Future cities: smart buildings and drone commutes could be features of city life. Illustration: SOM/National Geographic

WE’LL COMMUTE BY AIR TAXI AND BUILD SPACE-ERA HOUSES, AND OUR HOMES WILL MONITOR OUR EATING AND RECYCLING HABITS Imagine a world where bacteria (...)

Dublin-based design and innovation consultancy Dolmen won the equivalent of five Oscars at the international Red Dot awards.

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Peugeot 3008: has a much more acceptable face and the car looks smarter

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Calvin Klein’s golf range is designed in Cork by Eurostyle

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Designer: Mark Lloyd inspects a C4 Cactus. He has steered Citroën’s design strategy since 2011

To relax Mark Lloyd takes part in competitive offshore racing and the years spent around boats have influenced the design of the C4 Cactus. Lloyd says(...)