The best way to predict the future is to create it

Peter Drucker

Everything evolves, changes, develops, and dies out. Why not peer into your crystal ball and make a prediction about what will happen in the future to everyday objects.

Let’s take a few examples for you to work on:

The electric kettle, born in 1922, was fathered (so to speak) by Arthur Leslie Large. It is based on the non-electric variety which dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, or China, depending on where you get your information. But what of its future? Imagine how it might evolve if:

Give this a go for yourself. To focus your mind, try to come up with some different scenarios:

Who knows? This might just inspire you to think of the replacement to the electric kettle.

For more information:

Build Your Own Idea Factory

This creativity tip comes from Build Your Own Idea Factory: 68 ways to boost your creativity and get inspired by David Norrington

Please comment below if you found this useful – and post examples!

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