32 min

The Future vs. The Future Design Tomorrow

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Every vision of the future is a better index of the present from which it came than whatever time it imagines. So today, let's look back at some of the things we believed would serve as landmarks of the future. Not to point out how quaint they are or to dunk on the blind spots of the past. But so that we can better understand why — no matter what shiny new objects we make and use — we never quite feel like we've gotten to the future. Why it's so difficult to recognize how far we've come…
Show Notes
The Dymaxion HouseLe CorbusierLewis MumfordLewis Mumford on The CityRobert Heinlein did get a futurist house eventually. He just had to design it himself.The Entire History of YouMusic
All music used in this episode is independently produced and licensed by Design Tomorrow for non-commercial use.
Spirals, by r beny Fall Creek Unit, by r beny Live 182801, by r beny Pines, by r beny Crystals & Graves, by r beny Volca Keys Arp Jam, by r beny Credits
Design Tomorrow is produced by Chris Butler at the Tomorrow office in Durham, NC.
You can follow the show on Twitter @dsgntmrrw. You can visit the show's website at designtomorrow.co, and you can email me at chris @ designtomorrow.co.
Thanks for listening, and remember, what we do and think today can create a better tomorrow.

Every vision of the future is a better index of the present from which it came than whatever time it imagines. So today, let's look back at some of the things we believed would serve as landmarks of the future. Not to point out how quaint they are or to dunk on the blind spots of the past. But so that we can better understand why — no matter what shiny new objects we make and use — we never quite feel like we've gotten to the future. Why it's so difficult to recognize how far we've come…
Show Notes
The Dymaxion HouseLe CorbusierLewis MumfordLewis Mumford on The CityRobert Heinlein did get a futurist house eventually. He just had to design it himself.The Entire History of YouMusic
All music used in this episode is independently produced and licensed by Design Tomorrow for non-commercial use.
Spirals, by r beny Fall Creek Unit, by r beny Live 182801, by r beny Pines, by r beny Crystals & Graves, by r beny Volca Keys Arp Jam, by r beny Credits
Design Tomorrow is produced by Chris Butler at the Tomorrow office in Durham, NC.
You can follow the show on Twitter @dsgntmrrw. You can visit the show's website at designtomorrow.co, and you can email me at chris @ designtomorrow.co.
Thanks for listening, and remember, what we do and think today can create a better tomorrow.

32 min