Every summer, right around the summer solstice, the long days of the northern hemisphere provides the backdrop for the annual Umea Design Talks and end of year design degree exhibition. This year saw seven graduates present their work to designers from OEM design studios as well as the general public. Here are some highlights.
Skoda Respir concept by Jan Christian Osnes The Skoda Respir concept is an “agile two-seater GT with a new electric identity”. Read more
Koenigsegg Prestera concept by Richard Stark Richard Stark created his UMEA graduation thesis project, the Koenigsegg Prestera, in collaboration with Semcon. Read more
BMW Urban Micro Commuter concept by Yujim Kim Yujim Kim’s BMW project focussed on the needs and future of next generation of personal commuting. Read more
Royal Enfield Pioneer by Daniel Gunnarsson Daniel Gunnarsson’s thesis project opens up the concept of motorcycle riding towards helping people. Read more
Scania Triton concept by Rickard Hansson Rickard Hansson’s Scania Triton is a specially designed fire truck and communication hub complete with drone. Read more
Lotus Firefly concept by Alina Alexandra Ciobanu The Lotus Firefly is a light vehicle focussed on extreme leisure activities. Its identity lies somewhere between high-tech development and the roughness of nature. Read more
BMW i-3/60° concept by Han Yong-Fei Han Yong-Fei’s research and inspiration was focused on sustainable and futuristic ways to manufacture objects. Read more
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