In the world of transport, the present and the near future are battling it out. Flying cars and 3D-printed motorcycles represent real achievements of technical engineering, but, for many city dwellers today, road safety for cyclists is the most pressing issue in public and private transportation.
In London, a new design protocol for lorries is one of the most important design innovations of the year, and it goes hand-in-hand with another nominee: a pair of super-friendly smiley-faced bicycle gloves.
A mobility robot that responds to your commands
A government policy to protect cyclists
A self driving bus for all weather conditions
A cycling glove with a smile
An electric city bike rentable through your phone
A printed motorbike
A speculative flying drone for city dwellers
Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by design experts from around the world.