Dave Pinter: Top Design Stories Of The Week

A solar-powered table, Nike collaborates on a car, and an exhibition of NYC in the future.

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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Current Table By Marjan van Aubel
Integrated solar panels in the table top can charge a mobile phone during the day.

 

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A Multifunctional Sofa Named Herb
An all-in-one furniture idea that combines seating, shelves, a side table, plant stand, and power access for electronics.

 

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The Ringbrothers Pantera Is What Happens When Nike Helps Design A Car
Nike contributed the interior design and created a one-off pair of custom sneakers to match the resurected ’71 Pantera.

 

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I.Martin Bicycle Shop By Glow Exhibitions, Los Angeles – California
Bike shops are continuing to shed their former disorganized and grimy appearance; I. Martin is a clean, well-organized shop with clever bike related accents.

 

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Hacking Through Cities With Creative Sustainability
The Rotten Apple project looks for simple ways to creatively alter existing urban fixtures and give them new functions.

 

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Shape: A New Film To Promote Design
Director and animator Johnny Kelly and designer Scott Burnett produced this dialog free short film to promote wider understanding and acceptance of design.

 

Spotlight: “Building Tomorrow” Exhibition

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If you happen to be in NYC this weekend, this special exhibition is worth checking out:

See New York Radically Transformed In The “Building Tomorrow” Exhibition

Presented by BBC.com Future and Terreform ONE, this limited-time public exhibition invites New Yorkers to catch a glimpse of what their city could look like in the next few decades.

The exhibition will be on display at 168 Bowery (corner of Bowery and Kenmare) as follows:

Friday, April 4 from 12pm-9pm
Saturday, April 5 from 12pm-9pm
Sunday, April 6 from 12pm-6pm

 

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