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A Bike Helmet That Warns You If a Car Is Getting Too Close

Of the 100 million Americans who rode bikes last year, only a tiny fraction actually used a bike to commute to work. When designers interviewed people about why they didn’t want to ride regularly, the biggest obstacle cited was fear: Commuters don’t want to […]

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De Rosa and Pininfarina Collaborate on New Bike Design

De Rosa and Pininfarina have unveiled a new high-end racing bicycle. Dubbed the De Rosa SK Pininfarina, the bike is the outcome of a first joint project by the two Italian companies. Weighing in at 6.7 kg, the bike is equipped with a carbon-fibre […]

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Mazda Wins Automotive Design Awards

Mazda has picked up three awards at this year’s Automotive Brand Contest. The company’s global design team, Mazda CX-3 and Bike by KODO concept were honoured at an award ceremony at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt. The contest, which focuses on product and communication […]

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2015 Frankfurt Motor Show: Nissan Gripz Concept Hints at Future Crossover

Nissan has revealed a new hybrid-powered concept car which points to a new future for the marque. The Japanese carmaker says the Gripz concept is seen as a design statement rather than a replacement for an existing model, although it does feature cues from […]

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SKODA Designers Create Winners’ Trophies for Tour de France

As in previous years, Czech carmaker ŠKODA has created the trophies for the winners of this year’s Tour de France. ​ The trophies were co-designed by ŠKODA designer Peter Olah (pictured above), and subsequently hand-made by Bohemian glassmiths from luxury Czech glassworks brand, Preciosa. […]

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