Frank Stephenson

Iconic Car Designer


Frank Stephenson is the Design Director of Frank Stephenson Design. Spanning a career of corporate industry experience over more than three decades, Stephenson operated as the lead designer and design director at major automotive manufacturers such as McLaren, Ferrari, Maserati, Fiat & MINI.

Major career design highlights include Lilium Aviation’s eVTOL jet, McLaren’s P1, 720S, 675LT, 570S and 12C, Ferrari’s FXX and F430, the Maserati MC12, BMW’s original X5 & the rebirth of the modern MINI under BMW ownership, as well as the new Fiat 500.

He is now applying his design expertise to a wide range of projects that move beyond the realms of automotive design. Frank is pioneering the role and way that design is seen in the future of innovation. Current projects range from BabyArk, a child car seat aiming to be the world’s safest infant car seat, to smart technology timepieces and eyewear.