Objectives The Probes program is a multi-stakeholder open innovation program that aims to deliver perspectives for the early identification of, potentially disruptive, business and innovation directions. Provocative conceptual designs and demonstrators that surpass the boundaries of a predictable future elicit reactions from the public and stakeholders. This response is meant to stimulate the creative [...]
What will be the impact on our wellbeing if smart technology determines everything? We launch this new Probes Program with this challenging theme and the kick off is coming up.
With Philips Design as a collaborating partner, World Design Forum will conduct a design research on the future of health in an ageing society: “The Future Art of Ageing”. Imagine a possible future where the average life expectancy of people may increase to 150 years and where the majority of the population may be older than the current retirement age.
World Design Forum organized together with U Create the Urban Futures Lab. This video is a trailer of the activities and the process of this event. It even shows the valuable rollercoaster in which the participants were in during the process.
Het Urban Futures Lab in Den Haag leverde afgelopen maart interessante denkbeelden op over de toekomst van de stad. Het Urban Futures Lab was een brainstormsessie van vijf dagen waarin studenten, creatieven en ambtenaren samenwerkten aan impressies van mogelijke toekomstbeelden (probes).
During the Urban Futures Lab, the participants have developed in 8 teams a probe to one of the four what-if-questions. The insights are visualized.
Together with U Create center of expertise creative industries in the Netherlands, World Design Forum organized the Urban Futures Lab. This video is a report of valuable rollercoaster in which the participants were in during the process.
World Design Forum has recorded several experts interviews in the context of Agenda Stad. This video is a compilation of all the recorded interviews. All individual interviews can be seen at World Design Forum Youtube-Channel.
Together with U Create centre of Expertise Creative Industries, World Design Forum organizes Urban Futures Lab (23-25 March) on the Future of the City.
Together with U Create center of expertise creative industries in the Netherlands, World Design Forum organized a battle on the Future of Health