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.

NEWS

The Los Angeles Auto Show 2014 Gallery

The Los Angeles Auto Show for 2014 is home to numerous unveilings, thousands of media, and over a million show attendees. Here's a few shots of the action from the AutoDesignO gallery, along with OEM insight into the very latest offerings. This is part one from the show, with the rest coming soon. This post includes Audi, Fiat, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Porsche, Mazda, Maserati, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Volvo, and more!

Chrysler Hosts Nationwide High School Automotive Design Competition

Auburn Hills,November 10, 2014 , 0, 2014) - All U.S. public high school students grades 10-12 can turn their artistic talents in to prizes, including a $60,000 scholarship to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools. Chrysler Group’s Product Design team announced today details of its third annual Detroit Autorama High School Design Competition. Now bigger and better for 2015, the “Detroit Autorama High School Design Competition 2015” invites participants to look to the future and design a next-generation Dodge brand vehicle for the year 2025.

Innovation, Technology and Performance Take the Stage at SEMA 2014

While OEMs have the money and manpower to develop next-gen cars that are technical wonders, they aren't the only ones. Both Hyundai and Kia are turning to tuners that may not have ultra deep pockets, but they have moxie! The results are a blend of production car perfections, and aftermarket insanity. But, don't let us sway your opinion, check this out for yourself.

ARTICLES

ADO Takes Five with Infiniti at the LAAS

Will we see big changes at Infiniti, or more of the same in coming years? Michael Bartsch, vice president, Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., were at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week to support the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept. Bartsch and Albaisa discussed the importance of this vehicle as a beacon of design for vehicles that are destined to appear in their dealer showrooms.

SEMA Gallery

SEMA moves pretty quickly, and if you don't stop and take a look around you might just miss it! With thousands of exhibits, hundreds of demos, and one hundred thousand show attendees bouncing around like pinballs, it's not always easy capturing the outstanding cars on displays. AutoDesignO boils it all down in this easy to digest gallery.

Design Challenge 2012 Returns to the LA Auto Show

The pace of change in society accelerates every year, with breakthrough technologies and rapidly developing countries constantly rewriting the rules in a global economy. As part of the 9th annual LA Auto Show Design Challenge, the world's top auto designers have envisioned a future with even more crowded roads, electronically monitored and controlled traffic and significant changes in human behavior.