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The Home of the 2020s

How can we build more resilient housing and improve our mental health at home? July 7 we discussed how to futureproof home design and home life, at the #PRIMER21 Conference organized by the The Design Futures Initiative. We introduced our Report “The Home of the 2020s: Making our Homes more Resilient” and presented some of the results fromContinue reading “The Home of the 2020s”

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Aftershocks & Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic Future

These past months, futurists around the world have been discussing the current crisis and its anticipated consequences. I was honored to be part of the “Aftershocks & Opportunities: Scenarios for a Post-Pandemic Future” book by Fast Future Publishing and to take part in their series of webinars. The book is available in print and ebookContinue reading “Aftershocks & Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic Future”

Futures Thinking, Family Therapy

“A robust forecast is a collective endeavor; it’s very much a product of collective intelligence.”  – Marina Gorbis There is no doubt, Futures thinking can help on many levels with immense outputs: A tech company anticipating the consequences of more consumers using its new products  A city government incorporating climate change and social impact inContinue reading “Futures Thinking, Family Therapy”

Becoming a Futurist

“In dealing with the future, it is far more important to be imaginative than to be right.” – Alvin Toffler, Future Shock.  So will you believe it? I’ve turned the corner and put my job on hold as a co-founder of a cool startup (great team and fun business, but definitely a feeling of déjà-vu)Continue reading “Becoming a Futurist”