car http://design.org/tags/car en A New Airstream Project from Matthew Hofmann: The Santa Barbara Auto Camp http://design.org/blog/new-airstream-project-matthew-hofmann-santa-barbara-auto-camp <p>A few years ago Matthew Hofmann of <a href="http://www.hofarc.com/" target="Hofmann Architecture">Hofmann Architecture</a> popped up on our design radar with his burgeoning business <a href="http://design.org/blog/1972-airstream-gets-modern-makeover-hofmann-architecture" target="remodling vintage Airstreams with modern interiors">remodling vintage Airstreams with modern interiors</a>. Since then, his beautifully redesigned Airstreams have become so popular that he stepped away from architecture to make the trailers his full-time focus. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/07/santabarbara_autocamp_01.jpg?1362700279" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="408" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_16.jpg?1362635576" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_20.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_19.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_03.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_17.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_14.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_13.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_10.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_08.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_07.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_05.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_06.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_21.jpg?1362635578" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_04.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_12.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_05_0.jpg?1362635577" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_02.jpg?1362635578" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="387" title="Design, santabarbara, airstream" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2013/03/06/santabarbara_autocamp_00.jpg?1362636723" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/new-airstream-project-matthew-hofmann-santa-barbara-auto-camp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/new-airstream-project-matthew-hofmann-santa-barbara-auto-camp#comments apartment car design hotel interior remodel sustainability travel Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:10:24 +0000 wardandrews 4358 at http://design.org The Little Red Racing Car: An Evolving Children's Book by Dwight Knowlton http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton <p>By day, Phoenix-based Dwight Knowlton is the Visual Director at Bulbstorm, but during his off-time, he focuses on family and his new labor of love, The Litte Red Racing Car. His children's book is an ever-evolving, illustrated project created with an openness to social feedback and ultimately social funding for production. </p> <p>Dwight agreed to speak with me about the creative project and answer some questions on his goals, aesthetic and the leverage of social media during the design and <a href="http://design.org/illustration" target="illustration">illustration</a> process.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="802" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_12.jpg?1349218107" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="850" height="343" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/03/little-red-racing-car_25.png?1349284413" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="500" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_02.jpg?1349218297" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="404" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_17.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="556" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_03.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="1024" height="683" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_23.jpg?1349233861" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_04.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_19.jpg?1349218324" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_06.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="366" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_05.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="1367" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_20.jpg?1349218324" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_22.jpg?1349218620" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="248" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_08.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_09.jpg?1349218298" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="800" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_10.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="690" title="Design, book, littleredracingcar" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_11.jpg?1349218299" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="590" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/10/02/little-red-racing-car_21.jpg?1349219267" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/little-red-racing-car-evolving-maserati-300s-childrens-book-dwight-knowlton#comments books car design illustration italy kids personal phoenix Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:16:48 +0000 stevetansley 4328 at http://design.org An interview with Lincoln’s Director of Design Max Wolff http://design.org/blog/interview-lincoln%E2%80%99s-director-design-max-wolff <p>Young. Talented. And then there’s the accent. Automotive designer and Australian native Max Wolff, Lincoln’s Director of Design, is leading the transformation of Lincoln’s lineup of luxury vehicles.</p> <p>As the luxury automotive brand plans seven significantly refreshed or new vehicles over the next three years, Wolff and his team will be key to creating world-class luxury vehicles.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="770" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln_wolff.jpg?1329117249" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="442" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln-mkzconcept_08_hr.jpg?1329117315" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="267" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln-mkzconcept_10_hr.jpg?1329117315" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="437" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln-1946_lincstylingstudio_hr.jpg?1329117315" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="433" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln-mwolff-naias_9472_hr.jpg?1329117315" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="382" title="design, lincoln, wolff" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/13/lincoln-mkzconcept_18_hr.jpg?1329117315" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/interview-lincoln%E2%80%99s-director-design-max-wolff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/interview-lincoln%E2%80%99s-director-design-max-wolff#comments australia car design industrial interview Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:24:32 +0000 coryskaaren 4101 at http://design.org A Crashed Ferrari Coffee Table by Molinelli Charly http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly <p>As <a href="http://molinellidesign.com/" target="Molinelli Charly">Molinelli Charly</a> points out, relatively few individuals ever get to drive a Ferrari, even once. The Portland-based multidisciplinary creator and graphic designer says "That’s a fact. A worse fact is that some of the Ferraris on the market today are being crashed and destroyed. That’s hard to imagine for us normal people, but it seems that the ex-owners aren’t as impressed as we are."