New bus for london.
british designer thomas heatherwick has co-designed the replacement for london’s iconic routemaster bus, mayor Boris Johnson announced yesterday morning.
the new buses are expected to go into service by 2012. see a video about the design of the bus here.
heatherwick designed the two-story bus in collaboration with bus manufacturer the wright group.
above: in 2009 london introduces a special stamp program with ten stamps, in one very special issue– british design classics. once a symbol of london to visitors from all over the world now only a few of douglas scott and colin curtis’s remain on london’s streets.
Designer: thomas heatherwick
Producer: the wright group