Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition:
the future of mobility

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: six cutting-edge young designers will present radical visions for the future of mobility at a major exhibition during London Design Festival this September (+ movie). 

Body Vehicle by Lucy McRae
Lucy McRae will vacuum-pack visitors to prepare them for space travel as part of an interactive installation

From cars made out of living materials to preparing the human body for space travel, the exhibition at designjunction will explore a range of innovative concepts about how design and technology could transform the way we travel.

"The Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition will showcase radical ideas for how we might get around in future," says Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs in the introductory movie above.

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg is collaborating with scientists and engineers working in the emerging field of synthetic biology to investigate genetically engineered cars grown from living materials.

See past projects by Ginsberg we've featured on Dezeen »

Keiichi Matsuda
Keiichi Matsuda

Keiichi Matsuda will make a short film exploring the future possibilities of augmented reality, which could be used to super-impose digital traffic information and road signage onto the physical world.

See past projects by Matsuda we've featured on Dezeen »

Pernilla Ohrstedt
Pernilla Ohrstedt

Soon our cars will be able to collect detailed 3D scans of the world around us as we drive. Pernilla Ohrstedt will explore how we might use this data to create real-time 3D maps of our cities.

See past projects by Ohrstedt we've featured on Dezeen »

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez will re-imagine the familiar dashboard bobblehead as a personal, 3D-printed driving companion used to communicate with our cars.

See past projects by Plummer-Fernandez we've featured on Dezeen »

Dominic Wilcox
Dominic Wilcox

In a future of fully automated, computer-controlled vehicles, airbags and crumple zones will be a thing of the past, Dominc Wilcox will suggest. So why not build an intricate stained-glass car?

See past projects by Wilcox we've featured on Dezeen »

Lucy McRae
Lucy McRae

Lucy McRae will invite visitors to take part in an interactive installation, in which their body is vacuum-packed to prepare it for space travel.

Artwork by Keiichi Matsuda showing what what travelling in an augmented-reality future might look like
Artwork by Keiichi Matsuda showing how augmented reality could transform the way we travel

We'll be following all six designers as they develop their ideas over the coming months in the run-up to the exhibition. Look out for our first movie with Keiichi Matsuda tomorrow, in which he explains how augmented reality could transform the way we navigate urban environments.

The Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition will take place at designjunction during London Design Festival from 17 to 20 September 2014.

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers

The music featured in the movie is a track called Temple by UK band Dead Read Sun. You can listen to more original music on Dezeen Music Project.

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers is a year-long collaboration with MINI exploring how design and technology are coming together to shape the future.

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Posted on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at 10:00 am by Ben Hobson. See our copyright policy.

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