Artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest buzzword. Its potential applications and impacts are being widely and controversially debated. The new possible applications have meant that many of the discussions revolve around the role of creativity. Juri Liechti incorporates publicly available AI into the design process. Using the development of a toaster, he endeavours to familiarise himself with AI as a partner while testing if and how the joint cooperation works. The goal is to explore the possibilities and the limitations, and to assess the impact on product design work.
The project focuses on SDG 4, “quality education”, and SDG 9, “industry, innovation and infrastructure”.