Luc Donckerwolke and SangYup Lee: Design Tangents Episode Six

Our conversation with the Chief Creative Officer and the Global Design Head at Genesis

Presented by Genesis

First Luc Donckerwolke, Chief Creative Officer of Genesis and Hyundai, and then SangYup Lee, Global Design Head at Genesis, were awarded World Car Person of the Year the last two years—an incredible achievement for the award to go to designers, and the same parent company, two years in a row. This wasn’t a surprise to those who have known the two for many years and …

The Longevity of Lucid and a Drive of the 2023 Air Grand Touring

A vehicle that's packed with more innovation than any other in the space

California-based EV carmaker Lucid has been on a long and interesting journey. Founded in 2007 by Peter Rawlinson, the former VP of Engineering at Tesla, the company was initially focused on developing components (such as EV batteries and powertrains) but shifted to consumer products almost a decade later. At their facility in Arizona’s Casa Grande, the manufacturer began building vehicles, with the first being the …

The Kia EV9 Harmonizes Nature and Modernity

The robust yet graceful vehicle highlights a brand strengthening their design philosophy

Kia‘s newest electric vehicle, the EV9, stands out from its predecessors not only because of its bold, defined exterior, but also because it denotes the brand’s evolving design philosophy in an exciting way. For the last decade, the automaker has embarked on a new stylistic journey, as the thoughtful and stunning EV6 indicates. Solidifying the brand’s investment in, and integration of, design as a central …