Automobile Designers

Ferdinand Verbiest: Early Visionary of Auto-motion

Ferdinand Verbiest: Early Visionary of Auto-motion

The First Automobile Vehicle

Ferdinand Verbiest, who would celebrate his 387th Anniversary today on October 9th 2010, envisioned what some claim to be the world’s first automobile. During the 1670s, he invented a self-propelled vehicle of small size, whether it was ever ac...
29.06.2011 | 36732 views | 0 comments
Gert Volker Hildebrand to retire as head of MINI’s Design studio

Gert Volker Hildebrand to retire as head of MINI’s Design studio

MINI is announcing that at the end of this year Gert Volker Hildebrand will handover his job as Director of MINI Design studio to Anders Warming. Gert Hildebrand will be leaving the company on the 31st of December of 2010. Gert Volker Hildebrand has...
03.12.2010 | 2700 views | 0 comments
Cadillac Aera and smart 454 WWT are the winners of the LA Design Challenge

Cadillac Aera and smart 454 WWT are the winners of the LA Design Challenge

The Cadillac Aera and smart 454 WWT were the winners of the Los Angeles Auto Show's 2010 Design Challenge. The judges couldn’t decide between the two and both ended up earning the title of Best Design. This year’s theme was to create car...
22.11.2010 | 5643 views | 0 comments
Survolt gets Artcar version by Françoise Nielly

Survolt gets Artcar version by Françoise Nielly

The Citroöen Survolt, the small electric sports car presented at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, has received a new artistic livery designed French painter Françoise Nielly. Thanks to the close work with Citroën’s design ...
19.10.2010 | 7152 views | 0 comments
Chris Bangle - visionary and enfant terrible of automobile design

Chris Bangle - visionary and enfant terrible of automobile design

Chris Bangle is probably one of the most prominent as well as most controversial contemporary automobile designers. In 1992, the American who had previously worked at Fiat, was recruited by BMW to update the brand’s old-fashioned image. And he...
14.10.2010 | 10989 views | 0 comments
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