Enjoying my vacation and relaxing on the couch, I was pressing the buttons on the TV panel until I hit the basketball match. But my attention was drawn not so much by the basketball match, but a advertising airship. I immediately became curious why I have never heard anything about “zeppelins”, except for the catastrophe of the legendary “Hindenburg”. From documentaries about the same “Hindenburg” I had the opinion that airships are almost the perfect air vehicles. Their main advantages: fuel consumption dozens of times less than that of aircraft; travel for weeks without the need to land (it would be impressive if there is a supply of airship cruises); possibility to install spacious and comfortable entertainment and recreation areas. Certainly it has disadvantages as well: low speed, high dependence on weather conditions. But I believe with the use of the latest technology, shortcomings could be eliminated and benefits could be further enhanced, since the latest major technological developments were made in the early 1950s. Let me remind that the airships were practically doomed after the Hindenburg tragedy.

I would like to avoid conspiracy theories, but we should remember that after the “Titanic” catastrophe, the shipping industry did not shut down…

Meanwhile, designers from all over the world make every effort to revive airships. I suggest to take a look at the conceptual models I like most:

  • ALERT Military Airship Concept

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more info at ALERT Military Airship Concept

People who have lost their freedom of movement due to health problems are forced to spend most of their lives in a wheelchair. Its design has not changed for decades: strict lines, monotonous colours, no distinction or customization to the user.

But it’s so nice that over the last ten years, designers from all over the world have been using the latest and most advanced technologies, focusing on the contemporary design trends and designing wheelchairs that will make life easier and make you feel modern. Of course, most projects remain on paper only, but I believe that they are a source of inspiration for future projects.

I hope that nobody experiences life in a wheelchair, and offer to take a look at the most original ideas for the development of wheelchairs.

  • GO 3D by LAYER

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more at http://layerdesign.com/project/go-3/#top-page