Interview with David Beasley
With a Masters in Design from Coventry University and a Masters in Art from the Royal College of Art, as well as career highlights such as being part of the team for the Mini Clubman show car shown in Frankfurt 2005 and Geneva 2006, and most recently being the lead exterior designer for the Pininfarina B0 / Bluecar shown Paris 2008, David Beasley has plenty of thoughts on what it takes to succeed in design.
His experiences have included working for companies such as Electronic Arts, Pinewood Studios, Land Rover, Mini, BMW, Volvo Trucks, various consultancies, and now Pininfarina
. In this short interview we take a look at what motivates him, as well as what he thinks it takes to become a successful car designer.