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Engineers Vs Designers, Two Different Worlds still So Close

Since a long time I felt to write about the dualism between Engineers and Designers, two key roles for any industry. I wanted to tell, according to my experience and other designers’stories, the difficulties and incomprehensions that many times designers have when work or attend meetings with engineers.

I am not against engineers, I am not. I believe thay have simply a different academic background, both have different approach to problem solving. For the same problem both give different solutions, their objective is to solve in an intelligent and constructive way the same problem. However, often they get in contrast with different ways of doing the same thing, different methodology caused by their different nature of being and studies they had.

Rationality Vs Creativity?

In my latest DESIGN TALK on Youtube I gave my version and here the video for you.

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Engineering students & Car Design

I know that some of you will not agree with my position about Engineering students getting a Master in Transportation Design and feeling ready for a car design job. As you know I do not believe it is the right school career plan to become car designers.

Of course, we have several exceptions, great designers that come from Engineering and Architecture universities and some of them are today in important design studios. Flavio Manzoni VP Design at Ferrari Design is a very well known example, brilliant designer coming from an Italian Architecture university

However, those cases are really few. They are exceptions, to become designers or car designers you need a Design school Bachelor.

I explain in detail this point of view  in my latest HUB titled (click to read): Engineering students going to Design Career

 

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