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99 Graphic Insights into the Future

— September 9, 2008 — Art & Design
People have been predicting the future since the dawn of civilization, but the impacts of global warming haven’t been taken into consideration until recently.

How will the recurrence of natural disasters due to climate change impact the visions of futurists?

Some present day ideas of where technology could lead may look insane, but when the Jetsons debuted in 1962, flying cars seemed outrageous, yet now airborne autos may not be so far off.

Galactic glam fashion speaks to our obsession with a space-age future, as do innovations showcasing everything from cell phones of 2012 to overviews of major cities 50 years from now.

Who knows, perhaps some of these prototypes and concepts will become as ubiquitous as the iPod or Ford Focus today.

Now sit back, picture yourself in a 2050 space chair, and enjoy your preview of the future…
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Future Visioning: All Will be i
Future Visioning: All Will be i
iDonut, iSwitch, iSoap on a Roap
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97
Futuristic Historical Art
Futuristic Historical Art
Last Star Wars Supper
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96
Backyard Reactors by 2012
Backyard Reactors by 2012
Hyperion Power Generation
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95
Salt and Pepper Shakers of 2015
Salt and Pepper Shakers of 2015
Fragile
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94
Robot Psychologist
Robot Psychologist
MindMentor The Future Of Mental Healthcare
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93
Space Weddings
Space Weddings
Virgin Galactic Ceremonies
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92
Futuristic Ceiling Light Inspired by Paper
Futuristic Ceiling Light Inspired by Paper
Vinta Butterfly Light
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91
Futuristic TV Spot
Futuristic TV Spot
Toyota Factory Commercial
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90
Phones of the Future
Phones of the Future
The Concept Tancher Transformer Phone
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89
Robonurse
Robonurse
Ready to Serve Hospitals by 2010
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88
$35 Movie Tickets
$35 Movie Tickets
Cinemas of the Future
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87
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
2013 Telescope Will Redefine Cosmos
James Webb Space Telescope
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86
Disney's Futuristic Dreams
Disney's Futuristic Dreams
What Disney Predicted 50 Years Ago
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85
Toyota Violin Playing Robot
Toyota Violin Playing Robot
Helpful Humanoids by 2010
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84
2025 Firetruck Concept
2025 Firetruck Concept
Harald Belker's Futuristic Vision
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83
Dining in 2015
Dining in 2015
It's All About Fingers
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82
Space Tourism
Space Tourism
Virgin Galactic
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81
Futuristic Deodorant Ad
Futuristic Deodorant Ad
Rexona Sci-Fi Commercial
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80
Future Dubai Cybertecture
Future Dubai Cybertecture
Du Tower
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79
Future of Scooters
Future of Scooters
MIT RoboScooter
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78
Future Toast (UPDATE)
Future Toast (UPDATE)
15 Great Toasters
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77
In 2021 You'll Enjoy Total Recall
In 2021 You'll Enjoy Total Recall
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76
Futuristic LCD TV
Futuristic LCD TV
Back to Back Seamless Monitors
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75
Flying Robot Computers
Flying Robot Computers
Microsoft's Vision of the Future
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74
Scientists Make Salt Water Burn
Scientists Make Salt Water Burn
Fuel of the Future?
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73
Instruments of the Future
Instruments of the Future
Pianos for the Millenium
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72
Futuristic Eco Kegs
Futuristic Eco Kegs
The Kegstand
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71
Cell Phones Of The Future
Cell Phones Of The Future
A Forbes Analysis
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70
Flatpack Stadiums
Flatpack Stadiums
2012 London Olympics Architecture
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69
Cutlery Pen Caps for Dining in 2015
Cutlery Pen Caps for Dining in 2015
Din-ink
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68
Shanghai in 2020
Shanghai in 2020
World's Largest to Scale Model
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67
Futuristic Cuckoo Clocks
Futuristic Cuckoo Clocks
10,000 Year Clock
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66
Imaginary 2090 Scenes
Imaginary 2090 Scenes
Flooded London by SquintOpera
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65
Futuristic Supercars
Futuristic Supercars
Bertone B.A.T. 11
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64
Ultra High Tech Instruments
Ultra High Tech Instruments
Violins of the Future
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63
Water Powered Phones
Water Powered Phones
Samsung's H2O Fuel Cell Ready for 2010?
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62
Futuristic Steel Armchair
Futuristic Steel Armchair
Alaska Chair
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61
$4 Million Space Hotel
$4 Million Space Hotel
Galactic Suite To Open In 2012
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60
Futuristic Eco Faucets
Futuristic Eco Faucets
The Guru Tap
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59
Mega Cities
Mega Cities
World Hubs in 2025
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58
Architecture of the Future
Architecture of the Future
Under Water City Proposed for Amsterdam
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57
Cars of The Future
Cars of The Future
Pforzheim Winter Degree Show
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56
Futuristic Go-Carts
Futuristic Go-Carts
Florian Dobe Concept
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55
Russia Builds Fake Island
Russia Builds Fake Island
In Black Sea By 2014
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54
Futuristic Work Place
Futuristic Work Place
Meguro Office Space by Nendo
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53
Futuristic Cars
Futuristic Cars
Platform21 = Joyriding in Amsterdam
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52
