Elena Nappi Yacht Concept Project – La Sapienza University Rome Italy
At the MYDA 2018 several boat designers & Studio Designs have won the international prize presenting projects rich in technologies, new architectures and with an eye to new Design Trends.
Elena Nappi‘s project Carapace goes in this direction with a strong creative approach that makes the perfect synthesis of all 3 main elements: Technology, Architecture & Trends.
The new Exterior Design language is a good example of boat design evolution, closer to Car Design and contemporary Architecture. The Interior Design modern and respectful of typical new luxury design codes such as the spaces organization and their use or the refined materials choices.
Sketching Cars Together Live is my new tutorial session on my Youtube channel since few weeks, I decided to continue doing it because many are the followers connected during those sketching sessions and also because I have fun.
I wrote a Hub to explain the reasons that pushed me to think about this tutorial concept,if you like to read it please click:
I know that some of you will not agree with my position about Engineering students getting a Master in Transportation Design and feeling ready for a car design job. As you know I do not believe it is the right school career plan to become car designers.
Of course, we have several exceptions, great designers that come from Engineering and Architecture universities and some of them are today in important design studios. Flavio Manzoni VP Design at Ferrari Design is a very well known example, brilliant designer coming from an Italian Architecture university
However, those cases are really few. They are exceptions, to become designers or car designers you need a Design school Bachelor.
To become a car designer means to find the right design school (here a list) and follow specific types of courses. It is not just about going to a University, it is about a particular method and way of thinking.
The Car Design Portfolio is a hot topic in Design education, and during my last LIVE CHAT on my YouTube channel I talked about it. The objective in this video lecture is to give lots of advices and tips to you so that you remain concentrated on the key factors to make a professional portfolio.
We must keep in mind that quality and creativity are the most important aspects of any portfolio, with quality I also mean skills.
How many mistakes should we be aware of? Many, and in this video I explain how to avoid some of them.
I started a series of LIVECHAT on my YouTube channel to talk about several topics regarding our beloved Car Design world, here the last video about the Digital Modeler and the strategic role he/she can have in a design team.
Often we talk about designers and not about other key roles in a Design team. For sure, the Digital Modeler is a very strategic one necessary in any Design Process.
Enjoy and if you wish write your questions or comments.
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