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Modern Classic - Steve Harper Interview

Modern Classic - Steve Harper Interview

Thu 24th March 2016

In late 2015 Keith Adams of Modern Classic interviewed Steve Harper in his Studio about this past...

The Vehicle Design discipline, which includes Car Styling, specialises in design for Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturers, Specialist Vehicle Manufacturers, Kit Car Manufacturers, Coachbuilders, Motorsport Manufacturers, Performance Car Builders, Military Vehicle Producers, Armoured Vehicle Manufacturers, Accessory Parts Manufacturers – for Alloy wheels, Body Kits, etc, as well as the production of unique Vehicles for Film, TV and Theme Parks. SHADO offers a wide range of capabilities, at our Studio’s, or as Consultants at your own facilities, which include the following:

  • Holistic & Visionary Design
  • Business & Product Planning
  • Market & Business Case Evaluations
  • Theme & Concept Design
  • Design Sketches & Presentation Renderings
  • Vehicle Packaging & Feasibility Studies
  • Scale & Full Size Clay models
  • ALIAS CAD 3D design
  • Bunkspeed Presentation Models & Illustrations
  • Engineering & Manufacturing Design Support
  • Parts & Detail Design
  • Accessories Design
  • Design Sketches & Presentation Renderings
  • Interior Layout Design
  • Human Factors Evaluations - using CAD - Film - Ergonomic Bucks
  • Full Size Clay models of parts or the whole Interior
  • ALIAS CAD 3D design
  • A1 Surfaces Design
  • IP / Seat / Trim / Instrumentation Design
  • Engineering & Manufacturing Design Support
  • Parts & Detail Design
  • Accessories Design
  • Market Trend Evaluations
  • Theme Design - specifying Colour / Material / Texture Samples
  • Paint Colour Themes & Development
  • Trim Fabric & Stitching Design
  • Surface Texture Design
  • Master Samples
  • Colour Matching
  • Client & Supplier Support
  • From Conceptual Foam or Clay models - through to Presentation Standard Fully Detailed Fibreglass Exterior models
  • Interior Design Ergonomic bucks
  • Concept Foam or Clay form models - through to Fully Trimmed Interior models
  • Fully Detailed Combination Exterior / Interior Show models
  • Sourcing and Supervision of Master Tooling Models
  • Sourcing and Recommendations for Prototype Tooling Suppliers
  • Sourcing and Supervision of Prototype SLA / SLS / Fibreglass or Composite parts
  • Single or Low number Limited runs of Prototype Parts
  • Low-speed Functional Vehicle Prototypes
  • Project Cost & Timing Programmes
  • Design Team Co-ordination
  • Technical Design Support
  • Supplier Selection & Evaluation
  • Client & Supplier Support / Liaison
  • Manufacturing & Production Engineering Support
  • Project Presentations for: Board Level
  • Client Management - Sales - Marketing Groups
  • Brand Design
  • Sales & Marketing Support
  • Advertising & Sales Material Design Themes
  • Client Display & Showroom Design
  • Product Launch & Press Conference Support

For an overview of Past Projects in this area, go to the PORTFOLIO / VEHICLE DESIGN pages of the website.