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Michael Mauer appointed head of design at Porsche

Michael Mauer appointed head of design at Porsche

Michael Mauer, 41, studied automobile design at Pforzheim University, and started his career at Mercedes-Benz. In 1989, he was appointed design project ...

10 May 2004
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Gerry McGovern to head Land Rover Advanced Design

Gerry McGovern to head Land Rover Advanced Design

Gerry McGovern has been named Director, Advanced Design for Land Rover, and will be working alongside Geoff Upex, who continues as Design Director for L...

29 April 2004
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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
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Who's Where: Martin Smith joins Ford Europe design team

Who's Where: Martin Smith joins Ford Europe design team

Martin Smith has been appointed as Executive Director of Design at Ford Europe. Smith, a native of Sheffield, England, brings a wealth of design experie...

26 February 2004
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Whos Where: Ken Okuyama appointed Creative Director at Pininfarina

Whos Where: Ken Okuyama appointed Creative Director at Pininfarina

Ken Okuyama at the Art Center College of Design Exotics show. Click for larger images The talented Japanese designer Ken Okuyama, who penned t...

12 February 2004
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Who's Where: BMW Group reorganizes Design operations

Who's Where: BMW Group reorganizes Design operations

Department heads of BMW Group design studios (left to right): David Robb, Ulf Weidhase, Ian Cameron, Adrian van Hooydonk, BMW Group Director of De...

09 January 2004
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 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