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NEWS

McLaren Special Operations’ ‘Velocity’ Celebrates Supercar Credentials

The lean, sculpted beauty of the new 720S provides the perfect starting point for owners to be creative and the specification of this MSO 720S ‘Velocity’ showcases a taste of the customisation options that are possible.

New Design Center for Jaguar and Land Rover at Gaydon Site

The development is intended to become one of the world’s foremost automotive product, engineering and design sites – fitting for a company with ambitious plans for continued global growth.

Karim Habib has been Named Head of INFINITI Design

Karim Habib has been named Head of INFINITI Design, effective July 1, 2017. Habib has an accomplished track record in Automotive Design for several premium automotive brands, including BMW and Daimler AG

ARTICLES

Pixar’s Clay Sculptor Shapes the World – Pt. 1

Jerome Ranft and Joe Farrer both had clay in common, and by the end of the day, he was making fun of Jerome, which he loved. Ranft jokes, "It was like a warm hug from that guy, because he was laughing at the way I worked."

Pixar’s Clay Sculptor Shapes the World – Pt. 2

It's a great sign once you start talking about those details, that the general form is being accepted and it's what the design leads are going to want as the character, which is the goal. The goal is to pre-visualize character design.

The Inside Track on the Design of CARS 3

John Lasseter and the other executives at Pixar provide us with the details on CARS 3, ranging from the Chevy parts department to gender reassignments, during a media Q&A.