The future, the unknown. We all stumble towards it, making the most of our choices now with the hope that at the very least they will not be a total disaster in the days, weeks and years to come.
Like Hamlet’s “undiscovered country”, or Donald Rumsfeld’s “Known Unknowns” it can be a metaphorical place to fear, a path that with too much thinking can lead to paralysis and indecision. To playing it safe.
A new festival in Dublin for the design and creative community should then be a place to explore and investigate new ideas, to listen to and meet new people from different disciplines. Is that not what being a designer is about?