13 Concept Cars From the Past That Still Feel Like the Future

When I was a kid, I always loved it when auto show season came around, and the concept cars hit the stage. Looking at those uncommon curves felt like looking into the future, where roads twisted through the heavens and The Jetsons read like a historical document. It's funny how that feeling survives. »5/05/14 12:45pm5/05/14 12:45pm


Pininfarina Xten Ergonomic Office Chair Makes Sedentary Look Speedy

Believe it or not, this Pininfarina Xten office chair is only three degrees of separation away from failed Gizmondo exec Stefan Eriksson »8/17/08 10:00am8/17/08 10:00am. But before we begin that game, let's delve deep into this $3,000 office chair, shall we? The seat cups your nether region with "Technogel," which the designers claim reduces…

Wiperless Windshield Concept Brings Minimalism to Your Vehicle

Leonardo Fioravanti of the awesome vehicle design house Pininfarina has put together a prototype car, called Hidra, which has a windshield that negates the necessity for conventional wipers. The design relies on aerodynamics and surface treatment alone, which will supposedly be enough to keep a fly-away tree branch… »2/24/08 1:00pm2/24/08 1:00pm

Pininfarina-Designed Fabrik SimpleTech Drive Now Comes in 250GB 2-5-inch Portable

Just when you were coming down from the thrill of Fabrik's Pininfarina-designed 3.5" SimpleTech SimpleDrives, the company unveils a similar Ferrari-inspired line in a more portable 2.5" USB-powered form. The drives range from the 80GB sapphire ($99) up to the 250GB charcoal gray ($199), with onyx and red in between.… »7/03/07 9:59am7/03/07 9:59am