Research fiction includes: scenarios, personas, sketches, models, prototypes, thought experiment, critical design and design fiction.

Design Fiction

Fiction has long been an important element of design in personas, scenarios paper prototypes and so on. Design Fiction is a malleable term encompassing a range of forms but it tends to consider not just possible technologies but the social and political contexts they might be used in. These papers jump on the Design Fiction bandwagon, hurrah.

Methods for Making

Chindogu, Fantasy Prototypes, Magic Machines, Questionable concepts, you know that kind of malarkey, "crazyation" is one I heard the other day that I quite like,  

Pastiche Scenarios

January 03, 2023

Design Fiction before it was cool

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