Month: June 2013

A Car is not “Just” a Car – The element of “Design” in Interior Design

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The thought and the topic of this post came up during a recent drive to Ooty with my sister’s family. On a sharp turn the car felt as if it would not straighten up, kind of steering on its own & my husband (an automobile engineer by training) commented “Cars that are designed well do not over-steer & this one isn’t (…designed well)”. Don’t expect me to explain what that means as my expertise in automobile engineering is limited to being able to telephone Zakir the mechanic whenever the tyres feel plumpy or the bonnet smoky. Driving with two men who shared common interest on the subject of Cars, the discussion did move further to things that go into hi end automobile design. Here are a few that I learnt – In hi end cars all the 4 wheels turn when you turn the steering to optimize the car’s turning […]