Designers

Interview: Alfonso Albaisa, Vice President, Nissan Design Europe

Interview: Alfonso Albaisa, Vice President, Nissan Design Europe

Alfonso Albaisa is a designer with an unusual background. This 42 year old Cuban-American, who first studied fine art at the University of Florida, tran...

12 October 2007
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Interview: Simon Saunders, Design Director and CEO, Ariel Motor Company

Interview: Simon Saunders, Design Director and CEO, Ariel Motor Company

The world of car design is quite small. While there are millions of graphic designers globally, there are only about 25,000 car designers in total. Of t...

28 September 2007
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Interview: Marek Reichman, Design Director, Aston Martin

Interview: Marek Reichman, Design Director, Aston Martin

Range Rover, Rolls-Royce, Lincoln and now Aston Martin: it seems Marek Reichman's career has always been associated with luxury cars.

15 August 2007
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Who's Where: GM's new Asian and European design studio appointments

Who's Where: GM's new Asian and European design studio appointments

New additions have been made to the design management teams at General Motors, both in Asia and in Europe.Effective today (August 1), Friedhelm Engler b...

01 August 2007
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Who's Where: Gordon Murray launches own design company

Who's Where: Gordon Murray launches own design company

Famed Formula One designer Gordon Murray has launched his own design company, with its first project currently underway. But it's not quite what you mig...

11 July 2007
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Who's Where: Phil Simmons joins Land Rover

Who's Where: Phil Simmons joins Land Rover

Phil Simmons, currently Chief Designer at Ford of Europe, will join the Land Rover design team on 1 August as the company's first-ever studio director.

09 July 2007
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Interview: Martin Smith, Design Director, Ford of Europe

Interview: Martin Smith, Design Director, Ford of Europe

Martin Smith joined Ford Europe in November 2004 as Executive Director of Design, coming straight from GM Europe. Having graduated from the Royal Colleg...

04 July 2007
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Peter Schreyer to receive honorary doctorate from Royal College of Art

Peter Schreyer to receive honorary doctorate from Royal College of Art

Kia Design Chief Peter Schreyer will receive an honorary doctorate from London's Royal College of Art in recognition for his contribution to automotive ...

26 June 2007
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Who's Where: Tom Gale joins Cerberus advisory team

Who's Where: Tom Gale joins Cerberus advisory team

Now that New York-based Cerberus Capital Management has successfully acquired Chrysler from Daimler AG, it is busy appointing former Chrysler management...

19 June 2007
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Luigi Colani - Translating Nature

Luigi Colani - Translating Nature

One of the most influential designers of the past half-century, Luigi Colani, is the subject of an exhibition at the Design Museum in London. With a car...

13 June 2007
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