The Sculptural BMW Concept XM Debuts at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021

An architectural statement SUV with radical interiors from the luxury automaker

Inside Miami‘s 1111 Lincoln Road, an architecturally alluring parking tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron and known as location for lavish events, German luxury automaker BMW debuted their transformative, one-off BMW Concept XM earlier this week as part of Art Basel Miami Beach. The reveal, which we attended, was appropriately timed. Not only is BMW a long-standing official Art Basel automotive partner, but this sculptural plug-in …

LA Auto Show 2021: EVs + Design Themes

Opening today, a shiny and impressive event that almost feels like old times

A shiny, impressive auto show is underway in Los Angeles and it feels like old times. Most noteworthy is how many brands are debuting their first EVs that are almost ready for production alongside concept EVs that won’t be out for a few years and definitely won’t look precisely like their concepts. EVs represent the chance for designers (and for more daring brands) to make …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Space tacos, electrified classic cars, a skatepark for "non-traditional skaters" and more from around the internet

NYC’s New Monument “The Girl Puzzle” Honors Journalist Nellie Bly Currently being installed on Roosevelt Island, “The Girl Puzzle” is a new bronze monument depicting the faces of five women. By Amanda Matthews, the installation honors one of the location’s most famed residents, journalist Nellie Bly, who, in 1887, acted her way into being committed to the island’s insane asylum in order to report on …