Rong Guan is responsible for the design of the Polestar Retail Spaces, one of the most important physical manifestations of the Polestar brand.
The best part of my job is that I don’t only work with other architects. I get to work with colleagues from totally different fields with different expertise.
Actually, it’s being part of the automotive industry, which isn’t an industry that I initially thought I’d be in. I’m also very proud to play a part in creating a new brand from the beginning, both the concept and the design.
I’d want the same job, but in a different industry. Fashion.
My superpower would be the ability to do ctrl-Z in real life.
I’m a “more is more” person, so I’m going to say both!
The Polestar Design Contest features a truly expert jury. Polestar Head of Design Maximilian Missoni, Senior Design Manager Juan Pablo Bernal and Car Design Research Director Sam Livingstone are the ones who will evaluate every submission, pore over every detail, and ultimately determine the winners of the contest.
Exploring the great unknown has undeniable appeal. Seeing something familiar while you’re at it makes it that much better. The images sent from the surface of Mars, for example, are all the more compelling because they display vistas that wouldn’t look out of place in the American Southwest. It’s unknown, yet recognisable. Not unlike the infotainment system of Polestar 2.
Circulor is a company that works with blockchain technology to trace materials and help companies achieve more sustainable and transparent supply chains. We spoke with CEO and co-founder Doug Johnson-Poensgen about traceability-as-a-service, proving responsible sourcing, and the LCA report that was recently released by Polestar.