Author Archives: Marco Traverso

Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality
10 Feb 2015

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.
Peugeot designer turns children
24 Jun 2014

Peugeot designer turns children’s drawings into concepts

An exclusive report and interview on a unique contest recently organized by Peugeot, where the drawings of young kids of 10-15 years were turned into concept cars by designer Olivier Gamiette.
Pininfarina Sergio Concept: the design process
20 Jun 2013

Pininfarina Sergio Concept: the design process

An exclusive presentation of the design process and technologies behind the Sergio Concept, the show car dedicated to Sergio Pininfarina developed in just six months using the 3DExperience software platform by Dassault Systèmes.
10 tips for aspiring car designers by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove
31 May 2012

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.
Exclusive: Renault Twizy design story
29 May 2012

Exclusive: Renault Twizy design story

The exclusive, detailed design story of the Renault Twizy, presented by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove during the event held at the Milan SPD.
Exclusive: Renault Twizy design story
29 May 2012

Exclusive: Renault Twizy design story – Part 2

continues from Part 1 The design phases Luciano Bove: “When we started in January, we knew we had just one year to show the running prototype to our President.” Given the tight deadline, the development involved Renault’s...
Exclusive: interview with David Hilton
20 Mar 2012

Exclusive: interview with David Hilton

An exclusive interview with Bentley's Head of Exterior Design David Hilton, who speaks about his professional experiences, his new position and the future of Motorcity Europe, now available for taking over.
Luxology releases modo 601
1 Mar 2012

Luxology releases modo 601

Luxology has just launched the new major release of modo, the 3D modeling, painting, sculpting, animation and rendering software for Mac and Windows, with many new features and improvements.
Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2012
6 Feb 2012

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2012

Planned for 25-26 April 2012 in London, the Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2012 Initiative will present case studies and best practices on the adoption of advanced lightweight materials in the car industry.
Monash University 2011 Graduate Show
26 Jan 2012

Monash University 2011 Graduate Show – Part 2

An exclusive report from the Melbourne-based Monash University 2011 degree show with the final projects of the Industrial Design undergraduate students. Part 2 of 2.
Monash University 2011 Graduate Show
25 Jan 2012

Monash University 2011 Graduate Show – Part 1

An exclusive report from the Melbourne-based Monash University 2011 degree show with the final projects of the Industrial Design undergraduate students. Part 1 of 2.
Autodesk acquires T-Splines technology
23 Dec 2011

Autodesk acquires T-Splines technology

Autodesk has just announced the acquisition of a number of technology assets from T-Splines Inc., a surface modeling software company which produced plug-ins for Rhino and SolidWorks.
Mangusta Legacy Concept
21 Dec 2011

Mangusta Legacy Concept

The Mangusta Legacy project is a study of a modern interpretation of the 1965 De Tomaso Mangusta supercar. It was created by designer and illustrator Maxime de Keiser.
Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
6 Oct 2011

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple and father of the Mac and iPhone, has passed away at 56. A small homage to a man who has changed the world of technology and design.
Interview with Harald Belker
28 Jul 2011

Interview with Harald Belker

An exclusive interview with concept designer Harald Belker, who talks about his career, gives some insights in his workflow and introduces "PULSE", his just released book.

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