Italdesign’s Pop.Up Next, a vision for a multimodal, modular mobility solutions for megacities of the future, is among the Beazley Designs of the Year nominees.
Introduced for the first time during the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Pop.Up Next combines an autonomous, electric ground module, a passenger capsule and an autonomous, electric air module as an ideal solution to traffic congestions problems of the megacities of the future. An AI onboard will manage the whole trip experience the passenger is asking for.
Now in its twelfth year, Beazley Designs of the Year is an annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers across the globe today. Explore innovations and inventions from around the world that champion accessibility, design for women and local ideas with a global impact.
Nominators were asked to select their favourite designs that inspire, represent change in their field and capture this moment in time.
A 1:10 scale model of the Pop.Up will be displayed at the Design Musuem in London from 11 September 2019 to 9 February 2020, within the dedicated exhibition.
Full information: https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/beazley-designs-of-the-year