</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_01.jpg?1328574016" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="989" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_12.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari08.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="470" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_10.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_09.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_03.jpg?1328574378" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="831" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_11.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="873" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_07.jpg?1328574379" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="931" title="Design, Ferrari, table" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/06/molinelli-crashed-ferrari_06.jpg?1328574454" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/crashed-ferrari-coffee-table-molinelli-charly#comments car design furniture industrial portland recycle Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:13:45 +0000 jessicapatterson 4070 at http://design.org The Audi e-Tron Hybrid Concept Car by Tilmann Kerkhoff http://design.org/blog/audi-e-tron-hybrid-concept-car-tilmann-kerkhoff <p><a href="http://www.tlmn.de/" target="Tilmann Kerkhoff">Tilmann Kerkhoff</a> created the Audi e-Tron for Audi to show at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2009. The concept is an electric hybrid with an intelligent dash, vehicle functions and, of course, LED light tech.</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/11897574?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="621" height="233" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen allowFullScreen></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="400" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/19/audie_tron_00.jpg?1319070354" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="375" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_04.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="375" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_05.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_01.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_02.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_06.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_07.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_08.jpg?1319246608" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="412" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_09.jpg?1319246674" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_10.jpg?1319246674" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="411" title="Design, tron, audi" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/21/audie_tron_11.jpg?1319246674" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/audi-e-tron-hybrid-concept-car-tilmann-kerkhoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/audi-e-tron-hybrid-concept-car-tilmann-kerkhoff#comments car concept design Movie Sat, 22 Oct 2011 01:29:35 +0000 wardandrews 3580 at http://design.org A 1972 Airstream Gets a Modern Makeover from Hofmann Architecture http://design.org/blog/1972-airstream-gets-modern-makeover-hofmann-architecture <p>This clean and modern update to a classic 1972 Tradewind Airstream trailer is the work of 28-year-old Matthew Hofmann of <a href="http://www.hofarc.com/" target="Hofmann Architecture">Hofmann Architecture</a>. Now the soon-to-be forty trailer looks like an edgy guest studio that could make the front page of Air BnB.</p> <p>He says Airstream remodels are gaining popularity because they're flexible enough to appeal to all ages, economic statuses and lifestyles. They can be beautiful studio spaces or eclectic guest houses and then can roll away on surfing trips or outback safaris. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="368" title="Design, airstream, hofmann" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/03/airstream_hofmann_04.jpg?1317659745" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/1972-airstream-gets-modern-makeover-hofmann-architecture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/1972-airstream-gets-modern-makeover-hofmann-architecture#comments apartment car design interior remodel sustainability travel Fri, 30 Sep 2011 21:25:21 +0000 wardandrews 3358 at http://design.org Trucks on a Roll Illustrations by Remie Geoffroi http://design.org/blog/trucks-roll-illustrations-remie-geoffroi <p><a href="http://www.remgeo.com/" target="Remie Geoffroi">Remie Geoffroi</a> is a freelance illustrator and a co-founder of <a href="http://thegreatergood.cc/" target-"The Greater Good">The Greater Good</a> design collective.</p> <p>He created these great infographic-style illustrations for <a href="http://nymag.com/restaurants/cheapeats/2010/67139/" target="New York Magazine">New York Magazine</a>'s Trucks on a Roll article, featuring their favorite 25 food trucks in the city. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, foodtruck, illustration" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/21/food_trucks_02.jpg?1313962125" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/trucks-roll-illustrations-remie-geoffroi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/trucks-roll-illustrations-remie-geoffroi#comments car design food illustration infographic newyork print Sun, 21 Aug 2011 21:29:08 +0000 jessicapatterson 3253 at http://design.org Faux Woodgrain Bikes: Process Video and Business Story http://design.org/blog/faux-woodgrain-bikes-process-video-and-business-story <p>For over 40 years, since he first entered the "Panel Beating" (auto body repair) business straight out of school in New Zealand, Rob Pollock has been perfecting the art of faux woodgraining. He learned the technique at an internship, and the effect was normally used in the restoration of classic and vintage cars, but Rob continued to develop the skill, and now offers his skills for bike enthusiasts.</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/24938567?