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Shoko Tamura is a member of Daijiro Mizuno research laboratory at Keio University, Tokyo Japan, where she looks at speculative design and the human mind.
Kazuya Kawasaki is a fashion designer and a student in Keio University’s SFC X design programme. He is trying to create a new era of "speculative fashion".
Vera de Pont
Futuristic fashion researcher Vera de Pont explores the relationship between the human body and its surroundings. She works in both fantasy and reality.
Agatha Haines is a speculative designer and part of the Pecha Kucha at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg is an artist, designer and writer investigating futures for design.
MIT SENSEable City Laboratory
Carlo Ratti and Assaf Biderman teach at the MIT, where they are director and associate director (respectively) of the SENSEable City Laboratory.
Continuing to work on applications for her Masters project, Bäumel's work engages with the boundaries between fashion design, art and biology.
Thomas Thwaites is a designer whose work examines how technology, science and economics interact with trends.
Nobumichi Tosa is a Japanese artist and founder of Maywa Denki, a design firm meets performance art collective.
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Graphic designer Natasha Jen poses six questions for design thinkers
• Duration: 00:26:22
21 Aug 18
During her Design Indaba Conference talk she expands on her thinking since declaring: Design Thinking is Bullshit.
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