Design fiction is a critical design approach which speculates on possible futures and forms technology-based visions on how future life might be and explains fictional worlds through the designed artefacts. Design fiction opens a free space to question current assumptions, operations, and systems. Design fiction is also used to create alternative worlds by moving away from various constraints, business expectations in particular, and to provide a convenient atmosphere for students to be able to think in a conceptual context, to develop new discourse, and to question their relation with reality. The present article argues that design fiction can be used as an instrument to question the position of design education in providing a labour force to the sector, and to move out of the structure of the design fiction that focuses on now and today. In this scope, the design fiction projects produced in the course of a Visual Communication Design Project will be examined, the methods used and the stages followed will be explained, and opinions will be presented on the possible angles of outcomes for students in design education.
Keywords: Design fiction, design education, visual communication design, speculative design