Interviews –

At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, we had the chance to talk to one of the world’s most experienced car designers, Gert Hildebrand, currently the Chief Designer at Mini. He has worked for some of the most important car makers (Opel – Kadett E and the Opel JUNIOR show-car), Volkswagen (Golf III, IV, Sharan facelift and the Bora), Seat (1998 Toledo and Leon) and Mitusbishi, so you can imagine we had a lot of questions for him. Since 2001, right after the new MINI was introduced, he is Mini’s Chief Designer. (more…)

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Some time ago we wrote about a very interesting concept car created by Nicolas Stone, a young automotive designer with a lot of talent. Then we had the idea of asking Nicolas for an interview (the first one ever done by us) and ask him a few questions about him and his work, because we really loved it. In the meantime, though he is still looking for his dream job in a large carmaker’s design department, Nicolas has launched his own website ( where he has his portfolio, resume, bio, and a blog where he discusses various ideas and products, explaining what he would do to make them better. He’s also in the process of starting his own company with his business partner called “Element SA”, serving as a design and business consultancy. Their website ( is currently under construction. So, enough talking from us, we’ll let you read more of what Nic told us: (more…)

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