TITLE

DELIVERING ON DESIGN ASPIRATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Sean
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Engineering & Technology (17509637);Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author presents information on the influence of science fiction on the directors and film makers. He informs that the extrapolation of current trends and how that may influence technology in the future is one of the things that science fiction finds challenging. He further informs that there is a very close association between the ambitions of most industrial designers and science fiction writers.
ACCESSION #
89868418

 

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