Design Interviews

Interview: Peter Horbury, Executive Director of Design, NA, Ford Motor Company

Interview: Peter Horbury, Executive Director of Design, NA, Ford Motor Company

Peter Horbury has been Ford Motor Company's Executive Director of Design, North America, since January 2004 after two years spent championing design for...

08 March 2006
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Designer Interviews: Wahei Hirai, Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation

Designer Interviews: Wahei Hirai, Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota has recently undergone a massive reorganisation, with creativity now being promoted within the organisation as Toyota's way forward for the 21st ...

24 February 2006
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Designer Interview: Bryan Nesbitt, Executive Director, GM Europe Design

Designer Interview: Bryan Nesbitt, Executive Director, GM Europe Design

Bryan Nesbitt presents the Opel Antara concept at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show. Click for larger images. Click for larger images Presentation...

09 February 2006
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Interview: Patrick le Quement, Senior Vice President, Corporate Design, Renault

Interview: Patrick le Quement, Senior Vice President, Corporate Design, Renault

Patrick le Quement is one of the most pre-eminent car designers in the world. His professional background started at Simca, followed with 17 years at Fo...

22 July 2005
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Designer Interview: Adrian van Hooydonk, Director Design, BMW Cars

Designer Interview: Adrian van Hooydonk, Director Design, BMW Cars

BMW's design vocabulary has widened considerably over the last 5 years. Do you think it will continue to widen or should it now evolve and mature?

08 June 2005
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A Mind for Emotion: Getting inside the head of BMW's top designer

A Mind for Emotion: Getting inside the head of BMW's top designer

Adrian Van Hooydonk is considering trading his black BMW Z4 roadster for a MINI Cooper. The Dutch designer admits it seems like trading down - luxury fo...

13 March 2004
 David Cole - Director of Industrial Design, Academy of Art College, San Francisco

David Cole - Director of Industrial Design, Academy of Art College, San Francisco

So how does one become a car designer? It’s a question we are asked quite often at Car Design News. I’m sure many of you have either asked it, or answer...

30 April 2001