An upcoming exhibition examines cars between the world wars, when automakers and designers lavished incredible attention on their materials and details.
Dalliances with the worlds of architecture, fashion, and industrial design mean that automobile brands are now creating products for entire lifestyles.
The automotive makers sponsored a project for the College for Creative Studies in which MFA majors were tasked with creating a branded experience for Chevrolet.
London's Design Museum has announced the seven winners of its annual Designs of the Year awards.
An interactive playscape that packs visual delight and a healthy dose of sustainability
With the launch of the 2014 ELR, Cadillac revamps itself as a source of hip luxury.
Great designs, designers, and institutions mark important milestones this year and next.
Mainstream industrial production employs 3-D printing successfully.
Park Avenue’s Hoffman Auto Showroom is lost.
Norman Foster is not an easy architect to get on the phone. We’ve covered a number of Foster + Partners’ projects in the past, and requests for interviews with the boss were often met with “Lord Foster is traveling in…
3-D printing has already transformed design. Now, with affordable equipment widely available, the technology is going mainstream.
One auto expert's take on the future of cars.
The industrial designer Dan Sturges may have more perspective on electric cars than anyone in the automotive industry. He began working on what he calls “small local vehicles” as early as 1988. He founded trans2 in 1991 and four years…
For my recent story on BMW’s new i-3 electric car, I interviewed a number of transportation experts, including the legendary (and altogether charming) industrial designer Don Norman, who as it turned out currently serves as a consultant to the German…
Nicholas David has always loved cars. “When I was 12 – 13 years old my teacher gave me an instructional book on how to draw cars and industrial objects. When I figured out that I could get paid doing something…
Can the Big Three automakers stave off bankruptcy, kick their addiction to gas guzzlers, and create the next generation of cleaner, greener vehicles?