September 16, 2019

Punctual start of production for the Porsche Taycan

Stuttgart. After a construction period of less than 48 months, Porsche is opening a new production facility for its first all-electric sports car at its Zuffenhausen site. “The new plant reflects the brand’s tradition and sends out a clear signal about the future of Porsche,” says Albrecht Reimold, Member of the Executive Board for Production and […]

New eyeglasses – TouchFocus

These New Eyeglasses Can Change Focus from Far to Near at the Touch of a Button By rain Noe From Core77 Mitsui Chemical’s TouchFocus are a visual gamechanger Lately I have been straining to read the ever-shrinking text on labels, instruction manuals and even newspapers. It’s why that jeweler’s loupe comes in so handy. I […]

Daily drinking bottle

Finally: A Smart Design for a Daily Drinking Bottle That’s Easy to Clean and More Functional By Rain Noe From Core77 The JuNiki Double Neck insulated bottle is the design we’ve been waiting for By definition, most bottles have a bottleneck, making it difficult to clean the insides. But this JuNiki bottle from Germany has […]

Cayman: STEVE HIGGINS & FRIENDS melts hearts with a brilliant performance!

BRAVO!! t was a capacity audience that experienced Steve Higgins & Friends’ concert “Music of the Heart”, as the performers burst onto the Cayman Islands stage with a classy, refreshing, well-executed Musical affair! Dahlia Wynter, April Marr, Amaya Lewis & Steve Higgins presented their concert under the distinguished patronage of the Consul General of Jamaica, […]

CUPRA Formentor Concept wins 2019 Automotive Brand Contest

CUPRA Formentor concept named winner of the German Design Council’s Automotive Brand Contest, honouring the best automotive brand and design  The brand’s high performance plug-in hybrid concept took the top prize in the concept category of the international competition The accolade is the second success in a row for CUPRA after its e-Racer was named […]

A visual identity that was created using artificial intelligence

From Designer Daily This work by Daniel Ting Chong for Design Indaba, a design conference that took place on February 2019 in South Africa, is not new, but I thought it was well worth a mention on Designer Daily. For this project, the designer went fully experimental and used AI tools to create the brand. Inputting 13 geometric […]

The Lamborghini Sián

The Lamborghini Sián: limited edition hybrid super sports car previews the future Iconic V12 engine and groundbreaking hybrid technologies combine in super sports car of the future with a visionary design World-first use of supercapacitor in hybrid solution and unique materials-science application Producing combined thermal and electric power of 819 hp (602 kW): the most […]

Design Conference

2019 International Design Conference Recap By Tiffany Do From Core77 Seeing The IDC With Fresh Eyes The 2019 International Design Conference was met with plenty of excitement and expectations, now in its second year of new branding and re-imagined conference experience. The Windy City of Chicago hosted students, educators, and design professionals from all over […]

Kia Motors posts global sales of 228,871 units in August

Kia Motors Corporation announced 228,871 units of global sales for August 2019, a 2.1 percent increase compared to the same period last year.  Kia’s best-selling model was the Sportage SUV, with 37,775 units sold worldwide in August.  Sales outside of Korea totaled 185,509 units, a 3 percent year-on-year increase in part due to the release […]

CUPRA shows its vision of reinvented sportiness with all-electric CUPRA Tavascan Concept

CUPRA goes even bigger with a large SUV coupe: dynamic exterior, sophisticated interior and advanced powertrain technology as main ingredients The concept marries the presence of an SUV with the sleekness of a sports coupe, showing once more the potential evolution of the CUPRA design The CUPRA Concept is powered by two electric motors – […]