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10 tips for aspiring car designers by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove

10 tips for aspiring car designers by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove

Ten exclusive tips for design students and aspiring industrial and transportation designers, by Renault VP Design R&D and Nissan Synergies Patrick Lecharpy and Renault Design Manager R&D design studio Luciano Bove.
The Top Ten Photoshop alternatives for drawing and painting

The Top Ten Photoshop alternatives for drawing and painting

Photoshop is the undisputed industry standard digital imaging solution, and is also widely used for sketching and painting. However there are many valid alternative specialized applications, either free or with an affordable price point.
Learning How to Draw Cars

Learning How to Draw Cars

A reference page for anyone interested in learning to draw cars. The best books, DVDs and free online resources for developing good foundation skills and learning professional car drawing techniques.

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Product Design Sketching Proportions

Product Design Sketching Proportions

A 27 minutes video by Marouane Bembli from TheSketchMonkey who demonstrates a sketching session with a focus on proportions.
Tip: How to add texture to a design sketch

Tip: How to add texture to a design sketch

A quick but effective tip by industrial designer Michael DiTullo, who shows how he uses a a piece of mesh textile to create textures on design sketches.
Luciano Bove on the basics of car drawing

Luciano Bove on the basics of car drawing

In the first video of his “Sketching Cars Together” interactive live series, automotive designer Luciano Bove explains the basics of car drawing and gives some suggestions on the material to use in order to start.

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Hyundai Mobis opens $2.8 M 3D Printing and model workshop for car design
21 Apr / Technology

Hyundai Mobis opens $2.8 M 3D Printing and model workshop for car design

Hyundai Mobis announced plans to build a large-scale design model workshop in its R&D center in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, featuring a clay model processing machine and a powder 3D printer.
HDR Light Studio

HDR Light Studio – Carbon Release

Lightmap has recently announced the launch of availability of HDR Light Studio – Carbon Release, the software that allows artists and designers to easily create and edit the rendering lighting setup.
BMW to invest € 10M in new 3D Printing facility
19 Apr / Technology

BMW to invest € 10M in new 3D Printing facility

BMW has announcement a €10+ million investment in a new Additive Manufacturing Campus to further develop additive manufacturing technology for producing both plastic and metal parts.
New EV luxury brand Automobili Pininfarina announces 2020 hypercar

New EV luxury brand Automobili Pininfarina announces 2020 hypercar

Launched by Mahindra, Automobili Pininfarina will focus on the production of exclusive, sustainable luxury cars, and will present an electric hypercar in 2020
Buick previews Enspire Concept ahead of Beijing Show
18 Apr / Concept Cars

Buick previews Enspire Concept ahead of Beijing Show

At the Auto China 2018 Show in Beijing Buick will present the Enspire Concept, an all-electric SUV that explores design, ideas and technologies for future mobility.
SAIC launches Design Challenge 2018 for Europe

SAIC launches Design Challenge 2018 for Europe

The 2018 SAIC Design Challenge European Region, open to design students, asks participants to create a futuristic MG EV flagship for the year 2025.
Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo turned into a real-world futuristic race taxi
10 Apr / Concept Cars

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo turned into a real-world futuristic race taxi

Audi has revealed that its e-tron Vision Gran Turismo electric concept original developed for the PS4 game, will be turned into reality and used as a race taxi in the Formula E championship.
Lincoln Aviator Concept previews upcoming hybrid SUV
5 Apr / Concept Cars

Lincoln Aviator Concept previews upcoming hybrid SUV

Presented at the New York Auto Show, the Lincoln Aviator is a near-production concept car inspired by the aeronautical World and equipped with a hybrid drivetrain.
Design Sculpture previews McLaren BP23

Design Sculpture previews McLaren BP23’s 3-seat interior

The Speed Form sculpture was hand built in 106 units, one for each buyer of the upcoming Hyper-GT.
PROCEED

PROCEED’URE: the design of the Kia Proceed (video)

A short documentary shot by a French student multimedia group that gives some insights on the development and design of the Kia Proceed Concept.
Italdesign wins design contest for Vietnamese Vinfast new city cars

Italdesign wins design contest for Vietnamese Vinfast new city cars

Italdesign’s styling proposals for Vietnamese Vinfast’s upcoming city cars have been selected as the winners in an online design contest.
Hyundai Le Fil Rouge Concept
12 Mar / Concept Cars

Hyundai Le Fil Rouge Concept

Introducing the ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ design philosophy, the Hyundai Le Fil Rouge Concept demonstrates the brand's future styling direction, based on emotional design and reinterpreting its heritage.

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