About Car Body Design

Car Body Design is an independent publication created in 2004 by Marco Traverso and currently run by Rome-based company Line22 SRL.

Today Car Body Design is a leading website in the automotive and industrial design fields, with over 2 million pages visited every month.

CBD provides selected daily news from the automotive and design worlds, publishes original projects created by emerging designers, links to automotive design and engineering technical publications, links to design tutorials.


About Marco Traverso

Marco Traverso graduated cum laude from University “La Sapienza” (Rome, Italy) with a 5-years degree in Mechanical Engineering (2001).

His final thesis, presenting the design of an aluminum spaceframe for a modular city-car, is available online since 2003 and provided the basis for Car Body Design’s extensive database of publications.

In 2003-2004 he has published a series of technical articles for Autotecnica and Mototecnica printed magazines and was among the authors of the “Aluminium and Cars” book, published by Edimet, for which he wrote the Body, Frame and Design chapters.

He is currently CEO of  Line22 SRL.


About Line22 S.R.L.

Line22 is a privately-held design studio based in Rome (Italy) that operates in several fields:

  • web design and publishing
  • concept design
  • 3D graphics


Line22 SRL

Via Paul Cezanne 11, 00178 Rome (Italy)

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