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The sports cars and movies they create have captivated millions of fans across the world. Today, they join forces. Porsche and Star Wars. Two icons, united by a shared appreciation and philosophy towards design, coming together to create something truly special as the Skywalker saga comes to an anticipated end.

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After decades of inspiring one another from afar, the alliance is now official.

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TheAssignment


Two legendary worlds. Two legendary designers. One incredible assignment. Michael Mauer and Doug Chiang will co-captain The Designer Alliance as they use the iconic design language of both Porsche and the Star Wars franchise to create a singular, spectacular spacecraft.

Photograph of Doug Chiang and Michael Mauer

Doug Chiang

VP Executive Creative Director, Lucasfilm

Michael Mauer

VP Style Porsche

Doug is an Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer who was hand-selected by George Lucas to serve as head of the Lucasfilm art department in 1995. Now, with over 20 years of Star Wars design expertise, he oversees designs for all new Star Wars franchise developments, including films, theme parks, games, and new media.

Michael has been responsible for developing the exterior and interior design of all Porsche models since 2004. Together with his team, he pursues the goal of making the Porsche brand even more attractive. The Exterior Design department develops innovative vehicle concepts and future visions for the product strategy. The Interior Design division creates vehicle interiors as well as equipment and individualization concepts. The most recent example is the first all-electric Porsche Taycan, which, in addition to reinterpreting the Porsche brand and product identity, sets standards above all in interior design.

Meet The Team

Master Designers Doug Chiang and Michael Mauer assemble their alliance of design experts. The seven gifted visionaries they’ve recruited will bring with them decades of experience and an unparalleled love for fast cars—and even faster spaceships.

Designer Sketches

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Sketch Drawing by Emiel Burki
Sketch Drawing by Fabian Schmoelz
Sketch Drawing by Fabian Schmoelz
Sketch Drawing by Sophie Tillema
Sketch Drawing by Doug Chiang
Sketch Drawing by Doug Chiang
Sketch Drawing by Ryan Church
Sketch Drawing by Ryan Church
Sketch Drawing by Ryan Church
Emiel Burki

Parallels


Inspiration can come from anywhere. Close to home. Or even a galaxy far, far away.

Parallels


Inspiration can come from anywhere. Close to home. Or even a galaxy far, far away.

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Two worlds separated by time and space, about to become one.

TwinTests


Two worlds separated by time and space, about to become one.

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