On-Demand Mobility

Where Hollywood Is Getting Inspiration for Their Futuristic Flying Aircraft

From vehicle technology to cabin design, what are designers drawing from current mobility innovations?


It seems future portrayals of urban ecosystems - where technology capabilities are endless and effortless - have begun to mirror current development. Television shows and movies that take place sometime in the not-so-near future tell a story of flying cars, autonomous vehicles and on-demand mobility - a dream start-ups and major original equipment manufacturers are taking on today. Take Westworld, a hit series known for its sleek, future-focused aesthetic. The flying cars that efficiently zoom around carrying protagonists from one plot line to the next draw inspiration from current 2020 vehicle prototypes.

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