Design Futures Symposium: Design, Futures, and the Role of Innovation
Segment 5 ‘Design, Futures, and the Role of Innovation’
What does the role and changed DNA of innovation look like in the future? In this session, curator Paola Antonelli (USA), designer Michela Magas (Sweden), and consultant Duleesha Kulasooriya (Singapore) talked about design as an enzyme for progress, grassroots creative experimentations with frontier technologies, and the inevitability of the metaverse.
01:54 – Paola Antonelli: Design is the Enzyme for Progress
Senior Curator of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art (USA)
11:35 – Michela Magas: Agency for the Future
Chair, Industry Commons Foundation
Founder and CEO, MTF Labs (Sweden)
19:56 – Duleesha Kulasooriya: The Inevitability and Impact of the Metaverse
Executive Director, Deloitte Centre for the Edge, Asia Pacific (Singapore)
28:00 – Panel Discussion: Design, Futures, and the Role of Innovation
Moderated by Paola Antonelli
Organised by DesignSingapore Council and SUTD DesignZ, the inaugural Design Futures Symposium at Singapore Design Week 2022 explored how design can be used with a sense of agency to create a better future for our complex world.