Stunning miniature car models from Michael Paul Smith

via flickr.com If you think that car models are for kids, think again. These photos are taken by setting up stunningly detailed models of cars and environments in the real world and snapping incredibly realistic moments in time. Check out his flickr page for behind the scenes views and descriptions. Posted via web from The […]

Flavio Manzoni officially takes over design at Ferrari.

Flavio Manzoni. Ferrari named on Thursday Flavio Manzoni as the new chief of design, who last served as the head of creative design of the Volkswagen Group, an appointment that could signal a dramatic change in how Ferrari designs its cars. News of Mr. Manzoni’s appointment had been floating around since last September, and Ferrari […]

How Ford’s getting it right with the Fiesta launch.

Ok, I’ve been critical in this blog and on Twitter for a while now about what I perceive as Ford’s missed opportunity with the Fiesta Movement. I’ve said that they dragged their feet too long with the US-spec car and lost their momentum. I’ve said they put too much chrome on the US-spec car (I […]

What I think we’ll see from Fiat/Chrysler tomorrow.

Ok, so this is really just a repeat of my Jalopnik comments from last week, but I wanted a chance to reiterate in public what I see as the clear vision for where FIAT and Sergio Marchionne are planning on taking Chrysler in Wednesday’s announcement. I may be completely wrong, but that’s what blogs nobody […]

Is the design world waiting for Apple’s next move?

I’ve been watching Apple’s design for a long time. Besides being the products that I personally choose to interact with the world on (desktop/laptop/phone), they have obviously been trend-setters in industrial and consumer electronics design since possibly the launch of the original transparent iMac in 1998. And although I love their products for many reasons, […]

Is Ford about to drop the ball on Fiesta Movement?

I’ve been following Ford’s Fiesta Movement from the beginning. In fact, not only did I consider putting my name in the hat to participate, I was already directly or indirectly following several of the final 100 chosen via blogs or Twitter. For me, Fiesta Movement was not about raising awareness of the car, but rather […]