Quite a few new concept cars as environment and economic issues force development. Check these out. above: Citroen C-cactus concept above: Mitsubishi, the iMiev Sport above: Koenigsegg Quant above: Peugeot Shoo (photo: webecoist ) above: mercedes-benz formula zero above: Antro Solo ( photo: ecoist ) above: SEAT Brisa ( photo: ecoist ) above: Minset Six50 […]
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Do you have to have great drawing skills today to be a great designer? Good sketcher says, “Sketching is a must! Bad sketcher says ”Sketching isn’t all that important, what about model making?!”
Automobile developer of low-volume concepts, EDAG hasn’t left any stone unturned with their newest concept the “Light Car – Open Source.” Made from 100% recyclable basalt fiber chassis, the electric car can drive close to 100 miles on a full recharge. A feature that makes the car stand out is the use of high-end OLED […]
This year at Milan Design Week 2009, a Lexus exhibition will be called ‘lexus l- finesse- crystallised wind’ and designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto. Here is a preview of the exhibit. ‘Lexus l- finesse- crystallised wind’ will re-interpret the ambivalence of the Lexus design philosophy ‘L-finesse’ through a dynamic installation that combines unity in […]
While we wait for “plug-in” Volt and Prius to arrive in 2010 there are two exotic automakers ready to go. Tesla ( $128,000 USD two-seater ) and Karma ( $87,900 USD ) Let’s look at Karma.
If wind turbines are a turn-on for you…
Braun launched the 17th edition of the BraunPrize. This internationally recognised design competition is open to young industrial designers who are still studying or who have graduated within the last two years. International Competition to Promote Young Designers When it was established in 1968, the Braun- Prize was Germany’s first international competition to promote the […]
Branding 101. What does it take for a brand to make it in this economic environment? First off, consider hiring a professional – the positioning matrix (left) a valuable professional tool. Killer product. Killer concept. Just what the doctor ordered. For today’s branding quiz – Identify three elements in a killer marketing plan.
why wood? wood is up to 10 times stiffer than fiberglass and nearly 6 times stiffer than a kevlar.