From advanced prosthetic limbs helping people to walk again to the simple pleasure of being able to order a pizza using smart technology, our daily life looks nothing like that of our grandparents – let alone great-great-grandparents. But the innovative technology currently making our lives longer, happier and better connected is the tip the iceberg. As the V&A’s blockbuster exhibition The Future Starts Here makes clear, we're living in an age of forward-thinking, revolutionising inventions like never before. Whether it's a driverless car – coming very soon to a street near you – or a shirt doubling as a phone charger, the 100 projects shaping the world on display show just how dedicated we are right now to making the future shine bright.
We’ve picked our five favourite designs to get you better acquainted with tomorrow’s world:
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