There’s peeking behind the curtain. And then there’s having an all-access backstage pass.
The former provides a momentary look at what actually happens behind the scenes. A glimpse of the activity, the work, and the hustle and bustle of many people working on something big.
The latter takes a deep dive into every detail, giving an unfiltered, unobstructed look at the entire process, warts and all.
“Polestar Precept: From Concept to Car" is a documentary series on Polestar Precept, from the first idea to the finished product, covering every step of the journey. From pencil sketch to clay model. From the design studio to the road. From contentious arguments over tiny components to celebrating breakthroughs as a team.
This series is an all-access backstage pass, providing an unprecedented look into just what’s involved in the design, production, and release of a car.
See the trailer here.
The Overview Effect: a cognitive shift in awareness reported by some astronauts during spaceflight, often while viewing the Earth from outer space. Those who have experienced it describe a new understanding of the uniqueness, fragility, and relative smallness of our one and only home. And while it’s easy to imagine the impact this must have; it seems that spaceflight is a prerequisite. Which is why we sat down with Karen Nyberg.
A core principle of sustainability is future-proofing. Keeping items in use saves energy and reduces waste, as they’re thrown away or replaced less often. There are any number of ways to ensure a product doesn’t become obsolete. Durable materials. Timeless design. And OTA software updates, like the latest one available for Polestar 2.
The most innovative ideas are brought about through creative collaboration. Ideas that have the power to change; to revolutionise the status quo and spark social and environmental change. By connecting thoughts, experiences, skills, and intuition, visionary endeavours, like design, can be elevated from good to great.