Skip to main content


  • 0
    Feat of Clay: We take a peek inside Toyota's Calty design center

    Toyota's Calty Design Research in Newport Beach, CA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In anticipation of the debut of the all-new 2011 Toyota Sienna at the 2009 LA Auto Show in December, the folks responsible for the minivan invited us to take a peek inside their Calty design center in ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Chrysler christens Brandon Faurote as new chief designer

    Chrysler Firepower Concept - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    When Sergio Marchionne revamped Fiat, he installed new designers at each company division and charged them with creating products that would define each brand and move metal. Marchionne has apparently done the same with ...

  • 0
    REPORT: VW's California studio head Derek Jenkins to move to Mazda design

    Derek Jenkins has spent his entire professional design career within the walls of the VolkswagenGroup, first working on the Concept 1 (which became the New Beetle) under J Mays. After having also worked on the Audi A2, the Microbus concept, the GX3 (seen above), as well as the Passat Gold Coast and ...

  • 0
    Beat some ugly Italian designs with an ugly stick

    Got some time to burn? Of course you do! iMotor Mag has created a game to punish the wayward children of esteemed Italian design houses. Where designers such as Pininfarina and Bertone have penned gems like the Ferrari F599 and the Lamborghini Miura, they have also thrust the Peugeot 1007 and Skoda ...

  • 0
    Industry crunch hitting design students hard

    Another casualty in the collateral damage of auto industry woes: Graduating car designers are no longer finding jobs. The LA Times reports that in years past, manufacturer representatives would attend the Pasadena's Art Center College of Design's senior showcase and welcome a few visionaries into ...

  • 0
    Automakers tapped by CAR to redesign Santa's sled

    Click above for a high-res image of Santa Claus' Bentley Continental GTC
    Thanks to CAR and a few masters of vehicular design, Santa is bringing some serious automotive enthusiast cheer. The glossy euro mag asked designers from Ford, Bentley, Nissan and Rolls-Royce to design some sleighs for Santa, ...

  • 0
    Lexus looking for successor to L-Finesse design

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lexus LF-A roadster concept. Lexus' L-finesse design language was meant to stand for "Seamless Anticipation," "Intriguing Elegance," and "Incisive Simplicity." If we put aside the marketing speak for a moment, the point of L-f was to give Lexus design a ...

  • 0
    VIDEO: Creating the Tiguan with clay and a chisel

    The Volkswagen Tiguan is VW's next best hope to bring volume to the US market, and the German automaker is pulling out all the stops. First, VW priced it at $22,000, which is a welcome change from the excessive bounties needed to secure many other Volkswagens. VW also intends to parther the 2.0T ...


Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle