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揽胜极光Evoque应该是豪华的……所以2012年它是由豪华推出的。当然是辣味,the infamous Victoria Beckham.当时,由捷豹路虎组织的推出这款车的活动和项目,在贝克汉姆夫人推出一款由她“设计”的新款Evoque特别版时,引起了一些人的注意。我们几乎没有意识到,策划这次活动的人中有一个人,这个特别版,当时不是特别高兴。奇怪的是,这个故事5年后又重演了,设计总监格瑞·麦戈文的评论。

麦戈文在上周的一次宣传活动上说:“她没有设计汽车……我忘记的比那个女人对汽车设计的了解还要多——做一名汽车设计师需要很多年。”bob官网

Read more:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4700192/Victoria-Beckham-centre-Range-Rover-row.html#ixzz4n1s04yJe

这可能是为了提高目前路虎揽胜的知名度?Who knows what Gerry's motivation is to appear in The Sun,但是英国的小报如《太阳报》和《每日邮报》正在报道这一消息,who call it an "extraordinary row".这当然是不寻常的,especially as the main complaint is coming 5 years after the incident.它引发了一场关于将设计创意归属于特定设计师的辩论。Credit for certain designs is a complex issue and 7 years ago I wrote a posthere关于这个问题。设计总监和首席设计师是任何汽车设计故事的公众形象,bob官网and often they seem to be claiming work they didn't do as their own.他们当然要对整个设计部门负责,对任何设计都要有好的和坏的评价。有时是直接的。小报的头条和文章包含非常不准确的声明(和往常一样),比如说格瑞·麦戈文制造了Evoque。The Sun journalists seem to think that a design director gets out his spanners and welding equipment,亲自建造路虎揽胜工厂生产的每一款Evoques。Terrible lack of expert knowledge or research.当然,现实是,即使是格瑞·麦戈文也没有设计Evoque。他拥有一支才华横溢的室内外设计师团队,加上粘土和CAD建模人员,colour and trim designers and even digital GUI designers DID.The teams that work together to create any vehicle are large,这就是设计阶段。Then there is engineering teams that number in the 100s sometimes 1000s to get a vehicle ready for mass production.最后工厂开始生产另一套完全不同的机器人,还有人,begin to bolt the cars together at astonishing rates.设计领导者保护他们努力工作的团队不受负面影响,我们可能会建议麦戈文对维多利亚·贝克汉姆的团队工作表示不满。维多利亚·贝克汉姆拥有自己的时尚品牌,因此她认为自己是一名时装设计师。在这个职位上,她“设计”服装和配饰,这个过程涉及零工程——但它确实涉及到设计决策。当她被要求创造一个特别版的流浪者漫游者时,她当然以她熟悉的方式做出了贡献。and one which she has learned to call ‘design' (because it IS design).她选择独特的颜色和材料选择,让工厂拼凑成她的限量版Evoque。出于所有的意图,她说她“设计”了自己的vb版汽车是对的,她在2012年站在了前面。It is of course,汽车设计业务的深度几乎不可能用一个简单的声音或推特来解释——使捷豹路虎能够解释贝克汉姆夫人所做的工作之间的差异,or what Gerry McGovern did,或者他出色的设计团队所做的。单词应该非常仔细地选择,事实上,格瑞对她在那个时候偏离了剧本感到很不安——当我们可以想象“协作”这个词是路虎揽胜团队想到的吗?很像格瑞自己的设计合作…与时尚界。

麦戈文时尚!

tabloid articles.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4700192/Victoria-Beckham-centre-Range-Rover-row.html

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4029894/victoria-beckham-slamhed-by-land-rover-designer-who-claims-she-try-to-take-credit-for-land-rover-he-built/

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又一个播客!这一次,我被邀请与另外两位汽车设计师一起参加圆桌讨论会。的主机Motoring Podcastwere interested to hear about the basic principles of vehicle design,主要是关于为什么汽车看起来像他们的样子和一些有趣的问题,关于我们最喜欢的设计。链接在这里:


Designers Roundtable–汽车播客第114页特别版

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还有一个YouTube视频…

DLO ratios (more on proportions)

