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Elliott P. Montgomery

Co-Founder, The Extrapolation Factory in Brooklyn

99 Cent Futures

PRESENTED ON OCT 03, 2013
IN NEW YORK @ VOL 14

Elliott P. Montgomery and Chris Woebken are co-founders of the Extrapolation Factory, an imagination-based studio for design-lead futures studies. They explore society's fascination with the future, and discuss where this future-culture is coming from. Through collaboration with local 99¢ stores, they combine manufacturing and design and play off of the public's concept of future demand and necessity. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 18, 2014.

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The Future: Thinking About Design

BY KATIE HILL
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2010

Katie Hill and her presentation "The Future: Thinking About Design," recorded at PKN Leeds Vol. 5 earlier this year.

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Remix Our Future

BY MARK VAN ITERSON
@ VOL 96 ON NOV 01, 2012

Heineken's design director Mark van Iterson shares his vision for design, and invites everyone to help shape the future of Heineken's bottle design, as part of the company's 2012 "Remix Our Future" competition.

This presentation was part of a special Tokyo Designers Week 2012 edition of PKN Tokyo, held at Meiji-Jingu Gaien, inside the TDW Dome.

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Creating Memories For The Future

BY ANSELM DÄSTNER
@ VOL 104 ON JUN 26, 2013

Anselm Dästner describes his passion for scrapbooking and the impact it will have on the future. Anselm presents to us not only his own scrapbooks, but how he helps other families save memories for the future in innovative ways.

 
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BIT20 - Past, Present and Future

BY TRUDE BRUKET
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 08, 2015

The history, activity and future plans of BIT20 - the contemporary orchestra company.

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Growing Tasty Futures

BY SANTINI BASRA
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 06, 2016

Andthen is a design led futures research studio, interested in how changing values, and social shifts will influence the immaterial and material designed environment. Growing Tasty Futures is an ongoing series of workshops produced in collaboration with Odd Studio and The University of Glasgow. Running the workshops with urban growers, academics and policy makers, they aim to engender a discussion around the role of Urban Growing in future local food networks, help participants visualise future scenarios and help define strategies for realising the created futures.

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Our Future City

BY VANESSA LIRA
@ VOL 38 ON DEC 09, 2018

Vanessa Lira, an urban designer for the Atlanta Department of City Planning, talks about the Atlanta City Design, a new 400-page plan for the city. 

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Still Not Quite Studio

BY STILL NOT QUITE STUDIO
@ VOL 35 ON OCT 25, 2018

Still Not Quite is a fictional online marketplace for objects and ideas from plausible futures. SNQ team believes that the design of the future of objects and services should be as democratic as possible and aims to open the possibility to explore the future to a larger public. To do this Still Not Quite aims to collaborate with communities, organisations and institutions and explore future issues close to their area of expertise. Their research is made public via a fictional online department store, where it is possible to browse through products from different futures they collaboratively explored.

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Future of Transportation in Dense Cities

BY AGNES KOLTAY
@ VOL 18 ON NOV 17, 2018

2D vs. 3D 

Future of Transportation in Dense Cities by Agnes Koltay.

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Inclusive Futures in Architecture

BY TIFFANY BROWN
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 11, 2019

Born and raised in Detroit, Tiffany Brown has an extensive background in architecture and construction management. She holds masters degrees in architecture and business administration.

Tiffany’s presentation began as a journey through her struggles as a black female youth in Detroit and how she rose from those struggles to become a highly renowned female architect in a very male dominated field. It was this struggle that made her into an advocate for advancing African American women in the field and how she’s working to shape the future landscape for the field.