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【Nori’s Design Talk vol.6】
Compact Mobility

In this column, Mr. Nori Kurihara sketches out “2-seater compact mobility!”

#11 CDA Design Competition “C-segment Crossover”

The CDA Design Competition is an exclusive event for CDA students. You’ll find competition results, comments from Mr. Yamashita, and the useful information from this article!

Mr. Yamashita and Designer of GT-R R34 Mr. Mizuno Provide Exclusive Interview!

Introducing an exclusive interview movie conducted by Mr. Yamashita and Designer of GT-R R34 Mr. Mizuno.

#11 CDA Design Competition Intermediate Review Results

We are happy to share with you on how the Intermediate Review is going at the #11 CDA Design Competition which is currently held at our academy.

3 Meanings Behind SUBARU Designs | Mr. Mamoru Ishii, Design Director of SUBARU

We had an interview with Mr. Mamoru Ishii who is the Design Director of SUBARU. He tells us his story including what inspired him to become a car designer, design experience, and about the Subaru Brand.

【A New Framework】
#10 CDA Design Competition
“A-segment Crossover”

In June 2020, #10 CDA Design Competition, exclusive competition for CDA students was held. Mr. Toshio Yamashita was assigned as a head of judgment team again.

【Nori’s Design Talk – vol.5】
A Special Car, “Shooting-brake”

Mr. Nori Kurihara talks an episode with Ogle Design, a British design company, and also writes about his special feeling for “Shooting-brake” in this column.

Takayuki Yamazaki

Mr. Takayuki Yamazaki is a product designer (credited with the Honda Ape and ZOOMER).

【Nori’s Design Talk – vol.4】
This is My Ideal Pickup Truck!

Mr. Nori Kurihara tells about a pickup truck in this article. His car sketch makes us feel refreshed, and it fits in with the early summer image.

【Nori’s Design Talk – vol.3】
Longing for Italy

Mr. Kurihara had led a life of car designer in Italy and still yearns for the life. This column tells what he loves about Italian lifestyle with his car sketch.

【Nori’s Design Talk – vol.2】
Car Designer: The Dream Career?

He addresses his concerns about the issues facing the car design industry today and his expectations on CDA. We hope you all enjoy reading this!

【Nori’s Design Talk – vol.1】
Super Sports Car: Way Too Ambitious?

The serial column in Tipo, automotive enthusiast magazine in Japan, written by Nori Kurihara will start on CDA! The first column is “Sports Car for a New Era.”

All New! Monthly Payment Plans for Courses!

We are very excited to announce that we have started one of our top requested features: Monthly Payment Plan for tuition and fees.

【Event】CDA Principal joins to judge “CATIA Design Hackathon Japan 2019”

The Dassault Systèmes’ subsidiary in Japan held a hackathon event. Professional designers took part in, and created works with excellent quality within 2 days!

Congrats! A CDA Student Won the Award at EV Design Contest 2019!

A CDA student, Jihed Zaier, taking our course from Tunisia won the award at the EV Design Contest 2019 held as a part of Symposium for Tokyo Motor Show!

CDA Principal, Mr. Can to Appear as Guest Speaker at FSPJ’s Talk Show

CDA Principal, Mr. Can appeared as a guest speaker to share his expertise in a talk show held by FSPJ School in Japan.

【CDA Student Works】Mitsuru Morita, a current student at IED in Italy

Mitsuru Morita is currently in the 2nd grade at IED and willingly accepted our request for sharing his works created during the 1st grade of IED on our website.

APEV launches “EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2019.”

The Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicle (APEV) is launching its “EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2019.

#7 CDA Design Competition: Designing “The 1-seater super compact EV”

The 7th annual CDA Competition was held. The theme for the competition was “Designing the 1-seater super compact EV.”

#6 CDA Design Comeptition: “An ambulance that will serve your city ten years from now

The 6th annual CDA Competition was held. Only CDA students are eligible to participate in this competition. The theme for the competition was “Designing an ambulance that will serve your city ten years from now.”