konstantin grcic delves into club culture, taking mercedes-benz and their smart car division on a night out. on the occasion of milan design week 2018  and in the interest of starting a party anywhere – the german designer has conjured up a mobile disco and DJ booth including a cabin, mixer, smoke machine and various lighting effects.

konstantin grcic designs a mobile disco smart car concept for mercedes-benz

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konstantin grcic‘s hack seems to function like a forklift-type extension which sits at the back of smart‘s all-electric EQ fortwo. the car’s interior has been transformed to accomodate the equipment for operating the lifting platform which can be raised when used for DJ-ing.

konstantin grcic designs a mobile disco smart car concept for mercedes-benz

 

 

the car concept, which is disappointingly only a one-off model and will not be for sale, takes off from smart’s links with club culture and is inspired by the idea of drawing people together. it has been realised with the help of smart’s audio partner JBL who engineered a custom sound system for the car including subwoofer box located in the trunk.

konstantin grcic designs a mobile disco smart car concept for mercedes-benz

 

 

the car made its scheduled appearance at smart’s salone di mobile party on april 17 and was one of the highlights at the preview of ‘night fever. designing club culture 1960 – today‘ at the vitra design museum in weil am rhein on 16 march. further details of when and where the car will next be shown are yet to be announced.

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