by Eric Gallina, 27 November 2012.
The Art Center College of Design is considered one of the top-tier transportation design schools in the world. Each year, students who have fulfilled a vast array of criteria are invited to attend the University and gain instruction from a group of designers working in the industry.
At an exhibition held earlier this year the 2012 graduating class showed off a number of very different concepts created during their time at the renowned academic institution.
The BMW X Life Concept by Yasuhiro Sato is a project that explores shapes inspired by the different stages of life fusing design, architecture and sculpture.
Two design studies of futuristic levitating vehicles by Yana Briggs: a taxi for New York City and a Mazda-sponsored project, both on display at the Art Center College of Design Degree Show 2012.
Tazo Osawa envisions foreclosed city properties turning into urban farms by the year 2016. To fam the land, the Kit-Trac project is a small tractor for the modern day pioneer.
The objective of this project developed by Ethan Anh Pham was to find a vehicle that created a link between Generation Y and Mazda.
The Volvo Singularity Concept is a study of a futuristic fully autonomous nuclear powered family limousine for the year 2035. The author is Ryan Black-Macken.
The HSB tri-hybrid bicycle concept is a full-scale working prototype designed to bridge the gap between small displacement motorcycles and large bicycles.