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No One is an Island' by Random International, Superblue, Studio Wayne McGregor and BMW i and dancers Jacob O’Connell and Rebecca Bassett- Graham (company Wayne McGregor). Photo Ravi Deepres © BMW AG

Studio Wayne McGregor investigates the human/machine relation in the information age

Contemporary dance company Wayne McGregor has teamed up with experimental art studios Random International and Superblue to explore the human relation to machine and technology

MINI 2020 Vision Urbanaut

MINI Vision Urbanaut is a shape-shifting EV that rethinks personal transport’s form and function

MINI’s 2020 Vision Urbanaut is a shape-shifting electric vehicle that rethinks personal transport’s form and function

© Do Make by James Otter is published by Do Books. Photographs by Mat Arney

From wabi-sabi to crafting sustainable surfboards, why we should all take up making

In Do/Make published by Do Books, sustainable surfboard designer James Otter argues a compelling case for creating by hand and the health benefits of the art of making

BMW Group head of design Adrian van Hooydonk and the iX

Interview: Adrian van Hooydonk on the radical BMW iX and lessons from the pandemic

Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president BMW Group design, explains the progressive design and pioneering technology behind the flagship iX car and discusses the possibilities of reinventing the marque in the post-Covid era

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, still from “That which identifies them, like the eye of the cyclops” 2016

Race, identity, technology are themes leading Rolls-Royce’s latest arts commission

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, artistic director at Serpentine Galleries, discusses the Rolls-Royce 2021 Dream Commission for moving-image art shortlist who work with critical issues of race, identity and technology

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See how tech firm Komma is rethinking future cities

Swiss tech start-up Komma is setting out to rethink our future cities and has revealed its first car, the Urban Mobility Vehicle. Meet the team.

© Takenobu Igarashi

Book review: Takenobu Igarashi A-Z explores 3D graphics of cult designer

Takenobu Igarashi’s bold and brilliant 3D letters introduced new ways of expressing symbols. The cult Japanese graphic artist created new forms of visual communication, as explored in a new book by Thames & Hudson

Arksen 85 © The Boundary

See why Arksen’s eco marine adventures challenge the landscape of luxury travel

Entrepreneur, investor, environmentalist Jasper Smith is redefining luxury travel with his company Arksen’s curated eco marine adventurers. I catch up with him to see how his venture is developing in light of the coronavirus pandemic and growing concern over the environment.

Interview: Virgil Abloh and Gorden Wagener imagine a new kind of luxury design

Louis Vuitton menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh and Mercedes-Benz chief designer Gorden Wagener imagine a new luxury concept with Project Geländewagen

As Ford design manager, in the 1970s and 80s Mimi Vandermolen helped pioneer an ergonomic approach to interior car design such as in the

From ‘Me Too’ to ‘Black Lives Matter’, How the car industry could do better

How the modern car industry should address deep rooted race and gender inequalities as highlighted by the ‘Me Too’ and ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaigns

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MINI 2020 Vision Urbanaut

MINI Vision Urbanaut is a shape-shifting EV that rethinks personal transport’s form and function

MINI’s 2020 Vision Urbanaut is a shape-shifting electric vehicle that rethinks personal transport’s form and function

© Do Make by James Otter is published by Do Books. Photographs by Mat Arney

From wabi-sabi to crafting sustainable surfboards, why we should all take up making

In Do/Make published by Do Books, sustainable surfboard designer James Otter argues a compelling case for creating by hand and the health benefits of the art of making

BMW Group head of design Adrian van Hooydonk and the iX

Interview: Adrian van Hooydonk on the radical BMW iX and lessons from the pandemic

Adrian van Hooydonk, senior vice president BMW Group design, explains the progressive design and pioneering technology behind the flagship iX car and discusses the possibilities of reinventing the marque in the post-Covid era

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, still from “That which identifies them, like the eye of the cyclops” 2016

Race, identity, technology are themes leading Rolls-Royce’s latest arts commission

Hans-Ulrich Obrist, artistic director at Serpentine Galleries, discusses the Rolls-Royce 2021 Dream Commission for moving-image art shortlist who work with critical issues of race, identity and technology

KOMMA-Urban-Mobility-Vehicle-UMV

See how tech firm Komma is rethinking future cities

Swiss tech start-up Komma is setting out to rethink our future cities and has revealed its first car, the Urban Mobility Vehicle. Meet the team.

© Takenobu Igarashi

Book review: Takenobu Igarashi A-Z explores 3D graphics of cult designer

Takenobu Igarashi’s bold and brilliant 3D letters introduced new ways of expressing symbols. The cult Japanese graphic artist created new forms of visual communication, as explored in a new book by Thames & Hudson