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LUKAS MEDEISIS TRANSPORTATION DESIGN PORTFOLIO

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CV 7 December 1987 +370 64791738 lukas.medeisis@gmail.com

Passionate about exiting and challenging field of vehicle design; thrilled about making exciting ways to move; have strong undestanding of strategic design; skillful in illustration art; applying art and design on every day basis; motivated by people who are giving 100% no matter what they do; keen on searching for solutions; experienced in adapting; treating other people same way I wish to be treated; started to earn own money in age of 14; so far I worked by selling flowers, as a shoe store assistant, at construction site, built advertisement installations and assisted in Jacuzzi sales office.

LANGUAGES

EDUCATION

LUKAS MEDEISIS

UMEA, 13-

MA in Transportation design

Lithuanian - mother tongue

Umea Institute of Design, Sweden 2013 - ongoing

English - fluent (writing/speaking)

BA in Industrial design

Finnish - very good (speaking)

Aalto University, Finland 2008 - 2012

SKILLS 2D - SketchBookPro, Photoshop, Illustration, InDesign 3D - Alias Automotive, Rhinoceros Clay modeling, prototyping, digital and free hand sketching

HELSINKI, 07-13

Russian - basics (speaking)

DESIGN AND CREATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE

Spacial design development, Aalto university of technology facility, Helsinki 6 -7.2011 Product development (sponsored by Panasonic), HMI development in car 2010-2011 Service design concept for Finnish jewelry brand Kavevala 2010

Mercedes CLA photoshoot, Sindelfingen 2012

VILNIUS, 87-07


VW POISTO

video game car, August 2014

AUDI GLOBAL CANVASES

future elements, May 2014

TESLA COLLAR

future transportation in mega city, January 2013

AUDI Q3

facelift exercise of current generation Q3, February 2014

PEUGEOT ADVANCE MOVING SPACES

Future adaptive interiors, January 2015

SELECTED WORKS

MERCEDES CLS INTERIOR

interior for autonomous Mercedes CLS 2025, April 2014


Volkswagen

POISTO

1

August, 2014

Video game POISTO (FInnish word for elimination, removal) takes well familiar thrilling experiences of racing and drifting to even more exiting and strategic level. The game is based on elimination principal. Vehicle which runs out of electric power is eliminated from the race.

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key sketch

to enhance excitement, vehicle is undress to only most important parts, which provides power, downforce and are aerodynamically fit

concept


fins for stability on high speeds exposed layered structure

battery indicating inner wheel plate

EXPLORATIONS OF LIGHTWEIGHT BODY


cupholder principle provides a lock in system to replace wheels

BUCKLE UP!

lights indicating battery life

wheel design


front canopy entrance

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friction charging unit located on sill

ITS A RACE DAY

Today we meet at the endurance race. Drivers will be provided with a fully charged battery and as the race advances more power can be gain while drifting on dedicated bridges. Watch out for EMP gates, you drive through an activated one and your battery will be shut down! Good luck!

100%

scenario


!EMP!

ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE GATES When gates atcivates, driving through it shuts down the batteries eliminating driver from the race. 75%

CHARGING


size comparison to VW Golf GTI

details communicates high performance and lighteness


Audi

GLOBAL CANVASES

6

June, 2014

Collaboration with Audi. Project explored possibilies how vehicle Tesla Dwell project is a concept orientated to people disconcan grow around a owner strengthening connection human to machine nected rom why on businness trip. Concepts as well as andhome brand loyalty.

+suggests an idea of rather personal service which enables person to feel at home even far away from it.


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What if you buy your car as blank canvas, which changes and evolves according to places you go?

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// SCENARIO

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Precision based brand In the future difference between brands will play even more significant role. In this competition Audi has strong and successful assets such as precision, progressiveness and sophistication.

Bold and machine alike design is successful now, but research shows people care of cars less and less. Will Audi sustain its strength? As people care less of product how can we make car ownership more of adventure or experience?

XPLORE XPERIENCE VOLVE

canvas alike body panel to communicate visited places


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Bold, simple and modern architecture inspired this vehicle exterior.


1:1 scale projection

chosen design direction

development


Final proposal could shares features monolitic, bold and modern design

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single frame interpretation

panel gap provides area to house door handles, rear view morrow and side indicators


stay individual captured element

turned to graphics

translated onto grid

capture elements from places you wish to recall

concept


Tesla

COLLAR

2

January, 2013

Tesla Collar is a concept orientated to people disconnected rom home why on businness trip. Concepts suggests an idea of rather personal service which enables person to feel at home even far away from it.

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90%

People lives in urban areas

30%

People travels for work daily

60%

Land is dedicated for recreation.

hotel concept borrows architecture from a pinecone

Considering high density within future cities land usage should become more responsible.

scenario


MECHANIC

CLASSIC & MODERN

SOLID

PROFILE 80%

Time spent away from home

OSCAR, 26 ENTERPRENEUR LIKES JOGGING, COMPUTERS IN AN OPEN RELATIONSHIP MOTTO: TIME IS MONEY

SUIT UP!


