Mobility

Driverless cars will "capture a virtual replica of the real world," says Pernilla Ohrstedt

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: architect Pernilla Ohrstedt's stand design for the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition will visualise the 3D data driverless cars use to navigate, which she claims will gradually produce a "perfect" digital model of our cities. Read more »

Lucy McRae to vacuum-pack exhibition visitors to "prep the body to go to space"

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: artist Lucy McRae explains how she plans to vacuum-pack visitors at the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition in September to prepare their body for long-haul space travel. Read more »

Digital bobbleheads are the "provocative future" for cars, says Plummer-Fernandez

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: designer Matthew Plummer-Fernandez is reimagining the dashboard figurine as a personalised avatar to help drivers communicate with cars for the Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition this September. Read more »

Dominic Wilcox to build driverless car made out of stained glass

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox explains why he is making a stained-glass driverless car for our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition in September. Read more »

Cars of the future could evolve and mutate "like biology"

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg explains how cars made from biological materials could change and adapt to their environments, which she is investigating for our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition. Read more »

Augmented reality road markings and signage "could be applied as a digital layer"

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: London designer Keiichi Matsuda explains how augmented reality could transform the way we navigate the city in the first of our video interviews with designers participating in our Dezeen and MINI Frontiers exhibition. Read more »

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).  Read more »

Lady Gaga's flying dress offers vision of how "we may all travel in ten years time"

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: created for Lady Gaga, the Volantis is the world's first flying dress and heralds the beginning of a new era for human flight, says designer Benjamin Males. Read more »

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News: Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic passenger spacecraft broke the sound barrier during its first rocket-powered flight in California yesterday. Read more »