Amko Leenarts appointed Ford of Europe Design Director
Ford has named Amko Leenarts, as its new director, Design, Ford of Europe. Leenarts succeeds Joel Piaskowski, who is named director, Global Design.
How to illustrate and design Concept Cars: new edition available
Veloce Publishing has announced a new edition of the very popular car design book by Adrian Dewey.
New Seat Ibiza – Design Gallery
A set of official exterior and interior sketch renders of the 5th generation Seat Ibiza.
Turin “Designer Day” explores the future of Car Design
Turin IAAD (Istituto d'Arte Applicata e Design) hosted a full day event featuring top automotive designers and design executives including Chris Bangle, Fabrizio Giugiaro, Leonardo Fioravanti and Paolo Pininfarina, who shared their vision on the...
Italdesign at the Turin Motor Show
At the third edition of the "Salone dell’Auto di Torino – Parco Valentino", Italdesign is displaying the Pop.Up and the Zerouno, the two projects introduced at the past last Geneva Motor Show.
Tesla teases Model Y electric SUV
Expected to be launched in 2019, the Model Y will be a compact SUV featuring falcon wing doors and expected to rival against the upcoming BMW electric X3 and the Mercedes-Benz EQC.
Renault Trezor voted Best Concept Car at Concorso d’Eleganza 2017
The Renault TreZor has been awarded the Best Concept Car prize at this year's Concorso d'Eleganza 2017.
Oliver Heilmer appointed new head of MINI Design
As part of a realignment of its design team, the BMW Group has announced that Oliver Heilmer, currently president of Designworks, will take over as head of MINI Design effective 1 September 2017.
Rob Melville appointed McLaren Design Director
McLaren Automotive has announced the promotion of Rob Melville to Design Director with immediate effect. He succeedsFrank Stephenson and will report to Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Jens Ludmann.
Ravensbourne design students envision futuristic Ford interior
Ford designers challenged students from London's Ravensbourne Design College to envision the future of autonomous car interiors.
Syd Mead receives EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award
Visual Futurist and legendary concept designer Syd Mead has received the 2017 EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award, given annually by the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO).
Concentrated branding power: Automotive Brand Contest 2017
For the seventh time, companies in the automotive industry, their partners in design, brand communication and supply industries as well as imported brands are invited to compete for an award in the Automotive Brand Contest. Deadline is April 13,...
Alfonso Albaisa succeeds Shiro Nakamura
As part of a series of senior management appointments, Nissan has announcement the retirement of Shiro Nakamura, Senior VP of Global Design, who will be succeeded by Alfonso Albaisa, effective April 1, 2017.
Jaguar Land Rover announces new design center
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive has announced it is beginning construction work on a £200 million redevelopment of its design and engineering centre at Gaydon in Warwickshire.
Karim Habib named Infiniti design director
Karim Habib, former Head of BMW Design, has been named Head of INFINITI Design, effective July 1, 2017.
Paolo Martin: Thoughts in three dimensions (documentary and book)
In a new book legendary designer Paolo Martin tells the story of his iconic projects of the 1970s and 1980s.
Netflix launches “Abstract – The Art of Design” documentary series
The original documentary series, to be launched on February 10th, features eight creative thinkers working in the world of art and design, including FCA Head of Design Ralph Gilles.
Mercedes-Benz Aesthetics A scultpure previews a design with no creases
The latest design sculpture by Mercedes-Benz previews the upcoming next generation A-Class and anticipates the evolution of the brand's design language.
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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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