Designers

Designer Interview: Jean-Pierre Ploué, Director of Citroën Design

Designer Interview: Jean-Pierre Ploué, Director of Citroën Design

Jean-Pierre Ploué, Director of Citroën Design, has overseen a quick succession of new models since taking up the post in 2000. Although he arrived just ...

20 November 2006
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Toyota ED2 Studio Overview

Toyota ED2 Studio Overview

Toyota's Europe Design Development (ED2) facility near Nice, France has thrown open its doors to communicate it's new design initiative 'Vibrant Clarity...

17 November 2006
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Designer Interview: Jerome Gallix, Co-Director Peugeot Design

Designer Interview: Jerome Gallix, Co-Director Peugeot Design

Traditionally, if one thinks of French car design, Citroen comes to mind with its iconic 2CV and DS being as inextricably French as a Pastis before dinn...

13 November 2006
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Designer Albrecht Graf Goertz dies

Designer Albrecht Graf Goertz dies

One of the world's legendary designers, Albrecht Graf Goertz, has died aged 92.

09 November 2006
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Designer Interview: Peter Schreyer, Chief Designer, Kia

Designer Interview: Peter Schreyer, Chief Designer, Kia

Peter Schreyer. Click for larger images Peter Schreyer presents the new Kia cee'd at the 2006 Paris Motor Show Kia cee'd Kia cee'd Ki...

06 November 2006
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Who's Where: Ken Okuyama parts company with Pininfarina

Who's Where: Ken Okuyama parts company with Pininfarina

Pininfarina, the Turin, Italy-based automotive styling house, has announced that its design director, Ken Okuyama, has left the company.In a tersely-wor...

15 September 2006
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Designer Interview: Peter Birtwhistle, Chief Designer, Mazda Europe

Designer Interview: Peter Birtwhistle, Chief Designer, Mazda Europe

Peter Birtwhistle, Chief Designer, Mazda Motor Europe since 2000, has lived and worked in Germany for nearly thirty years, but his first car design job ...

13 September 2006
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Who's Where: Gerry McGovern to head Land Rover design

Who's Where: Gerry McGovern to head Land Rover design

Land Rover has announced that Gerry McGovern will take over as Design Director for all Land Rover design with immediate effect. Current Design Director,...

16 August 2006
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Who's Where: Gordon Murray, Advanced Concepts Director, Caparo Vehicle Products

Who's Where: Gordon Murray, Advanced Concepts Director, Caparo Vehicle Products

Gordon Murray yesterday became Advanced Concepts Director of Caparo Vehicle Products. Murray is best known as one of the founding partners of McLaren Ca...

11 August 2006
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Designer Interview: Steve Mattin, Design Director, Volvo Cars

Designer Interview: Steve Mattin, Design Director, Volvo Cars

Steve Mattin was appointed Design Director of Volvo Cars in May 2005 after 18 years working at Mercedes-Benz, a company he joined as a junior designer s...

09 August 2006
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