Urban Cars of 2020
Urban Cars of 2020
City Transport Cell
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51
Designing a UFO
Designing a UFO
CleanEra Project Seeks the Plane of the Future
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50
Transparent iMac Design
Transparent iMac Design
Mac of the Future
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49
Updating Futuristic Architecture
Updating Futuristic Architecture
Disney's New House of the Future
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48
Futuristic Fireplace
Futuristic Fireplace
Gaya Flaming Mouth
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47
Rocking Chairs of the Future
Rocking Chairs of the Future
The Mathias Koehler Rocker
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46
Erotic Toys of the Future
Erotic Toys of the Future
The Sabar
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45
Shop of the Future
Shop of the Future
Adidas "mi Innovation Center"
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44
Mega-yachts
Mega-yachts
Designer Unveils Futuristic "Vision Line"
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43
Futuristic Spanish Architecture
Futuristic Spanish Architecture
Zaha Hadid's Campus de la Justicia
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42
Credit Card of the Future: Finger Print Activated + Real Time Financial Info
Credit Card of the Future: Finger Print Activated + Real Time Financial Info
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41
Futuristic Tennis Gear
Futuristic Tennis Gear
Lacoste Brings You To 2083
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40
Moving Kitchens
Moving Kitchens
Futuristic Small Space Function
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39
Homes of the Future
Homes of the Future
Self-Healing, Earthquake Proof + Homes Built From Trash
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38
Mobile Phone of 2014
Mobile Phone of 2014
Light Flash
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37
Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Design Competition
Citroen Sledge Wins C-Design Contest
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36
Futuristic Eco Cities
Futuristic Eco Cities
Foster + Partners Plans in Rimini, Italy
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35
Phones of 2010
Phones of 2010
5 Pantech Mobile Concepts
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34
Futuristic Anti-Smoking Ads
Futuristic Anti-Smoking Ads
Live to See Naked Chicks & Bin Laden Caught
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33
Futuristic Cover Shoots
Futuristic Cover Shoots
Ashton Kutcher "I'm Not Real" on VMAN
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32
Future Tech Predictions
Future Tech Predictions
Laptops in 2015
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31
World of the Future
World of the Future
NVArt: Art Space Competition
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30
Compact Bicycle of the Future
Compact Bicycle of the Future
Everglide Recharges Your Gadgets
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29
Futuristic Public Transit Pods
Futuristic Public Transit Pods
Personal Train Capsules
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28
Futuristic Eco Kitchen
Futuristic Eco Kitchen
Whirpool's Green Concept
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27
Computers of the Future
Computers of the Future
The Curved iMac
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26
Fashion of the Future
Fashion of the Future
Jose Miro's Sartorial Predictions
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25
Coffee Makers of the Future
Coffee Makers of the Future
Nespresso Design Contest Winners
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24
Souped-Up Surf Boards
Souped-Up Surf Boards
PowerSki JetBoard Makes Wave Riding Motorized
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23
Underground Stadiums
Underground Stadiums
The Wall for 2018 World Cup in Qatar
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22
Futuristic Fantasy Cars
Futuristic Fantasy Cars
Cosmic Motors by Daniel Simon
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21
Personal Trains
Personal Trains
ULTRa Future Train
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20
Eco Workstation of the Future
Eco Workstation of the Future
Solar Power Desk
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19
Futuristic Eco Kitchens II
Futuristic Eco Kitchens II
Valcucine is 100% Recycled
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18
Secret Book Computers
Secret Book Computers
The Future of Books Laptop
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17
Phones of 2012
Phones of 2012
Express, Share & Feel
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16
Dump Truck of the Future?
Dump Truck of the Future?
The Super Tipper
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15
Houses of the Future
Houses of the Future
Concrete House With Grass Roof
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14
Watches of 2154
Watches of 2154
Futuristic Designs by Timex & One and Co.
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13
Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
AMC Pacific Place Cinema
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12
Cars of 2028
Cars of 2028
3 Futuristic Volkswagen Concepts
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11
Future Floating Cities
Future Floating Cities
ResidenSea's The World and Freedom Ship
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10
52 Hot Touch-Screen Innovations
52 Hot Touch-Screen Innovations
From Cell Phones to Coffee Tables
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9
Futuristic Surrealism Vodka Ads
Futuristic Surrealism Vodka Ads
Absolut World
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8
Futuristic Motorcycles
Futuristic Motorcycles
The Icare Bike
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7
Animals of the Future
Animals of the Future
Exhibit Showcases Future Climate Change and Evolution
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6
Gold C-3PO Leggings
Gold C-3PO Leggings
Balenciaga's Futuristic Fashion
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5
Futuristic Boat Design
Futuristic Boat Design
The Raven Yacht
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4
Futuristic Custom Desk
Futuristic Custom Desk
Vision One Computer Desk
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3
60 Concept Cars To Drool Over
60 Concept Cars To Drool Over
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2
Space-Goth Fashion
Space-Goth Fashion
Scherer Gonzalez Futuristic Collection
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1
Digitally Aged Celebrities
Digitally Aged Celebrities
Stars in 2040
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