[ISEA2014] Paper: Slavica Ceperkovic – THE FUTURE OF THE DOMESTIC OBJECT 2025


This research paper examines at the possible evolution in domestic, household object design and its function using foresight methods as a primary mode of inquiry. The twentieth century industrial evolution changed how objects were conceived, made and mass distributed. In the current digital era objects have significantly shifted in how they are made and distributed from the industrial era in ownership, technology and function. Given changes in ownership, technology and function, what might objects look like in 2025?

  • Slavica Ceperkovic, Strategic Foresight and Innovation Department, Ontario College of Art and Design University, Canada, is an artist and creative strategist who creates unique, user‑focused, digital experiences and strategies across multiple platforms. Her strategic and tactical insight while defining industry‑leading practices includes participatory research, foresight analysis and user‑centred interaction design on emerging platforms.

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