Blair Taylor

Transportation Design

Biography

Blair Taylor
ACCD 85 alumni

I think of myself as an Industrial Designer and MatheMagician. I’m a designer that believes in the harmonic relationships between points in space. My Math theories connect simple and expressive surfaces to maximize the emotional feelings of any product.

Simplicity in the math creates perfect harmonic beauty.

2007- Currently. Proprietor, Partial client list.
General Motors, California. Concept Vehicles for Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet and Bumblebee TF4.
BMW, DesignWorks BMW, Mini and Rolls Royce Automotive Groups. Mobility Projects Included: Embraer Airplanes, John Deere, Scania, MCI Buses, Snapper and various projects for the Aria-Group.

1991-2007. VMCC Volvo Monitoring and Concept Center. Product Think Tank.
Co-Creator of Volvo’s longest running and most profitable product line the XC90. 2002-14
Most noted for my lead design role and the authorship of the patents inclusively within Volvo’s 2001 SCC (Safety Concept Car). Show Car of the Year in 2001. The SCC was also the catalyst for Volvo’s C30 released in 2006, which included my interior design theme “The Vertical Floating Center Console”.

Classes

  • 3D Digital 5
  • 3D Digital 4