Industrial Design: Form, Function, and the Concept Car

Mazda Taiki concept car

Editor Colleen Watson O’Reilly interviews Bruce Thomson about his work as an industrial designer and teacher.


rnamentum: Could you talk a bit about the relationship between form and function in designing a car today?

BRUCE THOMSON: In the design process the car is treated as what it is, a vehicle, with specific variances. Is it an a, b, …