Envisioning the Eco-Jet

Envisioning the Eco-Jet

Designed for the not-so-distant future, the AWWA·QG “Progress Eagle” 800 passenger aircraft features innovations in form and tech that make it both bigger and greener than an Airbus A380. Most noticeably, the reshaped fuselage is more giant fighter jet than airliner, giving it enhanced aerodynamics as well as visibility for both pilots and passengers. Despite its size, it aims for zero-contaminant emissions by harnessing approaching quantum mechanic technologies, superconductive fuel-cell engines and a CO2 in-air cleaning system.

0 Designer: Oscar Viñals

The Easy e-Bike

The Easy e-Bike

Electric bikes currently on the market are largely U-G-L-Y. This e-bike by Kasper Jensen, however, proves that power-assisted doesn’t have to mean poor aesthetic. Its form takes inspiration from aggressive sports car styling and features a robust, muscular, monocoque frame that’s enhanced by minimally visible hardware. An integrated touchscreen mounted just before the handlebars provides users with battery life, time and GPS location information.

0 Designer: Kasper Jensen

What's Hidden in These Handlebars?

What’s Hidden in These Handlebars?

Coincidentally, I just finished a nighttime bike ride and totally needed my lights… only, they were stolen. It happens! If only my lights were built in and secured somehow. That’s precisely the idea behind MagVis. These handy bicycle grips have a built-in light and can be hidden in the hallow handlebar. When the bike isn’t in use, the lights are near invisible! They’re easily recharged with a USB cable so you’re always prepared. Genius!

0 Designer: Stilform

The Good Mood Monorail

The Good Mood Monorail

Because of their utilitarian nature, mass transit rail systems are generally predictable in design and aesthetic. Aluminum poles, a composite floor, off-white wall paneling, multi-colored seats… you get the idea. This concept by A.B. Vignesh is NOT one of those rail systems. Designed to enhance the mood and social behavior of its passengers, this monorail’s lively interior is unpredictable and different from one car to the next. It’s more akin to a night club than a train, making the daily commute just a little more bearable if not fun!

0 Designer: A.B.Vignesh

Go Go Green and Glam

Go Go Green and Glam

INU is stylish, state-of-the-art personal transportation that aims to make commuting within the city a cinch! Green and portable, it’s a fantastic option as a primary urban vehicle and is complimentary to public transportation. With one voice command or even a simple hand gesture from your smartphone it will automatically fold on its own! All you have to do is worry about getting from points A to B! Pre-order yours now!

0 Designer: Green Ride

Oil Tanker Turned Luxury Toy

Oil Tanker Turned Luxury Toy

From the same designers of the MY50M and Migaloo Submarine comes the world’s largest yacht design concept based on a 280 meter long SuezMax tanker platform. The project is named Imāra. The mega-ist of mega-yachts, the upcycled oil tanker turned private luxury floating residence may be larger than life but it’s also more environmentally friendly in comparison to newly constructed vessels. See what you get with all that room!

0 Designer: Motion Code: Blue

Link: The Last Mile Delivery Solution

Link: The Last Mile Delivery Solution

LINK is a synchronized logistics system that uses a city’s existing infrastructure, like public transportation resources, to distribute goods throughout the city in a seamless, sustainable way. The network connects between consolidation centers, neighborhood storage spaces and local retailers using a fleet of robotic transporters. The system enables shorter distribution distances, reducing unorganized truck movement and the related environmental impact. An excellent alternative for “last mile” distribution! Vid after the jump —>

0 Designer: Ayelet Fishman

Print-on-Demand Bicycle

Print-on-Demand Bicycle

For maximum efficiency and economic sensibility, the Luna Bicycle features 3D-printed components mixed with off-the-shelf parts. The design’s printed pieces include a nylon frame, front fork as well as handle bars… making them easy and affordable to replace. The unique hexagonal form of the frame structure gives it incredible strength while still being light. Better yet, because components are 3D printed, they can be color customized or mixed and matched for a look that’s entirely unique!

0 Designer: Omer Sagiv

The Cargo Moto

The Cargo Moto

EQUS is an electric cargo motorcycle that allows you to bring along a variety of goods on your commute, while running errands or when you’re out for a leisurely ride. Its minimal yet robust frame is designed around a convenient cargo area found between the rider’s seat and the front fork. This purposeful placement provides a lower center of gravity and greater overall stability to the design. Jump to the vid!

0 Designers: Various

Yes, this exists.

Yes, this exists.

It’s called the Quadrofoil and it’s like something straight out of a James Bond film. The world’s first fully electric and environmentally friendly hydrofoiling personal watercraft, it feels like you’re flying on the water and provides an entirely new and thrilling experience. Fully chargeable in just 2 hours, it has a top speed of 24 knots and range of up to 54 nautical miles. No waves, emissions, or loud engine, it’s perfectly suited for lakes, rivers, seas and protected marine areas. See it in action —>

0 Designer: Quadrofoil

Stay Seen with Turn Signals!

Stay Seen with Turn Signals!

As the number of bicycle riders in urban areas increases, so does the need for additional levels of safety as roadways and bike lanes both experience congestion. The Easy Turn system adapts to any bicycle frame to provide rear turn signals with enhanced visibility that tell other riders and car drivers where you’re going. The two-part system includes the turn signal attachment as well as a wireless signal changer for installation on the handle bars where it’s easily controlled with the thumb.

0 Designer: Naomi Lin

A Moto Disguised

A Moto Disguised

Despite having pedals, the Hydro Bike isn’t really a bicycle at all. This fuel cell-powered transportation features these faux pedals because in a lot of countries it would legally still be considered a bicycle, avoiding the need for a motorcyclists license, road tax, etc.. Thanks to its compact hydrogen power tech, the unibody design is a bit slimmer and stealthier than other powered bikes without sacrificing power for not only its motor but other various components including sleek integrated lights.

0 Designer: Imran Othman

Hip, Fast and Foldable

Hip, Fast and Foldable

The VELLO series ushers in a new era of urban mobility in the form of high-performance folding bikes. In 3 distinct versions (Rocky, Speedster, and Urbano), they include some of the best features of a city, racing and folding bike while introducing new functions like integrated lights, folding fenders, and magnet release/suspension to cope with the demand of the urban lifestyle. With one easy kick (no hands needed), it folds in one second to swiftly transition between riding and carrying. See it in action –>

0 Designer: VELLO Bike

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