Lincoln Design Center Opening Marks New Milestone in Brand’s Reinvention - Media.Lincoln.com
• Lincoln celebrates Design Center opening today; new studio houses approximately 150 designers, craftspeople and engineers dedicated solely to Lincoln production and concept vehicles
While I don't care for the McClaren X1 as a whole, what I do like are bits of the front, a bunch of the back, and the similarity of the slab sides to the great Continental's of the past.
Hope these images linked from Autoblog work:
I'm loving the front fenders on the X1, very much modern...
The rules of this thread are quite simple.
NO CAR PICTURES
I only want abstract distillations and conceptions of what ideally is lincoln to you. Dont be to picky if you see something you like post it. To me Lincoln should present a bold elegance. simplicity and wonderment. It should take "brand...
By Keith Naughton on August 09, 2012
Wolff has just finished designing his first Lincoln (F), the MKZ sedan, out this fall. He shows Keith Naughton around Lincoln’s new Dearborn (Mich.) design studio.
Why is it important to have this studio? How will it help you design better cars?
No More Plain Box on Wheels
March 17, 2012
By: Austin Rutherford
Once again through JokeForBlog, we have now learned the design direction of the last of the Transit "family." After the Transit Custom and Transit debut later this year, Ford will roll out the all-new second...
Kansas City built Transit is finally seen
May 16, 2012
By: Austin Rutherford
Just a month after its all-new smaller sister debuted with the front wheel drive Transit Custom, the rear wheel drive Transit has had a design patent leak just months before it was suppose to...
Future Vehicles: 2015 Ford Mustang
Is this the 2015 Ford Mustang? Close to it, at least that's what a Ford insider told us recently. Set to be released about two years from now on its 50th anniversary, the...
THE AUTOEXTREMIST April 25, 2012 - temporary Link
By Peter M. De Lorenzo
...In a discussion of brand image I must digress by marveling at the extraordinary machinations that auto manufacturers are going through to appeal to consumers in the Chinese market, especially when it comes to design...
By Mark Hacking
April 17th, 2012
The world of automotive design, like the fashion world or Hollywood, is not immune to the power of transformations and trends. A certain carmaker will come up with a design idea and, if that idea resonates with the cognoscenti, it will also be copied...
From Concept to Finished Model, the BMW Group Design Process - BDFD.com (By Drivers. For Drivers.)
Erik Richard - Updated: 3/1/2012 5:00:09 PM
Vision meets fascination. The design process at the BMW Group.
The design process enjoys a high profile at the BMW Group. Ideas and visions for the...
Posted on Lincoln's facebook
"Lincoln Design Director Max Wolff spoke about Lincoln's new design team and direction at Autoweek Design Forum 2012. Click here to watch Max's insight on Lincoln's design innovation and what's ahead for the brand. Are you looking forward to what's in store for the...
i heard a few things regarding the design of the new Fusion (though they are minor):
* The design may "make Aston Martin question a lawsuit." Joking, I'm sure, but a nod to how the design resembles Aston's.
* Exterior is "a step forward" in design.
* Fusion will be the class leader in terms...
Audi seems to be aware of the fact that it’s taken the “family identity” concept too far and the company is working to redefine its design philosophy.
According to autocar, the German automotive producer is...
New Design, More Technology for Ford Mustang
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2011 – Ford Mustang – the icon of American performance and style – gets even more street swagger with a new design and a list of smart features that signal even more technology in the popular pony car.
via Jpd80 @ BON
Automotive Design Studio Positions Design Centre of Excellence
Global Automotive Manufacturer
Ford Australia, a leader in award winning automotive design, is the "Design Centre of Excellence" for the Asia Pacific Region. Ford Australia is looking to expand...
Ford preparing to lock down design for 50th anniversary Mustang
By: Ryan Kranz
September 15, 2011
FRANKFURT -- Ford’s design chief, J Mays, says the styling for the next-generation Mustang is “being locked down.”
The redesigned car arrives for 2014 and coincides with a big...
via @ facebook
Lincoln Experiments With Crowdsourcing For Vehicle Design - TransLogic
Posted: Aug. 21 2011 by Kyle Thibaut
...Lincoln is dabbling with crowdsourcing. Using 360 brandmachine's software platform (Virtual Voice of the Customer), Lincoln can let others decide what design features...
Latest 2013 Ford Escape Spy Photos Confirm EcoBoost Power, Vertrek-Inspired Design
by Alexander Stoklosa
May 31, 2011
We’ve previously spied the upcoming 2013 Ford Escape, but these latest photos both show more of the crossover’s shape and confirm our previous suspicions about what might...