Ms. Waskul works for Ford, building models that help car designers conceptualize their digital sketches of new vehicles in three-dimensional form.
By WILLIAM GRIMES
Mr. Patton’s keen eye for objects and their hidden significance made him a sought-after contributor to magazines including Art in America, Esquire, Smithsonian and Wired.
By GREG BEATO
The show, at Lawrence Technological University, features sketches by more than 100 stylists who worked for the big automakers between 1946 and 1973.
By PHIL PATTON
Elements of the BMW i8’s sliced-and-angled appearance are starting to show up on other vehicles, hinting at an emerging trend in auto design.
Today’s automobiles are beeping and chirping at us, raising lights like stage curtains, playing little movies on our screens and serenading us with theme melodies.
Aston Martin designed the car for Gran Turismo 6, the Sony PlayStation game, then brought a real-life version to Pebble Beach last week.
Ed Welburn, the G.M. designer, has a small part in the new “Transformers” movie, where he gets to yell at Mark Wahlberg and get away with it.
Automotive grilles tend to get a lot of attention from designers, but they have lately been shifting their focus to the air intakes in the sides of the front bumpers.