Kindred spirits: Bcomp
Being an innovator means plenty of challenges. But it also means plenty of “eureka” moments.
When Swiss natural fibre firm Bcomp came up with the idea of using fully sustainable flax to create high-performance composite materials, it was one of these moments (or whatever the local equivalent of “eureka” is in Switzerland).
When we came up with the idea of using these composites in the Polestar Precept, it was another one of these moments. Learn all about Bcomp above.
Shredding surfboards to make sustainable skateboards
In the past decades, skateboarding has moved from the fringes of society to the TV screen, from subculture to the Olympic games. With that type of trajectory, we wondered what the next step for skateboarding might be. So, we travelled to the birthplace of skateboarding to find out. Surf and skateboard manufacturer Shred MFG tells a story of passion, craftsmanship, and a greener future for the boarding community.
Creating a “15-minute city”: Will Melbourne be able to bring its communities closer?
It’s the year 2050 and Melbourne is waking up to another day of life on Earth. In the past decades, the cityscape has seen many improvements. Bikeways are broad and well-connected, parks are lush and nearby, and supporting your locals is easier than ever. With all the essentials accessible by foot or bike, urban life is inclusive and efficient. That’s the plan, at least. The Melbourne Plan.