DESIGN///LIFE IN THE CLOUDS…

January 15, 2008  |  Uncategorized

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Though only in the earliest stages of conception, French designer JEAN-MARIE MASSAUD's concept for a floating hotel, the glorious whale-shaped "Manned Cloud" promises to be a transcendent thing of beauty should it ever reach the clouds. Developed in conjunction with French national aerospace research body ONERA, the massive designer dirigible combines the early 20th century trend of Zeppelin flight with the futurism of modern design to create a new form of luxury touring the likes the world has never before seen. Set to accommodate up to 40 passengers and 15 staff members in the utmost of luxury, the white whale would act as a sort of heavenly cruise ship, ferrying tourists across countries for a bird's eye view of the planet. We're guessing hydrogen won't be the first choice of filler material...

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Just add whale...

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