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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.
Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality

Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality

Future 3D modeling and sculpting software could offer designers an immersive experience thanks to the new VR headsets and haptic devices.

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Car roof 3D modeling tutorial

Car roof 3D modeling tutorial

A video tutorial that shows the detailed workflow for modeling a high-quality car roof surface in Autodesk Alias AutoStudio 2015.
How to draw a car in Tip-Up View

How to draw a car in Tip-Up View

A new video demonstration by design instructor Sangwon Seok who shows the difference between a side view and a tip-up perspective view.
Alias Speedform Modeling Tutorial

Alias Speedform Modeling Tutorial

A video tutorial by Daniel Wright from Autodesk who demonstrate how to quickly model a 3D shape using Alias Speedform’s Bridge and Faces.

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Designers at Work: Sketching
Designers at Work: Sketching
Designers at Work: Sketching
Designers at Work: Sketching
Designers at Work: Sketching
Designers at Work: Sketching

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Car Design Academy

Car Design Academy’s 2nd edition Car Design Battle sketch contest

The second edition of the Ultimate Car Design Battle, organized by online school Car Design Academy, was recently held in Tokyo, and involved a selection of 26 participants.
Mercedes-Benz Vision Van Concept
15 Sep / Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vision Van Concept

As part of its new adVANce strategic initiative, Mercedes-Benz has presented the Vision Van, a study of an all-electric commercial vehicle with a fully automated cargo space and integrated drones.
Today is the deadline for the SPD Master in Car Design Scholarship contest
15 Sep / Design Schools

Today is the deadline for the SPD Master in Car Design Scholarship contest

You have time until today to submit your portfolio and CV and have a chance of winning one full scholarship and one 50% scholarship - for a total over 24,000 Euros - for the Master in Car Design by Milan SPD.
SsangYong previews LIV-2 Concept ahead of Paris debut
13 Sep / Concept Cars

SsangYong previews LIV-2 Concept ahead of Paris debut

At the upcoming Paris Show SsangYong will unveil its LIV-2 large premium SUV concept, the latest iteration of the LIV-1 concept anticipating a production model to be launched next year.
Lamborghini launches international architectural contest

Lamborghini launches international architectural contest

Lamborghini has announced Lamborghini Road Monument, an international architectural contest that asks participants to design two installations inspired by the brand.
Pininfarina to build 10 units of the H2 Speed Concept
10 Sep / Special Cars

Pininfarina to build 10 units of the H2 Speed Concept

Automotive News has reported that Pininfarina is planning to produce a limited run of the H2 Speed Concept unveiled at the Geneva Show in March.
By Design: Tesla Model 3
9 Sep / Production Cars

By Design: Tesla Model 3

A design review by Robert Cumberford. "[...] The Model S has character and refined simplicity, which is surprising for a fastback four-door; they’re nearly impossible to do well in terms of design, as opposed to styling."
Audi A9 e-tron production confirmed

Audi A9 e-tron production confirmed

Audi boss Rupert Stadler has given the go-ahead for a four-wheel-drive electric saloon to rival the Tesla Model S.
W Motors Iconiq Model Seven Concept
7 Sep / Concept Cars

W Motors Iconiq Model Seven Concept

Presented at the Monterey Car Show, the Model Seven minivan concept is the result of a collaboration among Chinese Iconiq, W Motors, Magna Steyr and Italian design firm Studiotorino.
Giugiaro to design Techrules GT96 Hypercar

Giugiaro to design Techrules GT96 Hypercar

Techrules, the Beijing-based automotive research and development company, has appointed Fabrizio and Giorgetto Giugiaro as design partners for the development of its advanced turbine-recharging electric supercar.
Zagato creates MV Agusta F4Z one-off motorbike
5 Sep / Bike Design

Zagato creates MV Agusta F4Z one-off motorbike

Zagato has created a custom one-off based on the MV Agusta F4 and commissioned by a Japanese collector.
John Paul Gregory is Bentley new Head of Exterior Design

John Paul Gregory is Bentley new Head of Exterior Design

Bentley Motors has announced the appointment of John Paul Gregory as its new Head of Exterior Design, starting with immediate effect.

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