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The Lexus Design Award: Predicting What Comes Next
The Lexus Design Award and event is always one of the highlights of Milan Design Week—and 2017's incarnation is no exception. The award celebrates design's potential by reaching out to new voices around the world to see how we can solve problems through...
DESIGN
PIXEL announced as winner of Lexus Design Award under the mentorship of Snarkitecture
Settling in to its fifth year, the Lexus Design Award is a global competition held annually, with an installation, presentation and winner announced at Milan Design Week. Over 1,100 entrants submitted ideas for this year's award, exploring the theme...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2017: Jessica Fügler and Elena Manferdini
When Jessica Fügler was selected as a finalist for the 2017 Lexus Design Award multidisciplinary creative Elena Manferdini, one of the program's mentors, was drawn to her very conceptual proposal. Neither Fügler nor Manferdini knew what was going to...
DESIGN
Test Drive: Lexus LC 500
The Lexus LC 500 is the production version of the LF-LC (Lexus Future-Luxury Coupe) concept unveiled in 2012, and it looks even better (and still fresh) in street-ready form, busting out of any previously held design stereotypes. Striking outside and...
DESIGN
Interview: Kevin Hunter, President of Toyota's Calty Design Research
For the last decade Kevin Hunter has been the president of Calty—Toyota’s design research center in Newport Beach—but he’s worked there for nearly 35 years. When Calty opened its doors in 1973, it was the first Southern California-based design center...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2016: Lexus Design Award
Continuing their mission to support young designers, Lexus held their fourth Design Award (whose theme was "anticipation") at this year’s Milan Design Week. The Grand Prix award was presented to AMAM Design Collective, a Tokyo-based group started by...
TECH
Lexus RC F Remote-Controlled Car
Gift a brand new Lexus this holiday season, without the hefty sticker price. This Barney’s exclusive Lexus RC F remote-controlled car features all the stunning details of the new coupe—including 20-spoke wheels, LED headlights and tail lamps, and a...
DESIGN
Lexus Unveils a Working Hoverboard
Unlike the internet-trolling hoverboard announcements of the past, luxury car company Lexus has created the real floating deal to finally make our dreams come true. As part of their "Amazing in Motion" campaign—which aims to demonstrate the brand...
DESIGN
Milan Design Week 2015: Marina Mellado's Luz
by Jill Singer One of the more intriguing installations we found during this year's spectacular Milan Design Week came courtesy of Lexus, who created a three-part experience inviting visitors to take a journey through the senses. Though the first...
DESIGN
Test Drive: 2015 Lexus NX
by Sue Mead “It’s the next wave of luxury inspired by passion,” says Lexus' Takeaki Kato, chief engineer of the all-new NX. Hallmarked by a gargantuan grille, the crossover was evidently designed not only to be safe, smart and eco-friendly, but...
TRAVEL
City Guides Spotlight: Austin
Sponsored content: Austin, Texas isn't limited to one touristic area, instead it's a place balanced in neighborhood attractions; each area has a reason—or three—to visit. And, while it's ever-growing and evolving, with an exponential creative influx...
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City Guides Spotlight: Nashville
Sponsored content: Dubbed "the Silicon Valley of the music industry" by The Atlantic, Tennessee's capital is where artists from Elvis Presley to the Kings of Leon—and even Bob Dylan—have recorded albums. The residents of Nashville made music history...
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City Guides Spotlight: Minneapolis
Sponsored content: The city of Minneapolis seems to be all-too-often looked over when it comes to tourism in the US. But with a vibrant culture all its own, MPLS is worth not only a mention—but also a visit. Considered a part of the Midwest, its...
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City Guides Spotlight: Boston
Sponsored content: Title Town, Bean Town—whatever your preferred moniker for New England's capital city, Boston has plenty to offer both permanent residents and its ever-present tourist population. One of the country's oldest cities, tradition meets...
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City Guides Spotlight: Charleston
Sponsored content: As both a home and a destination, Charleston, South Carolina has become one of the most up-and-coming cities in the country. As the southern hotbed of long-standing tradition, beautifully preserved architecture, rich historical...
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City Guides Spotlight: Denver
Sponsored content: A mile high city with Wild West roots and the scenic background to support it, Denver is as cosmopolitan as it is adventurous. From Rockmount's original Western apparel to Pearl Velo's stylish bikes, it's not difficult to adorn...
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City Guides Spotlight: Chicago
Sponsored content: It's time to dismiss the "Second City" nomenclature, as Chicago takes the backseat to nobody. As a haven of early modern architecture in the US, with towering historic structures lining the Loop over looking the Chicago River...
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City Guides Spotlight: Miami
Sponsored content: Since its historic years as a military fort, a flourishing Art Deco capital and an exciting rush of Cuban and South American culture, the bright city of Miami is now home to some of America's most impressive minds in fashion...
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City Guides Spotlight: Portland
Sponsored content: Stereotypes aside, Portland has become a mecca for young designers, little startups and big creative companies—all existing harmoniously between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The booming creative community in the...
DESIGN
Lexus F Sport Division
Lexus as a brand has come a long way in recent years. The bland forms and semi-luxe sedans of its adolescence have been left behind in favor of a wholly new, considerably sexier identity as the Toyota-owned brand approaches the quarter century mark...
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City Guides Spotlight: Los Angeles
Sponsored content: The city of Los Angeles—which sits in sunny SoCal as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world—is known for going big in just about every way. For all of its glamour and craziness, the California hotspot sometimes gets...
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City Guides Spotlight: New York City
Sponsored content: New York City takes its role as the "capital of the world" seriously, with unlimited food, culture and entertainment on offer 24 hours a day. Everyone and anyone has a recommendation for NYC—from restaurants to parks, galleries...
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City Guides Spotlight: San Francisco
Sponsored content: San Francisco has maintained its status as the cultural haven of the California coast for decades. Through the counterculture of the hippie '60s and '70s and the rise of the Castro District, to waves of diverse immigration and...
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City Guides Spotlight: Detroit
Sponsored content: Detroit is known for many things; from the revolutionary sounds of Motown to the hum of the American automotive industry, but it's no secret that the city has fallen on hard times. While the surface may appear bleak, there is...
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