Future Think – Article 5 – Oculus Rift VR headsets

06/06/2016

Filed Under: Future Thinking, Sarosh Mulla


I can’t decide if I am excited about recent advancements in Virtual Reality (VR) or not. In my sedentary life - founded on a youth spent obsessively conquering successive Nintendo offerings - I scarcely require another reason to sit still all day. But while my adult self wonders...
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Future Thinking – Article 4 – 3D Scanning

01/06/2016

Filed Under: Future Thinking, Sarosh Mulla


If you have ever seen a surveyor do a site survey with the assistance of a dumpy level, you may soon be able to rely on this story as a tale of simpler times for your grandchildren. Modern surveying equipment has, for the most part, taken out much of the guesswork of the capturing...
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Future Thinking – Article 3 – Make/Use and Open Source Design

03/02/2016

Filed Under: Future Thinking, Sarosh Mulla


Authorship has always been a divisive issue in design fields. In architecture the ownership, or at least attribution of the brilliant idea, has long been bound up in the personality cults of prolific marketers. Through the modern movement architects like Le Corbusier, Mies van...
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Future Thinking – Article 2 – Nanotechnology

03/12/2015

Filed Under: Future Thinking, Sarosh Mulla


When we think about how materials have evolved in the past we naturally look to moments of disruptive change in technology and design. To moments where our previous assumptions are upended and a new way perceiving the world is made clear. We are currently in one of those...
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