Designing Here/Now is a design conference in downtown Los Angeles taking place October 22-24 covering the future of design and business.
Ditch the jet ski this summer and pick yourself up the Innerspace Sea Breacher to fulfill those 007 childhood fantasies. Constructed with a F-22 Raptor canopy, the three-quarter-inch thick solid polycarbonate can withstand hard inverted landings and the sliding mechanism is tough enough to drive the Sea Breacher at full speed with the canopy wide open.
Once you've mastered handling this watercraft, you can order one to spec and compete in the Aquabatic Racing League.
The current race-ready Seabreacher is powered by a 250hp supercharged Atkins Marine rotary engine, and can achieve speeds of up to 50mph on the surface and a staggering 20mph while fully submerged! Vehicles can dive to a maximum depth of five feet and can jump out of the water as high as ten feet. All these freestyle tricks are made possible with four independent control surfaces that allow the vessels to perform with all the maneuverability of an aircraft (pitch, roll, and yaw
Innespace was founded in California in 1998 by Rob Innes and Dan Piazza. The first vessel designed and built was the Innespace Dolphin in 2001 and the latest is the Innespace Sea Breacher which incorporates an extra seat in the vessel.
Glen is the founder and creative director of Default Projects, an independent Brooklyn-based design studio specialized in interaction design, digital strategy, and branding. Over the past nine years he has worked with Core77 in numerous capacities and currently serves as the photo editor, occasional photographer and contributor with a passion for geeking out over new technology and the people who break it.
Most acoustic tile is bland as sin, and Turkey's Altera Design Studio is hoping to rectify that with their ACUSTICA line, which features integrated lighting and comes in a range of colors. Kind of ballsy for a concert hall, but Gehry got away with the Disney hall in L.A., so...
A bite-sized list of what's happenin' now:
Darwin evolutionizes 19th century design: Block Museum draws connections between science and art
Apple's next-gen MacBook Pro casing design revealed
design week u.k.
U.K.'s New Designers awards
Virtual teleportation arrives
Another possible dual-touchscreen laptop?
super yacht times
First Italian professional fair dedicated to composite materials
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