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Vehicle Design: Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design

Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Case studies from Ford, Mazda, and Jeep illustrate the production process from research to execution with more than 245 color behind-the-scenes images in order to help readers create vehicles drivers will cherish.

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Vehicle Design guides readers through the methods and processes designers use to create and develop some of the most stunning vehicles on the road. Read our review of the book here.

Written by Jordan Meadows, a designer who worked on the 2015 Ford Mustang, Vehicle Design contains interviews with design directors at firms including Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford Motor Company, amongst other professionals.

Case studies from Ford, Mazda, and Jeep illustrate the production process from research to execution with more than 245 color behind-the-scenes images in order to help readers create vehicles drivers will cherish.

Jordan Meadows was a key member of the Mustang design team. Prior to Ford, he served as Design Manager at Mazda. While there, his team completed the noteworthy Nagare concepts. Prior to this, Meadows was a Team leader at Volkswagen. During his time at Volkswagen, Meadows assisted the realization of an advanced studio near Berlin.

Meadows began at Chrysler creating the Jeep Willys and Dodge Kahuna concepts. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, and The Rhode Island School of Design, he now resides in Los Angeles and serves as a Design Specialist at Ford’s Global Advanced Design Group and a faculty member at the ArtCenter College of Design.

Founded in 2012, Form Trends tirelessly covers the automotive design industry in all corners of the globe to bring you exclusive content about cars, design, and the people behind the products.

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