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Stephen Lawrence Centre, London, UK, 2004-7, entrance foyer with projection of Chris Ofili window © Lyndon Douglas

Explore the work of architect David Adjaye in new book

‘David Adjaye – Works 1995-2007’ by Thames & Hudson explores the work of the acclaimed British-Ghanaian architect

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

2020 in review: A year in design and rethinking the future

2020 in review, a year of critical thinking and navigating design and transport in the future

The August Shiva Carbonell Reynes taxi lights up London's grey cityscape

How ideas from RCA students for a megacity taxi in 2040 can impact on our future

Discussions on smart cities tend to miss the cultural side, which is why these designs by Royal College of Art Intelligent Mobility students – asked to imagine a taxi in a speculative megacity of 2040 – are worth looking into.

See Balenciaga’s first virtual show, a video game set in 2031 with avatars driving Polestars

‘Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow’ is an AR video game set in an imaginary 2031 with Balenciaga’s avatars wearing clothes made of upcycled materials, created sustainably and driving Polestar’s visionary concepts

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

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.

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Stephen Lawrence Centre, London, UK, 2004-7, entrance foyer with projection of Chris Ofili window © Lyndon Douglas

Explore the work of architect David Adjaye in new book

‘David Adjaye – Works 1995-2007’ by Thames & Hudson explores the work of the acclaimed British-Ghanaian architect

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

2020 in review: A year in design and rethinking the future

2020 in review, a year of critical thinking and navigating design and transport in the future

The August Shiva Carbonell Reynes taxi lights up London's grey cityscape

How ideas from RCA students for a megacity taxi in 2040 can impact on our future

Discussions on smart cities tend to miss the cultural side, which is why these designs by Royal College of Art Intelligent Mobility students – asked to imagine a taxi in a speculative megacity of 2040 – are worth looking into.

See Balenciaga’s first virtual show, a video game set in 2031 with avatars driving Polestars

‘Afterworld: The Age of Tomorrow’ is an AR video game set in an imaginary 2031 with Balenciaga’s avatars wearing clothes made of upcycled materials, created sustainably and driving Polestar’s visionary concepts

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