All Designers articles – Page 2

  • Nissan IMk designers
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    Interior Motives: Nissan IMk

    2020-03-26T17:32:00Z

    A deep dive into the design of Nissan’s IMk concept, exploring concepts like ‘Timeless Japanese Futurism’ and minimalism

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    Cartoons versus covid-19

    2020-03-04T15:38:00Z

    How SAIC Design (Shanghai) produced a series of cartoons to keep people safe from covid-19

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    Ford remembers McKinley Thompson Jr.

    2020-03-02T14:02:00Z

    Their first African American designer was instrumental in shaping the original Ford Bronco

  • Motiv packaging
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    Gordon Murray Design’s Motiv concept

    2020-02-25T15:40:00Z

    The Gordan Murray Design Motiv concept was recently shown at the MOVE 2020 mobility show in London. We speak to one of the lead designers involved in the project

  • Simon - with ED2 staff Nice
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    Designer profile: Simon Humphries, head of design, Toyota

    2020-02-07T12:06:00Z

     Two years in at the top job, Car Design News chats to Simon Humphries, head of design for Toyota and Lexus

  • Michelin Challenge Design 2020 Upcyle Graphic
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    Michelin Challenge Design 2020 entries are open

    2020-01-27T11:24:00Z

    Michelin’s global Challenge Design competition, set to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, is accepting entries until 1st of March

  • Audi e-tron Sportback_01
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    Interview: Marc Lichte on the present and future of Audi design

    2019-12-16T11:10:00Z

    Audi design director Marc Lichte talks sub-brands, through the electric e-Tron Sportback and the ballistic RS6 Avant V8 estate

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    Discussing Canoo Design with Richard Kim

    2019-11-15T13:21:00Z

    Richard Kim, the lead designer at Canoo, speaks to CDN about the new company and its unusual approach to vehicle design

  • 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

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    Interview

    Designer Interview: Fan Zhang, GAC

    2019-11-04T21:38:00Z

    From Car Design Review 6, comes our interview with GAC VP and head of design, Fan Zhang.

  • Toyoda at Venucia 2019 lo res
    Interview

    Interview: Valuing Venucia design with Taiji Toyota

    2019-10-15T13:32:00Z

    Car Design News spoke to Taiji Toyota, deputy managing director of Nissan and Dongfeng’s Chinese joint venture, Venucia, about the brand’s evolution and increasing product independence

  • Hakan
    Interview

    Enovate - interview with Hakan Saracoglu

    2019-10-10T09:41:00Z

    Enovate is one of a raft of electric car startups in China which supposedly reached 450 at their zenith. “They’re consolidating now, it’s the right thing to do there were way too many” says Enovate vice president of design, Hakan Saracoglu. The Turkish born German national has fifteen years’ experience with Porsche along with shorter stints at Ford and Chery

  • Lincoln_K. Curic
    Interview

    Kemal Curic Replaces David Woodhouse at Lincoln

    2019-09-24T08:10:00Z

    Kemal Curic has replaced David Woodhouse as design director of Ford premium subsidiary, Lincoln, where he had already worked on the Continental, Aviator and Corsair models. Car Design News interviewed him about his new role, his inspirations, and his tight-knit team

  • CDN_CDR6_Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos_ateca cupra
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    Designer Interview: Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos, SEAT

    2019-09-23T13:07:00Z

    Car Design News hears from SEAT design director Alejandro Mesonero-Romanos, on his design inspirations, his personal connection to the SEAT brand, and what the future may hold for the automobile…
    (from Car Design Review 6)

  • CDN_ Syd Mead-Photo
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    Syd Mead announces retirement

    2019-09-19T10:59:00Z

    Syd Mead, former Car Design News lifetime achievement award winner, has officially retired from professional design, according to an announcement on social media

  • 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

  • Karim Habib to Hyundai
    News

    Kia appoints Karim Habib to devise new design direction

    2019-09-08T14:21:00Z

    Karim Habib, whose departure from Infiniti was recently announced, has been appointed as senior vice president and head of Kia Design Center, effective from October 2019. He is tasked with devising and developing the future design direction for Kia vehicles, as well as overseeing the design – exterior, interior, and colour and materials – of new models already in the pipeline, and will be based in the Kia studio in Namyang, South Korea, within the Hyundai Motor Group’s new, state-of-the-art, global design centre.

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    Designer interview: Ikuo Maeda, Mazda

    2019-09-06T09:49:00Z

    Mazda’a head of global design, Ikuo Maeda, has inspired the relatively small design department at this Japanese car manufacturer to create some of the most stunning concept cars of the last three years. The Vision Coupé concept of 2017 still stands out as a bold, creative statement of intent. The launch of the Mazda 3 in Los Angeles last year (2018) was the first use of the incredible surfacing on its production line-up, and shows that Maeda-san is evolving the design language with immense care. 

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    Interview

    Interview with Julian Thomson - taking the reins at Jaguar

    2019-08-29T16:05:00Z

    Julian Thomson, Jaguar’s new Director of Design, has taken over from industry car design legend Ian Callum, and he is already displaying the type of creative energy needed in a design landscape where so much is ‘up for grabs’. Car Design News caught up with Julian at Pebble Beach 2019 and found out what is on his mind

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    Who’s Where: Taisuke Nakamura promoted as Karim Habib leaves Infiniti

    2019-08-29T10:20:00Z

    Infiniti designer Taisuke Nakamura has been promoted to the position of Head of Design following the departure of Karim Habib. Nakamura has played a large role in all the of recent wave of connected, electric concept cars from Infiniti, such as the QX Inspiration, Prototype 10 and Qs Inspiration, concepts that have signalled the creative approach to new mobility solutions at Infiniti