• Paul Smith Unveils Sustainably-Led Stripped Back MINI Cooper SE

    21 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Paul Smith reimagines the iconic MINI Cooper SE in line with the collaboration's theme of "Simplicity, Transparency, Sustainability” - creating a sustainable approach to automotive design. For the one-off creation titled "MINI STRIP", the British designer reduces the vehicle to its vital elements - ridding the design of any unnecessary extras with an unfinished, exposed aesthetic. Instead of colored paint, a thin transparent layer is added to protect it against corrosion. Factory marks are also left on the galvanized steel to give it a raw look as Paul Smith describes it, “The perfect...
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