Super fast 3D printers, a new installation at the Prado Medialab and a dreamy commuter bike.
PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, automotive and architectural design.
The Dreamer Bike: A Fully-Loaded Comfort Commuter By Peace Bicycles
Combining the best elements of a Dutch Commuter and American Cruiser bike, Los Angeles-based Peace Bicycles designed their bike with spoke and chain guards to keep riders’ clothing clean and protected from moving parts. They are also offering a ‘couples’ package for purchasing bikes together.
Oak Ridge National Lab Working On Huge, Super-Fast 3D Printers
The U.S. Department of Energy and an Ohio-based company are hacking an industrial laser cutter to make a large scale high-speed 3d printer.
This 3D Printed Concept Is The Future Of Automaking
Inspired by turtles, this concept passenger cell explores vehicle design potential beyond traditional metal fabrication.
iF Design Awards Top 20 Gold Winners
The annual German design awards highlight the best of product, transportation and fashion design from 2013.
Scarcity Is Beautiful By Paulo Goldstein
Furniture created from remade discarded pieced shows the creative potential of an overlooked resource.
Seriously Playful: The New Showroom Of Roderick Vos Studio In Den Bosch, The Netherlands
A unique environment that blurs the lines between consumers and producers, shop and office, work and play.
Langarita Navarro’s Medialab Prado Exhibits A Colorful Industrial Modernism
Madrid is an underrated city for art viewing, the Matedero is an amazing place. Add to it a new glowing building-inside-a-building installation at the rebooted Prado Medialab.