ELIMINATES PARKING PROBLEM EXECUTIVE DOOR TO DOOR SERVICE

HOTEL

VEHICLE

FROM POINT A > B WITHOUT TIRING TRANSFERS

PERSONAL/ SHARED

entering the apartment

vehicle raises to dedicated floor by this track CARGO USER

AUTONOMOUS MODE ENABLES TO WORK WHILE ON ROAD

Concept Collar proposes a Tesla hotel where vehicles drive on the building to be parked inside the apartment. In this way providing exclusive access to hotel as well as saving land space.

concept


MOCK UP

mock-ups using wireframe and folded paper

structural frame is overlapped by soft material layer


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1:1 wall projection was used to better evaluate size and proportions.


WATCH INSPIRED RIMS DETAILING

final design


VEST ALIKE TOP SHELL


One seater vehicle with a great storage space. While target user is constantly travelling, cargo space ensures Oscar is capable to carry his most important belongings with him, wherever he goes.

CANOPY OPENING

CARGO RAISES FOR MORE CONVENIENT LOAD/ UNLOAD 1150 mm

3200 mm

1250 mm

WIDE ENTRANCE FOR EASY ACCESS

package


CONNECTING TO TRACK

ENJOY VIEW UPON ARRIVAL

scenario


Audi

Q3 FACELIFT 3 weeks project

3

October, 2014

This project was an exercise of what automotive designers

First generation AudiDeveloping Q3 facelift. new This DRG project was orientedcurrent to often do at work. and updating refresh existing car model by changing only certain parts of the brand models. vehicle. Directions for change were defined by studying brand and benchmarking competitor products.

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SEGMENT POSITIONING

IDENTIFYING CHANGES Lacks emotion - looks bored vertical grill blades visually increases front mask height, more dynamic looks can be achieved by horizontal detailing

EMOTIONAL 1

OLD SCHOOL

NON CONFORMIST

RATIONAL

Tailights could relate more to headlights


CONTINUES

STRUCTURAL

GRAPHIC

FOLDED

inspiration


Horizontal detailing visually stretches headlights


detail development


FACELIFTED!

Front and rear of the vehicle features horizontal surface and detail treatment to enhance wide and sleek looks.


Peugeot

ADVANCE MOVING SPACES

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This project suggested to explore what interior in the future will offer, where advance technologies, materials and changing human behavior will play an important role

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december 2014


OPPORTUNITY Autonomous vehicles are inevitable. How can we make transition between driven and undriven vehicles safer, more exciting and more intuitive?

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ORIGAMI

SHARING CONTROLS PERSONAL SPACE


INTERVIEWS

100 68%

Were between 23-30 years old.

68%

INTERVIEWS

ANSWERED QUESTIONERS

Trust self-driving car

71%

Reason not to drive mentions opportunity to relax.

Prefers car over any other mean of transportation

75%

Long distance travelling and tireness are the main reasons to give controls to the car. Most common apps people use are related to texting, video chatting and exporing places though maps

Driving pleasure is key element of owning a vehicle. Car must be functional. Spare moments people use for reading, surfing internet or resting. Research was carried to identify real needs of car owners.

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Intervied people became very emotional once asked about best memory related to their car. 4 out of 6 mentioned perfect driving road.

research


SIMPLE

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Autonomous cars in the future will be able to deliver extreme comfort which will be enabled by the freedom of interior architecture.

vehicle layout


Siluet of dropping Kimono inspired seat construction.

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Large armrest area enables ergonomic seating.

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Folded + solid seat aesthetic

During manual driving armrest rotates inside to support hips and keep driver safely inside the seat.

Cooling unit for armpits and waist area

Exploration of origami aesthetic.


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Interior conveys calm, dreamy environment where passenger could fully relax or concentrate to work.

Floors are faceted and inclined towards the centre to embrace driving oriented environment

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Explorations of comfortable, leaning back sitting solution which enables passenger to rest as well as provides safety.

Shaped central track enables any of the seats to move forwards and to take driving position.

Frontal cargo area enables passengers to access their bags easily at any time of the trip.


In autonomous mode dashboard is flushed with steering wheel.

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Driving oriented vehicle layout.


Mercedes

CLS INTERIOR

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April, 2014

This project explores new possibilities which autonomous driving will bring in the future. Project challenges existing vehicle architecture to provide uncompromised luxury experience.

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Fussion

STUcture

hover

Project purpose was to translate lightness and fusion to communicate elegance and convey a feeling of freedom.


interior layout

STRUCTURE + SOFT Interior idea is based of comfort, elegance and structure which is translated by soft material wrapped around seat construction. This united seating unit expands and shrinks to enable dynamic use of the interior.

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Interior makes you feel as you have not left the bed yet.

Expecting that untill year 2025, Mercedes will release two generations of CLS it is reasonable to say that upcoming generation will be partly autonomous. In this scenario, the one to fallow will be fully autonomous, enabling owners to enjoy luxury on yet another level.

concept


unit managing material movement and providing control of the vehicle


50%

Interior space for front passengers

50%

Interior space for rear passengers

20%

Interior space for front passengers

80%

Interior space for rear passengers

concept


lounge mode


OTHER

7 Works

Sketches, short projects and other mix materia done for fun!

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INSPIRATION

EFFICIENCY

Closed surfaces communicates efficiency, where graphics define shapes

rim design


Detailing purpose was to emphasise concept driven by transformations.

rear view camera


rigid state is emphasized with solid front elements

ONGOING PROJECT


quick ideation


wake boat


THANK YOU, ACIU, KIITOS! Lukas Medeisis lukas.medeisis@gmail.com +37064791738

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