The brand new facility is nestled in a dense forest adjoining the model’s international headquarters.
The devoted facility offers a specialist house for as much as 120 design workforce members, led by Maximilian Missoni, in an setting that mixes modernist structure with the model’s clear, minimalistic Scandinavian aesthetic.
Born out of a historic former Volvo facility accomplished in 1984 by Italian Romaldo Giurgola and native architect Owe Svärd, the constructing has been totally upgraded whereas sustaining its distinctive architectural character.
Right here, the Polestar Design workforce will proceed to construct on the model’s new design language, previewed by the Polestar Principle and electrical roadster idea automobiles, and carried into manufacturing with Polestar 3 which launched in October 2022.
Prime supplies and particulars from the unique Nineteen Eighties building sit juxtaposed alongside a high-quality, trendy Scandinavian design from plans draw up by Maximilian Missoni.
The brand new facility features a specialist showroom space, clay working station, materials and color lab, auditorium and a number of digital studio areas, administration places of work, VR rooms and assembly areas.
Maximilian Missoni, Polestar’s Head of Design, feedback: “When such care, consideration to element and materials high quality was so fastidiously thought of on the level of building again in 1982, it was essential to me that we revered the unique intentions when integrating our studio into the constructing. We intentionally showcase the unique construction and detailing, respecting the very cloth that provides it its distinctive character.
“However whereas we needed to respect custom, we additionally needed this to be a state-of-the-art house for our rising Design workforce. So, alongside the wonderful views out west of the Gothenburg archipelago, the studio options the newest tools on the within to make our jobs simpler and produce higher ends in probably the most environment friendly method.”