Automotive and Transport Design: Germany

7 – 10 April 2014

The end of term two trip to Stuttgart for first year students was arranged by first year course tutor Elaine Mackie for 28 undergraduate students studying on the Automotive and Transport Design course.  Accompanying her this year were also 3 postgraduate students studying for an MSc in Design and Transport as well as fellow staff member Alan Barrett.


Students outside Mercedes-Benz Museum entrance

Design x Technology

Second International Multidisciplinary Pressure Cooker Workshop
Coventry University x HAN University
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During an Easter workshop, 30 students from Coventry University and HAN University (whose students travelled to Coventry from The Netherlands) developed concepts for smart life jackets; wearable technology that could save lives.

In a first for both Universities, students of different courses participated in the workshop – Automotive, Transport, Product and Interior Design students worked in groups with Dutch IT Engineers and Communication students.

SVL: Daniel Simon

Special Visiting Lecture: Daniel Simon

Daniel Simon's Film Work

On 16th April 2014 at 17:00, the Automotive and Transport Design Course at the Coventry School of Art & Design was delighted to host a visit by one of the world’s finest concept designers and automotive futurists, Daniel Simon. Best known for his designs in movies (Tron: Legacy, Captain America, Prometheus, Oblivion) and his books Cosmic Motors and Timeless Racer, Daniel dropped into Coventry University to give an informal lecture about his experiences and work.