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Objects of Affection: Inventions from our workshops, Episode 3

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Love, Optimized / Workshops
Object Solutions – Designing the Future of Love – Workshop

Love × Design × Play At our design fiction workshops, strangers pair up to invent their way out of love troubles. It’s a creative card game: You partner up and brainstorm inventions to solve everyday love troubles. You draw up a quick blueprint, and you post it on the wall so we can all imagine the future of love – optimized. These are a few of creations from workshops, including emotional dinnerware, connected underwear, and third-party romantic approval. […]

Objects of Affection: Inventions from our workshops, Episode 2

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Object Solutions – Designing the Future of Love – Workshop

As springtime approaches, so does the Future of Love. At our design fiction workshops, strangers pair up to invent their way out of love troubles. They engage Object Solutions’ mode of critical play, and their imagined futures are as funny as they are fearsome. These are a few of their creations, including precoital pinpricks, quality time enforcement, and the foul stench of breakups. Host an Object Solutions workshop of your own. Contact Ernesto or join our mailing list to jump […]

Objects of Affection: Inventions from our workshops, Episode 1

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Object Solutions – Designing the Future of Love – Workshop

An optimized romantic future draws irresistibly near. At our design fiction workshops, strangers pair up to invent their way out of love troubles. They engage Object Solutions’ mode of critical play, and their imagined futures are as funny as they are fearsome. These are a few of their creations, including immersive dreams, surveillant clothing and more. Host an Object Solutions workshop of your own. Contact Ernesto or join our mailing list to jump in. Learn more about how it works. […]

How to Design the Future of Love

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Object Solutions – Designing the Future of Love – Workshop

We’re looking for people to host and partake in our new workshop series, Designing the Future of Love. Take a look below, and contact Ernesto or join our mailing list to jump aboard. A Workshop of Problems, Solved Perhaps you’re familiar with Object Solutions, your guides to an optimized future. In our workshops, we invite participants to play laboratorians for the evening, envisioning the high-tech future of romantic relationships. Participants dissect romantic challenges and create their own Object Solutions to address them. In […]

Tools for Romantic Invention

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At our workshops, Designing the Future of Love, participants are coupled to solve romantic challenges by inventing their own Object Solutions. They receive this special package to guide their experience. They answer an Intimate Question to break the ice. They review their Romantic Challenge and discuss it in their own terms. They draw up potential Object Solutions, using the Vision Cards to spark their imaginations. When ready, they describe and draw their solution on the Invention Form, […]