Category Archives: Design

Design | May 20 2021

Student Drive for Design Winners Announced

Mark Trostle is the Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Exterior Design  As automotive designers, we mentor and participate in many design programs at art schools across the country and we continuously hear about how many young artists stumbled into automotive design. Many had been told that they had to go into engineering or math
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Design | May 17 2021

My Recipe for Design

Ralph Gilles is the Chief Design Officer at Stellantis I’m no master chef, by any means. But I like to think I grill a mean steak. My ingredients are simple: the right cut and the right spices – in the right amounts. Car design is a little like that. At Stellantis, I feel like I’ve
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Design | February 19 2021

It’s All About Color

La Shirl Turner is the Head of Color and Materials Some might think that horsepower, technology or heated seats are the most important feature on a vehicle. But, to me and my team, it’s all about color. You might ask, why does color matter? No matter the vehicle, it’s the first thing you notice. Color
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Design | October 28 2020

IT’S ON AGAIN — SKETCH BATTLE RETURNS!

Once is not enough, so we’re back at it for an all-new Sketch Battle – SEMA Edition! In honor of this year’s virtual SEMA360 SEMA Show, FCA Head of Design Ralph Gilles and Head of Ram Truck and Mopar Design Mark Trostle challenge you to create the ultimate Mopar SEMA concept vehicle. Just like last
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