All BMW Design articles

  • 2019 Byton M-Byte production - int dash2
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    State of the Screen

    2021-03-31T20:15:00Z

    As technology has become more prevalent in car design, interiors have been marked by a steady proliferation of touchscreens. Guy Bird explores the near future to discover whether the black mirror is here for good

  • IM Winter 2020
    Interior Motives

    Interior Motives Winter 2020 Digital Edition

    2020-12-21T15:15:00Z

    The winter edition of Interior Motives is out now featuring cutting edge design and high-end materials, with exclusive coverage of the Mercedes Maybach S-Class, BMW iX, Maserati MC20, Hyundai Prophecy and more

  • Interior Motives Autumn 2020
    Interior Motives

    Interior Motives Autumn 2020 Digital Edition

    2020-10-22T20:22:00Z

    The autumn digital edition of Interior Motives features in-depth car interior design insight on the Rolls-Royce Ghost, Volkswagen ID.4, Jeep Grand Wagoneer, Yangfeng XiM21, Buick Elektra and more 

  • Interior Motors Spring 2020
    Interior Motives

    Interior Motives Spring 2020 Digital Edition

    2020-08-15T14:46:00Z

    Check out the spring digital edition of Interior Motives, featuring in-depth interior design trends, interviews, sketches and galleries featuring Lexus, GMC, BMW, GAC and more

  • Mini Countryman rear light
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    BMW looks to 2021 with triple launch

    2020-05-28T12:47:00Z

    The first Alpina SUV will hit the US, while updated versions of the Mini Countryman and BMW 5 Series have been released

  • BMW i Interaction Ease
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    BMW i Interaction Ease - interior only concept

    2020-05-20T12:50:00Z

    This concept collaboration between BMW’s Californian DesignWorks satellite and its Munich studio gave us a compelling insight into how cloud-enabled ‘shy tech’ could deliver a luxury autonomous travel experience while also simplifying the interior to the point that it was difficult to recognise this was a car at all.

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    BMW reveals Concept i4

    2020-03-03T10:28:00Z

    BMW has launched the near-production Concept i4 gran coupé which, as expected, builds on the design language set out in the Concept 4 from Frankfurt 2019

  • BMW CES 2020_920_highRes_bmw-i-interaction-ea
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    CES 2020: the best design stories from the show

    2020-01-10T11:42:00Z

    The BMW i Interaction Ease is a concept envisioning a future two-seat interior design for autonomous vehicles

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    News

    CES 2020: BMW brings an ‘Urban Suite’ to Vegas

    2020-01-06T14:10:00Z

    BMW brings a luxury mobility concept interior to CES 2020 – squeezed inside an i3

  • BMW E31 850 CSi Class Win BMHC
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    Iconic BMW Designs: 8-Series (E31)

    2019-12-20T15:40:00Z

    The final featured BMW design in this little series is the company’s ’90s flagship: the E31 8-Series.

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    Iconic BMW Designs: Z8

    2019-12-19T11:53:00Z

    BMW addict Steve Carter profiles his top-five most iconic BMW designs

  • Steve Carter Dean Grossmith E60 M5 Side
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    Iconic BMW designs: M5 (E60)

    2019-12-17T12:16:00Z

    BMW fan and M-car obsessive Steve Carter on the E60 – controversial when new, but ageing more gracefully than expected… especially in M5 form

  • BMW i8 Coupe driving
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    Iconic BMW Designs: the i8

    2019-12-16T10:55:00Z

    BMW fan and M-car obsessive Steve Carter highlights his Top 5 BMWs of all time, including this mould breaking i8 hybrid

  • CDN BMW Domagoj Dukec Frankfurt 2019
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    Design interview: Domagoj Dukec, BMW Head of Design

    2019-11-12T17:50:00Z

    The design direction BMW is pursuing may be controversial but is quite deliberate, as we discovered when we spoke to the man recently promoted to lead it, Domagoj Dukec

  • BMW 2002Tii front
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    Iconic BMW designs: the 2002tii

    2019-11-12T17:50:00Z

    BMW fan and M-car obsessive Steve Carter highlights his Top 5 BMW cars of all time, starting with the legendary BMW 2002tii

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    BMW Design spotlight

    2019-11-12T17:47:00Z

    BMW has shown some really interesting Vision concept cars in the last few years, most recently, the Vision M Next. If you want to understand what BMW design’s aesthetic values are – the Vision cars are a good place to start.

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 phone and messaging apps

    2019-10-09T08:49:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the BMW X7’s phone and communications interface. Watch to see how BMW have optimised the car’s head unit UI to keep you connected while you’re (safely parked) on the road

  • BMW reshuffle design management
    News

    BMW restructures design teams (again), Mini to keep a friendly face

    2019-09-13T11:36:00Z

    BMW Design has announced a major reorganisation of the way the brands and functions hang together. Under the new structure Domagoj Dukec leads BMW Design including the i M sub brands

  • BMW X7 cockpit 2019
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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 Head Unit

    2019-08-27T16:22:00Z Sponsored by

    New video walk through from Screens on the BMW X7 Head Unit. A comprehensive video narrative of the user experience of the dominant display unit in this big BMW, including customising screens and navigating through all the different tiles and sub-menus. 

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7

    2019-07-30T08:36:00Z Sponsored by

    In their latest video HMI benchmarkers Screens review the BMW X7’s head unit gesture controls