Fungus Foam

Prev Next Image Ecovative Design was founded in 2007 by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) graduates Eben Bayer, left, and Gavin McIntyre. Ecovative Design is developing fungus-based biodegradable foam for automotive applications like impact bolsters and sound attenuation panels. About 30 lb. of foam is used throughout every vehicle in seat cushions, arm rests, head restraints, […]

Mays on Design

Prev Next Image “The muscle car could have only happened in the U.S.,” J Mays, group vice president-Design and chief creative officer, Ford. 2012 Ford Focus 2010 Ford Taurus 2011 Fiesta Although the 24-7 concept of 2000 was highly controversial at the time, from the standpoint of the interior, it seemed as though Mays and […]