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Cristian Curmei

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Our interview with Mr. Curmei was cut quite short due to the following response,“There’s really not much any man can say about himself that does not come across sounding egocentric. I’m gonna try and stick to that.”

He was born in Romania, yet left at the age of six. Destination? U.S. of A. Grew up in Chi-town for the first two years of his life, followed by the remaining 14 years in Phoenix, Arizona. A history of musical and martial arts made him the ‘crazy’ human he is today. Majors in Chemistry and English ‘endowed’ him with with a joy for jumbling letters, sometimes making people laugh in the process. His true joy and ultimate goal.

Even though a “professional” background in writing has not been developed yet, his love of expression, in any form, has led to a large stack of notebooks on his coffee table. Some stories are about love. Some stories are about clarity. Some stories are about trials and tribulations. All of them are about what it means to be a human. Most recently you’ll even find stories about anything vehicles, transportation, and more.
Everyone Knows the First Auto Union Type-C, But No One Knows It Like This
Everyone Knows the First Auto Union Type-C, But No One Knows It Like This

German design from Russian minds, gthat’s what this is - A concept like few I've seen. If you wouldn’t like this addition to the Audi family, I don’t think we can be friends. 1932 was a time right between wars. Technologi...

 
Mom, Dad! Can I have $26,000 For a New, Well, Old Lexus LX470?
Mom, Dad! Can I have $26,000 For a New, Well, Old Lexus LX470?

Fellow mud-flappers, dear dirt-devils, gather round. We have a new possible addition to our toys. It’s nothing new, just a Lexus LX 470, but what an LX it is. This maxed out desert-rat is ready to give you an above par ride. Before we get...

 
The Audi E-Suitcase Is The Newest Way to Handle Layovers
The Audi E-Suitcase Is The Newest Way to Handle Layovers

This Audi dream is pushed out of the mind of Erkhan Candar, a transportation and industrial designer in Aachen, Germany. Now, we've seen Audi suitcases work before, but never like this. Upon first sight it just looks like a hardcase...

 
I Only Wish the World was Ready for This Modular Mazda Koshi Concept
I Only Wish the World was Ready for This Modular Mazda Koshi Concept

The Mazda Koshi Concept, as it is called, seems to be aimed directly towards the Japanese lifestyle. But I think it’s only because the Japanese are crazy enough to implement something like this. With the way things are going in today...

 
DS Aero Sport Lounge Showcases Designs and Tech for Future Electric Vehicles
DS Aero Sport Lounge Showcases Designs and Tech for Future Electric Vehicles

Take a moment before you continue reading and have a look in the gallery to familiarize yourself with the vehicular journey we are about to embark on. If you’re not up to date with what’s happening in other car markets, welcome. We&...

 
The Biomega EV Is Ready for Production With Plenty of Free Space and Glass
The Biomega EV Is Ready for Production With Plenty of Free Space and Glass

This almost empty car you see before you already has legs and can walk. Next year it's rumored she'll be running down our streets and acting as a stepping stone toward different times. Everyone has been trying to get away from the car ...

 
This Concept E-Bike That is Now Reality Includes Health Monitoring Systems
This Concept E-Bike That is Now Reality Includes Health Monitoring Systems

This wonderfully sleek bike looks like Brompton had a baby with Bosch. The result? A Carbon fiber dream that has become a reality. Unlike other concept bikes floating around in people’s minds, this one has made it through all stages of p...

 
This Concept Motorcycle Comes in as a Tribute to the Pagani Gods
This Concept Motorcycle Comes in as a Tribute to the Pagani Gods

I wonder when were gonna stop living in dreams, not that they are bad or anything, but a heart can die from longing from something. And that’s exactly the effect I have when I look at this Pagani Amaru motorcycle project by Vishruth Kumar. ...

 
This Tron-Inspired Concept Vehicle Looks Like a Fully Autonomous Bean
This Tron-Inspired Concept Vehicle Looks Like a Fully Autonomous Bean

I swear that what you’re looking at is not a bean. Look, it has wheels, so that should be a clear indicator of what this might be. Keep reading below to find who, what, when, where, and why. It’s known as the LDR (long distance rover...

