Archive for the ‘Upholstery Round Table’ Category

Carlex Design’s Mini Paceman Painterworks

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 7th, 2016

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In need of inspiration? Check out Carlex Design‘s one-of-a-kind Mini Paceman, which is basically a cross between a rat rod and a roving art project. It’s crazy! Its creative! And it serves as the ultimate reminder that there are no limits in the craft of auto upholstery.


The Rolls-Royce Serenity is Trimmed in Silk

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 5th, 2015

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has unveiled a one-off vehicle it claims is the most luxurious car ever produced. The Serenity, which debuted at this week’s 2015 Geneva Motor Show, is a custom Phantom Extended Wheelbase with interior accoutrements that will blow your mind.


Carlex Design’s Overlapping Hexagon Pleats

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on April 18th, 2014

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Still trying to wrap your head around hexagon pleats? Well, you better figure it out soon because Carlex Design has already gotten so bored with the pattern that it’s moved on to a new iteration — the overlapping hexagon pleat.


VW’s Multivan Alltrack Concept Hinge Seam

Published by Naseem Muaddi on March 14th, 2014

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If you thought Faurecia’s flat-seam stitch was something special, get a load of this hinge seam featured on the new Volkswagen Multivan Alltrack Concept — it’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen before.


There’s Something Furry in the new Aston Martin

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on November 1st, 2013

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It looks like a diamond-quilted bear pelt. I can’t quite figure out what to make of it.


Faurecia Introduces Flat-Seam Stitching

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on August 23rd, 2013

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Faurecia, one of the largest automotive interior-parts manufacturers in the world, is boasting about having developed flat-seam stitching for customizable, high-end automotive seating – done entirely by machine.


Sit Inside Carlex Design’s VW T5 Multivan

Published by Naseem Muaddi on July 17th, 2013

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There’s far too much plastic in car interiors these days. At least that was the thought when the expert trimmers of Carlex Design redesigned the cabin of a Volkswagen T5 Multivan. Their mission to “un-plastic” its interior led them to cover nearly every bit of its cabin in either leather or Alcantara.


Peek Inside the Ford F-250 Super Chief

Published by Naseem Muaddi on June 17th, 2013

2012 Ford F-250 Super Chief

Last year, Ford unveiled a visually and mechanically stunning concept truck called the F-250 Super Chief. While most onlookers were intrigued by its innovative hydrogen-powered drivetrain and locomotive-inspired bodylines, those who were fortunate enough to peek inside were met with a new level of modern luxury.


Getting Finicky Over the Fisker Karma

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on June 10th, 2013

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The Fisker Karma, Finland’s premier plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, has one beautiful interior – but it’s not for everyone.

Few take issue with its supple leather, beautiful woodwork and quality craftsmanship. But how its center console fuses with the design of its front and back seats is an entirely different story.


Sit Inside the BMW 4-Series Coupe Concept

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on April 20th, 2013

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BMW’s latest concept vehicle, the 4-Series Coupe, debuted at the 2013 North American International Auto Show held earlier this year in Detroit.

As expected, much of the automotive press focused on the vehicle’s performance dynamics and sleek bodylines. Of course, we at The Hog Ring are more interested in its cabin.