Exposure to Automobile Styling & Design
Exposure to Automobile Styling & Design
Event Details
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Automotive Styling & Design is a unique short term course designed for wider variety of professionals who are directly and indirectly involved in development of the appearance of various types of automotive products like cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses etc. 

The course will provide comprehensive exposure to everything that goes into designing visual appearance or aesthetics of the vehicle. Through series of lectures and design demos from professors and Industry Experts, participants would be exposed to vehicle design trends, journey from sketch to vehicle, skills-resources-tools, sketching-rendering, Computer Aided Styling (CAS), Clay Modelling, Exterior-Interior, Instrument Panel, Colour-Material-Finish, Experience and Interaction Design.


Course Contents /Lectures:

There will be three modules.
Module 1: Automotive Styling & Design

  • Automotive Design- Scope and Directions 
  • New Vehicle Product Design and Development
  • Vehicle Design Trends, Historical Perspective
  • Vehicle Styling Process: From Sketch to Vehicle 
  • Studios, Resources, Skills and Tools 
  • Vehicle Package
  • Detailed sessions by design experts on:
  • Cars
  • Two wheelers
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Concept vehicles, show cars, futuristic vehicles

Module 2: Exterior Design

  • Components of Exterior design, Body in White (BIW) 
  • Materials and Processes- Traditional and New
  • Exterior Trends- Global and Indian
  • Users stories to Inspiration Boards
  • Exterior Sketching (doodle, sides, perspective)- Demo
  • Two wheeler Sketching (doodle, sides)- Demo
  • Exterior Computer Aided Surfacing (CAS)- Demo
  • Exterior Clay Modelling- Demo

Module 3: Interior Design

  • Components of Interior design
  • Interior Trends- Global and Indian
  • Seating buck and Ergonomics
  • Interior Sketching (doodle, perspective)- Demo
  • Interior Computer Aided Surfacing (CAS)- Demo
  • Interior Clay Modelling- Demo
  • Instument Panel, Displays and Controls
  • Colour, Material, Finish- Demo
  • Experience and Interaction, Technology and Future
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Who will benefit?

  • The short teatm course is meant for: 
  • Automotive/ Transportation/ Product Designers
  • Design Engineers, Studio Engineers
  • CAS/ Digital Sculptors
  • Automotive Accessories Designers
  • Product Planning and Marketing
  • Auto Ancillaries, Auto Suppliers 
  • Government organisations
  • Faculty members of Design institutes
  • Students of Design
  • Students of Engineering, Architecture, Fine Art
  • Design aspirants (Minimum Graduates)
  • Auto Journalists

Organisations would particularly benefit from this comprehensive styling and design course by sending in a team of professionals who work in Auto Styling Studios or work closely with Styling Teams.
The participants who complete the course will get Certificates from the Continuing Education Programme of IIT Bombay


The registration fee for the 6 Days Short Term Designe Course rates are as follows:

Category Registration Fees
Professionals Rs. 62,100/- (Rs. 54000 + 15% Service Tax)
Academia Rs. 55,200/- (Rs. 48000 + 15% Service Tax)
Government Organisations Rs. 55,200/- (Rs. 48000 + 15% Service Tax)
Students Regular Rs. 41,400/- (Rs. 36000 + 15% Service Tax)
*Students Early Bird Rs. 31,050/- (Rs. 27000 + 15% Service Tax)
(*Early Bird is only for Students till 31st January 2017)

This includes course material, lunch and refreshments for six days.

Participants can send a demand draft payable to
"Registrar, IIT Bombay (CEP Account)" along with the following details to

Professor Nishant Sharma
Coordinator- CEP Automotive Styling & Design 2017
IDC IIT Bombay, Powai 
Mumbai- 400 076 
Mobile: 9769382188, Phone: 022 2576 7815

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Course will be held at Seminar Hall, Ground Floor, Vanvihar Guest House, IIT (Bombay)
Do you need accommodation? 
Limited accommodation is available at the IIT guest house (Rs 1500 per day per person on twin sharing basis) on a first come first serve basis. This amount to be paid to the guest house at the time of check in.

Contact details: 

If you have any queries, please contact: 
Rajkumar Kewat
(Mob No: +919769382188)
CEP Automotive Styling & Design 2017,
Industrial Design Centre (IDC) 
IIT Bombay 
Powai Mumbai- 400 076, India 

Phone:  091-22-2576 7815, 091-022-2576 7801
Fax :     091-22-2576 7803, 091-22-2572 3480

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