PD Design Summit

Toward the end of this past week we went to Munich with the Product Design team from Designit for a summit with the other Product teams from Designit. It was my first time in München, and of course we did some of the typical touristy things while we were there.

Hofbräuhaus - apparently one of the more (most?) well known brewhouses in Munich, with lots of tourists going in just to take pictures, let alone sit down form some food, and grab a LITRE of beer.

Camera fun with big beer glasses

Ein MaßWhat a 1 Litre glass of beer looks like (mind you I do have kinda big hands)

Peering into 1L of beer

Hofbräuhaus Maß

BMW Museum - (and BMW headquarters in the tower)

Rolls Spirit of Ecstasy - The special Rolls Royce exhibit on at the museum

British Green Rolls

A very handsome Rolls Royce Coupé

Classic Rolls wheel detail

Another handsome classic Rolls

Spare wheel detail

Rolls Royce Phantom

Rolls Royce Ghost - The newest model

Front corner 3/4 - Rolls Royce Ghost

Wheel detail - Rolls Royce Ghost

Rear light detail - Rolls Royce Ghost

Exhaust detail - classic BMW Motorrad

Detail - classic BMW Motorrad

Single cylinder (pre war?) - classic BMW Motorrad

Side detail - classic BMW Motorrad

3/15PS - BMW Dixi, 1930

Classic coupé with interesting hood latch detail

BMW racing - looks like a bit of abstract art, or a rorschach

Rear detail - BMW racing

500cc BMW 'kneeler ' - ridden in a kneeling position set a world speed record in 1937 of 279,5km/h

'The predecessor' - to the 2002 and 3 series

Evolution of the 3-series - front ends

Kinetic sculpture - a cool kinetic sculpture

3 Series front corner detail - in clay

Classic roadster - BMW 328 from above, 1936

Bonnet detail - BMW 328 roadster

Front detail - BMW 328 roadster

Flank detail - BMW 507, 1956

Front corner detail - BMW 507, 1956

A classic reinvented - BMW Z8 roadster, 1999 (possibly one of my favourite modern BMW's, still)

Front detail from above - BMW Z8

Flank detail - BMW Z8

Rear 3/4 - BMW Z8, a very handsome car

1937 BMW 328 Mille Miglia - for me, quite possibly one of the most beautiful BMW's ever

Front 3/4 - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Front Detail - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

A beautifully sculpted form - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Rear detail - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Hood detail - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Front detail - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Even the wheels have a beautiful simplicity to them - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

Faired rear wheel - BMW 328 Mille Miglia

BMW i8 concept - the future vision of electric cars from BMW

Rear light form detail - BMW i8

An eclectic icon - BMW Isetta, 1955

Front 3/4 - BMW Isetta

BMW Welt (World) - experience centre with the modern current offerings from the BMW Group

Metro 40 street furniture, street advertising - BMW DesignworksUSA

Sculpted forms, tank detail - BMW R1200GS adventure

More sculpted forms detailing - BMW R1200GS adventure

Me growing more and more fond of motorcycles - on the BMW R1200GS adventure (feels about the right size)

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