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INTERVIEW: SABINE MARCELIS ON REIMAGINING RENAULT'S TWINGO
in celebration of twingo's 30th anniversary, renault invited dutch designer sabine marcelis to reimagine the iconic car's design through her signature design language. the result is a translucent electric city vehicle, complete with an all-white exterior and a burgundy steering wheel. 'I wanted to preserve the twingo’s iconic elements but present them in a new unexpected way through the use of materiality,’ sabine marcelis tells designboom. read our conversation in full here, and discover more recent interviews here.
JULIE MEHRETU TO CREATE BMW'S 20TH ART CAR
more car-related news come from BMW, who announced julie mehretu as the creator of its 20th art car on wednesday, june 28, at the solomon r. guggenheim museum in new york city. following editions by renowned artists like jeff koonsalexander calderesther mahlangucao feijohn baldessarimehretu will present her own version of the BMW M hybrid V8 with full creative freedom. once complete, the car will participate in the 24-hour race of le mans in june 2024, continuing a tradition that spans almost 50 years.
BIOPRINTING POSTERS WITH YEAST AND UV LIGHT
using mycography, a unique bioprinting process, graphic design students at auburn university have grown living organisms in a darkroom to develop striking images on agar plates. their powerful series, 'climate chronicles: images of yesterday, today, and tomorrow,' exposes humanity's environmental impact over 200 years, urging action for a net zero emissions future by 2050. see more submissions by our readers here, and find out how to upload your own project here.
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