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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.
Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality

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.
How to learn Autodesk Alias

How to learn Autodesk Alias

The best resources for learning Autodesk Alias 3D software: the official documentation, free online tutorials, educational DVDs, books and online training.

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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.
Autodesk Alias Quick Tips by HandleBar 3D

Autodesk Alias Quick Tips by HandleBar 3D

A playlist of quick 1-2 minutes design modeling tips for Autodesk Alias, by designer Raymundo Burgueno, aka HandleBar 3D.

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McLaren creates Speedtail design collections
5 Jan / Special Cars

McLaren creates Speedtail design collections

To help the 106 future owners of the Speedtail Hyper GT customize their car, McLaren designers have created three different collections to offer them inspiration and a basis for customization.
Volkswagen previews design of mobile charging station

Volkswagen previews design of mobile charging station

Volkswagen has revealed the first details on its future mobile quick charging station, which can work integrated with the power supply network or independently as a power bank.
Hyundai previews four-legged concept vehicle ahead of CES 2019
3 Jan / Concept Cars

Hyundai previews four-legged concept vehicle ahead of CES 2019

At CES 2019 Hyundai will present "Elevate", a concept vehicle that combines robotics and EV technology capable of taking people to unexplored places.
Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic Concept: Design Gallery
2 Jan / Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic Concept: Design Gallery

The official sketches, renders and design boards from the development of the autonomous vehicle concept presented at IAA CV 2018.
Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic Concept
29 Dec / Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic Concept

The Mercedes-Benz Vision Urbanetic is an urban mobility concept that aims at combining people moving and goods transportation thanks to its interchangeable bodies.
Flymove relaunches Bertone name with the Dianchè brand for future mobility

Flymove relaunches Bertone name with the Dianchè brand for future mobility

Flymove leads a group of more than 10 companies, mostly from the automotive industry, and has recently unveiled its plan for a line-up of fully electric vehicles.
Design Talk with Luciano Bove and Michele Leonello

Design Talk with Luciano Bove and Michele Leonello

The best moments of a recent live discussion about design and design education, between our friends Michele Leonello and Luciano Bove.
Merry Christmas!
24 Dec / Announcements

Merry Christmas!

We wish you a merry and joyous Christmas and a very happy and creative 2019! And as in our tradition, we have our annual Christmas card, created by our friend Bernie Walsh. 2018 was for Car Body Design – and for me personally – a year...
CryptoMotors Design Challenge

CryptoMotors Design Challenge

CryptoMotors - a digital, blockchain-powered automaker, has launched a design competition asking designers to create a concept cars for races in a futuristic virtual world.
NinetySX Homage is a modern take of the iconic Honda NSX
21 Dec / New Designers

NinetySX Homage is a modern take of the iconic Honda NSX

The NinetySX Homage is a futuristic sportscar that pays tribute to the iconic Honda NSX. The author is designer Fabio Ferrante.
Robert Downey Jr. meets Audi Head of Design Marc Lichte

Robert Downey Jr. meets Audi Head of Design Marc Lichte

A promotional clip by Audi featuring a short conversation between Audi Head of Design Marc Lichte and Robert Downey Jr.
Italdesign Vulcanus is a Mercedes-Benz-based LCV designed for Chinese Xingchi
20 Dec / Production Cars

Italdesign Vulcanus is a Mercedes-Benz-based LCV designed for Chinese Xingchi

Xingchi Automobiles and Italdesign have partnered for the development of the interiors and the exterior of  Vulcanus, a luxury, high-end light commercial vehicle based on the Mercedes-Benz V260L.
Car Render Challenge 2018: the winners

Car Render Challenge 2018: the winners

Hum3D has announced the results of its fifth annual Render Challenge: the first prize was won by Amaru Zeas with a stunning, highly emotional picture.
Mercedes-Benz teases new CLA ahead of CES debut
19 Dec / Concept Cars

Mercedes-Benz teases new CLA ahead of CES debut

The new Mercedes-Benz CLA will feature an evolved MBUX infotainment system and a softer exterior surface treatment.
Fiat 500 on display at MoMA for The Value of Good Design Exhibition
18 Dec / Exhibitions

Fiat 500 on display at MoMA for The Value of Good Design Exhibition

The Fiat 500 F series will go on public display from 10 February, 2019, as part of The Museum of Modern Art’s The Value of Good Design exhibition in New York.
Puritalia previews hybrid coupé for Geneva
17 Dec / Special Cars

Puritalia previews hybrid coupé for Geneva

Puritalia has announced the upcoming debut of its second model, the Berlinetta, a hybrid supercar that will be unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.
Infiniti teases its first fully electric crossover
17 Dec / Concept Cars

Infiniti teases its first fully electric crossover

At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Infiniti will unveil an electric concept car that will introduce a new form design language with a strong Japanese DNA.
BMW Vision iNEXT Concept explores the future of personal mobility
8 Dec / Concept Cars

BMW Vision iNEXT Concept explores the future of personal mobility

Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Vision iNEXT features technology, design and new ways of thinking that preview the direction for BMW's future models.

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