Gazelle’s No Excuse city bicycle, created by Van der Veer Designers in The Netherlands, will be among futuristic bikes on display at The Design Museum from 30 October. Innovative features of the machine include a pull-out poncho for bad weather use integrated into the headlight cluster, rear suspension and minimum maintenance operation. Gazelle is considering full scale production, says Van der Veer designer Ingrid Schuffelers. The design won third place in the Vision 2000 contest for bicycle design held in Milan.
As skateboarding makes its Olympics debut, designers discuss the creativity of skate culture and the art of great board design.
The library requires an identity for a new initiative, which looks to create a “single digital presence” for public libraries across the UK.
Three installations in total have been developed for the street, following an open call for “green” ideas earlier this year.
The new look features a redrawn wordmark, tweaked colours and a custom typeface, and was developed in collaboration with branding consultancy Mucho.