The automotive surface concept combines elements of technology and communication. The goal of this project is to bring the skin of the car to life. Light is used to transform the outer appearance of the car into a communicating medium. Functional elements such as the brakelights are no longer consciously realized, but are visualized through the material itself. Transformation of the surface is made possible through a flexible macro-structural matrix containing micro-structural elements. The transformations can be used to create aerodynamic effects and support existing systems such as ESP or control the airflow through the outer surface of the car.

Supervision from:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Holzbach, IMD
Prof. Georg-Christof Bertsch, Intercultural Design
Dipl.-Des. Steffen Reiter, IMD
Dipl.-Des. Friedrich Söllner, IMD

In cooperation with:
BMW AG