Interior Design Manager for Cadillac, Phil Kucera talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about leading a team of Creative Designers through the ATS design development, starting from early design development sketch to the completion of the final production models.

Kucera has been a designer for General Motors for 17 years. How has designed changed over the past 17 years?

Has interior design changed in importance?

How much does the design encompass safety?

When does a function become aesthetic?