然而,另一次Twitter对话变成了我应该在这里发布的内容。感觉我在Twitter上浪费了很多时间,但老实说,我非常喜欢这场引起的争论。我完全同意关于能看到任何现代汽车的抱怨。设计师沉迷于低窄窗高度和动态上升的DLO,bob官网意味着现代汽车是一个真正的问题。对于使用后座的孩子来说,情况更糟,大多数孩子在旅行时都看不到外面的世界。Motion sickness can result- although technically NO visibility at all can apparently be better for that issue.So I was busy playing with showing ratios in photoshop.A new Citroen C3 Aircross began the debate,as it has very large ratio of metal to glass.另一些人则将汽车命名为“大面积玻璃”,但分析表明,即使是这些汽车,其比例也与任何跑车相似。首选比例是保持DLO图形-即玻璃与金属(门与窗台区域)的比例低于玻璃的50%。例如,近年来最严重的犯罪者是菲亚特多重指数。Our favourite example of great bad design.The glass/metal ratio is 50/50 and even heading into 55/45 towards the front side bob官网windows perhaps.A Twitter users own Porsche was mentioned as an example of a car with lots of glass- but here we can also see it has the magic formula for DLO/metal ratio.这一比例在保时捷924时代是动态的,与普通汽车相比,but now just about every vehicle uses this dynamic and strong ratio to help us all imagine we are driving a Porsche… not an ordinary car!

比例

今天被发现了。你能说出这两辆轿车的名字吗?很好,但很相似。The interesting part is that only one of these saloons is a classic front longitudinal engined rear wheel drive car.The engine Mounted behind the front axle for perfect weight distribution.The other is a standard front wheel drive layout.The proportions are the same however.These are what are known as premium proportions.Originally they came from the drivetrain packaging layout,但现在,设计师们将这些比例作为一种美学应用于生产优质产品。

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雷克萨斯LS分析

Well this debate began over on Twitter,其他一些工作的汽车设计师对这款新款雷克萨斯LS的bob官网设计有多糟糕的评价。I think it has problems,但我愿意接受一些渐进的实验。特别是雷克萨斯在各种造型和表面设计理念方面进行了大量试验,一些好的,一些坏的。The LC coupe is particularly nice,但是已经经历了很多次迭代和概念车的出现。它还有一些奇怪的设计细节,但对于跑车来说,吸引观众的注意力是很重要的。另一方面,LS,is intended as an executive model,考虑到奢华。传统上它是一种相当保守的设计。The surfaces and design ideas are chaotic and a little messy,这是设计师注意到的。最奇怪的是比例,非常强调驾驶室向后的比例。它几乎是独一无二的方式,侧面的数据链路连接器的峰值是在后门的中间。Similarities to other sedans (saloons) were noted,and similarity in supposed "bad"design.The new Civic sedan is something that I am not impressed by,for example.最相似的比例,以及丰田有意的竞争对手和基准设计的可能线索,是特斯拉S型。I decided to put together an image comparing lots of current sedans on sale now.寻找那个奇怪的比例(哪一个必须给后座乘客很大的空间?).玛莎拉蒂·吉布利似乎是个不错的候选人。Lexus LS侧断面图其他@0.75x

Motoring Podcast farmer bob官网Interview with the author!

好吧,今年非常忙,尤其是在我的工作中,我看到了在我的车辆设计课程上与行业接轨的进展。Meanwhile Twitter seems to be a place for my connections to grow and this led to a very fun situation where I was asked to be farmer bob官网interviewed by Andrew Clews of The Motoring Podcast.安德鲁设法从我身上吸取了很多个人的历史,over the course of 3 hours chatting!A very pleasant experience,由于篇幅的原因,它分为两部分,我现在可以和你们一起看第一部分和第二部分了。Part 1 is about 1 hour,and covers similar topics to this blog.Part 2 is 2 hours talking about my own car ownership history!

Motoring Podcast – Rear View – Lee Walton Part 1

汽车播客–后视图–Lee Walton第2部分

苹果对滴滴初星的10亿美元赌注,&关于车下一步的12个大问题

苹果对滴滴初星的10亿美元赌注,& 12 Big Questions About What's Next for Cars

这里有个大新闻,为了汽车业的未来。