Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

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.

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

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This 3D Printed Concept Is The Future Of Automaking
Inspired by turtles, this concept passenger cell explores vehicle design potential beyond traditional metal fabrication.

 

 

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iF Design Awards Top 20 Gold Winners
The annual German design awards highlight the best of product, transportation and fashion design from 2013.

 

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Scarcity Is Beautiful By Paulo Goldstein
Furniture created from remade discarded pieced shows the creative potential of an overlooked resource.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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