FIONA RABY is Professor of Design and Emerging Technology at Parsons, The New School for Design, and a partner in the design studio Dunne & Raby. She is also professor of Industrial Design (studio-id2) at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (2011-2016). Between 2011-2015 she was Reader in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art in London and taught there from 1995 in Architecture, Computer Related Design and Design Interactions.
Dunne & Raby use design as a medium to stimulate discussion and debate amongst designers, industry and the public about the social, cultural and ethical implications of existing and emerging technologies.
She is co-author, with Anthony Dunne, of Design Noir (2001) and Speculative Everything (2013). Projects include Technological Dream Series, No 1: Robots (2007), Designs For An Over Populated Planet: Foragers (2010), The United Micro Kingdoms (2013), and The School of Constructed Realities(2015).
Their work has been exhibited at MoMA in New York, the Pompidou Centre in Paris, and the Design Museum in London, and is in several permanent collections including MoMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts.
Dunne & Raby received the inaugural MIT Media Lab Award in 2015.