CarDesignCommunity.com is a professional informative online service and online community aimed mainly at professionals in the automotive industry, design students and transportation design devotees.
The project was launched in 2001 as a Russian-speaking web-source CarDesign.ru, which deservedly gained general popularity in Russia and other countries – starting with the specialists, who work in the industrial and automotive design sphere. CarDesign.ru today is the most Runet-wide popular resource of transportation design, it is visited monthly by over 200 000 people, who view about 1.5 million pages. We are confident that CarDesignCommunity.com will multiply its success!
CarDesignCommunity.com’s audience are always in the know, about the latest red hot information in the automotive world and allied fields. On CarDesignCommunity.com we post fresh Autonews, our reporters visit all the main International Auto Shows and exhibitions, providing quick and detailed reports and photo-reviews. We cover, best transportation design degree-shows, carry out analytical test-drives, do interviews with famous designers, publish historic reviews, inform of changes in design studios and world famous schools preparing industrial designers, announce design contests which are being held all over the world, introduce our readers to some useful information in allied design spheres. The site has a reputation as an independent source of valuable current information in the transportation design field.
CarDesignCommunity.com is an international online community for automotive designers. There is a particularized social web which is embodied in ‘My’ and ‘Groups’ Sections on the site, and which is to provide online communication about some theoretical topics and questions of application. The designers can show their professional level by posting their works in ‘Portfolio’ Section, where the works are discussed and given marks thus creating ratings for the works and designers. For better usability a rank system was applied, which refers to their professional level. The standard of the average skill level is high among the participants on CarDesignCommunity.com which can be clearly seen in the permanently replenished catalogue of high-quality design works in ‘CarDesign Display’. We confidently intend to become a main base for the worldwide transportation designers’ interaction.
Apart from the informational and social constituents the site has educational facilities – at our request, famous designers do master-classes on the pages of CarDesignCommunity.com. Moreover, the site is specialized in holding different types of contests. Our contests are very popular and have received high marks from specialists.
CarDesignCommunity.com introduces designers to the automotive market and is an informational source on design subjects. We facilitate with:
- effective and convenient interaction between transportation designers all over the world;
- enriching the design outlook for our audience;
- self-development of young specialists and those who want to become a designer – in a professional, informational and personal aspects;- establishment of direct communications between the designers and their potential employers;
Reposting of the editorial materials on other web-sources is only allowed with the obligatory recognition of the source, as “CarDesignCommunity.com: Transportation design” this title, which must act as a link to the site (CarDesignCommunity.com) should be placed above or below the published material.
As for printed sources, the texts must include the statement “taken from the website of CarDesignCommunity.com” and supplied with the official logo of CarDesignCommunity.com in a clearly visible position.