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Design is the process where an idea comes to life, especially in car design; a mix of art and engineering, the result of a multi-disciplinary team often including tens of thousands of people.

Although technology has changed dramatically, the art of creating a beautiful car has hardly changed at all.

This illustrated talk by car designer Carsten Astheimer, who will be bringing one of his concept cars along to marvel at, is not to be missed!

This event will be taking place at the Lifford Hall in Broadway and is kindly sponsored by Kinghams Auctioneers.

Tickets £15

Tickets go on sale through the website in March, and 1 week earlier for Benefactors of the festival who qualify for Priority Booking.

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About Carsten Astheimer:

Carsten is the Founder and Creative Director of Astheimer Design, an automotive design studio in Warwick developing mobility solutions for a sustainable future, from the initial concepts to fully road legal functional prototypes.
Our values have helped us develop long term collaborative relationships with our clients, including Land Rover, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Nissan, Airstream and Caterpillar.

Carsten has a BSc Mechanical Engineering Degree from Leicester University and a BSc Degree in Transportation Design from the Arts Centre College in Pasadena California.

His first work experience was in California for Volkswagen, followed by 15 years in Turin, Italy, leading one of the 2 studios at Pininfarina, and then as Design Director for the Brunswick Boat Group, with  brands including Sealine, Hatteras, Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and Mercury.

He teaches design and lectures at IED Turin, Barcelona and Madrid, Coventry University, SCAD, Pforzheim, RCA, CREA Geneva and Sup de Pub Paris.


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Tickets will be available on Sat March 4, 2023

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