Industrial Design News
At the Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, 13-15 November) Seat has presented the eXS KickScooter, an electric micro-mobility solution developed in partnership with Segway.
Israeli newspaper Haaretz has published an interesting article on industrial designer Alex Padwa, who expresses his bold visions on design.
Rolls-Royce has unveiled an electric/hybrid vertical-Take off and landing (EVTOL) concept vehicle that explores a new promising aerospace market.
Foster + Partners will present its vision of life on Mars and the Moon as part of its Future Lab showcase at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018.
Following last year's edition, tractor manufacturer Valtra has launched a new Design Challenge, asking participants to create a tractor for the year 2030. The deadline is 23 September 2018.
BMW Group Designworks is developing the interior design of the Virgin Hyperloop One's passenger capsule, which, once built, could reach speeds over 1,000 km/h.
Loading crane manufacturer Haulerman has launched a design competition asking participants to imagine one or more accessories for its line of products. The deadline is July 30, 2017.
Lexus has announced the Grand Prix winner of the Lexus Design Award 2017 – PIXEL by Hiroto Yoshizoe - and the finalists are on display at the Lexus Yet pavilion at the Milan Design Week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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