Olinda is the first step of this exploration with home digital radio. A small number of fully functioning prototypes show that it’s possible to design social, Web-like experiences using industry standard DAB chip-sets, and conventional manufacturing techniques. We hope this project provokes as many thoughts for you as it has done for us
Nokia remade offers a realistic and beautiful interpretation of upcycling and a tangible starting point for discussion.
Homes of the future will have rooms akin to this illustration into which a user can immerse all sensory apparatuses. (via Paleo-Future – Paleo-Future Blog – Media Room of the Future (1979))
Article on Apple concept designs from Japanese magazine “Axis” – Autum 1991 (from zacislost)
It’s interesting to see how most of these notions have by now been implemented, either by Apple itself or by various other hard and software providers.
Philips ‘Vision of the future’ (via Ti.mo)
Why didn’t Philips’ Visions of the Future turn into winning products?
“Science and art have in common intense seeing, the wide-eyed observing that generates empirical information. Beautiful Evidence is about how seeing turns into showing.”