What the future might look like out of necessity

shabana.ahmed
4 min readApr 6, 2021

Being a designer, I can’t close my eyes and I rarely shut off my brain to relax. Usually in a stream of consciousness thinking about how life is changing and I can regularly feel those vibrations in conversations I have, when I’m reading about my faith, the shows that I watch, observing fashion and when I look at the news on a global level.

There are moments of clear assumption where I imagine what the future might look like out of necessity.

Note: I have not done any research to facilitate these predictions, the concepts here all my own and output from my strange brain. I don’t believe I’m correct today, however, I believe I might not be wrong in the future.

EARTH The earth is dying. It is getting hotter and we are losing vital climate resources that filter the air to help us breathe and that which breaks down natural/organic waste. We’re devastating the landscape and creating inhospitable environments for nature and humans.

I think in the future air pollution will be hazardous and in some areas/climates, it will be toxic. Some people will suffer from aggravated allergies and reactions and will need to wear nasal guard filters inside the nasal cavity.
The guards will be woven in a net structure with a…

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shabana.ahmed

I design experiences and interfaces for a living. I believe that life can always be more simple.