Tag: Transportation


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.

Cycle on the Recycled: A $9 Cardboard Bike Set

The all cardboard bike is shockingly durable: it can carry riders who weigh up to 485 pounds. A layer of coating atop the cardboard shields the bike from the elements and gives the finished product the look and feel of lightweight plastic. While the cost to make the bicycle ranges from nine to twelve dollars, the manufacturer expects to sell the vehicle for sixty to ninety dollars depending on the optional addition of an electric motor.

via Cycle on the Recycled: A $9 Cardboard Bike Set to Enter Production in Israel – Business – GOOD.

Turning NYC’s Iconic MetroCard Into A Massive Urban Game

Mayday is proposing an alternative that could please critics on all sides of the table. Their idea is to let advertisers engage New Yorkers in an urban game, where each rider holds a key to unlocking a larger image with some embedded value. Think of it as a giant puzzle, where every MetroCard is a unique puzzle piece.

via Turning NYC’s Iconic MetroCard Into A Massive Urban Game | Co.Design.