Tag: Conceptual Design

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    Hands-on, person-to-person: AIF 2023 exhibition

    The 2024 Automotive Innovation Forum in Frankfurt, Germany gave us more chances to explore Autodesk solutions, customer innovations, and partner insights. Thanks to the incredibly hard work of Danny Tierney, technical sales, marketing and product teams who contributed to the amazing expo. we had: Exhibition overview Discover Alias & Meet the Experts Alias User Experience, […]

  • AIF 2023: Registration is live!

    The Automotive Innovation Forum is a premier automotive industry event focused on advancing design, automation and manufacturing technology. We invite you to join us and the international community of industry leaders and share your vision on the future of design, automation, and manufacturing. Registration is now live! Visit autodesk.com/aif to secure your spot at AIF […]

  • Keeping it simple: ShotGrid in your studio

    You could use a system like ShotGrid, but… We recognize that there are always challenges when it comes to implementing new software and platforms. We’ve heard from a number of our Autodesk customers that they’re interested in ShotGrid – but are wary of the time and effort it might take to bring it onboard for […]

  • Building an industry ecosystem: The Domeble-Symetri Student Awards

    The DSSAs are highlighting the creativity of recent graduates studying 3D design, CGI and VR.

  • Hands-on Introduction to SubD Modeling, Part 2: Hybrid Modelling in Alias

    What This Is             This series covers Alias ESSENTIAL SKILLS in a 2-part video series: In this series, our own John Hartigan introduces you to SubD Modeling by walking through the creation of a simple model – our Monster – to present the tools in a clear and accessible way. Who It’s For            Beginners in Alias, […]

  • Save the date: AIF 2023 announced

    We are excited to announce our 2023 Automotive Innovation Forum (AIF), taking place May 10-11 in Frankfurt, Germany. This is your opportunity to join industry leaders as they discuss the trends and forces shaping the automotive industry of tomorrow. What does that look like? AIF 2023 is also our chance to share how Autodesk and […]

  • Autodesk University 2022: Automotive and industrial design content on demand

    Over the course of two weeks, more than 10,000 attendees took in sessions at Autodesk University 2022. If you joined us, we hope you had a fantastic experience. And if you didn’t, we hope you’ll consider it for next year. We know the value of time these days, so we wanted to share AU Automotive […]

  • A gritty background, dark pavement with the word ROBOTO written in futuristic yellow type. Three two-wheeled vehicles, painted white with red and black trim. In the metal of the centre bike, the reflection of a human figure.

    Design what’s in your head: Christian Grajewski on Alias as career software

    It’s easy, these days, to be drawn to the latest software programs, the newer and more simplified versions of some of the programs you cut your design teeth on. Not for Christian Grajewski. This Alias veteran, from Hannover, Germany, has an intriguing career that reinforces both a “creativity first” and a “know the right tools” […]

  • The Autodesk Aviera GD project

    At Autodesk, we believe in developing the best solutions for our customers.  Part of that process involves an understanding of customer challenges and supporting them through overcoming these challenges. With that in mind, we worked with our partner, Genesis Design, to create a next-generation mobility concept vehicle, leveraging the full breadth of our solutions, workflows, […]

  • Finding the red thread: Christian Grajewski, freelance designer and full-time creative

    Putting passion first. This German designer has built an intriguing career that reinforces a “creativity first” mindset. With an education in product and conceptual design, experience with Alias, and an internship (September 2007-February 2008) at the Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe GmbH, Christian believed he was set for the life of a permanent interior designer. […]

  • A car in 15 minutes

    Over the last few years, several technologies which massively speed up concept modeling have been added to Alias. These technologies include subdivision surfaces, Dynamo and Create VR. Inspired by this, some colleagues and I wanted to challenge ourselves: How detailed a car design could we create, when limited to a 15-minute time frame? We went […]

  • Creation of the ETRAXX – Part 3

    This is Part 3 of our podcast with Florian Coenen, Technical Marketing Manager. In Part 1 of our podcast, we introduced you to the ETRAXX. We talked through the process behind the design, what design elements inspired it, initial sketching and moving those sketches into a CAD environment. In Part 2, we went deeper into […]

  • Alias and Create VR 2022.2 releases

    The 2022.2 release of Alias is now available for download to all subscribers. In this point release, we introduced several new enhancements to Alias. These improvements include: A new Dynamo Toolbox and scripts History Visualizer improvements Enhancements to Locators Reference manager updates SubD workflow enhancements and Several other modeling tool updates You can see details […]

  • ALIAS Create VR: Creating a concept (video 1)

    We introduced you to our new modeling workflow, Alias Create VR, with a short overview. Now we get to go deeper. We start with Video 1, Creating a Concept. Here, you’ll learn how to get started and then dive into how to create a new layer for the curve network or a wheel design with […]

  • ALIAS Create VR: New modeling workflow

    An exciting feature of both Alias 2020 and 2021 is a new modeling workflow, Alias Create VR. In this 5-video series, we’ll cover some of the fundamentals of this modeling toolset so that you can begin getting the most of it now. Here’s a short overview of Create VR. In the coming weeks, we’ll be […]