All Insights articles – Page 5

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    CCotM: Lo-Res and The Consumer (2016)

    2019-07-19T16:10:00Z

    Two remarkable concepts explore the ‘Form Zero’ of automotive design

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    Design Essay: Are ‘Responsible’ Cars the Future?

    2019-07-17T16:41:00Z

    We took a look at why a holistic view of a vehicle’s environmental and social impact is needed when developing the cars of the future

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    HMI walk through: Tesla Model 3 central display

    2019-07-16T08:58:00Z Sponsored by

    HMI benchmarkers Screens review the central display of the Tesla Model 3, which neatly provides essential functionality while stripping away anything that isn’t needed in everyday life

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    Shanghai 2019 overview

    2019-07-11T14:49:00Z

    Now the dust has settled on the biggest auto show of the year, we asked Drew Meehan join the dots of what we saw in April in Shanghai

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    HMI walk through: Volkswagen Touareg

    2019-07-09T16:48:00Z Sponsored by

    HMI benchmarkers Screens review the VW Touareg with its massive 15-inch head unit display that is helpfully angled towards the driver 

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    Transportation design becomes holistic mobility design

    2019-05-28T10:36:00Z

    Martin Groschwald from design industry recruitment consultancy Konzepthaus looks at the big picture

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    Technology focus - reading our emotions

    2019-05-15T14:22:00Z

    We take a look at the latest work by suppliers and carmakers to read and affect the emotional state of vehicle occupants

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    Car Design Essentials Part 3: Graphics

    2018-09-05T15:50:00Z

    Designers talk of “having an eye for design,” an intuitive sense of what’s harmonious and what is undesirable but what exactly are the components of the criteria that they’re using? For automotive design  it essentially breaks down into three steps, which we term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. In this final part, we examine the third element of evaluating automotive design, the graphic treatment (grilles, lamps, window shapes, shutlines, DRG, DLO, wheels)

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    Car Design Essentials Part 2: Muscles

    2018-08-28T16:59:00Z

    How do you teach automotive design students to develop a good eye for design; to intuitively draw vehicles with good proportions, pleasing lines and a strong design character? Essentially, it breaks down into three steps, which I term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. Over the course of three articles Nick Hull will introduce these steps and explain the components of each element that builds into a complete set of principles.

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    Car Design Essentials Part 1: Bones

    2018-08-17T16:48:00Z

    How do you teach automotive design students to develop a good eye for design; to intuitively draw vehicles with good proportions, pleasing lines and a strong design character? Essentially, it breaks down into three steps, which I term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. Over the course of three articles Nick Hull will introduce these steps and explain the components of each element that builds into a complete set of principles.

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    How much does it cost for a car designer to live in different cities around the world? And what’s the quality of living?

    2016-07-27T16:02:06Z

    What to expect when living in one of the world’s car design cities