Signs From The Near Future

Fernando Barbella

Futuristic technologies have never sounded more like they're right on the horizon. Here are some imaginary -or not- exercises on what we can expect to see in the near future on a daily basis.

Machines and science that either enhance or replace activities and products near and dear to us. New materials, AI, drones, mashups between living organisms and nanotechnologies, improved capabilities for formerly "dumb" and inanimate things.

These retouched photographs present what's coming down the road in a manner that often seems as though it could turn out to be eerily accurate.

The project has been featured at The Washington Post, WIRED, BBC News, Fast Company, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, VICE, The Atlantic CITYLAB, Discovery News and Microsiervos, among others.

Signs From The Near Future: we better get used to them.

Fernando Barbella is a multi-disciplined award winning Creative Director, with digital DNA and over 20 years of experience in fully integrated advertising. He has worked in Argentina, Chile, Spain and the UK, on local, regional and global projects on a diverse range of clients including the likes of Nike, Audi, KitKat, Pepsi, Volkswagen, SEAT, Microsoft, Gatorade, Brahma Beer, Doritos, Dove, Coca-Cola, IBM, Panasonic and American Express. His work has been recognized at the…

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