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Chris Bangle

Designer, Chris Bangle Associates and former Chief of Design, BMW Group


A daring designer whose work has provoked endless discussion and hailed by New York Times as ”the most influential auto designer of his generation”, one only needs to look down the street for evidence of Chris Bangle’s ingenuity and far-reaching influence. As a result, his daring designs have helped BMW become the global leader in premium car sales and brought in legions of new fans. Since announcing his departure from the automotive industry, he has pursued his own endeavors from his studio in Italy, focusing on new ideas and cutting-edge innovation.