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Gilded DIY Aircrafts

The Golden Zeppelini by Jon Sarriugarte is an Amazing Work of Art

— September 22, 2010 — Art & Design
Jon Sarriugarte of the 'Form and Reform' workshop created an amazing wheelchair-based zeppelin named 'The Golden Zeppelini.' Jon did research on the original German airship, and then discovered this rare vehicle.

Jon’s zeppelin consists of spare parts and programmers, a wheelchair and batteries. After spending a lot of time and paying detailed attention on the construction of the zeppelin, Jon resulted with this amazing work of art on the wheels.

Implications - After watching the video, it's still hard to imagine that this creation was built by a lone man. the 'Golden Zeppelini is not only a technological masterpiece, but it is intriguing for the simple fact that it was created with FUN in mind. In a world increasingly characterized by economic and environmental destruction, creations like the 'Golden Zeppelini' are what keep some of us sane.
Trend Themes
1. DIY Aircrafts - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop user-friendly DIY kits for building aircrafts, allowing hobbyists to create personalized flying machines.
2. Artistic Engineering - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Combine art and engineering to create visually stunning and functional works like 'The Golden Zeppelini'.
3. Sustainable Transport - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design eco-friendly and accessible modes of transportation, such as wheelchair-based zeppelins, that blend creativity and sustainability.
Industry Implications
1. Aviation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introduce novel materials and manufacturing techniques in aviation to enable the production of affordable, customizable aircrafts.
2. Art and Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Foster collaborations between artists and engineers, exploring the intersection of aesthetics and function in various art and design industries.
3. Transportation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Rethink traditional modes of transportation to incorporate sustainable and inclusive solutions, improving accessibility and reducing environmental impact.
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