Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

A sofa made of lava and carbon fiber, packaging that disappears, and a moped built by a camera guru.

PSFK highlights the important design stories of the week. Get caught up and discover what’s new in product, retail, transportation and architectural design.

 

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Recycled Hawtness: Chicara Nagata’s 1966 Honda P25
Built for Japan’s Nikkei Security Show, this radically reimagined moped features a number of stealthily integrated cameras.

 

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Modular Bike Accessories By Fietsklik Aid Everyday Errands
Aiming to improve a bicycles’ cargo carrying capabilities, this lockable platform pairs with a number of accessories including a thermal plastic cooler.

 

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Redesigned Consumer Packaging Disappears To Eliminate Waste
Pratt Institute graduate Aaron Mickelson explores packaging designs that disappear when a product is finished.

 

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Google + Luxottica Announce Glass Partnership To Develop Wearable Tech
Bemoaned by many designers as ugly, Google Glass may now get a dose of style.

 

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Former Selfridges Hotel Converted Into Britain’s Largest Indoor Skatepark
The HTC One Skatepark, located in the former Selfridges’ Hotel behind the flagship store on Oxford Street, re-imagines what the shop would like if it was a skatepark.

 

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Gyeonggi Children’s Museum Climbing Gym by Luckey
The nearly 54′ tall climbing structure has columns resembling bendy straws and climbing pads inspired by the color of popular childrens’ beverages.

 

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OMA Completes Industrial Headquarters For G-Star Raw In Amsterdam
Inspired by an aircraft hanger, the new facility mirrors G-Star’s refined-industrial brand aesthetic.

 

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ONYX Sofa By Pierre Gimbergues For Peugeot Design Lab
The first in a series of unique pieces debuting at the 2014 Milan Furniture Fair, ONYX is crafted from carbon fiber and Volviv lava.

 

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