Reimagined: Robin Page and Volvo at Autostyle 2021.
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From the inside out: That's how you can describe the career of Volvo designer Robin Page, who once began his career in interiors and is now Head of Design at the Swedish brand. In a way, he also represents the current development in car design - in which the interior is becoming increasingly important. Fueled by advancing electrification, of course, because it offers the creative minds under the body more freedom in design. With low-slung batteries and fewer distracting elements, which the minimalist Swedes try to avoid anyway. Firstly, of course, in the interior, but also in the exterior.
Robin Page will show how both can be perfectly combined during his presentation tomorrow - using the Volvo Concept Recharge, the group's latest electric study. It combines simple yet striking body shapes with ample space - and also sets itself apart from its electric sister brand Polestar and the rest of the competition. How the team went about it, what the first drafts of the vehicle looked like and why the car is both new and yet typically Volvo, can all be found out tomorrow in the livestream. It is also possible and expressly requested by Robin Page to ask him and his team specific questions.
The latter is made possible by the well-known Autostyle format: Like last year, the 18th edition, supported by ramp, will again take place digitally - allowing viewers from all over the world to participate after registering. The series of lectures kicked off on October 7 - with the presentation of the key speakers of the lecture series. After starting with the Italian luxury brand, it is now Volvo's turn - represented by chief designer Robin Page. The rest of the event schedule is as follows:
- October 7, 2021: Kick-off event
- October 14, 2021: Fabrizio Buonamassa for Bulgari
- October 21, 2021: Robin Page for Volvo
- October 28, 2021: Paul Wraith for Ford
- November 4, 2021: Matteo Battiston for Luxottica
- November 11, 2021: Lance Scott for Toyota
- November 18, 2021: Flavio Manzoni for Ferrari
- November 25, 2021: Mitja Borkert for Lamborghini
- December 2, 2021: Filippo Taiani for Alcantara
- December 9, 2021: Klaus Busse for Maserati