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  • Scabal displays Model 01 : The Couch at Savile Row store

    Scabal, the luxury bespoke tailors based on Savile Row, have displayed the bespoke hand-built couch as part of their window display up to the 21st May 2024. The hand-crafted couch was trimmed by Envisage’s in-house Trim Studio using high quality fabric from Scabal, traditionally used for overcoats. The fabric was selected by our CMF team who were looking at materials not usually associated with homeware or automotive. Scabal has been designing and manufacturing its own fabrics since 1938 and...

    Scabal displays Model 01 : The Couch at Savile Row store

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • May 14, 2024
  • Envisage Awards Coventry University Student at Degree Showcase

    After partnering with the Coventry University Automotive and Transportation Design course, Envisage are proud to announce the winner of the Future of CMF Design Award, Jelena Labudovic, and runner up, Louisa Atkinson. Envisage partnered with the university course to award a groundbreaking project that highlighted innovation, trend awareness, and the impact of CMF in transport design. The winner received a trophy and certificate designed by our CMF team and will join us for a 3 month internship...

    Envisage Awards Coventry University Student at Degree Showcase

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • May 10, 2024
  • Delivering Unique Solutions for Complex Challenges: A Focus On Engineering

    Engineering is just problem solving. That’s the definition from our engineers. However, the work they do to create solutions is much more complex than their definition. When conventional solutions aren’t possible, they can deliver alternative, innovative results that not only meet their given brief, but exceed our customers’ expectations.     Delivering solutions Interpreting an idea from a blank sheet of paper through to analysing and improving current designs, Envisage Concept...

    Delivering Unique Solutions for Complex Challenges: A Focus On Engineering

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 30, 2024
  • Envisage Invests in Studio Renovation

    After investing in its facilities, Envisage has completed the renovation of its studio 4. The improvements to the facility have enhanced functionality and resulted in a brighter, modern, more efficient space. A Clean Aesthetic Creating a bright and clean environment was key to this renovation. The flooring has been painted very pale, matte grey, which, combined with new LED lighting enhances this aesthetic. Energy Efficiency The renovated studio is more efficient with its lighting being high...

    Envisage Invests in Studio Renovation

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 26, 2024
  • Envisage Group partners with Gasoline Juice for Designers Night

    Envisage partnered with Gasoline Juice on the 19th April for their first Designers Night of 2024. The event was held in the creative workspace, located at the heritage site, the Royal Ordinance Dept in Northampton. It was a great networking opportunity with car enthusiasts, automotive designers, artists, and brands creating a space for socialising, collaboration, and endless opportunities. Gasoline Juice is a creative event space and studio, fifteen minutes from the Silverstone Circuit. The...

    Envisage Group partners with Gasoline Juice for Designers Night

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 22, 2024
  • Envisage Sponsors Coventry University Automotive and Transport Design Award

    Envisage are excited to partner with Coventry University’s Automotive and Transport Design course for their Degree Show, presenting The Future of CMF Design Award by Envisage. We will be awarding a ground breaking project that highlights innovation, trend awareness and the impact of CMF in transport design. Celebrating young talent in automotive and transport design is key for driving the industry and the future of mobility. The introduction of this new talent brings new perspectives...

    Envisage Sponsors Coventry University Automotive and Transport Design Award

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 18, 2024
  • Envisage Hosted Coventry & Warwickshire First Friday

    On April 12th, Envisage hosted Coventry & Warwickshire First, a forum for professional and financial service firms within the region. After a buffet lunch and initial introductions, the visitors were taken for tours through the facilities and given an insight into our work. In Colour, Materials and Finish (CMF) Design, our experts explained the CMF process and their Colour of the Year “Blurple”. The tour moved into the Electronic Research and Development who displayed how show car...

    Envisage Hosted Coventry & Warwickshire First Friday

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 16, 2024
  • The Importance of CMF in Design: A Focus on Colour, Materials and Finish

    Colour, Material and Finish (CMF) Design plays a crucial role in creating memorable product experiences, and the development of a brand’s identity, through careful selections to balance functionality and visual appeal. Envisage’s designers support the application of traditional and modern materials and colour in any project. Our team research, source materials, and work closely with other departments to deliver innovative solutions. The role of CMF in Brand & Product Development Taking...

    The Importance of CMF in Design: A Focus on Colour, Materials and Finish

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 11, 2024
  • Envisage Partner with Gasoline Juice for Car Designers Night

    Celebrating the automotive and design industry, Envisage will be partnering with Gasoline Juice on the 19th April for their first Car Designers Night of 2024. The event is to be held in the creative workspace, located at the heritage site, the Royal Ordinance Depot, in Weedon Bec, Northampton. Gasoline Juice is a creative event space and studio, fifteen minutes from Silverstone circuit. The “shape-shift space” transforms from an automotive and product design studio during the week used by...

    Envisage Partner with Gasoline Juice for Car Designers Night

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • April 4, 2024
  • Envisage Hosted Visit from the Department for Business and Trade

    Envisage hosted visitors from the Department for Business and Trade (DBT) on Thursday the 21st March. This visit created an exciting opportunity to extend Envisage’s global reach, by enabling us to showcase our capabilities and facilities to local council representatives, and representatives from the United States of America and Canada. The DBT are responsible for the promotion of UK businesses on the global stage and supporting international investment. This allows UK businesses to grow and...

