Resources

Getting the wheels in the right place by Peter Stevens

Getting the wheels in the right place by Peter Stevens

How to get a car's basic proportions right, and how they can change between concept and production

02 November 2015
How to be a car designer Pt1: Turning passion into a profession

How to be a car designer Pt1: Turning passion into a profession

Luciano Bove offers expert advice on how to achieve your dream career

21 October 2015
Book review: Car by Gregory Votolato

Book review: Car by Gregory Votolato

Complete coverage of the development of the automobile as we know it, and available with a discount for CDN readers, too

13 October 2015
How much does it cost for a car designer to live in different cities around the world? And what’s the quality of living?

How much does it cost for a car designer to live in different cities around the world? And what’s the quality of living?

CDN survey reveals the best cities to be a car designer

10 June 2015
Starting Out: Car Design Glossary - Part 2

Starting Out: Car Design Glossary - Part 2

Racing-derived like their wire-wheeled predecessors, this is the generic name for any non pressed-steel, metal wheel - the single most important piece o...

01 September 2008
CDN announces second edition of Car Design Glossary

CDN announces second edition of Car Design Glossary

Car Design New has now published the second edition of the Car Design Glossary. Designed to enable budding designers  - and those wishing to describe th...

01 September 2008
Starting Out: Interview Techniques Page 2

Starting Out: Interview Techniques Page 2

Brief and firm and with eye contact: your handshake is the first contact you make in an interview, so it is vital to get it right. Project a limp wrist ...

17 August 2007
Starting Out: Interview Techniques

Starting Out: Interview Techniques

The procedure of an interview varies from place to place. It can happen over a lunchtime appointment for example, but because many opportunities arise t...

17 August 2007
Starting Out: Car Design Glossary - Part 1

Starting Out: Car Design Glossary - Part 1

Beltline The line directly underneath the side windows of the car, the junction of the upper greenhouse and the lower bodyside or shoulder.

03 July 2007
Starting Out: CDN launches Car Design Glossary

Starting Out: CDN launches Car Design Glossary

Drawing is the basic language of designers, and is the time-honoured way in which a designer will communicate an idea.

03 July 2007