Nissan Design Management Changes
Nissan has announced several management changes in its North American and European facilities. NDE current vice president Alfonso Albaisa will return to NDA as vice president, succeeding Bruce Campbell who will retire and become an advisor to Nissan...
MG Project X120
Auto Express and Austin Rover Online have revealed images and details on the X120 project, with which MG was planning three new models: a new Midget, a TF replacement and a coupé. The development was frozen in 2005 when the company went into...
Jason Castriota joins Shelby Supercars
Jason Castriota, the designer of Pininfarina P4/5, the Stile Bertone Mantide and the Rolls-Royce Hyperion, has been hired by Washington-based SSC (Shelby Supercars) to design the next generation Ultimate Aero supercar.
Interview with Peter Schreyer
An official interview with Kia Motors Corporation Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, who speaks about the brand's current design language and direction. The document was released for the introduction of the new Sportage SUV at the 2010 Geneva...
Nissan opens new design studio in Beijing
Nissan has announced the expansion of its global design facilities with a new design studio located in the Chao Yang district of Beijing, China. It will employ 20 designers and will open in early 2011, focusing on the local market needs.
Magna Steyr: Mobility and Diversity
An overview of the activities of the Design Studio at Magna Steyr, the international automotive supplier based in Graz, Austria. At the next Geneva Motor Show the studio led by Andreas Wolfsgruber will present a new concept developed in partnership...
Desmania Synergi and Sculptura Concepts
At the recent AutoExpo 2010 in India, Desmania Design studio has presented a hybrid sportsbike called Synergi and a two-seater sportscar named Sculptura. Both the studies were conceived as realistic proposals for the local market.
Coventry University: Interior of the 2020 design contest
Coventry University in partnership with Opel/Vauxhall design team have launched a contest which asks students to create innovative and visionary interior concepts for the next decade. The winner will be offered a working experience with GM Design...
BMW Design: An Analysis of ‘Joy’
This article is an analysis of BMW's current global promotional strategy which places huge emphasis on 'Joy'. It aims to ask what this very short and seemingly simple word may signify for potential consumers and why it has become so important to the...
Wacom Intuos4 goes Wireless
Wacom has introduced the Intuos4 Wireless graphic pen tablet, the first cord-free professional tablet ever produced. It features Bluetooth technology which allows to work at distances of up to 10 meters from the computer. It is available at $399.
RCA Design Students create the Bentley of the Future
Bentley Motors has selected four finalist projects among eighteen futuristic concepts created by the Master students from the Vehicle Design Course at the Royal College of Arts, UK. The selected entries will be refined at the Company's design studio.
Ferrari Enzo Modulo II: new images
An exclusive gallery of new images for the Ferrari Enzo Modulo, the dynamic concept created by Paolo Martin to reinterpret his legendary Modulo dream car in a modern way. Includes several renderings and 3D CAD views.
Mercedes-Benz Rising Car Sculpture
The official video presentation of the "Rising Car" sculpture unveiled by Mercedes-Benz at the 2010 Detroit Motor Show.
Automotive Rendering Techniques by Mikael Lugnegård
cmiVFX has published a video tutorial by Swedish designer Mikael Lugnegård titled "Automotive Rendering Techniques", which explains in detail the rendering process of a 3D sketch model, from the 3D mockup in Maya to the final touches...
BMW logo: the true story
A recent report by The New York Times has revealed that the BMW reknown rounded logo was not inspired by the spinning propeller of a plane, but by the state colors of the Bavaria region. The origin of this legend was an ad from the 1920s.
Ferrari Enzo Modulo II
Paolo Martin has presented a proposal for a modern reinterpretation of his 1968 Ferrari Modulo iconic dream car. The new concept idea is based on an original drawing from 1967, revised and adapted to be used with the Ferrari Enzo chassis.
Mercedes-Benz Design Sculpture
At the 2010 Detroit Motor Show Mercedes-Benz has presented an automobile sculpture that portrays a concept car body taking form and rising from a liquid surface. The artwork hints at the brand's design language evolution for the next future models.
Car Design Fetish 2010 Calendar
Automotive Design enthusiast blog Car Design Fetish has announced the 2010 Charity Car Design Calendar, titled "Rendered Hope", which features artworks of vehicles from different designers and artists. 100% of the profits will go to the...
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CIRCUL-A-THON Design Challenge by SABIC
This competition is open to students and professionals – and asks for their most compelling and futuristic circular designs. $50,000 in prizes are up for grabs!
Deadline for Submissions: April 1st, 2023
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