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Auto r Design Conference in Zagreb 25-27 April save the date!

6th automotive design conference will be organised as part of Zagreb design week. Auto(r) is the largest event of it’s kind in Europe since beginning. Speakers:


Domagoj Ðukec (BMW, Head of Exterior Design), Kevin Rice (Mazda Motor Europe, Chief Designer), Luciano Bove (Renault, R&D Design Manager), Nyko de Peyer (Local… Motors, Community & Design Liaison), Peter Stevens (Royal College of Art, Visiting Professor), Philip Nemeth (The Sustainable Design School, Head of Studies), David Hilton (Motorcity Europe, Owner), Pontus Fontaeus (peefdee, Owner), Simone Porta (Centro Europeo Modellismo Industriale, Assistant Professor), Alessio Minchella (Technocar, Team Leader), Aljoša Tušek (Tushek, Owner), Dario Dropučić (Absolute Design, Co-Owner), Vedran Martinek (Absolute Design, Co-Owner), Vladimir Bošnjak (S3TR, Owner).

Sergio Concept by Pininfarina the official rendering

Dear friends,

Geneva Auto Show is ready and this morning the first official rendering of Sergio Concept car by Pininfarina appeared on the web.
Fabio Filippini, VP Corporate Design at Pininfarina, published it on his Facebook page, it is useless to say that it is going to be a real beautiful concept car as this rendering shows.
I think that what is new at Pininfarina this year is the design approach, looking at the car illustration we find a very good balance between soft volumes and bone lines (like on the side section and on the froont hood), the graphic bicolor choice is excellent for breaking the masse and giving a “forward” feeling to the car with a very dynamic effect, I am sure that all details are very well designed too.

In conclusion this rendering gives us a strong will to see and discover the real concept in Geneva!


Ferdinand Alexander Porsche dies at age 76

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche dies at the age of 76, today we lost the creator of Porsche 911 mith. Ferdinand Porsche died in Austria thursday.

The 911 creation became the cult car from Porsche, in early 1960 Ferdinand headed the Porsche design studio working on a sleek sporty car that still today, after 7 editions, keeps the main design philosophy with a strong technological development.
Today we lost a real talent.

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Inkling by Wacom a great drawing tool for us!

 Wacom just came out with its new technological drawing tool called Inkling.
Inkling is a new system to interact with a computer to use your sketches for anytype of use, it is a drawing device made of a digital pen with which yiu really sketch on paper and another element with wich you can transfer your drawing on your computer for further use (modifie your drawing , change colors, give effects and send it or whatever…)

To me Inkling can become the very first technological tool for all young design students, the reason is simple: Inkling makes you draw for real on paper!

In other words we often say that everybody runs on computer to use sophisticated softwares for special drawing and illustration effects…forgetting to take the time to learn how to draw correctly on paper. Now, thanks to this new system by Wacom, you will start drawing on paper before going to rework your drawing on your computer .

Lets monitor how Inkling will be appreciated…I believe very well!

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Copic Day with Michele Leonello in Firenze, Italy.

In Florence on the 4th of April there will be the “COPIC DAY” demo and tutorial sketching stage with Michele Leonello and Vera Taccani.
The event will take place on 4 April 2011 from 11.30 AM to 18.00 at the Faculty of Architecture – University of Florence in Via Vittorio Emanuele 41, Calenzano, Florence, Italy.


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