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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.
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.
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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Mazda 3 Photoshop Render Demo

Mazda 3 Photoshop Render Demo

A video demo showing how to turn a hand drawn pencil sketch into a polished render in Photoshop.
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.

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Alfa Romeo LEA Concept
10 Sep / New Designers

Alfa Romeo LEA Concept

As concept designer Luigi Memola explains, the concept represents his “idea of magnetic beauty, sensuality, sexy and aggressiveness without compromise.” The design inspiration comes from Alfa Romeo’s rich heritage. Luigi explains:...
Hyundai teases 45 Concept
27 Aug / Concept Cars

Hyundai teases 45 Concept

At the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show Hyundai wil unveil the 45, a fully-electric concept car that will give indication on the company's future EV design.
McLaren teases new open supercar for Ultimate Series
20 Aug / Special Cars

McLaren teases new open supercar for Ultimate Series

McLaren has revealed a design rendering of an all-new Ultimate Series supercar, focused on pure, open-top driving experience.
Sasha Selipanov is new Koenigsegg Head of Design

Sasha Selipanov is new Koenigsegg Head of Design

Koenigsegg Automotive has appointed as new Head of Design Alexander (Sasha) Selipanov, former designer at volkswagen, Bugatti and Genesis as Head of Design.
Volkswagen ID. Buggy Concept at Pebble Beach
19 Aug / Concept Cars

Volkswagen ID. Buggy Concept at Pebble Beach

Volkswagen is bringing the ID. Buggy Concept to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance during Monterey Car Week.
BMW designer Calvin Luk sketches the BMW Z4

BMW designer Calvin Luk sketches the BMW Z4

Australian online magazine CarAdvice.com.au has published an interview with BMW exterior designer Calvin Luk, who sketches the new Z4 and talks about car design process.
Volkswagen ID.3: video series on the design and development

Volkswagen ID.3: video series on the design and development

Volkswagen has launched a weekly video series titled"Becoming ID.", offering a look behind the scenes of the ID.3 development. The first episode is led by chief designer Klaus Bischoff.
Acura Type S Concept
16 Aug / Concept Cars

Acura Type S Concept

At the Monterey Car Week Acura has revealed the Type S Concept, previewing the return of the Type S performance variants and the design of the 2nd-gen TLX Type S.
Hyundai to reveal all-new i10 and full electric concept at Frankfurt

Hyundai to reveal all-new i10 and full electric concept at Frankfurt

At the upcoming Frankfurt Show Hyundai will unveil the all-new i10 and its first full electric concept, showcasing the brand's EV design direction.
Audi Q3 Sportback: the design
31 Jul / Production Cars

Audi Q3 Sportback: the design

Featuring a coupé inspired roofline, the Q3 Sportback is the latest addition to the Audi Q line-up.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the first mid-engine Corvette ever
26 Jul / Production Cars

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the first mid-engine Corvette ever

Chevrolet has revealed the 2020 C8 Corvette, featuring for the first time a mid-engine layout and showcasing an evolution of the design DNA form the previous generation.
Petersen Automotive Museum to display movie concept cars at Monterey

Petersen Automotive Museum to display movie concept cars at Monterey

The Petersen Automotive Museum will bring a selection of movie star cars - including the DeLorean from Back to the Future,  to the Monterey Car Week.
Protean Electric develops 360 degree steering wheel concept
23 Jul / Technology

Protean Electric develops 360 degree steering wheel concept

UK company Protean Electric has developed an advanced electric-drive ‘corner module’ concept for next-generation urban mobility pods, featuring limitless 360-degree steering for maximum maneuvrability.
Ecurie Ecosse LM69 is a retro-modern Le Mans racer
22 Jul / Special Cars

Ecurie Ecosse LM69 is a retro-modern Le Mans racer

Scottish racing team Ecurie Ecosse has created an exclusive supercar inspired from the legendary 1966 Jaguar XJ13.
Kia XCeed: design story

Kia XCeed: design story

Kia has released details about the design story of the XCeed urban crossover, including a video, a set of sketches and the announcement of an upcoming design book.
Mahindra XUV300: Design Story

Mahindra XUV300: Design Story

Designed to succeed in the compact SUV segment, the XUV300 is the result of a unique creative collaboration between  Mahindra's design studio in India and the SsangYong team in Korea.
Success stories from Car Design Academy: Alireza Saeedi and Agri Bisono
10 Jul / Design Schools

Success stories from Car Design Academy: Alireza Saeedi and Agri Bisono

Alireza Saeedi and Agri Bisono, professional car designers and former students at Car Design Academy, talk about their experience at the online design school and give some suggestions to prospect design students.
Audi R8 LMS GT2
9 Jul / News

Audi R8 LMS GT2

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed Audi Sport has revealed the Audi R8 LMS GT2, a 640 hp racecar that will compete form 2020 in the new GT2 class.

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