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Future Vision at Industrial Design & Disappearing Objects

Türkmenoğlu, Saliha;


With the increasing rate of change, using today’s data in decision making processes is seen as insufficient by futurists. To keep pace with the change, having a future vision is an up-to-date topic. Thus in social, economical and political areas futurists are making studies to be ready to future.At Industrial Design profession the importance of future vision is began to be noticed as well. Designers are researching on usage of futures research methods within design methods. Normative methods are seen as compatible with design process.Analyzing future and study of foresighting it focuses on products and environments for designers. Marzano (2002) forecasts that todays technologies will disappear and timeless objects will remain in the future. G.Q. Maguire Jr. (1998) uses “disappearing object” definition in his study and makes a list of possible disappearing objects of the future.With analyzing of “disappearance” concept, future vision at industrial design can be formed. In order to analyze this hypothesis, “Disappearing Object-Radio Concept at 2020” workshop was carried out by using qualitative and future research methods.


Palavras-chave: industrial design, future research methods, futurism, disappearing objects,


DOI: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0069

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Como citar:

Türkmenoğlu, Saliha; "Future Vision at Industrial Design & Disappearing Objects", p. 483-490 . In: Tradition, Transition, Tragectories: major or minor influences? [=ICDHS 2014 - 9th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2014.
ISSN 2318-6968, DOI 10.5151/despro-icdhs2014-0069

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