Design & Fiction

An exploration of futuristic visions in the 20th century

Envisioning the future means committing to a certain stance about the delicate position that mankind holds within its environment.

Futuristic stories speculate on a world that may come to be; therefore, they are not just inconsequential pieces of entertainment. They inspire and forge collective pathways.

History has proved this, as we can see reflected in the content of this gallery. Here, we invite you to wander through these alternative worlds, from the point of view of usages which, for many of you, will seem very familiar. Let us explore the relationship between imaginary visions of the future (fiction) and the crafting of living environments (design), in three different ways: