DESIGNER of the Day… HENRIK FISKER

Henrik Fisker (born 10 August 1963) is a Danish-born automotive designer and entrepreneur residing in Los Angeles, California.

He is best known for designing iconic luxury cars including the BMW Z8, Aston Martin DB9, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Fisker Karma, Galpin-Fisker Mustang Rocket, VLF Force 1 V10 and the VLF Destino V8.

He also designed the Viking motorcycle and Benetti Fisker 50 superyacht.

He is the founder of HF Design & Technology, co-founder of VLF Automotive, founder and former CEO of Fisker Coachbuild, founder of Fisker Automotive, where he served as chairman and CEO until March 2013, and founder, chairman and CEO of Fisker Inc.

His Fisker Karma was the world’s first premium plug-in hybrid and received a handful of accolades, including the International Design Awards Product Design of the Year, Silver Edison Award, Automobile magazine’s Design of the Year Award, Top Gear Car of the Year, Fast Company‘s Innovation By Design Award, and was named one of Time magazine’s 50 Best Inventions of 2011.

Fisker was named one of the 10 Most Interesting People of 2015 by The Drive.

Goliath.com named him one of the 10 greatest car designers in automotive history, writing that he has created “some of the modern masterpieces in the automobile industry.”

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