Automotive Design

Ferrari Enzo Modulo II: new images
25 Jan 2010

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

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
20 Jan 2010

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
17 Jan 2010

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
17 Jan 2010

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
14 Jan 2010

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
12 Jan 2010

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...
Camaro Designer joins Volkswagen Santa Monica
2 Jan 2010

Camaro Designer joins Volkswagen Santa Monica

Sang Yup Lee has resigned from GM and joined the Volkswagen design team in Santa Monica as Cheif Design of Exteriors. Mr. Lee has been credited with the exterior design of the new Camaro, as well as the Stingray Corvette Concept featured in the...
The Top Ten Galleries of 2009
31 Dec 2009

The Top Ten Galleries of 2009

The top ten galleries from the articles published in 2009. The most viewed gallery was relative to the Lamborghini Insecta Concept, which was also the most popular story of the year.
The Top Ten Stories of 2009
31 Dec 2009

The Top Ten Stories of 2009

The top ten stories of the 2009. The most popular article was the exclusive presentation of the Lamborghini Insecta Concept, a virtual project created by Romanian designer Iulian Bumbu.
Blue In A Green World
28 Dec 2009

Blue In A Green World

A discussion on how intelligent use of color may help to promote and reinforce the environmentally sound credentials of the Renault Z.E. concepts first shown together at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Merry Christmas! And a new sleigh for Santa
24 Dec 2009

Merry Christmas! And a new sleigh for Santa…

To celebrate this Christmas and the Winter Holidays we present a number of concept sleighs for Santa Claus. Most of them were created by European car designers and commisioned by British Car Magazine. Happy Holidays!
Peugeot-Citro
22 Dec 2009

Peugeot-Citroën Group appoints new Design Directors

PSA Group has announced the appointment of Gilles Vidal and Thierry Metroz as new Design Directors for the Peugeot and Citroën brands, effective 4 January 2010. Both will report to Jean-Pierre Ploueé, Design Director for the PSA Peugeot...
General Motors to wind down Saab
18 Dec 2009

General Motors to wind down Saab

General Motors announced today that the intended sale of Saab Automobile AB cannot be concluded. After the failure of the negotiations with Koenigsegg Group AB and Spyker Cars, GM will start a wind-down of the Swedish brand operations.
Donato Coco appointed Lotus Director of Design
16 Dec 2009

Donato Coco appointed Lotus Director of Design

Group Lotus has announced the appointment of Donato Coco as Director of Design for the Group, effective 4 January 2010. In this new role, Coco, who is currently Design Chief at Ferrari, will lead all the design activities. Head of Lotus Design...
CARS: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything
13 Dec 2009

CARS: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything

"CARS: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything" is a book by automotive writer Stephen Bayley published by Conran Octopus Ltd. It presents a chronological study of achievement in car design - from the 1908 Ford Model T to...
Kia K9 preview
10 Dec 2009

Kia K9 preview

During a conference held in Korea, Kia Design Director Peter Schreyer has unveiled a rendering that previews an upcoming model codenamed K9, that could be launched in 2011 in the luxury sedan segment.
Nissan opens Cube pop-up store in East End of London
5 Dec 2009

Nissan opens Cube pop-up store in East End of London

Nissan has opened a temporary Cube pop-up store in East London for six weeks to showcase the forthcoming new model alongside exhibitions of street art, a collection of hand-picked designer accessories from Parisian shop, Colette and a series of...

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