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The Current - New Wheels for the Post-Petrol Age by Gestalten 2018

New books: The Current by Gestalten

Against the noise and pollution of modern industrial cities, a group of creatives, inventors and idealists are pioneering a new age of mobility. The Current book by Gestalten takes a closer look at the concept and production cars, motorbikes, scooters, bicycles and progressive movements leading the way.

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Japan House London presents ‘Subtle’ to salute paper art

Japan House London presents ‘Subtle’, an exhibition that sets out to explore the possibilities of paper, and celebrate the delicate and intricate craft of paper art

Modernist Design Complete, a book review

Modernist Design Complete, a new book by Thames & Hudson, offers a comprehensive guide to this progressive and powerful movement that helped shape how we think, live and create today.

SIN follows the Scandinavian design principle of keeping it simple

Danish modern, introducing the Biomega electric city car

Industrial designer Guillermo Callau, lead creative for Skibsted electric vehicles, explains the design behind SIN, the first EV from the Danish designer bicycle brand Biomega

Classical futurist: the new McLaren Speedtail

The Speedtail is the latest car by McLaren Automotive. A homage to the iconic F1, this three-seater hyper gran turismo is a genuinely accomplished product, returning to the marque a sense of grace and beauty and allure of the automobiles of the past as it takes on the future

Dora Maar, Picasso en Minotaure, Mougins, 1937, Paris, Centre Pompidou

Barbican’s Modern Couples explores art, intimacy and the avant-garde

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde at the Barbican Gallery in London is the story of modern art in the first half of the 20th century told through relationships. This is a fascinating portrait of unions that helped alter the creative landscape.

Space Shifters

Hayward Gallery’s Space Shifters offers new perspectives

‘Space Shifters’ at the Hayward Gallery in London’s Southbank Centre sets out to disrupt our perspective, in the process altering our gallery experience. It also helps us see alternative realities

REDS by CBA

Chris Bangle talks REDS, a completely new kind of automobile

I met Chris Bangle many many years ago at the start of my career as he gave a passionate speech at the Design Museum in London on car design and the future of transport. And it has been completely fascinating following his thoughts through our marathon conversations – seeing his projects at BMW come alive, […]

Michael Anastassiades: A Fountain for London

London Design Festival highlights at the V&A

London design season is in full swing as we head to the 2018 London Design Festival hub at the V&A to explore the museum’s hidden passages with work by contemporary designer responding to the permanent displays.

Volvo 360c Exterior

Volvo 360c is a clean self driving multi-functioning car

Volvo presents its vision for the future of clean, autonomous cars with the 360c research project, a vehicle that can function as a home, office, entertainment hub and sleeping pod. It is also a channel for exploring a universal theme for safety and communication in the driverless future

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I HATE U I LOVE U_YOSHIAKI IROBE

Japan House London presents ‘Subtle’ to salute paper art

Japan House London presents ‘Subtle’, an exhibition that sets out to explore the possibilities of paper, and celebrate the delicate and intricate craft of paper art

Modernist Design Complete, a book review

Modernist Design Complete, a new book by Thames & Hudson, offers a comprehensive guide to this progressive and powerful movement that helped shape how we think, live and create today.

SIN follows the Scandinavian design principle of keeping it simple

Danish modern, introducing the Biomega electric city car

Industrial designer Guillermo Callau, lead creative for Skibsted electric vehicles, explains the design behind SIN, the first EV from the Danish designer bicycle brand Biomega

Classical futurist: the new McLaren Speedtail

The Speedtail is the latest car by McLaren Automotive. A homage to the iconic F1, this three-seater hyper gran turismo is a genuinely accomplished product, returning to the marque a sense of grace and beauty and allure of the automobiles of the past as it takes on the future

Dora Maar, Picasso en Minotaure, Mougins, 1937, Paris, Centre Pompidou

Barbican’s Modern Couples explores art, intimacy and the avant-garde

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde at the Barbican Gallery in London is the story of modern art in the first half of the 20th century told through relationships. This is a fascinating portrait of unions that helped alter the creative landscape.

Space Shifters

Hayward Gallery’s Space Shifters offers new perspectives

‘Space Shifters’ at the Hayward Gallery in London’s Southbank Centre sets out to disrupt our perspective, in the process altering our gallery experience. It also helps us see alternative realities