Tag: car design
Hyundai design process
Very in depth look into the design process within Hyundai North America design studio. A simulation of events that probably mostly occurred, this shows the way designers must internally compete, then swallow their pride and work together on the winning solution. I suspect more designers initially competed, potentially across global Hyundai studios even. Note the…
Teaching Vehicle Design
Hello followers. This week I start my dream job, teaching vehicle design! Amazing news right? I’m a lecturer here LAMK in Finland. A lot more news about this will follow on this blog!
Bangle on form as usual
Another golden chance to hear what Chris Bangle thinks of current Auto design. Courtesy of Form Trends.
Recently we’ve seen a couple of major Auto Shows go head to head, West vs East in May with New York and Beijing shows back to back. Toyota chose the Beijing show to launch the production version of their Lexus branded small crossover. I’ve posted here before regarding crossover vehicles (and I once owned the trendsetting Qashqai…
click, whir, brrrummmm (emotional design)
Emotional design is something that is difficult to define, or describe. It’s also a relatively new concept outside of the car industry. Apple have pushed technical products in this direction very recently, and Alessi have championed it in consumer items for some time. Fashion design of course feeds on our emotions, but on a superficial…
Sci Fi Dreams Do Come True
Last month I was lucky enough to head to the Geneva Motor Show. Lucky enough to head there with a good buddy of mine who’s a Lotus designer and lucky again to chat at the end of the day to his colleague Russell Carr, who was behind the beauty of the Lotus Elise S2 and…
designing difference in a world of sameness
The legendary (and a personal hero of mine) Chris Bangle, talks to Stanford University about designing cars. You’ve seen him before on my blog of course! Sadly none of his slides can be seen, as they contain sensitive images from the BMW design studios. Still worth listening to the great thinker of car design!
i draw cars
This is an awesome idea, and deserves some support. The market for this is tiny- but it is COOL and I want one, as should any of you that read my blog?! http://www.idrawcars.com/
Couple of interesting links for you here- which both go some way to explain the processes and huge amount of work that goes on in the design studios of car manufacturers, yet is rarely seen by the public. The first link shows a fantastic set of snoop photos of GM design studio 1/4 scale models and…