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Building future worlds through design fiction

A case study of worldbuilding using design fiction films

The workshop

5 people sitting around a table.

The film and the technology

An illuminating device is placed on someone’s wrist by another person.
An illuminating device is placed on someone’s wrist by another person.
Professor’s knowledge is being uploaded to the device

Sense-making

Two sheets the participants filled out.

Extrapolation to other contexts

A context sheet featuring some hand sketches of the idea.
A context sheet featuring some hand-written text.
A context sheet featuring some hand-written text.

Design fiction as a world building tool

Can Aslan is a Product Designer/Manager with an MSc degree in IT Product Design at SDU Denmark. https://canaslan.com/

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