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Industrial Design in Entertainment (video lecture)
26 Jan 2017

Industrial Design in Entertainment (video lecture)

A very interesting 1-hour lecture on design principles and the role of industrial designers in the entertainment industry. Held by concept designer Mike Hill at Industry Workshop 2015.
BMW DesignWorks and Puma create shoe inspired by the Gina Concept
2 Aug 2016

BMW DesignWorks and Puma create shoe inspired by the Gina Concept

BMW Designworks and Puma have created the X-CAT DISC, a shoe with a stretchable and super-light material inspired by the 2008 Gina Concept.
Nissan builds seven-seater bobsleigh
16 Feb 2016

Nissan builds seven-seater bobsleigh

Nissan has created a seven-seater bobsleigh with a design inspired by the X-Trail model. We report the official details and a behind the scenes video.
Peugeot designs new helicopter for Airbus
12 Nov 2015

Peugeot designs new helicopter for Airbus

Peugeot Design Lab has styled the lines of the H160 helicopter, a new civil aircraft presented by Airbus Helicopters at the Dubai Airshow (8-12 November).
BMW developing Racing Wheelchair for US Paralympics athletes
10 Aug 2015

BMW developing Racing Wheelchair for US Paralympics athletes

BMW of North America has announced the development of a new racing wheelchair for use by athletes of the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Team in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
BMW Spheres project explores Precision and Poetry in 3D
2 Jun 2015

BMW Spheres project explores Precision and Poetry in 3D

Presented at this year's Milan Design Week, the Spheres project by Swiss-Argentinian designer Alfredo Häberli uses abstract artworks and a hybrid vessel concept to explore BMW's design philosophy.
Toyota launches Forklift Design Competition
19 May 2015

Toyota launches Forklift Design Competition

Toyota Material Handling Europe has launched the second edition of the Logistic Design Competition, asking European design students and recent graduates to envision the future look of their forklift models. 
Autodesk partners with Microsoft for advancing 3D Printing and Visualisation
13 May 2015

Autodesk partners with Microsoft for advancing 3D Printing and Visualisation

Autodesk announces Spark 3D printing platform to be embedded in Windows 10 and intent to make digital 3D models interoperable with Microsoft HoloLens.
Milan Design Week: Ford reveals GT-inspired design objects
16 Apr 2015

Milan Design Week: Ford reveals GT-inspired design objects

At the Milan Design Week Ford has presented a set of objects - including a guitar, a sailing boat, a speaker and a table football - created by the company's global design studios and inspired by design principles of the GT interior.
Peugeot Design Lab creates Foodtruck mobile restaurant
7 Apr 2015

Peugeot Design Lab creates Foodtruck mobile restaurant

The Peugeot Foodtruck was designed by Peugeot Design Lab, the carmaker’s Global Brand Design studio, and will be on display in Milan at the Design Week and the 2015 World’s Fair, Expo.
2015 Lexus Design Award: the finalists
4 Feb 2015

2015 Lexus Design Award: the finalists

Lexus has announced the 12 finalists for the third Lexus Design Award international design competition. The project will be displayed during the Milan Design Week.
Pininfarina designs RC Drone
25 Aug 2014

Pininfarina designs RC Drone

Pininfarina has penned a sleek RC drone called Sky Rider Drone, that will be sold in Italy by De Agostini Publishing.
Porsche Design Studio repositions its business with luxury watches
6 Aug 2014

Porsche Design Studio repositions its business with luxury watches

The Porsche Design Group (Porsche Lizenz- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) has founded a subsidiary in Switzerland dedicated to producing high-quality timepieces.
UK company creates the Alfa Romeo-inspired £4,000 guitar
23 Jun 2014

UK company creates the Alfa Romeo-inspired £4,000 guitar

Harrison Custom Guitar Works based in Yorkshire (UK) has created an ultra-exclusive electric guitar inspired by Alfa Romeo’s design, materials and technology.
MINI and Dezeen announce
10 Jun 2014

MINI and Dezeen announce ‘Frontiers – The Future of Mobility’ exhibition

MINI has teamed up with online magazine Dezeen to commission six young designers to explore how design and technology could transform the way we travel in years to come.
BMW DesignworksUSA develops solar carport concept
9 May 2014

BMW DesignworksUSA develops solar carport concept

BMW Group DesignworksUSA studio has developed a solar carport concept that matches the design language of the i8 and i3 models.
Ford and IDSA
8 May 2014

Ford and IDSA’s ‘Designing Innovation’ Panel Discussion (video)

Watch the live stream of yesterday's panel discussion titled "Designing Innovation", organized by Ford and IDSA.
Kickstarter Project:
7 May 2014

Kickstarter Project: “How to Draw Shoes” sketchbook

Industrial designer Mark Kokavec from Render Demo has launched a Kickstarter project for a sketchbook/reference book focused on footwear design.

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