    Envisage Hosted Visit from the Department for Business and Trade

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • March 26, 2024
  • Automotive Luxury  Furniture: From the road to the home, Model 01: The Couch

    This bespoke couch brings automotive luxury from the road into your home. It takes the comfort of what we want in our living space and combines it seamlessly with what we love the most in our cars: style, nostalgia, and individuality. Making Luxury Car-Inspired Furniture Our precision metalworkers define what craftsmanship is. The rear fenders were made from flat aluminium rolled together with the seat back, the rear balance, and metal finished wings. Made using traditional methods, such as...

    Automotive Luxury Furniture: From the road to the home, Model 01: The Couch

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • March 7, 2024
  • A Pre-Historic Collaboration with Crawley Creatures

    Envisage were approached by Crawley Creatures to manufacture a model of a dinosaur for Travelling Show, Dinosaurs in the Wild. We joined as a model-making partner to make a full size, 5-meter Dakotaraptor, which was exhibited in cities across the country. To make the model, lightweight foam was computer numerical control (CNC) machined. To make the full model, the data was broken down to make machinable pieces; for example, the head was split into separate parts, legs were split into two and...

    A Pre-Historic Collaboration with Crawley Creatures

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • February 2, 2024
  • Envisage to Exhibit at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2024

    Envisage are excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2024, with representation from Envisage’s Trim Studio, Envisage CMF Design and Envisage Precision Metalwork. We’re coming to demonstrate our technical expertise for vehicle interior design, showing the skill of soft trim, offering client styling design support, pattern development and production support. We can supply anything for interior transport design, including...

    Envisage to Exhibit at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2024

    • January 30, 2024
  • AC 289 Cobra Chassis No. 6101 Part 1: Classic Restoration and Precision Metalwork

    As one of the UK’s leading classic car restoration companies, we are trusted by our clients to recreate their cars to their exact specifications. We were approached by a client to complete the body of an original AC Cobra, while preserving the original condition of the car. This particular classic, COB6101, was the first of the last series of Cobras, the Mark III/289. They were built with the coil-sprung 427 chassis, the narrow-hip 427 body style, a Ford 289 cubic-inch high performance engine...

    AC 289 Cobra Chassis No. 6101 Part 1: Classic Restoration and Precision Metalwork

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • January 9, 2024
  • Envisage to Exhibit at MAKE UK National Conference 2024

    Envisage are thrilled to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year’s Make UK National Manufacturing Conference, with representation from our Concept Design and Engineering Division and Envisage Recruitment, a recruitment consultancy focused on design, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain & logistics and Technology. The annual conference will be held on the 27th February 2024 at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London. Nick College, Managing Director of Envisage Technologies,...

    Envisage to Exhibit at MAKE UK National Conference 2024

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • January 4, 2024
  • Envisage in Partnership with Car Design News (CDN)

    Envisage are thrilled to announce we are partnering with CDN for Car Design Night Geneva 2024. The prestigious cocktail reception returns on the 26th February 2024, after four years away due to the pandemic and is to be held in the exhibition halls of the Palexpo. Nick College, Managing Director of Envisage Technologies, commented “We are delighted to be partnering with CDN for this event. It creates an exciting opportunity for networking with peers and creating new contacts within our...

    Envisage in Partnership with Car Design News (CDN)

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • January 3, 2024
  • A Collaboration with Crawley Creatures

    Envisage were approached by Crawley Creatures to manufacture bespoke commissions for a museum in Kuwait. We joined as model-making partners to make a range of bespoke, full-size marine animals to go in the Natural History Museum: Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre. Realistic life size models of sharks, a saltwater crocodile, a giant squid and a 5m manta ray were manufactured by Envisage. They were computer numerical control (CNC) machined models made from a lightweight foam. To make the...

    A Collaboration with Crawley Creatures

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • December 12, 2023
  • Envisage Upgrade Aerodynamics to Help Beat 300mph Record

    Envisage is committed to supporting customers to deliver their vision for their projects, this continues to be the case with the collaboration of the Rayo by 7X Design. Their goal is to have the fastest, coach-built supercar, breaking the record of 300mph. Officially the car has reached 262mph, but has accomplished 278mph unofficially, at the IDIADA in Spain. Initially, Envisage were contacted by 7X Design to work together in developing an aerodynamic body for the Rayo. At this stage, Envisage...

    Envisage Upgrade Aerodynamics to Help Beat 300mph Record

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • November 24, 2023
  • Envisage Join Judging Panel for Van Conversion of the Year Awards

    Envisage were approached to take part in the judging of eBay’s inaugural Van Conversion of the Year Awards 2023. The winner of Best Van Conversion Award and £10,000 prize was Paul Whites “AmBEERlance”, a former ambulance converted into a fully functioning, licensed mobile bar. Nick Colledge, Managing Director, Envisage Technologies, said: “It was really hard choosing a winner as all the conversions showed tremendous imagination and workmanship to create the final product. From those...

