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VR Essential in Developing Futuristic EV Coach with Central Driving Position

Designer Cor Steenstra made use of the latest VR tools when he was tasked to design the unique and futuristic aerodynamic long distance zero emission coach for Thunder Sky Winston Energy Group and GFMI Metalcrafters Inc. featured in an earlier post here. Since aerodynamics on a long distance zero emission coach are from ...

Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100

Rolls-Royce epitomises automotive luxury in a way that no other brand can. Founded in 1904, its products rose to pre-eminence around the world in a matter of years – in keeping with Sir Henry Royce’s motto: “Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it doesn’t ...

MINI VISION NEXT 100: “Every MINI is my MINI”

Today’s MINI is the perfect premium compact car for the modern city. Digitalisation and connectivity are increasingly changing the way we get around on a daily basis – and this change is taking place most rapidly and noticeably in urban areas. The MINI VISION NEXT 100 is MINI’s answer to several key questions on urban ...

Alias Concept Modeling

To go from 2D ideation to 3D concept model, Foresee Car Design specializes in the use of Autodesk Alias software. Since its inception in 1994, Foresee has used all iterations of the erstwhile Alias-Wavefront 3D software to quickly and accurately turn unique 2D ideas into 3D reality. Foresee strives to keep up to date with ...

The True Intentions for Concept Design – Ford Classic Video

Text by Cor Steenstra https://youtu.be/7kOvBp7C8kA This historic Ford video gives a good insight into true concept car design and how it can influence the further future of a company's design strategy. In contrast to most current 'concept cars', which are little more than next years model with some 'weird things' ...

BMW Group Next 100 Concept – All Design Videos

Here are all the design related videos, including interviews, of the BMW Group Next 100 Design ...

Why do we still use clay models in car design?

Text, Design and VRED rendering by Cor Steenstra, Digital model by Kevin Gilles. Back in the early 1990’s when Alias-Wavefront was first making a pitch to the automotive design studios, one of their big talking points was how creating digital 3D models would optimize the design process dramatically, since the data ...