Design Essays

30 years of Seat Ibiza, yet the design compromises sound familiar

30 years of Seat Ibiza, yet the design compromises sound familiar

Over four model generations and thirty years, the Seat Ibiza's design has been overseen by some influential people; Giorgetto Giugiaro, Walter de Silva ...

01 August 2014
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How South America designed the Ford Ka

How South America designed the Ford Ka

The Ka Concept was shown at the São Paulo auto show in Brazil in November 2013, and was revealed in production form last week. It marks the first time t...

31 July 2014
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Chris Bangle, Peter Stevens and Tom Matano speak out about Google's driverless car

Chris Bangle, Peter Stevens and Tom Matano speak out about Google's driverless car

Google's driverless car technology took a major step on 27 May. The tech firm unveiled its self-designed autonomous car prototype, which will supplement...

04 June 2014
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Design Essay: Are smart roads just around the corner?

Design Essay: Are smart roads just around the corner?

In order to remain relevant, the car must constantly evolve. But while almost all attention focuses on four wheels, the roads that facilitate an automob...

07 May 2014
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Is Car Culture in Los Angeles really dead?

Is Car Culture in Los Angeles really dead?

For the last decade or so, it has been fashionable - even obligatory - in journalistic circles to proclaim the death of car culture in Los Angeles. Crit...

10 April 2014
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Dinamica's microfiber range showcases the latest color, design and material innovations

Dinamica's microfiber range showcases the latest color, design and material innovations

Established 1997Number of employees 50 (five designers)Global headquarters Gorizia, ItalyContact b.terraneo@dinamicamiko.itWebsite www.dinamicamiko.com

04 September 2013
Why small sedans are the next big thing in South America

Why small sedans are the next big thing in South America

Despite the recent boom of the Brazilian economy and a growing middle class population being able to buy their first car, new cars are still relatively ...

06 August 2013
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Design Essay: BMW i - Setting the industry agenda for the next decade

Design Essay: BMW i - Setting the industry agenda for the next decade

Many have already dismissed BMW i as a radical experiment too far ahead of its time, but looking beyond the glossy carbon fiber facade reveals three way...

24 May 2013
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Design Services: Listen again to Dassault Systèmes' latest webinar

Design Services: Listen again to Dassault Systèmes' latest webinar

Dassault Systèmes webinar, ‘The Silverbull Bike made with CATIA for Creative Designers and CATIA Icem V6-R2013x', took place on 13 December at 1000 GMT.

20 December 2012
Design Essay: The tactility of color

Design Essay: The tactility of color

This report was first published by WSGN-homebuildlife on 6 December 2012.

11 December 2012
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