Tag: Transportation


Free Wheel: An Oral History of Bicycle Design

The bike remains the most efficient method of transportation on Earth, and in times of energy efficiency and environmental compatibility, it’s also one of our most sustainable products. It allows the purest experience of the landscape and the body.

via Free Wheel: An Oral History of Bicycle Design | GOOD.

How An “Impossible” Aviation Challenge Led To An Innovation Breakthrough

This is innovation: Atlas, the team that won the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition did what scores of aircraft designers and engineers failed to do for 33 years. They weren’t specialist. They cracked the problem by going beyond ‘thinking outside the box’, they won by zeroing in on the right box.

via How An “Impossible” Aviation Challenge Led To An Innovation Breakthrough | Co.Design.

London Underground Anniversary Celebrated With 150 Vintage Posters

London tube posters have always been notable for using a commercial platform to display unique and interesting works of art. These are not mere advertisements and PSAs, they are a history of graphic design and artistic style.

via London Underground Anniversary Celebrated With 150 Vintage Posters – PSFK.

Old Car Parts Transformed Into Trendy New Furniture

Israeli designer Ronen “Tinman” Wasserman has developed a line of beautiful and sustainable furniture. By salvaging and upcycling discarded car parts, hetransforms them into tables, lamps chairs and sculptures.

via Old Car Parts Transformed Into Trendy New Furniture – International Design Times.