Ford has announced that it will launch a new design studio for its luxury brand Lincoln. The facility will be headed by new design director Max Wolff.
An exclusive interview with concept designer Harald Belker, who talks about his career, gives some insights in his workflow and introduces "PULSE", his just released book.
BMW has launched a website dedicated to its Art Car collection, which features a virtual video overview of the history and development of the artworks.
Volkswagen has announced that Luc Donckerwolke has been appointed Head of Advanced Design for the Group, effective August 1, 2011.
Kia has won the brand design and exterior design categories in the first edition of Automotive Brand Contest, an event organized by the German Design Council.
(UPDATED) Mercedes-Benz has announced the opening of a new 1,000 square meters design studio in China, which joins the existing facilities in Germany, US, Italy and Japan.
The first images and information on "PULSE - the complete guide to future racing", the new book by concept designer Harald Belker, published by Design Studio Press.
The Fiat 500 has won the XXII edition of the "Compasso d'Oro ADI" (ADI Golden Compass), Europe's oldest design award. The prize was presented to Fiat Design Director Roberto Giolito during the ceremony held at the Macro Museum in Rome.
An exclusive interview with Patrik Palovaara, a transportation designer and founder of Pansar Sweden, a new watches brand. He shares his experience and speaks about the different processes and approaches in the car design and product design fields.
Renault has unveiled a teaser design sketch that previews a new car expected to debut at the next Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
I Draw Cars is a sketchbook and reference guide for automotive design students and professionals. The project was started by designers Matt Marrocco and Adam Hubers and can be funded through Kickstarter until July 2.
GM’s Global Design organization has announced that Bryan Nesbitt, executive director – North American Exterior Design and Global Architecture Strategy, has been appointed vice president of GM International Operations Design, effective August 1st.
At the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2011 a 1968 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale won the "Best of Show" award, while the 'Concept Cars and Prototypes' category was won by the Aston Martin V12 Zagato.
Published by Veloce, "Art Deco and British Car Design" is a book about automotive styling that covers in particular the streamlined design from the 1930's that defined what are now known as Airline cars.
Old School Viscom is an instructional book by Jason White, an automotive designer and educator at CCS. It teaches the basics of visual communication through the use of traditional techniques.
German 3D artist André Kutscherauer has published a 600+ pages instructional ebook that teaches how to create a high-quality 3D model of an Audi R8 in Rhinoceros for visualization and animation purposes.
Autodesk has released a series of official videos that present the new features and enhancements introduced with the 2012 edition of the Alias design software suite.
An exclusive video where Lamborghini Centro Stile Director Filippo Perini talks about the exterior design of the Aventador supercar.
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