Welcome to AutoDesignO, an organization dedicated to all professionals in the automotive design industry. AutoDesignO encompasses all aspects of the trade providing enhanced business relations and communication, resources for studios, relevant news, special events, and additional global opportunities for members that only an association can provide.

AutoDesignO (the Automotive Design Organization) is a professional association, which is advancing improved access to people, essential information, as well as a culture exchange within the design profession, and beyond the studio walls. The organization strives to expand the presence and prominence of the design industry.

Membership is available to design studios, staff and freelance designers, clay modelers, color and trim, digital design and modeling, fabricators, studio engineers, students, studio design and modeling managers, and similar design professionals, as well as industry suppliers, aftermarket companies, governmental bodies, temp and staffing agencies, media and PR, and other transportation design-related firms and organizations.

The three key points that guide our association are  – awareness, education, and preservation.

NEWS

Designing For The Future Demands Of Car Consumers

How does one design better cars for the years to come? Having a crystal ball or watching "Back To The Future" a few dozen more times might help. The next, and more realistic option is having good data. Here are a few factors in what type of cars and features consumers, both males and females, want.

An Inside Look at General Motors Design Studio

In a private tour at corporate headquarters, AMERICARNA is granted an exclusive look behind the creative curtain at General Motors. Ray Evernham Takes Viewers on an All-New Automotive Journey, Tuesday March 10th at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on Velocity

BMW Innovations at the 2015 International CES Light the Way

At the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW will confirm and consolidate its status as a leading innovator in this field and as a premium mobility provider when it presents applications for new digital devices. It will also present new driver assistance systems and intelligent lighting technology at CES that will help to bring “Vision Zero” – the vision of accident-free personal mobility – a further step closer to reality. A host of new technology helps define what luxury really means, and BMW is poised to jump on the bandwagon.

ARTICLES

Supersonic

Besides all of the fantastic instruments, musicians and performances make the NAMM Show experience second to none. On one hand you have bands like the George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, and on the other there's the jazzy feel of the Levin Brothers. Attendees get the up close and personal experience of a couple talented musicians at a small, exhibitor's show booth and the big time stage performances, along with everything in between. Our gallery captures some of the best moments in time and sound, plus we get inside the heads of few musicians! This is NAMM!

The Sights Of Sound

Trying to covey all of the overwhelming variety of instruments is an exercise in futility. However, a picture is worth a thousand words. So, AutoDesignO is providing a collection of images that speaks volumes as to what one can find at the 2015 NAMM Show. The carefully crafted instruments provide a wide palate of colors, materials, and textures, which in many instances would look right at home on something other than just guitars, drums, or horns. With only a slight bit of imagination it’s easy to see automotive applications in nearly every product.

NAMM 2015 Tools Of The Trade

The 2015 NAMM Show is a focal point for those seeking out the hottest innovations in musical products, the recording industry, and related aspects of the music business. Bottom line, this is where the cool kids come and get their sugar rush, or at least the buyers for the candy stores come to stock up.