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Design Grant

Design Grant featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

P.G.Bugatti

The P.G.Bugatti electric bike is the lightest and most advanced of its kind. The frame is made in a unique way with monocoque autoclave carbon. Integration of parts is one of the main focuses of the design. Based on the holistic approach of design all electronic components and lights are well integrated in the design of the bike. To give the frame maximum strength and minimum weight the bike has a single arm rear stay. Instead of a normal chain the bike has a belt drive. The P.G.Bugatti electric bike only weighs 8 kilos which makes it the lightest electric bike in the world.

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Valtra T4-Series

Good design in working machines is about quality, reliability, comfort and positive experiences. The highly functional cab where the user spends long hours maintaining his performance was done by the expertise of designers, engineers and end-users. The design language of T4 remains coherent from the large parts to the smallest ones, from interior to exterior. That is how the credibility and overall quality in the product is emphasized. Dynamic appearance underlines the notion of the machine that is always ready for the most demanding tasks.

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Unicorn

You will probably notice the unusually shaped deck. This isn’t just a random design choice, it divides the deck so that Unicorn’s usefulness is increased. Either a kid can stand on the front section and ride together, or space can be used to carry a parcels! With a max motor output of 750W, this electric scooter can propel two users up to the hill, and with a range of 80km, you can continue the ride all day! When it does come time to re-charge, Unicorn simply docks into the charging port using the charging/locking system.

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Altas Viator

Altas VIATOR is a perfect combination of engineering logic and eye-catching design elements. It is a commercial vehicle, so it has to look dependable, that's why reserved and geometrical style was chosen. Contrasting black and white fields gives it a better proportion, and composition of those details makes it more recognizable. Roof fins is an innovative solution to hide air conditioner. Overall, the design reflects brands ideology and values.

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SOL Pocket Rocket

Manuel is the creator of the Pocket Rocket, founder of SOL Motors, and a passionate bike rider with a soft spot for motorcycles. He is an industrial designer with experience in product design and product development for international brands, who believes the future of transportation should be based on sustainable resources and designs that incorporate them. He came up with the idea for the Pocket Rocket out of his dissatisfaction with existing designs for electric vehicles and his enthusiasm for further progress in this area, design and performance wise.

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Fin

Fin, a bicycle equipped with features designed to accompany a fit & urban lifestyle. The design, which swiftly folds can be carried or rolled, easing the everyday commute, travel or exploration. "Fin focuses on a meticulous design and good craftsmanship," said Swofinty. Every model is hand-built and can be tailor-made to suit the cyclist, making it the perfect companion for all users. Fin aims to be a dynamic way to travel, making it easier for people to move through the city in a quick, easy and sustainable way.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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