Transport

From a never-before-seen jet pack to geodesic shoes, a new exhibit of Marc Newson's designs for mobility

Designer Marc Newson‘s prolific body of work spans everyday objects to total luxury, all executed with the utmost attention to detail, form and function. The latest exhibit dedicated to his output focuses on designs related to mobility and human locomotion, displaying shoes, boats, jets and a new release—a sleek jet pack. Newson explains much of his inspiration comes from an interest in post-war Italian design, …

Record Ace

Raleigh's lightweight, steel-frame beauty

Sure biking makes commuting more healthy and eco-friendly, but cyclists looking for almost frightening speed will like Raleigh’s Record Ace, a bike that seems to catapult through streets. You can look good while careening too, thanks to the modern road bike’s vintage-inspired styling that extends from the clean lines of its frame to its beautiful Brooks saddle. The original all-steel bike brand, Raleigh (founded over …

Cool Cars 4 Hire

Luxury autos delivered to London doors make summer road trips more stylish

With fares at peak prices, airport security an inescapably tedious process, and more and more car rental services reinventing the business, the latter option makes the road trip an increasingly attractive travel option. The London-based Cool Cars 4 Hire, catering to those looking for more than a standard vehicle, ups the appeal with a range of head-turners guaranteed to put a positive spin on the …