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    Official: Ex-BMW styling boss Chris Bangle gets Lifetime Achievement from Eyes On Design [w/video]

    Even to casual car enthusiasts, Chris Bangle needs no introduction. One of the most controversial designers of all time, the "Bangle Butt" redesign of the BMW 7 Series is still hotly debated even today. Introduced in 2002 during Bangle's tenure as chief designer at BMW, the E65 7 Series only ...

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    Video: Chris Bangle on supercars

    Regardless of where you stand on Chris Bangle's contribution to BMW design, the man possesses a unique insight on the state of automotive design today. The guys at Car Design News recently got the chance to catch up with Bangle at the Geneva Motor Show, and rather than ask him about whether or ...

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    Flame-Surfaced Computers? Chris Bangle reportedly signs deal with Samsung

    Chris Bangle, the controversial former head of BMW design, has joined forces with Samsung to oversee the design of notebooks and phones. Bangle, you may recall, left BMW in 2009 after 17 years to focus on his own design projects. According to Samsung, Bangle is operating as an outside influence on ...

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    Video: Documentary provides a peek into the mind of controversial designer Chris Bangle

    Inframe interviews Chris Bangle – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you've ever wondered how former BMW design guru Chris Bangle's mind works, you're in luck. Inframe has rolled out a special documentary on the man behind some of the more controversial design elements in the BMW ...

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    CAR catches up with designer Chris Bangle - Will he resurface after March 2010?

    There's little question Chris Bangle is one of the greatest designers of his generation. His cars were rarely pretty, but their influence resonated around the automotive world like a pipe bomb in an echo chamber. Much like cutting edge graphic design is born inside art school graduate schools ...

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    Officially Official: BMW drops the details on its 2010 5 Series Gran Turismo [w/VIDEO]

    2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite the departure of controversial lead designer Chris Bangle, BMW is showing no signs of returning to the "One sausage, three-sizes" styling brief that it once adhered to. The latest proof of this is the announcement of ...

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    BMW influencing low-cost housing with GINA Concept?

    The BMW GINA Light Visionary Model was not only about doing more with your car, it was about multiplying the concept of what kind of object a car could be. BMW's design chief ,Chris Bangle, the man behind the BMW GINA Concept, was a recent guest professor at the Harvard University Graduate School ...

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    Tie a pork chop around its neck - Telegraph counts down 100 ugliest cars

    It didn't start off as a way for readers of England's Telegraph newspaper to engage in the popular pastime of bashing American cars, but it wound up that way. To be fair, there are plenty of odd and ugly vehicles from all over the place on the Telegraph's list of the 100 ugliest cars of all time, ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen BMW 7-Series showing almost everything

    BMW's current E65/66 7-Series has been roundly bashed since its introduction in 2002, and it's creeping up on retirement. Whether it was deserving of all the uproar or not is down to taste, but following up the classically styled E38 while also making a turn toward a new ethos is a 1-2 punch of ...

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    Spy Shots: 2009 BMW 7-series

    Although the BMW 7-series has undergone some mild styling tweaks over the past few years, it seems that more is on the way, all in an effort to tighten the reigns of the mangled Bangled versions that caused drivers to bleed from their eyes.Although some hope that the Concept CS will influence ...

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    BMW: From Ultimate Driving Machine to Official Car of the Creative Class

    BMW might be willingly giving up its title of the Ultimate Driving Machine... at least in its advertising. BMW execs were shocked to find out that a whopping 75-percent of luxury car buyers aren't considering a BMW, despite the brand's dominance in terms of sales. The answer? Push design and ...


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