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Drawing the Future at GM

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Roger Witherspoon

Ed Welburn was as cool as ever. A soft-spoken man with a quiet air, he moved through the centerpiece GM exhibit at the New York International Auto Show, barely glancing at the two showcase Cadillacs under wraps, which would be unveiled at a press preview in another hour.

Why Are Cars Not Spherical?

Quora | Posted 11.13.2012 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Joshua Engel, polymath Because gravity points down. Spheres are optimal ways of dealing with things...

Mario Bellini on His Latest Projects (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

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2011 Red Bull Soapbox Race Designs -- Rate 'Em!

Wyatt Closs | Posted 07.23.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

2011-05-23-redbull.jpg Can a soapbox race be about creativity, the human spirit and tapping into the zeitgeist in addition to being an ultimate childlike thrill? This slideshow takes a look at it from a creativity and design standpoint.

Car Porn

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

As a civilization we still want our presents wrapped up in shiny paper with a pretty bow on top. Will there ever be a day when we buy a car blind, not worrying about how it looks to us and others?

Nissan Cubism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

No question: the Cube's asymmetry - design-wise - will evoke attention and intrigue. But will this visual pattern interruption mean more or less safety for the drivers behind the Cube?