Design Interviews

‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Q&A: Sonja Vandenberk, Ford Europe’s chief colour and materials designer, on how Vignale will evolve

Q&A: Sonja Vandenberk, Ford Europe’s chief colour and materials designer, on how Vignale will evolve

Executing Vignale: How Ford intends to take its premium sub-brand forward

15 June 2016
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The Designers Pt 13: Ikuo Maeda, Mazda

The Designers Pt 13: Ikuo Maeda, Mazda

"The question remains whether we should deprive highly intelligent human beings of the act of driving"

14 June 2016
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The Designers Pt 12: Tisha Johnson, Volvo

The Designers Pt 12: Tisha Johnson, Volvo

“We want to fix the part of driving that is broken”

07 June 2016
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The Designers Pt 11: Gerry McGovern, Land Rover

The Designers Pt 11: Gerry McGovern, Land Rover

“When I started out all I wanted to do was draw cars, but you get more respect from the business if you understand the bigger picture”

31 May 2016
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The Designers Pt 10: Anthony Lo, Renault

The Designers Pt 10: Anthony Lo, Renault

“In 2010 we had a clean sheet to do whatever we wanted, but now we need to play more carefully”

24 May 2016
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