Industrial Design News

Toyota launches Forklift Design Competition
19 May 2015

Toyota launches Forklift Design Competition

Toyota Material Handling Europe has launched the second edition of the Logistic Design Competition, asking European design students and recent graduates to envision the future look of their forklift models. 
Autodesk partners with Microsoft for advancing 3D Printing and Visualisation
13 May 2015

Autodesk partners with Microsoft for advancing 3D Printing and Visualisation

Autodesk announces Spark 3D printing platform to be embedded in Windows 10 and intent to make digital 3D models interoperable with Microsoft HoloLens.
Milan Design Week: Ford reveals GT-inspired design objects
16 Apr 2015

Milan Design Week: Ford reveals GT-inspired design objects

At the Milan Design Week Ford has presented a set of objects - including a guitar, a sailing boat, a speaker and a table football - created by the company's global design studios and inspired by design principles of the GT interior.
Peugeot Design Lab creates Foodtruck mobile restaurant
7 Apr 2015

Peugeot Design Lab creates Foodtruck mobile restaurant

The Peugeot Foodtruck was designed by Peugeot Design Lab, the carmaker’s Global Brand Design studio, and will be on display in Milan at the Design Week and the 2015 World’s Fair, Expo.
2015 Lexus Design Award: the finalists
4 Feb 2015

2015 Lexus Design Award: the finalists

Lexus has announced the 12 finalists for the third Lexus Design Award international design competition. The project will be displayed during the Milan Design Week.
Pininfarina designs RC Drone
25 Aug 2014

Pininfarina designs RC Drone

Pininfarina has penned a sleek RC drone called Sky Rider Drone, that will be sold in Italy by De Agostini Publishing.
Porsche Design Studio repositions its business with luxury watches
6 Aug 2014

Porsche Design Studio repositions its business with luxury watches

The Porsche Design Group (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) has founded a subsidiary in Switzerland dedicated to producing high-quality timepieces.
UK company creates the Alfa Romeo-inspired £4,000 guitar
23 Jun 2014

UK company creates the Alfa Romeo-inspired £4,000 guitar

Harrison Custom Guitar Works based in Yorkshire (UK) has created an ultra-exclusive electric guitar inspired by Alfa Romeo’s design, materials and technology.
MINI and Dezeen announce
10 Jun 2014

MINI and Dezeen announce ‘Frontiers – The Future of Mobility’ exhibition

MINI has teamed up with online magazine Dezeen to commission six young designers to explore how design and technology could transform the way we travel in years to come.
BMW DesignworksUSA develops solar carport concept
9 May 2014

BMW DesignworksUSA develops solar carport concept

BMW Group DesignworksUSA studio has developed a solar carport concept that matches the design language of the i8 and i3 models.
Ford and IDSA
8 May 2014

Ford and IDSA’s ‘Designing Innovation’ Panel Discussion (video)

Watch the live stream of yesterday's panel discussion titled "Designing Innovation", organized by Ford and IDSA.
Kickstarter Project:
7 May 2014

Kickstarter Project: “How to Draw Shoes” sketchbook

Industrial designer Mark Kokavec from Render Demo has launched a Kickstarter project for a sketchbook/reference book focused on footwear design.
Milan Design Week: Peugeot ONYX Sofa
15 Apr 2014

Milan Design Week: Peugeot ONYX Sofa

At the 2014 Milan Design Week Peugeot Design Lab has presented the ONYX sofa, a sculpted seat made of carbon fiber and lava stone, along with a collection of sculptures exploring original material combinations.
BMW DesignworksUSA creates metro train for Kuala Lumpur
27 Mar 2014

BMW DesignworksUSA creates metro train for Kuala Lumpur

BMW Group subsidiary DesignworksUSA has developed the design of the Metro Inspiro train, to be built by Siemens for the Klang Valley metropolitan region around Malaysia`s capital Kuala Lumpur.
Audi Design and De Silva create Luft armchair for Poltrona Frau
29 Nov 2013

Audi Design and De Silva create Luft armchair for Poltrona Frau

Italian Poltrona Frau in collaboration with Audi's Munich-based Concept Design Studio and Walter de Silva have created "Luft", an exclusive armchair in leather and aluminum with a weightless look.
DAF Construction Trucks: Design Story
26 Nov 2013

DAF Construction Trucks: Design Story

DAF is launching the new Euro 6 LF and CF Construction Trucks. We report an exclusive design story of the vehicle.
Anki Drive game features autonomous slot concept cars
21 Oct 2013

Anki Drive game features autonomous slot concept cars

Anki Drive is a new slot car racing game that utilizes artificial intelligence technology, with concept cars able to learn from experience. The design was penned by concept designer Harald Belker.
Design documentaries:
18 Oct 2013

Design documentaries: “American Look” and “American Maker”

Two documentaries commissioned by General Motors and produced by Handy (Jam) Organization in 1958 and 1960 and celebrating American design, creativity and craftsmanship.
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