The BMW i8 – In 2009, BMW introduced the Concept Vision Efficient Dynamics: an exotic sports-coupe aimed at redefining driving enthusiasm as we know it. Growing into a gas-electric hybrid that is known today as the i8, BMW is fully prepared to challenge every pre-conceived notion about the future of driving.
BMW defines the i8 as “the world’s most forward-looking sports car” and it’s hard to argue.
The automotive industry is always evolving. In this day and age, car design is always a battle between manufacturers to outdo each other. I know I’m not alone in the thoughts that there are many similarities between many makes and models; it takes out of the box thinking to have a car actually make you take a step back and say “wow”.
“It’s pronounced ‘Jay-Sue-Tay,’” he says. Miro Sutai is the man behind JSUTAI, a connecticut-based automotive design company, whose specialties range from bodywork and paint, to suspension and wheels, and at its core, design consultation. In many ways, it’s a unique and niche market to take head on, but Miro is out to make himself known. With his latest company build based on the iconic BMW E30 M3, it comes as no surprise that the car has made the rounds across the internet.
There’s not a gearhead on the planet over the age of 20 whom doesn’t hold some form of reverence for the McLaren F1 – during its time, it was unquestionably the greatest car the world had ever seen. It was faster and more advanced than any car before it, setting records that are still held to this day. The McLaren F1 was built to honor the late Bruce McLaren and his legacy – it was an exercise to build what could be considered the ultimate road car.
With the new Lowly Gentlemen Studio constructed and the StanceWorks garage organized, it was time to begin the latest line of T-Shirts. As I sat down at my desk, I decided to turn to ink and paper rather than the usual vectors and mouse-clicks that had become so common in my workload of graphic design. I found inspiration in the raw brush strokes that I noticed in many of the race numbers and liveries that decorated the paddocks of each historic race.