The Life of a designer

Texto en Español al final del post. Sometimes there are young students who ask me how they can become motorcycle or automotive designers. There isn’t an obvious or unique way to get it, so in this post I will try to explain what steps I took to achieve it. Here I bring to you a little story of my journey. …

DISSERTATION HOSSACK SUSPENSION SYSTEM

I have always been interested in alternative front suspension systems for motorcycles. And lucky me, I have had the oportunity to design two of them while working in the BMW D1200R and the Tohqi Elipse projects. That is why when I had to choose a subject for my Dissertation (I studied an MSc in Motorsport Engineering at the Oxford Brookes …

CHINA 2012 THE ROAD TRIP

During the time I was working for Tohqi Europe I had the opportunity to travel to China twice. The first time to look for suppliers of the different motorcycle’s components and the second one to be sure that everything was being produced at the time and qualities we agreed. The route took us for nearly a month from HongKong, to …

DCH INNOVATIVE CYCLING PRODUCTS

One of the things I’ve always had in mind is to create my own brand of products and as you know, apart from motorcycles I love bicycles. So at the beginning of this year I started to think about this issue and I took the decision to develop some bicycle accessories. The thing has evolved to the point that I …

MKLT

I have to admit that this year I have been very lazy updating the blog… Let’s see if I change this situation and I start writing frequently! Let’s catch up. In January I stopped working for Tohqi Europe and now I’m working for the very first time as a full time freelancer. I am not only working as a motorcycle …

New toy: Wacom Cintiq 13 HD

This Christmas Santa Claus has brought me a wonderful gift… The Cintiq 13HD digital drawing tablet!!! I’ve used it only for two days but I can already say it’s a fantastic product. Before this Wacom I had an Intuos but the differences are huge. With the Intuos you draw on the tablet while the image is shown on your pc …