Dunne & Raby envisages four futures for the United Kingdom, each displaying a different attitude to technology. Will Wiles considers the options.
Overpopulation could lead to food shortages on a global scale, so design duo Dunne & Raby is imagining a future where people digest food in the same way animals do.
“Some people get really picky over the details,” Revital Cohen giggles. “One woman asked me: ‘What if you get up at night to go to the toilet? You’ll trip over the sheep and you’ll fall.’”
The V&A’s exploration of fantasy and fear in contemporary design is light on comforting bedtime stories and heavy on anxiety.
Who does the worlds biggest microchip manufacturer turn to when it wants to see the future? A company like Intel is in the business of long-term betting, and it can't afford to get it wrong.