 
Polestar SLR Motorcycle Looks Like an Action Movie Briefcase
Polestar SLR Motorcycle Looks Like an Action Movie Briefcase

I find this concept to be of the most visually pleasing designs I've seen in a while. Sure, there’s been some nicer looking pieces with a whole bunch of odd tech like the BMW Vision Next 100, but just for design, I'm gonna have...

 
The “Z” Stands for Zapfina Bike’s Suspension - It’s All Just One Big Spring
The “Z” Stands for Zapfina Bike’s Suspension - It’s All Just One Big Spring

Designer Jialing Hu brings us a concept that makes the whole bike a suspensions system. Based on the function of bones and muscles, she rides completely different than anything you may be used to. I want you to close your eyes for a second and ...

 
An e-Bike Made by Audi Offers Us a Look into the Future of Cycling
An e-Bike Made by Audi Offers Us a Look into the Future of Cycling

I honestly wasn't expecting anything less. With a name like Audi, you can put your bottom dollar on anything they push out. And this capable e-bike is no exception from that rule.   The e-bike you’re looking at is called the...

 
World’s Longest Bike Looks Like the Support Structures of a Walmart Store
World’s Longest Bike Looks Like the Support Structures of a Walmart Store

How does somebody even come up with something like this? What's the thought process behind it? What kind of design team is behind this? Honestly, it literally looks like a steel crane with a steamroller on the back. We all know the Dutch l...

 
The Tinger C500 is a 5-in-1 ATV: Truly All-Terrain
The Tinger C500 is a 5-in-1 ATV: Truly All-Terrain

This odd looking mini-tank you see is the Tinger C500. Built to cover any terrain that standard vehicles can’t manage in, this track-driven vehicle is showing how far human ingenuity can go. As even Tinger themselves call the C500, your v...

 
A Bike Concept with Maximum Suspension: The Spring-Loaded Bike by Colin Furze
A Bike Concept with Maximum Suspension: The Spring-Loaded Bike by Colin Furze

I thought I'd seen it all with the forkless bike because heck, I somehow understood how it works. Even the INgSoc bike gave my brain a hard time in figuring it out, but eventually said, “Ok, it can work.” But this, this is a w...

 
Fat Bike Skis Modify Your Mountain Bike to Let You Carve Lines in the Snow
Fat Bike Skis Modify Your Mountain Bike to Let You Carve Lines in the Snow

I've seen bikes before, and I've seen crazy folk going down snowy hills on bikes. But never have I imagined that someone would get bored one day and push out a specific machinery to do just that, bicycle your way up and down snow-covered ...

 
The Manta 5 XE-1 e-Bike Hydrofoil Is Changing the Face of Water-sports
The Manta 5 XE-1 e-Bike Hydrofoil Is Changing the Face of Water-sports

So you like riding bikes, good. And you like water, also good. So, why not bring the two together in one common space? Well, somebody did, and brought us a hydrofoil bike. The team at Manta 5 have brought to our world this aquatic e-bike. Comple...

 
Lilium Air Mobility Plans to Put Airports on Our Inner-city Buildings
Lilium Air Mobility Plans to Put Airports on Our Inner-city Buildings

Lilium GmbH has been in the news before with their all-electric regional mobility plane. But the expansion toward the sky hasn’t been the problem. Our lack of Infrastructure is the reason we haven’t seen this in our cities yet. Knowi...

 
Unlimited Engineering Slams Us With a Universal e-Bike Kit
Unlimited Engineering Slams Us With a Universal e-Bike Kit

So, you want an e-bike, but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend? You want an e-bike, but you just can’t let go of your old Peugeot frame? It’s simple, you want an e-bike. Well, now you can have one, and you can have it withou...

 
The CCN Panam 40 Is a Concept Yacht Soon to Become Reality
The CCN Panam 40 Is a Concept Yacht Soon to Become Reality

This fast and aggressive yet delicately luxurious yacht should be able to be spotted live this year. CCN and Paszkowski Studio bring use the Panam 40 to set an new level in luxury and lifestyle. At first sight, I could swear this is just a conce...

 

Stories by Cristian Curmei