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Robert Cumberford Critiques Audi prologue Concept and, in Turn, Audi’s New Design Direction

by on 14 July 2015 in Design via Fourtitude

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Longtime fans of Automobile Magazine or car design in general need no introduction to Robert Crumberford. The former designer turned writer pens a monthly column dubbed By Design for the magazine and has been doing so for as long as we can remember. As closet design fans, and what Audi enthusiast isn’t, we’re regular readers of his work and take particular interest when he turns his critic’s eye toward Audi as he did this month with the prologue concept. More…

Giorgetto Giugiaro Leaves ItalDesign. Audi Purchases Remaining Ownership

by on 3 July 2015 in Audi News Design

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Design icon Giorgetto Giugiaro has resigned this week from his position at the helm of ItalDesign, his family firm in which Audi purchased a controlling 90.1% stake back in 2010. The designer sold his remaining shares to Audi, departing reportedly along with his son Fabrizio who was also active in the business. More…

Former Audi Design Boss Stefan Sielaff Takes Director Position at Bentley

by on 4 June 2015 in Design

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Crewe, England – Bentley Motors today announces Stefan Sielaff as its new Director of Design. He succeeds Luc Donckerwolke who has been with Bentley since 2012. More…

Audi Design Team Envisions TT clubsport turbo concept

by on 14 May 2015 in Design

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One of the thorough aspects of any Audi introduction is the insight into the design side of a car’s inception. The Audi TT clubsport turbo introduced this week at Wörthersee is no exception and, in as much, we’ve now gotten our hands on a collection of drawings from the Audi Design Team. More…

Czech-Designed R200 Non-Fiction Sportscar, Based on Audi R8 with Spiritual Nod to Skoda

by on 17 April 2015 in Boutique Brands Design

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What you see before you is an interesting amalgam in automotive form. In name it is the “R200 Non-Fiction”. In form it is the spiritual tribute to the 1970s vintage Skoda 130 RS rally car, brainchild of respected Czech designer Petr Novague. Technically, the car is based on an Audi R8 and it’s just begun a […] More…

Design Focus: Audi prologue Avant concept

by on 25 February 2015 in Design

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Audi dropped photos and details about its upcoming prologue Avant concept due to drop next week in Geneva. In line with that come a wave of new design drawings released earlier this morning. More…

Design Focus: Mircea Raiescu with Modern Take on Audi Racing Classics

by on 24 February 2015 in Design Motorsport

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In a conversation about the most recent wave of Audi design, our email pal Hans Z shot us a link to Mircea Raiescu Motorsport Design. Specifically, the link was to a design dubbed Audi quattro Group B concept, the image above that is likely catching your eye as I type this. More…

Audi Design Draws the New Q7

by on 16 December 2014 in Design PhotoGraphic

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It appears the release of content surrounding the new Audi Q7 has only just begun. Word from Audi was that someone in the press leaked images, forcing Audi AG to drop its initial wave of information and photos very rapidly late last week and just hours after the scheduled release of RS 3 Sportback info. Following that, we’ve just come across this mix of drawings from Audi Design.
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Audi prologue concept at Design Miami 2014

by on 4 December 2014 in Audi News Design

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Audi is continuing with its new design strategy: At Design Miami, the brand with the four rings is presenting the essence of quattro as “The force within”. To mark the tenth anniversary of the show, which takes place from December 3 through 7, 2014, Audi is also presenting the revolutionary Audi prologue concept car – this is the first vehicle created by the Audi design team under the leadership of new design chief Marc Lichte.
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Audi Converts A3 Cabriolet into Art for the Future Beauty Exhibition

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News Design

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As part of Audi’s ongoing support of contemporary art in Australia, the company’s partnership with Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) is producing some thought provoking work as part of the ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’ exhibition. More…

The Audi prologue Show Car – Launching into a New Design Era

by on 18 November 2014 in Audi News Design

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Audi is launching into a new design era: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Marc Lichte, Head of Design, is presenting the Audi prologue concept car. Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe.
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Audi Pairs with Pirelli for New “Audi Powered by PZero” Collection

by on 18 November 2014 in Audi News Choice Gear Design

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Audi and Pirelli have collaborated in the creation of a new line of stylish automotive-themed apparel. Following Pirelli’s own PZero collection of goods, this new line of clothing works together with the Audi Design Team and was recently revealed to the fashion industry in Italy alongside the Audi TT Nuvolari Limited Edition. More…