The New Range Rover Velar is Already in a Design Museum

Refined yet sinister, the latest member of the auto family makes its debut

Today Land Rover unveiled their all new vehicle, the Range Rover Velar, at the London Design Museum. While that sounds straightforward enough, it’s especially noteworthy that we’re talking about the global unveil of a new mid-sized luxury SUV—at a design museum, not a car show. Fittingly, it’s a just-relocated, renovated museum in Kensington designed by British architect John Pawson under the patronage of Sir Terence …

Best of CH 2016: Interviews

Talking with some of the most interesting figures, established and emerging, in design and culture

As a journalist, one immediately knows when an interview is going well. There is an understanding, or even connection, between the subject and an interviewer. One’s goal is never to land a quote that makes a point, but to have a substantial dialogue that yields new ideas and truths. Being at the cross of lifestyle and design, our publication allows us to have dialogues with …

Interview: Gerry McGovern on Modernizing a Brutalist Design

Land Rover's Design Director and Chief Creative Officer talks to us about bringing sexy back to the Discovery

By Michael Frank When you start a conversation with Gerry McGovern, Design Director and Chief Creative Officer for Land Rover, you never quite know where it’s going to end up. The occasion was the Paris Motor Show, where Land Rover has just debuted its newest, possibly most important vehicle in the past half decade, the new Land Rover Discovery. It goes on sale mid-next spring …