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="412" title="Design, robswoodgrain, bikes" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/09/rob_woodbike_01.jpg?1310260812" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/faux-woodgrain-bikes-process-video-and-business-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/faux-woodgrain-bikes-process-video-and-business-story#comments Bicycle car design industrial wood Sun, 10 Jul 2011 01:24:26 +0000 jessicapatterson 3061 at http://design.org New Fuel Efficiency Window Sticker Designs for 2013 Vehicles http://design.org/blog/new-fuel-efficiency-window-sticker-designs-2013-vehicles <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/26/EPA_fuellabels_1.jpg" alt="Design, EPA, fuelsticker" title="Design, EPA, fuelsticker" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>On Wednesday the EPA rolled out these new vehicle fuel economy label designs that include additional information on plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles and other advanced technologies aimed at reducing gasoline consumption and tailpipe emissions.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="403" title="Design, EPA, fuelsticker" alt="Design, EPA, fuelsticker" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/26/EPA_fuellabels_1.jpg?1306452129" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/new-fuel-efficiency-window-sticker-designs-2013-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/new-fuel-efficiency-window-sticker-designs-2013-vehicles#comments car design label packaging sustainability Thu, 26 May 2011 23:28:45 +0000 jessicapatterson 2859 at http://design.org The Audi A7 Constructed Using 285 Sheets of Paper http://design.org/blog/audi-a7-constructed-using-285-sheets-paper <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/19/paper_audi_1.jpg" alt="Design, paper, audia7" title="Design, paper, audia7" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://visualspicer.com/" target="Taras Lesko">Taras Lesko</a>, a designer and creative director, created this Audi A7 car model design consisting of 750 unique parts from 285 sheets of paper assembled over the course of 245 hours. He designed and assembled the pieces using reference photography and original A7 blueprints from Germany.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="466" title="Design, paper, audia7" alt="Design, paper, audia7" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/19/paper_audi_1.jpg?1305789314" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/audi-a7-constructed-using-285-sheets-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/audi-a7-constructed-using-285-sheets-paper#comments car design paper Thu, 19 May 2011 07:24:42 +0000 jessicapatterson 2849 at http://design.org Volkswagen Eos Shadow Advertising http://design.org/blog/volkswagen-eos-shadow-advertising <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/01/vw_eos_shadowad_1.jpg" alt="Design, vw, billboard" title="Design, vw, billboard" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="438" title="Design, vw, billboard" alt="Design, vw, billboard" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/01/vw_eos_shadowad_1.jpg?1304315341" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/volkswagen-eos-shadow-advertising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/volkswagen-eos-shadow-advertising#comments Advertising car design germany graphic Mon, 02 May 2011 05:55:54 +0000 jessicapatterson 2818 at http://design.org An Affordable Audi R8? 1:43 Scale Model http://design.org/blog/affordable-audi-r8-143-scale-model <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/04/10/ecs_tuning_audi_1.jpg" alt="Design, car, audi" title="Design, car, audi" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="439" title="Design, car, audi" alt="Design, car, audi" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/04/10/ecs_tuning_audi_1.jpg?1302448603" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/affordable-audi-r8-143-scale-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/affordable-audi-r8-143-scale-model#comments car design industrial Sun, 10 Apr 2011 15:20:04 +0000 jessicapatterson 2778 at http://design.org Art Deco, French Curves and the 1938 Hispano Suiza Dubonnet Xenia: Auto Design http://design.org/blog/art-deco-french-curves-and-1938-hispano-suiza-dubonnet-xenia-auto-design <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/29/Hispano_Suiza_Xenia_3.jpg" alt="Design, automobile, Xenia" title="Design, automobile, Xenia" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p>The <a href="http://www.mullinautomotivemuseum.com/" target="Mullin Automotive Museum">Mullin Automotive Museum</a> in California is celebrating the Art Deco Movement with a display of automobile relics and art. The 1938 Hispano Suiza Dubonnet Xenia is the latest edition to the "French Curves" collection.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="399" title="Design, automobile, Xenia" alt="Design, automobile, Xenia" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/29/Hispano_Suiza_Xenia_3.jpg?1301437975" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/art-deco-french-curves-and-1938-hispano-suiza-dubonnet-xenia-auto-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/art-deco-french-curves-and-1938-hispano-suiza-dubonnet-xenia-auto-design#comments automotive car design history museum Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:49:34 +0000 jessicapatterson 2753 at http://design.org Stefan Sagmeister and BMW: CULTURE Remote-Controlled Book Design http://design.org/blog/stefan-sagmeister-and-bmw-culture-remote-controlled-book-design <p><a href="https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/pressclub/p/pcgl/pressDetail.html?outputChannelId=6&amp;id=T0099255EN&amp;left_menu_item=node__2218" target="BMW">BMW</a> asked New York-based Stefan Sagmeister to create a publication to celebrate their 40th year of cultural commitment. The result is this beautifully designed book with a twist: it's also remote controlled vehicle of culture. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="349" title="Design, culture, bmw" alt="Design, culture, bmw" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/21/bmw_sagmeister_3.jpg?1300740601" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/stefan-sagmeister-and-bmw-culture-remote-controlled-book-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/stefan-sagmeister-and-bmw-culture-remote-controlled-book-design#comments books car design graphic newyork video Mon, 21 Mar 2011 20:54:24 +0000 jessicapatterson 2731 at http://design.org SmART Car Design ForTwo http://design.org/blog/smart-car-design-fortwo <p><a href="http://www.sarahillenberger.com/index.html">Sarah Illenberger</a> created this art <a href="http://design.org/blog/car">car design</a> in collaboration with <a href="http://www.cartondruck.com">Cartondruck</a>. The Smart ForTwo was designed using recycled cardboard both on the exterior and interior panels, in-part to promote sustainable thinking and material innovation. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2010/12/09/smart_car_01_0.jpg" alt="Design, car, smart car, art, sara illenberger, " title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="751" height="500" alt="Design, car, smart car, art, sara illenberger, " src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2010/12/09/smart_car_01_0.jpg?1291958189" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/smart-car-design-fortwo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/smart-car-design-fortwo#comments car Fri, 10 Dec 2010 05:19:56 +0000 jessicapatterson 2465 at http://design.org