DEVELOP3D Live Keynote: Daniel Simon

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Daniel Simon’s concept for the Lotus C-01 motorcycle

With DEVELOP3D LIVE only six weeks away, today we’re announcing our amazing headline speaker:

This year’s keynote is Daniel Simon, one of the most in demand concept designers in the world today, who has designed for clients including Bugatti, Lotus and Volkswagen, as well as concept vehicles for Hollywood blockbusters such as Tron: Legacy, Captain America, Prometheus and Oblivion.

DEVELOP3D LIVE returns to Warwick on April 15 with a whole host of exciting new speakers plus an expanded exhibition – Tickets for all four conference streams are FREE, but you must be registered to attend.

Daniel Simon alongside the Bubbleship he designed for the film Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise


The Oblivion Bubbleship taking shape as a life-size prop to be used in filming

Simon started drawing at the age of three, and has not stopped since. After obtaining his degree in automotive design at the University of Applied Science in Pforzheim, Germany, before five years of at Volkswagen’s advanced design studio.

In 2005, Simon worked as a senior designer for Bugatti Automobiles. In 2007, his first book, Cosmic Motors, was published, opening the doors to Hollywood: he became vehicle concept designer on the feature film Tron: Legacy.

Simon now works in Los Angeles, California, on a variety of concept-design projects for Hollywood productions and clients including:

Daniel Simon’s concept design for the Tron: Legacy Lightcycle

Concept design for film:
Tron: Legacy
Captain America

Product design concepts:
Lotus Motorcycles


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