Author Archives: Eric Gallina
Report: Autostyle 2013
The 10th annual Autostyle Design Competition was held at the sprawling grounds of Villa di Bagno on the outskirts of Mantua, Italy last week. But the event is far more than a design competition.
Art Center 2012: BMW X Life Concept
The BMW X Life Concept by Yasuhiro Sato is a project that explores shapes inspired by the different stages of life fusing design, architecture and sculpture.
Art Center 2012: Levitating Concept Vehicles
Two design studies of futuristic levitating vehicles by Yana Briggs: a taxi for New York City and a Mazda-sponsored project, both on display at the Art Center College of Design Degree Show 2012.
Art Center 2012: Honda Kit Trac Project
Tazo Osawa envisions foreclosed city properties turning into urban farms by the year 2016. To fam the land, the Kit-Trac project is a small tractor for the modern day pioneer.
Art Center 2012: Mazda – Soul of Motion Project
The objective of this project developed by Ethan Anh Pham was to find a vehicle that created a link between Generation Y and Mazda.
Autostyle Competition 2012: the winners
An exclusive report from the Autostyle 2012 event, with the winning projects of the Eco Popemobile Competition design contest, won by Eric Leong and Yong Fei from Umea University.
Art Center 2012: Volvo Singularity Concept
The Volvo Singularity Concept is a study of a futuristic fully autonomous nuclear powered family limousine for the year 2035. The author is Ryan Black-Macken.
Art Center 2012: HSB Hybrid Sports Bicycle
The HSB tri-hybrid bicycle concept is a full-scale working prototype designed to bridge the gap between small displacement motorcycles and large bicycles.
Honda reveals Micro Commuter Prototype
Honda has revealed the Micro Commuter Prototype, a micro-sized short distance electric vehicle that evolves the concept car presented at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show.
Royal College of Art Degree Show 2012 – Part 3
The last part of our exclusive report on the the works presented at this year's Royal College of Art Degree Show by the students of the Vehicle Design MA programme.
Royal College of Art Degree Show 2012 – Part 2
The second part of our exclusive report on the the works presented by the students of the Vehicle Design MA programme at the Royal College of Art.
Royal College of Art Degree Show 2012 – Part 1
An exclusive report on the works of 21 graduates of the Vehicle Design MA programme at the Royal College of Art.
RCA Rolls-Royce project – Part 2
The second part of our exclusive report on the Rolls-Royce projects created by the MA Vehicle Design second year students at the Royal College of Art.
RCA Rolls-Royce project – Part 1
An exclusive report on the final projects created in partnership with Rolls-Royce by the second year students enrolled in the MA Vehicle Design program at the Royal College of Art.
James Hope appointed Director of Design for Chery Motors Ltd.
James Hope has been appointed Corporate Director of Design at Chery Motors Ltd. He will lead a team of 90 designers at the company's design center in Wuhu, eastern China.
Thomas Ingenlath appointed Vice President of Design at Volvo Cars
Former Volkswagen Group designer Thomas Ingenlath has been appointed Vice President of Design at Volvo Cars, effective July 1, 2012.