Porsche Design


    Porsche is celebrating is 70th anniversary in several ways. It's making a big splash by taking its most advanced race car on a track-time-destroying world tour, and it's preparing its first all-electric model for production. And on a personal level, Porsche is offering a fancy new wristwatch for those who want to remember this celebration on their own time (pun intended). Created by Porsche Design, the 1919 Datetimer 70Y Sports Car is a limited edition 42 mm watch powered by a Swiss movement. The outside features a titanium case, and the black and grey dial is protected by sapphire crystal...

  • Anatole Lapine (second from left) in 1973.
    Anatole Lapine, Former Head Of Porsche Styling, Dead At 81

    Anatole Lapine, the lead designer behind such Porsche models as the 924, 944 and 928, has died at the age of 81. Lapine joined Porsche in 1969 as head of the Style Porsche design studio, a job he held until 1988. Michael Mauer, Porsche’s current chief designer, said of Lapine’s passing...

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    Porsche Design Unveils The Ultimate BlackBerry Smartphone

    For the sophisticated executive who has everything, or the geekiest of Porsche fans, industrial design group Porsche Design together with Research In Motion (RIM), the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, has brought out a very stylish piece of tech. That piece of tech is the new Porsche Design...

  • Porsche Design Johnnie Walker Blue Label private bar
    Porsche Design Unveils Ultimate Johnnie Walker Blue Label Private Bar

    For the liquor connoisseur that has everything, Porsche Design has come out with the ultimate private bar designed specifically for Johnnie Walker’s prestigious Blue Label blended Scotch whisky. Priced from £100,000 (approximately $155,360), only 50 of these beauties are destined for...

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    Porsche Design Watch Is Yours For $270,000

    While it’s not quite as expensive as the diamond-encrusted $2.9 million Hublot BB, $270,000 for a watch is still mighty expensive when you consider what else can be bought for the money. But then again, the people buying such lavish items don’t normally think in the same way that you or...

  • Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
    911 Creator Ferdinand Alexander Porsche Turns 75

    Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson to the legendary Ferdinand Porsche and creator of the iconic 911 sports car, celebrates his 75th birthday today. He was born on 11 December 1935 in Stuttgart, the eldest son of Dorothea and Ferry Porsche. As a child his world was already being influenced by...

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