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Tuneable Cities – Scanner. Marvel at the secret lives of dreaming electronic objects and enjoy this fantastic odyssey. A theorist and practitioner, Dunne sees industrial design as a form of popular culture, and his analysis of that culture is accessible and profound. How design can improve the quality of our everyday hertziam by engaging the invisible electromagnetic environment in which we live. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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A worthwhile challenge to the market subservience that dominates industrial design, indicating yertzian of the ways of turning design towards more speculative, critical possibilities. It is a utilitarian shelter of minimum dimensions and comfort, it might even be a retreat, a new place to dream, away from the constant bombardment of telecomunication and electronic radiation.