Design Interviews

Martin Longmore on the life of a contract designer, the challenge of motorcycle design and the real story behind the Audi TT

Martin Longmore on the life of a contract designer, the challenge of motorcycle design and the real story behind the Audi TT

We talk to one of the most experienced, yet unrecognised, freelance designers

02 September 2016
Q&A with Derek Jenkins, Atieva design VP

Q&A with Derek Jenkins, Atieva design VP

"The void of a legacy to respect is a massive asset to innovation"

01 September 2016
Interview: Yoshio Takeuchi, general manager, automotive styling design department, Suzuki

Interview: Yoshio Takeuchi, general manager, automotive styling design department, Suzuki

Q&A with the head of one of the industry's quiet giants

10 August 2016
Q&A with CDN Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Syd Mead

Q&A with CDN Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Syd Mead

Syd Mead on the secrets of his success, and his predictions for the future of car design

26 July 2016
The Designers Pt 18: Gilles Vidal, Peugeot

The Designers Pt 18: Gilles Vidal, Peugeot

“We need to make sacrifices in the way we design things where you can’t see it, and really emphasise what the client can see”

19 July 2016
‘Don’t call it retirement’ – Ed Welburn on life after GM’s top design job

‘Don’t call it retirement’ – Ed Welburn on life after GM’s top design job

Q&A with the outgoing vice president of design at General Motors

12 July 2016
The Designers Pt 17: Nicola Crea, Coventry University

The Designers Pt 17: Nicola Crea, Coventry University

“We don’t need traditional designers, we need people with new perspectives and open minds”

12 July 2016
The Designers Pt 16: Michael Robinson, ED Design

The Designers Pt 16: Michael Robinson, ED Design

“My feeling was, don’t get mad, get even…”

05 July 2016
The Designers Pt 15: Rob Melville, McLaren

The Designers Pt 15: Rob Melville, McLaren

“When people talk about Ferraris and Porsches, McLaren is right up there now…”

28 June 2016
The Designers Pt 14: Richard Chung, Yanfeng

The Designers Pt 14: Richard Chung, Yanfeng

“It was a merger of two winners to create the biggest interiors company in the world”

21 June 2016