John Maeda recently gave a lecture at the Royal College of Arts on Computational Design and Inclusion, which was so popular that the crowd spilled into the corridors outside the room. I went with Charlie Lyons, and we came back with four key takeaways from the talk.
We’ve just returned from the WSJ-D.Live conference where we hosted a roundtable entitled ‘disruption through design’. This is the first in a four-part series where I explore the topic we discussed, alongside the three standout themes I encountered in wider discussions within the event: artificial intelligence, the rise of the new multimedia giants, and the importance of product joy.
UTOPIA 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility celebrates the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s inspirational text. A year of artists, designers, provocateurs and thinkers experimenting with ways we might live, make, work and play.