With modern communication methods, quite a lot of people can work at home. But how does it affect a car designer? David Brown has been reading about one.
Julian Thomson, is Jaguar’s director of design who is currently working from home.
Wired Magazine ask him what it is like to be a designer in lockdown.
His biggest frustration is not being able to see or compare designs as full-size, three-dimensional clay models.
Before the pandemic, he would hardly ever be found in his office. The majority of his time was wandering around looking at models, talking to people, seeing what they’re doing.
In an organization like Jaguar Land Rover there are a lot of people who do just stand at a computer screen all day. But it’s very unnatural for a designer or a modeler to do that” he explained.
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