Design Interviews

Designer Interview: Frank Stephenson, Director of Design Fiat, Lancia, and Group LCV

Designer Interview: Frank Stephenson, Director of Design Fiat, Lancia, and Group LCV

Car Design News caught up with Frank Stephenson last month in Geneva to talk about Fiat, design - and what makes one of our industry's most ebullient de...

02 April 2007
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Designer Interview: Ralph Gilles, Vice-President Design for Jeep/Truck Color & Trim and Specialty Vehicles, Chrysler

Designer Interview: Ralph Gilles, Vice-President Design for Jeep/Truck Color & Trim and Specialty Vehicles, Chrysler

At the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, Car Design News met up with Ralph Gilles, Vice-President Design for Jeep/Truck Color and Trim Studios and Specialty Vehic...

14 February 2007
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Designer Interview: Laurens van den Acker, Global Head of Design, Mazda

Designer Interview: Laurens van den Acker, Global Head of Design, Mazda

Laurens van den Acker says it's a good time for him right now.

11 December 2006
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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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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 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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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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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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Designer Interviews: Anne Asensio, Executive Director of Advanced Design, GM

Designer Interviews: Anne Asensio, Executive Director of Advanced Design, GM

Some people sky dive for thrills, Anne Asensio seeks an adrenaline rush at work. Deciding to uproot from her French homeland, leave a cozy job at Renaul...

31 May 2006
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Interview: Peter Horbury, Executive Director of Design, NA, Ford Motor Company

Interview: Peter Horbury, Executive Director of Design, NA, Ford Motor Company

Peter Horbury has been Ford Motor Company's Executive Director of Design, North America, since January 2004 after two years spent championing design for...

08 March 2006
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