The construction process of a full size mock up in Germany. As we were involved in the interior design we over viewed the construction process of the mock up. The mock featured various working units including the lights, multiple switches and controls. The mock up also proved useful for testing out the signs and notices, which can be seen in a separate case study.
Creation of contemporary exterior styling and driving cab interior including the driver’s desk workstation. Designed with consideration to human factors, equipment layout, and rationalisation of UK technical requirements.
Styling evaluation task for the integration of a passenger gangway into contemporary cab design to meet the demanding visual and corporate expectations of passenger rail services.
A high speed train concept designed to exploit a character appropriate for central European aesthetic values. The design language reinforces the sensation of strength and durability combined with a fluid, organic form.
Working directly with the National Express Group and CHI & Partners, Schoenemann Design, having specialist experience and knowledge passenger rail vehicle design was commissioned to support the creative development of interior branding to ensure a successful integration with technical compliance, and implementation.
Optare Ltd: Alero mini bus
Interior design including design development, tooling and productionisation. Particular involvement with floor type testing and the supply of production seats designed by Schoenemann Design.
Optare Ltd: Excel single deck bus
Mid life interior up-date which included the design of new ceiling system that incorporates indirect lighting, air ducting and grab pole fixings. Our brief also included the design and tooling for the drivers module and cross front.
Optare have continued the development with this design on later vehicles, including Solo, Versa and Tempo.