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Seeing the Future Through Science Fiction

By: TopDog - Published:   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References: io9
This is a rather cool collection of landscapes of major cities, from New York to Paris. Some of the most popular science fiction stories have produced the images in this pictorial which may represent a glimpse of what the future holds for mankind.

Science fiction has indeed presented us with a range of ideas for our future. From global unity, to mass destruction, these futuristic landscapes capture the eye and engage the imagination.

Implications - Consumers are fascinated with science fiction products because it gives them a sense of stability seeing a possible version of future events. Corporations may benefit from this consumer interest by utilizing science fiction design elements in their products and services to influence purchase decisions.