Dystopia and You: What the Contemporary Mood Means for Schools

A fascinating reveal of the dystopian angst in contemporary affairs comes from J. Walter Thompson’s review of Milan Design Week 2019. Reflecting the current uncertain zeitgeist, mainstream designs focus on environmental and societal apocalypse. It doesn’t get more dystopian that this quote:

We are headed for extinction.

We see this fitting in with the mood of the moment—one that may well show up in re-enrollment decisions and parental expectations of schools. When the psychology takes a dark turn, parents will be looking for reasons to reject the school. Time to make sure you are taking care of business in every way.

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