Transportation Design News
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2020
The 2020 Red Dot Award: Design Concept is now open for submissions. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit prototypes, marketable products, new ideas and design concepts for evaluation and to put their designs to the test.
International Design Excellence Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 40th edition of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), one of the longest-running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence.
Young Professionals Application Day for 2020 Red Dot Product Design Award
Red Dot has announced the date for its 'Young Professionals Application Day,' which offers 50 young & upcoming designers free registrations for the 2020 Red Dot Award: Product Design.
European Product Design Award 2020
The 2020 European Product Design Award is now open for entries. The Award recognizes the efforts of talented international product designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations.
'Anatomy of an AI System' by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler Wins 2019 Beazley Design of the Year
'Anatomy of an AI System,' an infographic map and research project by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler, has been named the overall winner of the 2019 Beazley Design of the Year.
CAKE Unveils Electric On-and-Off Road Capable Utility Motorcycle Ösa
CAKE has unveiled Ösa, a clean and efficient utility vehicle with integrated power station and off-road capabilities.
Simplicity as a Design Principle Exhibition at Red Dot Design Museum
'Simplicity as a design principle,' a new exhibition at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen, will use historical as well as present-day design objects to highlight the fact that there are many facets to simplicity, with economic, functional and emotional components running alongside aesthetics. This is because simplicity in design means not only a minimalist appearance, but in many cases also a de facto simplification of the products that reduce their complexity and improves the user experience as a result. In this way, the exhibition demonstrates what Leonardo da Vinci meant when he said: "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
Rossinavi and Pininfarina Unveil Super Sport 65
Pininfarina and Rossinavi have unveiled their new superyacht concept, 'Super Sport 65,' at the 60th edition of Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Lotus Engineering Designs New Track Bike for Great Britain Cycling Team
Lotus Engineering and Hope Technology recently collaborated to create an innovative new track bike designed and engineered to deliver outstanding performance.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020
The 2020 Red Dot Award: Product Design is now open for entries. Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products - from furniture and household aids to consumer electronics, vehicles and medical technology - in the international competition.
Sunreef Yachts Debuts First 80 Sunreef Power: Aria
Sunreef Yachts recently debuted 80 Sunreef Power at the Cannes Yachting Festival. Awarded as the best power multihull at the World Yachts Trophies, the 80 Sunreef Power is a universal luxury craft for long cruises in ultimate comfort.
Elian Unveils E-Drive Cargobike
Elian Cycles has released its E-Drive Custom Cargobike. The cargobike is fitted with an ultra-silent direct drive motor, which gives you all the torque you need when taking off.
Design Museum Announces 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Nominees
The Design Museum has unveiled the 76 nominees for the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year. Nominees include a meme-inspired dress collection by Viktor & Rolf, a data generated proxy address system created to reduce homelessness, the world's first hands-free breast pump, Adidas's collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi, as worn by Beyoncé, food sharing app OLIO and The Shed's extendable building in New York.
BMW Unveils Concept 4
BMW has today unveiled Concept 4 - a future-focused interpretation of a modern BMW coupe, which combines a dynamically potent, emotionally engaging design with exclusivity and exceptional driving attributes.
Pininfarina Unveils The Goldenpass Express
Pininfarina has unveiled 'The Goldenpass Express,' a panoramic train designed for the MOB (Montreux Oberland Bernese) railway company.
Bentley EXP 100 GT
Bentley recently unveiled EXP 100 GT, a concept car created to reimagine the future of grand touring.
1936 Stout Scarab Joins Concours of Elegance 2019
The world's first production minivan, the art deco-inspired 1936 Stout Scarab, will be on display at this year's Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace. With only nine in existence, the Scarab was the brainchild of journalist and automotive & aviation engineer William Bushnell Stout.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2020
The eighth Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for submissions. The renowned design and innovation competition accepts entries in five categories: Bicycles, Components + Parts, Accessories, E-bikes & drive units, and Smart cycling services.
Moving to Mars at Design Museum
The Design Museum has announced a new exhibition, 'Moving to Mars,' that will explore how sending humans to Mars is not just a new frontier for science but also for design.
Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner
Bentley has unveiled a unique, limited edition model that pays homage to the legendary No. 1 Bentley Blower of 1929.
Dynamiq Unveils Global 330 Explorer Yacht
Dynamiq has unveiled the 33m Global 330, the first in a brand new series of explorer yachts. Designed with long-range travel in mind, the new series will be available in three versions of 30m, 33m and 40m, with the smallest model rated at 200 GT.
Red Dot Design Team of the Year 2019 Goes to Flavio Manzoni and the Ferrari Design Team
Red Dot has named Flavio Manzoni and the Ferrari Design Team as the 2019 Red Dot: Design Team of the Year.
AMAC Aerospace and Pininfarina Unveil Innovative Cabin Concept for the Airbus A350-900
AMAC Aerospace and Pininfarina have unveiled an innovative cabin concept for the Airbus A350-900 aimed to innovate the onboard experience.
Chasing Perfect: The Inspirational Story of Car Designer Frank Stephenson
All-new documentary film Chasing Perfect, revealing the captivating story of designer, Frank Stephenson, is now available to order.
Flavio Manzoni Wins 2019 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has named Italian architect and designer, Flavio Manzoni, as this year's Laureate of the American Prize for Design. Each year, The Prize is awarded to designers who have made a commitment to forward the principles of design excellence within the context of our contemporary society and who elevated design to a more a profound humanist statement about how our modern contemporary society can advance and progress as a result.
Masters of Design by Outpost & Harley Davidson
Masters of Design (MoD), organized by Outpost & Harley Davidson with NYCxDesign, is a two-day event that will bring some of the brightest designers and technologists together to discuss a broad variety of forward-looking issues.
Rossinavi Unveils New Superyacht Concept 'Infinity'
Rossinavi recently unveiled its brand new concept in superyachts: Infinity. The idea for Infinity is to create a boat concept that starts from a simple sharp line that connects two windows; one looking out into the horizon and the other one pointing towards the stern, through the owner's entertaining area.
Good Design Award 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 Good Design Award. The Award, founded in 1957, is Japan's leading commendation system with entries from around the world. Its purpose is to discover and promote good designs which drive industrial growth and enrich lives.
Sunreef Yachts Completes First Sunreef 50
Sunreef Yachts has recently completed the first hull of the all-new Sunreef 50. A fully-customizable catamaran, the Sunreef 50 boasts generous living spaces, easy handling and great sailing capability.
Beazley Designs of the Year 2019: Public Nominations Now Open
To mark its 30th anniversary, the Design Museum is asking public to help with the Beazley Designs of the Year selection process by nominating their favorite designs from the past twelve months.