Conceptual car design based on future lifestyle of young generation

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Student thesis: Master's Thesis


This study aimed to research the lifestyles of the young generation in the future and integrate the lifestyles into car design to propose the conceptual sketches of the outer appearance and internal function design of a car In the beginning of this study the four methods used to predict future lifestyle the analogy method the clue method the generation difference method and the causal relationship method were applied in workshops to obtain ideas determine the future lifestyles name them and eventually summarize them into five subjects among which two were selected for further development After the subjects were selected image boards were made and the color elements in the image boards were extracted to create color plans as the representative colors of the subjects In the later period of this study the car concept design sketches based on the future lifestyle subjects were drawn There were a total of 20 sketches for the outer appearance and interior design Finally the innovation map created by the author was used for evaluation to illustrate that the context of the car conceptual sketches of this study was similar to that of the lifestyle change
Date of Award2014 Jul 21
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorChun-Juei Chou (Supervisor)

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