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alt: Planet Cashless booklets are laying on a table which has been drawn all over by children, around the booklets crayons and stickers can be seen
Planet Cashless
Speculative design activity book for children (ages 8+)
Year:
2019

Clients:

Furtherfield Gallery
Martin Zeilinger

Services:
#Visual Identity #Publication #Exhibition
Deliverables:

Speculative Design Activity Booklet, Including Badges & Stickers

alt: Planet Cashless booklets are laying on a table which has been drawn all over by children, around the booklets crayons and stickers can be seen

Engaging Young Audiences in Speculative Design Narratives to Build Digital Literacies

Planet Cashless 2029 is a playful workbook designed to engage younger audiences (Ages 8+) in a speculative design narrative. Created in response to the Future of Money workshop at Furtherfield Gallery which centred around how the politics and practicalities of cashlessness could be explored with younger generations.

Along with Martin Zeilinger and Furtherfield we devised a framework in the form of a playful workbook (and set of stickers and badges). Within the activity book, the young audience selects a scenario from Planet Cashless 2029 and are invited to explore and shape this future world through a set of steps which are designed to tease out solutions to the scenario. For example, in one scenario a cyborg melon seller loses power in their digital payment arm and they need to find an alternative way to sell their melons…

Planet cashless stickers stuck to a pole in a park
Stickers
Children holding the planet cashless booklets at and event talking to one of the team who helped run the event
Planet Cashless Event
Children and their parent reading the planet cashless booklet
Planet Cashless Event
Scans of the front and back cover of the planet cashless magazine, showing the playful and illustration and typography
Scans of the planet cashless magazine, showing the playful and illustration and typography, as well as the themes and ideas behind the project
a close up image of the booklet, the double page spread shows how to play the planet cashless game
A double page illustration of elongated blue arms with white hands holding a pink piggy bank

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