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'Getting the details right is the real pleasure in designing’ by Peter Stevens

'Getting the details right is the real pleasure in designing’ by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

22 December 2014
Is purely digital modeling the future for the car industry or is the full-size clay model still best? by Peter Stevens

Is purely digital modeling the future for the car industry or is the full-size clay model still best? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

15 December 2014
Could the race to replace the Humvee affect SUV design trends?

Could the race to replace the Humvee affect SUV design trends?

Three US-based defense contractors are battling it out to replace the 120,000 Humvees used by the US military. But could the fallout of the fierce compe...

09 December 2014
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Do electric cars need a new design language? by Peter Stevens

Do electric cars need a new design language? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

08 December 2014
Design Essay: Prospect and Refuge - a design principle for a new age of automotive design?

Design Essay: Prospect and Refuge - a design principle for a new age of automotive design?

In 1975, English geographer, Jay Appleton, published a book called the Experience of Landscape. Within its pages he advanced an aesthetic theory, origin...

05 December 2014
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Design Essay: Sustainable Utopias - Materials Innovations

Design Essay: Sustainable Utopias - Materials Innovations

This report was first published by our partners, WGSN-homebuildlife, on 2 December.

04 December 2014
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What is character in car design, and how might this change in the future?

What is character in car design, and how might this change in the future?

The fifth annual Autodesigno Cars of Character discussion panel took place on 21 October at Warner Brothers Studios in Los Angeles. The panel featured d...

31 October 2014
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Dutch designers explore how new tech may change our relationship with cars

Dutch designers explore how new tech may change our relationship with cars

Volvo has commissioned Dutch designers Niels van Eijk and Miriam van der Lubbe to create their vision of how new technologies may change our relationshi...

24 October 2014
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MIT develops self-transforming materials that behave 'like robots without robots'

MIT develops self-transforming materials that behave 'like robots without robots'

A cross-disciplinary research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a suite of programmable materials, including carbon f...

15 October 2014
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Why Chinese design is gaining visibility on the global stage

Why Chinese design is gaining visibility on the global stage

This report was first published by our partners, WGSN-homebuildlife, on 31 July.

27 August 2014
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