In a world of Autonomous Vehicles, will it be legacy carmakers, tech brands or new players who lead the way? In an extract from ustwo Auto’s new book Humanising Autonomy: Where Are We Going? Principal of Design Tim Smith predicts what consumers will be looking for, and how brands will try to position themselves, in a driverless future
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The team behind the reissued NYCTA Standards Manual have a new subway-related book out, documenting objects associated with the system, from tickets to maps and merch
A new book, designed by Foxtrot Papa, tells the stories of notable Defender and Series owners through original photography, design sketches and hand-lettering
Wales has seen a significant increase in overseas visitors since the launch of a new marketing campaign and national branding by Cardiff and Amsterdam agency Smörgåsbord. Creative director Dylan Griffith talks us through the challenges and steps involved in creating a brand identity for the country
Michel Robillard has fashioned a Citroën 2CV out of wood, and the brand likes it so much they’ve included it as part of a virtual museum on its website.
Brilliant scripts and performances make these Secret Escapes holiday ads a cut above the rest.
Designer Tim Smith began collecting Micro Machines as a small boy in the 1980s. The miniature toys – made by Galoob and based on real-life vehicles – were famously used by Macauley Culkin to deter burglars in Home Alone. They were once the biggest selling toy cars in the US – more popular than both […]
As someone who views the car primarily as the link between supermarket checkout and fridge, I wasn’t expecting to be bowled over by Autophoto – Cars & Photography from 1900 to Now at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. But this exhibition of 500 works by 90 photographers did just that. It takes creative genius to […]
5054 is a new car magazine, or more accurately, a new magazine about automotive culture. Its uncoated stock, liberal use of illustration instead of the standard high-gloss car photography that dominates most titles in the sector signal that this is an attempt to apply the aesthetics of the independent magazine culture to a sector that in the past has been dominated by gloss and testosterone
Agency Spark44 commissioned Bryan to shoot a series of abstract images of the car for its Design Museum launch event. There’s also a launch commercial shot by Chris Palmer
With an archive of posters going back some 110 years, many of the design classics produced for London Underground have gone on to be referenced in new works, as an exhibition at the London Transport Museum reveals