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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.
Modeling Cars in Polygons

Modeling Cars in Polygons

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.
10 reasons why every designer should learn 3D

10 reasons why every designer should learn 3D

Are you already designing in 3D? If not, this is a list of 10 reasons why should probably consider learning some 3D skills - and thanks to the available software and training, today is the best time ever to start.

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How to sketch a car in side view

How to sketch a car in side view

A video demonstration by design instructor Sangwon Seok, who shows how to sketch a coupe concept in side view using pen and markers
Concept Car ZBrush 3D Modeling Tutorial

Concept Car ZBrush 3D Modeling Tutorial

In this tutorial in 4 parts designer Aaron Walker aka carstylus shows how to model a concept car from scratch using ZBrush’s topology and brush.
Industrial Design Marker Sketch Tutorial

Industrial Design Marker Sketch Tutorial

In this 13 minute video tutorial Eric Strebel shows and explains the creation process of a traditional product design marker rendering – applied to an aluminum backpack hanger.

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FCA US Drive for Design Contest 2019: the winners

FCA US Drive for Design Contest 2019: the winners

FCA has announced the results of its US Drive for Design Contest. The winners are students from Florida, Washington and Michigan.
The history of the Porsche Speedster

The history of the Porsche Speedster

An official document and photo gallery telling the history of the iconic model, from the early 1950s to the launch of the new Speedster in 2019.
Ducati Design Experience: a summer full immersion course by Ducati and IAAD

Ducati Design Experience: a summer full immersion course by Ducati and IAAD

IAAD and Ducati have organized the first edition of “Ducati Design Experience“, a full immersion course that will take place from 15 to 26 July 2019.
Lamborghini Polo Storico restores Miura from

Lamborghini Polo Storico restores Miura from “The Italian Job”

Lamborghini Polo Storico has restored and certified the Miura P400 that was originally used in the 1969 film “The Italian Job” by Paramount Pictures.
Škoda Superb restyled: design sketch
7 May / Production Cars

Škoda Superb restyled: design sketch

Škoda has previewed the revised Superb flagship which makes its debut this month.
BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe previewed ahead of debut
7 May / Production Cars

BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe previewed ahead of debut

The new four-door car, anticipated by the 2018 M8 Gran Coupe Concept, will make its debut in June and will be launched in 2020.
Aston Martin Vantage AMR
6 May / Production Cars

Aston Martin Vantage AMR

The limited edition Vantage AMR aims at offering the ultimate driving experience thanks to a lightweight design and a manual transmission.
The restyled MINI Clubman
3 May / Production Cars

The restyled MINI Clubman

At the Shanghai Auto Show MINI has presented the restyled Clubman featuring a front end with renewed grille and lights.
Karma SC1 Vision Concept is a futuristic roadster built for California roads
3 May / Concept Cars

Karma SC1 Vision Concept is a futuristic roadster built for California roads

The SC1 Vision Concept is an electric roadster designed for the Californian roads that showcases the design direction and the Strategy for Karma's future models.
Mullen Qiantu K50
2 May / Special Cars

Mullen Qiantu K50

At the New York Auto Show Mullen Technologies has presented the Qiantu K50, an electric sportscar set to be launched in 2020.
SAIC Design Challenge 2019:

SAIC Design Challenge 2019: “Intelligent Frontier 2030”

The seventh edition of the SAIC Design Challenge, open to design students form China and Europe, tasking them to envision an intelligent connected vehicle for the future.
Rhino “Marine Design

Rhino “Marine Design & Engineering” Meeting (Barcelona, May 8, 2019)

The event will take place in Barcelona on May 8, 2019, and is targeted to naval architects, engineers, yacht designers, 3D modelers and software.
Ford testing 3D virtual reality sketching tool

Ford testing 3D virtual reality sketching tool

The Dearborn-based Ford Design Studio is exploring the use of Gravity Sketch, a 3D virtual reality sketching tool, with the goal of developing more human-centric vehicle designs.
Simon Loasby named Head of Hyundai Styling Group

Simon Loasby named Head of Hyundai Styling Group

Simon Loasby, Director of Hyundai Design in China, has been promoted to Head of Hyundai Styling Group at Hyundai Design Center in Korea.
Citroën teases AI-powered Centenary Concept

Citroën teases AI-powered Centenary Concept

At the upcoming VivaTech event Citroën will unveil an all-electric, autonomous concept car that will celebrate the brand's Centenary.
Kia HabaNiro Concept
23 Apr / Concept Cars

Kia HabaNiro Concept

Developed at Kia's California design studio, the HabaNiro concept is a fully-electric, all-wheel drive, four-seat  crossover concept with a dynamic design, an autonomous drive mode, and a range of more than 300 miles.
Renault opens Design Center in Shanghai

Renault opens Design Center in Shanghai

Renault has announced the opening of a new Design Center in Shanghai, which will focus on the development of connected, innovative and electric mobility solutions.
Mercedes-Benz Concept GLB
16 Apr / Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz Concept GLB

The seven-seat all-terrain concept car presented at the Shanghai Auto Show demonstrates possible vehicles based on the GLA platform.

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