Urban Truck Type: Mobile Restaurants Mobile food trucks are visible throughout los angeles catering the walk by clienetele. Following their own itinerary and routine, they trace a path through the city fulfilling a need for quick inexpensive food. Setting up in factory drives, parking lots, empty lots and city streets, the restaurants transform empty spaces of the city into meeting places.
Mobilo Tchibo Introduces the mobile coffee cart, the latest in the coffee shop concept range. The Mobilo is a totally mobile coffee and snacks cart designed to be used in numerous environments from exhibitions to offices, events and public foyers. The cart has been used in Germany with much success. Its many useful features provides a complete compact coffee shop. The mobile coffee cart can be used to create a quality coffee and snacks offer in virtually any location.
Mobility suggests a need for: light weight: thin, delicate modules: geometry, repetition flexible materials (as opposed to brittle) ability to be transformed; collapse, fold up, deflate, come apart 'zany' forms: it is doing something 'different', so it should look different!
Good Design: Visually expresses functions Offers multiple interpretations Uses materials in ways that take advantage of the materials physical and visual properties
Function Victor Papanek wrote in "Design For The Real World" that function consists of": Method: the interaction of tools, processes, and materials Use: does it work? Need: included are the economic, psychological, spiritual, technological, and intellectual needs of people. Telesis: the deliberate, purposeful utilization of the processes of nature and society to obtain particular goals. Association: psychological conditioning...the meaning an object has for us. Aesthetics: the object moves us and pleases us...it is beautiful, exciting, and meaningful.