The Future of the Auto Industry
The research investigated several forces affecting the wider automotive ecosystem, including increasingly connected vehicles and the entry of tech giants like Google and Apple, autonomous cars, the rise of the sharing economy and a greater interest in sustainability.
Marc Newson on Modernizing
the Fountain Pen
Last June, Montblanc announced the M, the product of a new partnership with Marc Newson, arguably one of the most influential designers alive today. With this partnership, the first of its kind for the luxury brand, fountain pens take a long-awaited step into the future.
Apple Reportedly Approves Electric Car Project for 2019
Apple reportedly has been studying the feasibility of the initiative, dubbed “Project Titan,” for the past year. The WSJ report says Apple does not plan to release a self-driving car, at least not at first. An autonomous vehicle may be part of the company’s long-term plans.
Design Meets Production:
Why Two Minds Are Always Better Than One
The design and production worlds seem to come from opposite ends of the spectrum. While designers tend to be creative and highly visual, converters are concerned with structural integrity. Yet, despite their different approaches, they need one another in order to come up with the total package.