BMW Zagato Coupé
BMW has just revealed the Zagato Coupé, an exclusive one-off model built in collaboration with the Italian coachbuilder and debuting at the Concorso d‘Eleganza Villa d’Este.
Karim Habib appointed Head of BMW Design
Karim Habib, currently BMW Head of Exterior Design, will take over as Head of BMW Design effective June 1st, 2012 and will report to Adrian van Hooydonk.
BMW 3 Series Touring
BMW has revealed the Touring estate version of the new 3 Series, characterized by increased length and wheelbase and a more spacious luggage compartment.
BMW: design DNA
An official overview of the BMW design philosophy, with a summary of the distinctive styling cues of the brand and a gallery of images including new sketches and photos.
BMW unveils the three-door 1 Series
BMW has unveiled the three-door version of the new 1 Series, with a more dynamic side view, and announced the high performance M135i model.
Former BMW DesignWorks designer speculates on the production BMW i8
BMW DesignWorks former senior designer Sonny Lim has created a set of interesting renders that could preview the upcoming i8 production model, based on the recent spy shots and the i8 Spyder Concept.
BMW i8 Concept Spyder
BMW has revealed the i8 Concept Spyder, a two-seat, open-top variant of the i8 electric concept featuring a shorter wheelbase, a foldable roof and upward-swiveling doors.
Q&A with Adrian van Hooydonk
An official interview with Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design, who speaks about design in general, the BMW design and the future of transportation.
The design process at the BMW Group
BMW Group has released an official document that details the design process at BMW and MINI, from initial concept to the finished model.
BMW 3 Series: the design team
A new set of official photos portraying the design team behind the new BMW 3 Series Sedan, led by Adrian van Hooydonk.
BMW M135i Concept
With the Concept M135i developed by the newly established BMW M Performance division, BMW previews the 3-door version of the new 1 Series.
BMW 3 Series: advanced climate control system
BMW has released some details and design sketches on the new climate control of the 3 Series, and its advanced thermal management system.
Edgar Heinrich appointed BMW Motorrad Head of Design
Edgar Heinrich has been appointed head of the BMW Group Motorcycle Design Studio, effective July 1st 2012. He succeeds David Robb.
Automobile Design for the Connected Age
BMW’s chief designer predicts that tomorrow’s cars will be controlled by voice commands, gestures, and touch screens. Car design is in a state of flux. The designer’s job used to be about tail fins and chrome. Then it was all about...
BMW: new design videos
BMW has recently released two new videos for its 3 Series sedan and 6 Series Gran Coupe as well as new website section fully dedicated to design.
BMW 8 Series Concept
İsmet Çevik from Turkey has created a reinterpretation of the BMW 8 Series model, taking inspiration from the brand's current design language.
Christopher Chapman appointed Hyundai America Chief Designer
Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) has announced that Christopher Chapman has been named chief designer of the Hyundai Design Center in Irvine, Calif.
BMW 1 Series: design photos and video
A set of photos and an official video interview with BMW Senior Vice President of Design Adrian van Hooydonk, who talks about the new BMW 1 Series.