Sony designers used Sci-Fi prototyping to depict “Tokyo in 2050” in collaboration with science fiction writers.
With “2050,” “Tokyo,” and “romance” as keywords that define the overarching theme, Sony designers and science fiction writers held workshops to explore life, habitats, senses, and well-being in 2050—and their creative effort resulted in a series of design prototypes and short science fiction stories. Each design prototype presents an idea for a service or product that is relevant to the messaging of each theme.
Theme 2: HABITAT, 2050 Animated film of the short science fiction story “You or You” This story is set in a future in which people who have lost their homes due to climate change or other reasons live at sea. The sea communities have come to be called “demistates,” and advisor companies have emerged to support them. Ichiu and Yori, who grew up in a sea city, leave their demistate and drift to Tokyo Bay. As they start a new life in Tokyo, Ichiu comes to learn the reason behind Yori’s personality change following his participation in the Service Exchange program, and....
The film produced by Sony PCL Inc.
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ONE DAY, 2050 / Sci-Fi Prototyping sony.com/en/SonyInfo/design/oneday2050/