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.
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New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.