The largest outdoor sports show of its kind, Outdoor Retailer takes place twice a year in Salt Lake City, and this year veteran trade show attendee and Core77 reader Mark LeBeau was on the ground to capture all the highlights. In recent years, there's been an explosion of charging solutions for powering electronic off-the-grid, an increase in the use of design as the marketing differentiator (especially in climbing equipment) and a rise in popularity of paddle boards over kayaks, not to mention the rapid emergence of GoPro as a major player in the industry!
See the latest gear for every conceivable outdoor and adventure activity from the top brands in the world in our photo gallery:
MATERIALICA is a yearly meeting place for the high-end industry where we discover material solutions for tomorrow's products. This year features a special composites fair, expert talks, Dutch design and the Design Award ceremony (Oct'06)
The London Design Festival (Sept 15 - 30) anchored by the 100% Design Show and its offsprings 100% Detail and 100% Light (Sept. 20 - 23) enjoyed an unusually warm summer-like week. Once again London's east end competed for the attention offering a diverse range of young designer & graduate group shows