VW Design part 2: the videos

Automotive Design 7 Dec 2006
VW Design part 2: the videos

Some interesting videos by Volkswagen that document the different stages in the development process at Potsdam Design Centre.


The videos were recorded at VW’s Design Center in Potsdam.

Video List

  1. Car drawing and sketching
  2. From CAD model to full scale clay model
  3. CAD modeling and Virtual Reality presentation
  4. From sketch to scale prototype
  5. Interior design: materials and trims

Video #1: Car drawing and sketching

A footage video from VW’s Design Centre in Potsdam, showing the designers at work with traditional media: paper, pens, pencils and markers.

Video #2 – From CAD model to full scale clay model

The various steps that lead from a CAD model to a 1:1 scale clay model.

Video #3 – CAD modeling and Virtual Reality presentation

The CAD workstation at the VW’s Design Centre in Potsdam; vehicle presentation and evaluation using virtual reality (Powerwall)

Video #4 – From sketch to scale prototype

The steps that lead from a handmade sketch to a scale model created using Rapid Prototyping technologies.

Video #5 – Interior design: materials and trims

Interior designers at work in the materials and trims dept. at the VW Design Center in Potsdam.

(Source: Volkswagen)

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