MINI and The Woolmark Company announce partnership. Focus on supporting young designers.

MINI and The Woolmark Company kick off the new year by announcing their partnership for 2018. The two brands can both claim expertise in the areas of design and innovation, and their collaboration is intended to promote the work of young designers. The early fruits of the partnership – a capsule collection in wool, designed by a series of up-and-coming fashion designers – will be shown in June this year at Pitti Uomo 94 in Florence.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 8: Uyuni- Tupiz

• Two MINI crews complete Stage 8 with top ten placings. • MINI crew Przygonski / Colsoul maintain sixth place overall.. • Storms and wet weather conditions force cancellation of Stage 9.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

Dakar Rally 2018 – Stage 7: La Paz – Uyuni

• Two MINI crews complete Stage 7 with top ten placings. • MINI crew Przygonski / Colsoul achieve a top six finish with fourth place. • Garafulic / Palmeiro fight hard for ninth place result at end of Stage 7.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated

“10 questions to…” Oliver Heilmer.

For Oliver Heilmer, Head of MINI Design since September 2017, design is not just a career, it’s a vocation. The Munich native has been driven by the desire to create new cars since he was a boy. Here, the 43-year-old tells us about his idea of good design, his plans for the future of the MINI brand and the sense of boldness and daring they require.
Source: MINI News – Syndicated