Collection by Luke Hopping

Best of #ModernMonday: Designing Bikes and Cities for Cyclists


Every Monday, @dwell and @designmilk invite fans and experts to weigh in on trending topics in design on Twitter. Sky Yaeger, a designer with Detroit bike-maker Shinola, Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, and a representative from bike and gear company Public Bikes joined #ModernMonday this week to share their thoughts on how to design bikes for riders, and cities for bikes. Check out a few of our favorite responses, and use the hashtag #ModernMonday to join the conversation next week at 1pm EST / 10am PST.

The Buffalo Bayou could serve as a model for other cities looking to revive neglected waterways, such as Los Angeles.
Child seats can be mounted to the rear for family excursions.
More adult playthings, like this pair of bikes live under the stairs, whose cutouts break up the plane of plywood and...
How can cities make bike riding more safe? How can designers make bike riding more safe?