting now. Instead, Protopia Futures is a continuous proactive prototyping of possible futures, as Monika Bielskyte puts it, and one that pushes back on restrictive narratives of futures imagined by a privileged group of people.  Read more (Medium)