    Envisage Join Judging Panel for Van Conversion of the Year Awards

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • November 21, 2023
  • A Seat for Technical Demonstration

    Collaboration between the different departments at Envisage is central to almost every project. The technical demonstrator is a collaboration between Electronic Research and Development and our in-house Trim Studio. This is through the making of a seat that has the ability to move autonomously exhibiting the skill of our electrical engineers, and trimmed with different styles, showing the skill of our trim specialists. Electronic Research & Development A key feature of the technical...

    A Seat for Technical Demonstration

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • November 14, 2023
  • The Future of CMF: 2030 Family – Envisage Group

    ‘CMF: 2030 Family’ is a project created by Alicia Rudeck during her time as Envisage’s Colour, Materials and Finish (CMF) intern. She has analysed what family mobility will look like in the coming years, in terms of interior and exterior CMF. Since finishing her internship Alicia has joined Envisage permanently as Junior CMF Designer. Performance, Practicality, Sustainability and Safety Four personas were created by Alicia for this project: a petrolhead father interested in performance; a...

    The Future of CMF: 2030 Family – Envisage Group

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • November 2, 2023
  • Envisage Sponsor Ice Hockey Goalie

    Envisage are proud to be sponsoring local ice hockey player Ben Lee for the 2023/24 season. Ben will be playing for two teams again this year doing a two-way arrangement with Coventry NIHL Blaze (Division 2) and Solihull Barons (Division 1). Ben has moved into the second netminder position with Solihull and will play second netminder for Coventry. Ben Lee commented, “I just wanted to say a huge thank you to Envisage Group for agreeing to sponsor me for my upcoming season. I am looking forward...

    Envisage Sponsor Ice Hockey Goalie

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • October 24, 2023
  • New Milestone at Recruitment Provider with Senior Appointment

    Envisage Group has appointed Louise Rossborough, People Operations Director, with the additional responsibility of leading the Envisage Recruitment team in future activities, effective immediately. Rossborough will pilot Envisage Recruitment in the pursuit of growing as it gains more clients, builds its customer base across more sectors, and continues to expand its global reputation as a trusted business partner. Envisage Recruitment seeks to place high-calibre candidates in roles across the...

    New Milestone at Recruitment Provider with Senior Appointment

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • October 19, 2023
  • Envisage Opened its Doors for National Manufacturing Day 2023

    On the 28th of September, Envisage opened its doors for National Manufacturing Day 2023, allowing the public behind the scenes access. Throughout the day we welcomed a wide range of visitors including students from multiple schools and universities, allowing them to gain an invaluable insight into the wide range of careers this industry has to offer. The tour started with a show-and-tell, visitors were able to interact with our various departments through their displays and speak with Alex, who...

    Envisage Opened its Doors for National Manufacturing Day 2023

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • October 16, 2023
  • From Concept to Customer

    Since its launch the Lynk & Co 01 has set a new standard for automotive brands across the globe. The car people now drive was once just a concept model, designed by the Lynk & Co design team (which has its global design operations in Gothenburg, Sweden) and engineered and manufactured by Envisage Technologies in Coventry, United Kingdom. About the Concept Envisage were approached by Lynk & Co with the idea of making a concept car which would be a complete inside-out model, with a...

    From Concept to Customer

    • Written by Charlotte Cooley
    • September 1, 2023
  • Envisage opens doors on National Manufacturing Day to promote sector careers

    With the UK manufacturing sector reaching ‘crisis point’ amidst a chronic skills shortage, one bespoke engineering services company is joining its peers to actively promote careers in the sector, this National Manufacturing Day (September 28). Envisage Group, a Midlands engineering firm, has partnered with the manufacturers’ organisation Make UK to give its local communities the chance to see first-hand the potential careers and jobs on offer in this exciting and diverse sector. The...

    Envisage opens doors on National Manufacturing Day to promote sector careers

    • Written by Sandy Andringa
    • August 8, 2023
  • Autocar – Car of the Future

    The idea for what became a 3-part story in Autocar, was born during a visit by the Editor-in-Chief on a visit to Envisage. They were keen to investigate what it would be like to create from scratch a new people’s car for 2025 and beyond, to understand the challenges and processes involved. This would provide insights for the reader about how a car is created and the depth of expertise it entails. How can a shared or owned vehicle in the future still maintain a sense of individuality but allow...

    Autocar – Car of the Future

    • Written by Stuart Smith
    • June 2, 2023
  • Envisage Technologies ‘goes to Colledge’ for new MD appointment

    Bespoke engineering services company Envisage Group has turned to a familiar face to lead its Envisage Technologies business through the next period of growth. Nick Colledge, formerly Sales and Marketing Director for the company, has taken the role of Managing Director. Colledge is charged with leading Envisage Technologies through this exciting period of change as the firm continues to grow its global footprint with its coveted design, engineering, and colour trim services supporting concept...

    Envisage Technologies ‘goes to Colledge’ for new MD appointment

    • Written by Sandy Andringa
    • February 14, 2023