A Coventry University, Product Design Student's exploration of past iconic design, present inspirational design and motivational future design.

 

J’ade - CRN Mega Yachts

The J’ade features the world’s first flood-able garage that allows passengers to access the yacht via a special tender bay. The hydraulic garage can also be transformed into an ocean pool - accessible by the lower deck’s beach club deck.

http://www.designboom.com/technology/crn-mega-yachts-jade-09-29-2014/

Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery - Thomas Heatherwick

The old corn mill and bank notes factory has been converted into a gin distillery for Bombay Sapphire by Thomas Heatherwick’s studio. The process included the restoration of 23 historical buildings and places the focal point on the two botanical glasshouses in the river featuring courtyard.

radinn electric wakeboard

Such a great and exciting product that I would love to give it a try! Probably cost a bomb but it would such an exhilarating ride.

http://www.designboom.com/technology/radinn-electric-powered-wakeboard-09-19-2014/

Nike LeBron 12

A really, really like these new Nike LeBron 12 basketball shoes. I think that not just the colourways are brilliant but so is the research behind the design. The form isn’t a gimmick or just for style, these trainers were created in the lab.

http://www.designboom.com/design/nike-lebron-12-basketball-shoe-engineered-for-explosiveness-09-17-2014/

Seatylock

I’ve seen a few different types of bike parts transforming into locks and this has to be up with the best. The saddle device has been tried and tested against many stealing methods meaning you can feal secure about leaving your bicycle.

http://www.designboom.com/technology/seatylock-bike-saddle-lock-09-18-2014/

Checkpoint - Roxy Paine

American artist, Roxy Paine has hand carved a life-sized airport security checkpoint to be displayed at the Marianne Boesky gallery in New York.

http://www.designboom.com/art/roxy-paine-airport-security-checkpoint-wood-09-15-2014/

ora ïto mobility family fuses technology and design at maison et objet

the ‘mobility’ collection brings life to the regular cold, rigid electronics’ design. using nomadic styling, soft textures and kvadrat material the products reflect personalities.

http://www.designboom.com/design/ora-ito-mobility-collection-09-13-2014/

höweler + yoon’s swing time illuminates boston park

'swing time' creates a greater sense of community as it creates an interactive space for individuals or groups to enjoy whilst relaxing, chatting or exercising.

http://www.designboom.com/design/howeler-yoon-architecture-swing-time-09-12-2014/

Havaianas ‘Music Collection’ concept  - Federica Sanavio

A minimalist innovative design of the Havaianas sandals.