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Axiom Embraces Mid Century Modern Design

The Axiom Desert House captures the essence and magic found in the homes of Albert Frey, William Krisel, John Lautner, Richard Neutra, Donald Wexler and the other classic architects of an era long gone.

60s and 70s Swing at the Casual Concours 2019

One of the most prominent events at Modernism Week in Palm Springs is the Casual Concours. 150 cars blanket the golf course, highlighting 60s and 70s models, highlighting Avanti and Thunderbird, alongside dazzlings others.

ArtCenter Car Classic 2019 – the Field of Dreams

ArtCenter College of Design is a hub, focal point, gathering place, and launchpad for those in the creative fields. Arguably, the school is the global birthplace for the majority of car designers. Annually, the college pays homage to those with the ArtCenter Car Classic 2019.

Mirai Concept Rebooted with Cutting-Edge Design

Toyota has revealed the second-generation Mirai, rebooted as a premium sedan with cutting-edge design, technology and driving performance. The 2020 Mirai and will deliver a significant evolution of Toyota’s hydrogen FCEV powertrain technology.

How VW Plaid Fabric Created a Colorful History

Don't get mad, get plaid! Perhaps we should say VW plaid. Let's face it, a GTI with a plaid interior puts a smile on nearly everyone. The pattern is distinct and emphasizes the special, playful nature of the hot hatch that caused a stir!

Pininfarina Battista is a Pure-EV Luxury Hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina recently announced its intention to develop an all-new high-performance electric chassis and powertrain that will underpin its future vehicle portfolio.

Taisuke Nakamura Named as Head of INFINITI Design

Nakamura is currently responsible for global design strategy, and concept car and production vehicle design. Karim Habib, who until recently was the head of design for INFINITI, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.

Jaguar Design Studio, Most Technically Advanced

Jaguar Design is made up of designers from across the globe and from a range of industry backgrounds, including fashion, watch-making, sports and gaming. Studio has industry-leading modelling robotics, Virtual Reality and an 11-metre 4K digital display wall.

Heavy Metal and High Strength Steel

Fins on cars went the way of the dinosaurs. But, what happened to steel? Could a material associated with cars from a half-century ago still have a place in today’s world? Is high strength steel the answer to all our woes?

Update: ACCD Car Classic – One of a Kind

ArtCenter’s annual Car Classic features unique, custom, specially built vehicles that will include early coachbuilt cars, custom hot rods and motorcycles, concept cars, bespoke supercars, and specially modified vehicles from all eras—classic to modern to concept.