Tag Archive for bicycles

Fisher-Price unveils the connected exercise bike for kids (5 pics)

The future of connected objects for children is pretty scary. After the connected toothbrushes  Grush  and  Toothbrush Hero , we talked about yesterday, or DIRO the Bear, the connected plush , here is today the Think & Learn Smart Cycle , a surprising gadget imagined by Fisher-Price  that we could summarize as follows: a connected exercise bicycle for children.

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Fisher-Price unveils the connected exercise bike for kids (5 pics)

Wholly Black Bicycle (10 pics)

BME Design created a bike with minimalist curves, wholly black, until the chain. The model named “B-9 NH Black Edition Urban Stealth Bicycle” is made in carbon fiber with a black matte painting.

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Wholly Black Bicycle (10 pics)

Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo (8 pics)

Korean artist Yeong-Deok Seo creates imposing figurative sculptures using tightly knit configurations of welded bicycle chains and industrial steel chains. While impressive in their intricacy and the apparent skill required to create them, the artwork’s titles such as Infection – Anguish , Infection – Ego , and Addict , suggest the rippled surface created by the materials is not an arbitrary decision. These are figures of individuals in despair, pockmarked with disease, the chains acting as a metaphor for the human condition..

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Figurative Sculptures Made From Tightly Welded Chains by Young-Deok Seo (8 pics)

The Velo Chair by Jan Waterston (5 pics)

British designer Jan Waterston designed the Velo Chair,a modern wooden chair that is a response to modern bicycles and how they appear to wrap around the user . Jan mentions, “The bicycle is an object in which the user can feel a seamless relationship to and subsequently the road. This relationship between body and object is echoed in bicycle design with tubes flowing seamlessly into one another, constantly changing shape, to improve function and aesthetic.” The wood chair has a backrest that pushes the limits of what can be achieved with bent wood design, and the almost seamless joins lock all of the pieces together..

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The Velo Chair by Jan Waterston (5 pics)