Behind the scenes at HOTE Design

The best of the best. It’s an aim for us as a brand. It’s what was required to win the inaugural Polestar Design Contest. And it’s why we reached out to HOTE Design to create the models of the winning designs.

Situated in the Bavarian town of Beilngries, HOTE was founded by former Audi Design Chief Modeller Wolfgang Holzinger in 1981 and remains a family-run enterprise. They were the obvious choice when it came time to realise these designs as hard models. After all, they helped build the Precept.

We visited their facilities, cameras in hand, to document the model-making process. We also spoke with Marcus Holzinger about their thoughts on the winning designs, their process, and their take on Polestar. See above.

Related

Filming a half marathon using a Polestar 4 rear-facing camera

The bond between camera and athelete is indisputable. From diminutive Argentinians tiptoeing around English ankles to enigmatic prize fighters looming large over felled champions, sporting moments are made immortal thanks to the humble lens. Last week, Polestar added another chapter to this storied relationship.