SUC­CESS BY DE­SIGN

Wheels (Australia) - - First Drives -

De­signer Robert Melville was spon­sored by Land Rover through his trans­porta­tion de­sign de­gree at Lon­don’s Royal Col­lege of Art. Upon graduation in 2003, he worked on the LRX show car and Evoque for three years be­fore join­ing GM in the UK where he was part of the Cadil­lac, Hum­mer, Buick and Corvette de­sign team, cul­mi­nat­ing in the 2009 Cadil­lac Con­verj con­cept. Head­hunted by former Mclaren di­rec­tor of de­sign Frank Stephen­son in 2009, Melville first worked on the P1 and then 570S, 570 GT and 570S Spi­der, as well as the Senna and Senna GTR, fi­nally step­ping into Stephen­son’s of­fice when his former boss left the com­pany in 2017.

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