In times of fast technological change, we often ask ourselves: Can I keep up with this? Or, how can I be a part of this bright tech future? With design fiction you can take an active role and start to actually create your own utopian future by inventing fictional product that might become reality.
Who should participate in this workshop?
Curious humans like you, who are interested in design, technology and the future. You don’t have to be a designer, this workshop is open to everyone.
What are we going to do?
We are going to invent fictional products of the future. In a utopian approach they should solve problems like climate change or other challenges.
Why should I participate in this workshop?
How does the design process work?
1. Create a concept in a group of participants by doing a mesh-up with sticky notes. 2. In your group, brainstorm, sketch and visualize using pens, paper and special paper-stencils. 3. Give your groups product a name and a story, present it to everybody and publish it online.
About the Host:
Signe Fleischmann is a designer based in Zürich, who since he was a child was fascinated by technology and design. With the age of 20, Signe founded his own design studio. These days he collaborates with international technology firms and startups that give him a glimpse into the future.