Galacticization

Spaceships become a major source of design inspiration
Implications - Contemporary aesthetics, whether in furniture, retail space or boats, no longer meet the mark as more and more designs take on outer space proportions. In addition to flaunting luxury, these transformer- and spaceship-like designs are the modern consumer’s passage to imagination, creating a fantasy life where the cosmic and the earthbound may meet.
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 421,920 Total Clicks Jun 09 - Jan 10
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Decepticon Yachts - The Alfra Vico Marino 52 is a Transformer's Dream Boat
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 92,012 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 09
Decepticon Yachts
The Alfra Vico Marino 52 is a Transformer's Dream Boat
The Alfra Vico Marino 52 would be a dream boat for an evil Decepticon transformer to be able to change into. First of all, it exudes a meanness that only Decepticons have mastered and it’s pretty damn… [More]
Wall-Climbing Cars - The Peugeot Metromorph Concept Climbs Buildings Like a Spider
SCORE: 6.7
V. Hot 196,980 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 09
Wall-Climbing Cars
The Peugeot Metromorph Concept Climbs Buildings Like a Spider
There is never an open parking space when you truly need it. This Peugeot concept, Metromorph, makes that hassle no longer an issue. Drive to work, drive home, and then park on the wall (yes, the wall.)… [More]
Shape-Shifting Superships - The IKKAR Yacht is a Transformable Watercraft
SCORE: 6.3
V. Hot 44,873 Clicks Pub: Dec 15, 09
Shape-Shifting Superships
The IKKAR Yacht is a Transformable Watercraft
The IKKAR yacht is the ultimate hybrid ship because not only is it eco-friendly, it has the ability to change shape. Designer Julien Anglade created the IKKAR yacht with solar-power technology as well… [More]
Spacecraft-Inspired Yachts - Porsche Design Group & Royal Falcon Fleet Team Up for the RFF135
SCORE: 5.9
Hot 44,290 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 09
Spacecraft-Inspired Yachts
Porsche Design Group & Royal Falcon Fleet Team Up for the RFF135
Porsche Design Group intends to create a yacht in conjunction with Singapore-based megayacht builder Royal Falcon Fleet called the RFF135. The concept of this project is to make a yacht look like a spacecraft.… [More]
Spaceshipified Stores - Retail Outlets That Boldly Go Where None Have Gone Before
SCORE: 5
Hot 17,344 Clicks Pub: Jan 16, 10
Spaceshipified Stores
Retail Outlets That Boldly Go Where None Have Gone Before
I’ve always wanted to go shopping for Adidas kicks while on board the Enterprise. Sadly that will likely never happen, but at least I can do the next best thing by visiting these spaceshipified stores.… [More]
Futuristic Luxury Cruisers - The AA Super Yacht by Arnaud Answeeuw Offers the Best in Tech
SCORE: 6.3
Hot 26,421 Clicks Pub: Dec 28, 09
Futuristic Luxury Cruisers
The AA Super Yacht by Arnaud Answeeuw Offers the Best in Tech
The AA super yacht by designer Arnaud Anseeuw is a yachting concept that will allow travelers to bask in total luxury on the high seas. This sophisticated aquatic vehicle is 91 meters long and was inspired… [More]