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Layers of meaning: the trend for fractured forms

Layers of meaning: the trend for fractured forms

Taking apart conventional volumes and reassembling them in layered forms is becoming more common. Why?

14 March 2018
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The luxury vehicle of the future is... a pickup truck?

The luxury vehicle of the future is... a pickup truck?

An unlikely body style emerges as a strong upmarket player

27 February 2018
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Performance Specials: Who does it best?

Performance Specials: Who does it best?

Is performance potential best displayed, or hidden?

20 February 2018
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Design Essay: Simplicity versus Complexity

Design Essay: Simplicity versus Complexity

Today’s cars often seem cluttered compared to the clean designs of the past. Is there virtue in simplicity, or does complexity have its place?

29 January 2018
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Design Essay: The Sincerest Form of Flattery

Design Essay: The Sincerest Form of Flattery

We're always told not to copy... but is a certain amount acceptable, or even unavoidable?

09 January 2018
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Are Beautiful Cars Really a Thing of the Past?

Are Beautiful Cars Really a Thing of the Past?

They just don’t make ’em like they used to! Or do they?

12 December 2017
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Asymmetry: Maorinews’s Great Taboo

Asymmetry: Maorinews’s Great Taboo

It seems to be an unwritten rule that cars must look the same on both sides... but why?

28 November 2017
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Trend Report: Autonomy and Cabin Versatility

Trend Report: Autonomy and Cabin Versatility

Autonomous vehicle concepts tend to centre around a versatile ‘room on wheels’... but how viable is it in reality?

21 November 2017
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Building a premium brand – the role of design

Building a premium brand – the role of design

Premium is all the rage these days, but it depends on conviction and confidence

09 November 2017
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Facelifts: Pig's Ear from a Velvet Purse?

Facelifts: Pig's Ear from a Velvet Purse?

Keeping a model looking desirable is a task filled with pitfalls... and the same is true with cars, too

12 October 2017
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