Union Square in Washington, DC, is showing off a shiny new Bike Transit Center that offers secure bike parking for 150 cycles, plus a changing room, lockers, bike rentals, and repair shop for commuters.
A new draft table by the Japanese designer Kazuhiro Yamanaka: A simple form with a double tray to store many items. This table, named “Sleepy Lagoon” was announced at the festival 100% Design in London.
The Mavizen TTX02 is a new electric race bike with top speed of 130 mph. Just released at SEMA, this green motorcycle is available later this year for about $40,000. Features twin Agni electric motors and 3 lithium-ion battery packs.
The Beehive Design Collective is working on another epic story told through their giant works. 'The True Cost of Coal' is a tool to teach about mountain top removal and coal extraction in the north east.
On top of the Shilthorn in the Bernese Alps, you'll find a mountaintop pavilion named Piz Gloria, complete with rotating restaurant and 33 miles of slopes. If it looks like you've seen it in a Bond movie, there's a reason...
"We immediately called Andre Yousefi (our master prototyper) and the guys in the IDEO shop. They’re up for anything, and it was not at all hard to convince them to find an old Mac laptop and cut off one corner and ship it to us in the New York office."
: In 2009, Abraham Ingle brought Berlin's Papergirl Project to Portland. Over 200 pieces of original 2d art were displayed in a gallery, then rolled up, and distributed via bicycle to randomly selected people on the streets of Portland.