Design Essays

So where and why does a design movement start? By Peter Stevens

So where and why does a design movement start? By Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

27 April 2015
Design Challenge, Design Opportunity: Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars

Design Challenge, Design Opportunity: Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars

The University of Michigan's Transport Research Institute recently released a report, authored by Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, outlining the pos...

15 April 2015
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Stylish classic trucks - where have all the futurists gone? By Peter Stevens

Stylish classic trucks - where have all the futurists gone? By Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

13 April 2015
Design Essay: Automobile as Media Landscape

Design Essay: Automobile as Media Landscape

The use of a pattern of dots, combined with a sculptural form, to enhance a striking form is something we've seen in the world of architecture. Frank Ge...

09 April 2015
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Graphics on formula 1 cars, what are they for and does anyone notice or care? By Peter Stevens

Graphics on formula 1 cars, what are they for and does anyone notice or care? By Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

07 April 2015
Sketching on the Galaxy Note and iPad, a new design method or a diversion? By Peter Stevens

Sketching on the Galaxy Note and iPad, a new design method or a diversion? By Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

30 March 2015
Are headlights (headlamps) to see where we are going or to be seen driving a particular vehicle? by Peter Stevens

Are headlights (headlamps) to see where we are going or to be seen driving a particular vehicle? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

23 March 2015
Great lines, great colours and great marques in disarray? Peter Stevens on Geneva 2015

Great lines, great colours and great marques in disarray? Peter Stevens on Geneva 2015

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

16 March 2015
Stylists or designers? by Peter Stevens

Stylists or designers? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

02 March 2015
Human Machine Interface: The leading edge - Part Two

Human Machine Interface: The leading edge - Part Two

In our first essay, we looked at the current status of in-car HMI, as well as some of the challenges facing the industry. In part two, we go hands-on wi...

24 February 2015
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