This speculation is a scenario sketch, a playful narrative to imagine social design fifteen years into the future. The intention is to foreground the roles designers might (and do) play in shaping economic relationships, and, therefore, influencing the development of economic systems.
Kakee Scott teaches in Strategic Design and Management and Environmental Studies at Parsons the New School for Design in New York. She is currently based at Parsons’ new Paris campus. She is working on her doctoral studies between design and sociology at Lancaster University in the UK.