Industrial Design News
Tractors manufacturer Valtra has launched a design competition tasking designers to envision a tractor for the year 2040. The submission deadline is April 26, 2017.
A very interesting 1-hour lecture on design principles and the role of industrial designers in the entertainment industry. Held by concept designer Mike Hill at Industry Workshop 2015.
BMW Designworks and Puma have created the X-CAT DISC, a shoe with a stretchable and super-light material inspired by the 2008 Gina Concept.
Motivated to pass down what he's learned to the future generation of designers, Dieter Rams granted filmmaker Gary Hustwit unprecedented access to him and his archives for two weeks. Hustwit's research will culminate with Rams—the first...
Nissan has created a seven-seater bobsleigh with a design inspired by the X-Trail model. We report the official details and a behind the scenes video.
Peugeot Design Lab has styled the lines of the H160 helicopter, a new civil aircraft presented by Airbus Helicopters at the Dubai Airshow (8-12 November).
BMW of North America has announced the development of a new racing wheelchair for use by athletes of the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Team in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Presented at this year's Milan Design Week, the Spheres project by Swiss-Argentinian designer Alfredo Häberli uses abstract artworks and a hybrid vessel concept to explore BMW's design philosophy.
At EBACE 2015 Mercedes-Benz Style and Lufthansa Technik have announced their cooperation on the design and completion of VIP aircraft cabins. The two companies will jointly develop an entirely innovative, luxurious and integrated cabin concept for...
Toyota Material Handling Europe has launched the second edition of the Logistic Design Competition, asking European design students and recent graduates to envision the future look of their forklift models.
Autodesk announces Spark 3D printing platform to be embedded in Windows 10 and intent to make digital 3D models interoperable with Microsoft HoloLens.
Elon Musk presents the Powerwall, a home battery that charges using electricity generated from solar panels, or when utility rates are low, and powers your home in the evening. It also fortifies your home against power outages by providing a backup...
At the Milan Design Week Ford has presented a set of objects - including a guitar, a sailing boat, a speaker and a table football - created by the company's global design studios and inspired by design principles of the GT interior.
The Peugeot Foodtruck was designed by Peugeot Design Lab, the carmaker’s Global Brand Design studio, and will be on display in Milan at the Design Week and the 2015 World’s Fair, Expo.
Lexus has announced the 12 finalists for the third Lexus Design Award international design competition. The project will be displayed during the Milan Design Week.
Pininfarina has penned a sleek RC drone called Sky Rider Drone, that will be sold in Italy by De Agostini Publishing.
The Porsche Design Group (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) has founded a subsidiary in Switzerland dedicated to producing high-quality timepieces.
Harrison Custom Guitar Works based in Yorkshire (UK) has created an ultra-exclusive electric guitar inspired by Alfa Romeo’s design, materials and technology.
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