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.
Designer Morag Myerscough, architect Alison Brooks and urban planner Mike Rawlinson have been given the award this year, while structural engineer Tristram Carfrae has been named as the master of
Research from the Office for National Statistics has shown that full-time graphic designers earn £25,900 annually, which is less than musicians, journalists and architects.
The Future Starts Here explores the advantages and perils of ever-advancing technology and product design, from artificial intelligence to 3D-printing and cryogenic freezing.
BrandOpus has created the identity and packaging for Scrubd, which aims to reflect changing attitudes towards male grooming.