Design Essays

Lotus Elan from the Type 26 to the 2010 Paris Motor Show concept by Peter Stevens Pt2

Lotus Elan from the Type 26 to the 2010 Paris Motor Show concept by Peter Stevens Pt2

'New Elan' finally reaches production, but not before yet more internal conflict

03 August 2015
The Lotus Elan from the Type 26 to the 2010 Paris Motor Show concept by Peter Stevens

The Lotus Elan from the Type 26 to the 2010 Paris Motor Show concept by Peter Stevens

Part one of the history of Lotus' sports car from its beginnings to the most-recent Paris show concept

20 July 2015
Designing the virtual car. A real or imagined product? By Peter Stevens

Designing the virtual car. A real or imagined product? By Peter Stevens

Reliving the process of creating a supercar for Captain Scarlet

29 June 2015
Icons or bygones, what is the case for new old cars? by Peter Stevens

Icons or bygones, what is the case for new old cars? by Peter Stevens

Exploring the strengths and weaknesses of retro design, from the London taxi, to the BMW Hommage cars and more...

22 June 2015
When does a ‘New Car’ become an ‘Old Car’ and does it matter? By Peter Stevens

When does a ‘New Car’ become an ‘Old Car’ and does it matter? By Peter Stevens

McLaren F1 designer looks back at the car's famous Le Mans win back in 1995

15 June 2015
The competition grows among the celebrity railroad designers by Peter Stevens

The competition grows among the celebrity railroad designers by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens

08 June 2015
The celebrity railroad designers by Peter Stevens

The celebrity railroad designers by Peter Stevens

How design defined the railroad expansion of the 1930s

01 June 2015
Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale – 1967/69 by Peter Stevens

Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale – 1967/69 by Peter Stevens

Exploring the work of one of Italy's most original car designers, Franco Scaglione

26 May 2015
Patrick le Quément, 22 years at Renault by Peter Stevens

Patrick le Quément, 22 years at Renault by Peter Stevens

How le Quément revolutionized Renault design

18 May 2015
Cyber Punk and Deco Punk, two very different sub-cultures by Peter Stevens

Cyber Punk and Deco Punk, two very different sub-cultures by Peter Stevens

Peter Stevens continues his exploration of different punk subcultures, this time with a look at Cyber Punk and Deco Punk

11 May 2015