Max Mollon

design practitioner, teacher and researcher

Max Mollon is a design practitioner, teacher and researcher. Focusing his attention on speculative design since 2010, he imagines f(r)ictional futures represented by imaginary artefacts, whose usage trigger societal and ethical discussions.

Max has earned his PhD researching the area of design fiction while creating the Design Fiction Club, Politique-Fiction (a fictional policy think-tank) and his own agency, What if? He is a teacher at SciencesPo and the Centre Pompidou.


Max Mollon est designer, enseignant et chercheur. Dédié au design fiction depuis 2010 : il imagine des futurs f(r)ictionnels, parsemés d’objets et de leurs usages, qui confrontent au débat éthique et social.

En 2018 il conclut 5 ans de doctorat sur ces pratiques. Il fonde le Design Fiction Club, et co-fonde Politique-Fiction.fr en 2017, et What if?, son bureau d’étude du débat public, depuis 2014. Il intervient au Centre-Pompidou et à SciencesPo.