15 Oct 2019

We Need To Create A Sustainable, Desirable Future. Are You Ready? – Part 1

We are alive at a perfect moment in time to raise our voices, support young people, and find tools for creatively starting movements that will change reality. — New York City police had prepared a structure to host around 5,000 people, but over 250,000 showed up to the largest public demonstration in the city has […]

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30 Jul 2019

A Futurist, A Writer & The Pope Give Their Two Cents About The Future

What does the future hold? In the three TED Talks below, futurist Anab Jain, polymorphic playwright Sarah Jones, and His Holiness Pope Francis speak about their versions of a desirable future. Anan Jain: Why We Need To Imagine Different Futures “Anab Jain brings the future to life, creating experiences where people can touch, see and […]

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16 Jul 2019

Around The Globe: Four Projects That Are Building Desirable Futures

At Echos, we believe that we have the power to design desirable futures. This idea isn’t based on a feeling; it is based on what we observe it’s happening in the design world. Our Designing Desirable Futures course comes from this notion: using a methodology that utilised design to create an inclusive, strategic and desirable […]

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11 Jun 2019

Inside The Course: Designing (My) Desirable Futures

Ethics and diversity; these are the pillars that sustain the co-creation of the future which will make us stay far from frightful futures such as “Black Mirror”, and allow us to understand that the future is always a possibility and can be desirable. During the three-day Designing Desirable Futures course, I did not take away […]

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29 Jan 2019

Designing Desirable Futures, The Manifesto: Would You Rather Predict Or Create The Future?

When speaking of future and innovation, there will always be one person that will quote Alan Kay: “The best way to predict the future is by inventing it” – and they would be right. There is only one thing: inventing the future is an arduous task, and it is also a big responsibility. The paradox […]

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