Posts tagged product design
New Sneakers Can Biodegrade in Your Sink

Adidas has just created a new pair of prototype sneakers, made out of Biosteel, a material that will break down completely in just 36 hours. The extra-strong nature-inspired material is biodegradable with the addition of one special enzyme. The biggest breakthrough is that any product created from this material will not contribute to plastic pollution, which is threatening the oceans. The ultimate goal for Adidas is to replace virgin plastics in all of its products. 

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Minimalist "Raven" Scooter Makes Urban Traveling a Pleasure

Italian scooter company, CityBirds, is changing the way people approach their daily commute. Nicknamed, ‘Raven’, the company’s lightweight uber-functional and stylish range of scooters aims to take the stress out of getting from A to B. The carbon-fibre body on Raven is both an eco-friendly and cost-effective mode of transport. The streamlined shape on the kick scooter means that it is light, yet stable and stylish – plus collapsible for easy carrying. 

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The Future of Mercedes Benz is Electric

Mercedes-Benz has joined the likes of Tesla with their new generation EQ electric car. The EQ boasts a 70-kWh battery pack and two electric motors. Inside there is an advanced digital mapping system with an incredible 3D interface and fully piloted driving. The company is nearing full-scale production of the electric car, which will be a focus for future SUVs, sedans, wagons, coupés and convertibles under Daimler .

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‘Upcycled surfboard’ wins at the Upcycle Contest 2016

Francois Jaubert, a young retired architect who left his office life for surfing, has taken first place at the Upcycle Contest 2016. The competition aims to transform waste into an object of value within the ocean. 90% of the board is made from reused materials and Jaubert married his crafting and architectural skills to express ‘the thrill of surfing’.

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BMW’s Self-Driving Motorcycle

BMW has unveiled a new concept that is so safe, you won’t need a helmet. The motorrad VISION NEXT 100 looks far into the future to reimagine two wheel transport as a pure and unbounded ride experience which keeps the rider safe with assistive systems which means no need for a helmet. This is achieved through the vast and high-intelligent connectivity between rider, motorcycle and the environment. 

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