A Road Trip in 2116

1 July 2016 | Car Design Competitions

A Road Trip in 2116 – 3D Vehicle Design Contest

Software company Allegorithmic is hosting a vehicle design competition asking participants to create a futuristic vehicle for the year...

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Renault Alpine Vision: the design

10 June 2016 | Automotive Design

Renault Alpine Vision: the design

Evo Magazine has published a video interview with Alpine Director of Design, who gives a detailed overview of the design development process behind the Renault Alpine Vision Concept.

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Pininfarina

10 June 2016 | Automotive Design

Pininfarina “The Future of Emotions” Workshop – Part 1: IAAD projects

An exclusive report from the exhibition of the Pininfarina Workshop designs created by design students from IAAD, IED ISD Rubika...

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Pininfarina “The Future of Emotions” Workshop – Part 2: IED projects

24 June 2016 | Automotive Design

Pininfarina “The Future of Emotions” Workshop – Part 2: IED projects

The second part of our exclusive report from the Pininfarina Workshop “The Future of Emotions”, with the projects created by IED...

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Rolls-Royce 103EX envisions the future of luxury mobility

20 June 2016 | Concept Cars

Rolls-Royce 103EX envisions the future of luxury mobility

The Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 - codenamed 103EX - is Rolls-Royce's first "Vision" concept - an autonomous vehicle that anticipates the...

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An in-depth, advanced 3D modeling guide for creating high quality 3D geometry and reflection for cars and products using polygonal modeling software. By former ILM and LucasArts CG artist Ali Ismail.

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The Art of Thumbnail Sketching – Ferrari 330 P4 Sketch

In this video Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven To Draw shows his process for creating a thumbnail sketch of the classic Ferrari 330 P4 racing car.
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How to design a car wheel in Photoshop

A video tutorial by Lassi Kaikkonen that shows a technique for creating a car wheel in Photoshop.
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Product Design Sketching: Bluetooth Speaker

A short video demonstrating a quick technique for sketching and rendering products using a pencil.

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Audi A5 Coupé: design sketches

Audi A5 Coupé: design sketches

A set of official design sketch renders of the recently revealed Audi A5 Coupé.
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Skoda Head of Design Jozef Kabaň on the upcoming Kodiaq SUV

Škoda has published the first design sketches of its first SUV ever, the Kodiaq. We report an official interview with Head of Design Jozef Kabaň.
CarDesign.ru and SPD launch Sketch Fighter 2016 Contest

CarDesign.ru and SPD launch Sketch Fighter 2016 Contest

CarDesign.ru and Italian design school Scuola Politecnica di Design are hosting the 2016 edition of the Sketch Fighter contest. The first two winners will receive one 100% and one 50% scholarship for SPD's Master Course in Transportation Design.
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The Biggest And Least Noticed Trend In All Of Car Design

[...] If you look at cars from around the early 1980s to the early ‘90s, you may notice one pervasively common theme throughout that decade: a front end design incorporating a very clean and logical arrangement of elements.
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Automobiles have always captured the style of their time. In 2016, Anya Georgijevic learns that means exploiting the aesthetic potential of sustainability.
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Porsche previews the new Panamera

Porsche has released the first design sketch and a short video previewing the new-generation Panamera that will be unveiled at the end of June.
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SEAT has released a clip and an image gallery that give a step by step look at the design process behind its production models.
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Volkswagen BUDD-e Concept wins Interior Design of the Year Award

The futuristic interior concept of the BUDD-e minivan concept car presented at CES 2016 has received the "Interior Design of the Year" award.
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Presented at the CES on January, the Volkswagen BUDD-e is the first concept car based on the new MEB Modular Electric Drive Kit and features an advanced infotainment system.
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Audi has revealed the second generation A5/S5 Coupé, featuring a new surface treatment that adopts the brand's current design DNA.

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