Derich Wittliff

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8 Cities That Have Their Own Distinctive Fonts

What does a world-class city need these days? Museums, skyscrapers, leafy parks, and, perhaps, a custom typeface.<p>Only the design nerds among us …

Husqvarna to put 401 Concept motorcycles into production

Almost one year ago, KTM motorcycles CEO Stefan Pierer bought Husqvarna. The purchase encouraged a lot of questions, like whether Pierer would stay at the helm of KTM and, if so, what KTM and Husqvarna might do together. Well, Pierer is still in charge at KTM, and the Husqvarna 401 Vitpilen and …

Pata Negra: Speed Merchant's Black Pig

As custom Harleys go, we like ours lean and sporty. This street tracker from Speed Merchant hits the spot perfectly.<p>Based in California, Speed Merchant produces bolt-on bits for select Triumph and Harley-Davidson models. Brandon Holstein—one third of the Speed Merchant team—handles all custom …

Fabrication

Watch: 3D-Printed Fibonacci sculptures come to life in mind-blowing optical illusion

Based on the Fibonacci sequence, these incredible sculptures create a mesmerising optical illusion when rotated<p>John Edmark, a design lecturer at Stanford University in the US, has created a set of 3D-printable sculptures that come to life when spun around and filmed using a very short shutter speed.<p>…

Honda Shadow by Kévin Taylor

Honda Shadow by Kévin Taylor

BMW R nineT by Revival Cycles

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• BMW<br>• Custom<br>• German<br>• Motorcycles<p>BMW Motorrad released the R nineT in 2014, the bike had been specifically designed to …

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Low rider: Classified Moto's Kawasaki Zephyr

The Zephyr ZR750 is one of the best secondhand buys around. Twenty years ago, it left road testers lukewarm—but today, owners love them. And you can get an absolutely mint early 90s example for around $2,000.<p>That’s when the economics of the custom motorcycle business start making sense. And no one …

Motorcycles

More Motorcycles, More Safety?

A recent report by the United Kingdom’s Association of Police Chief Officers and the Motorcycle Industry Association contends that one of the best …