What Do a Parklet and an Electric Motorcycle Share in Common?

Starting today, September 16, Autodesk customers can pay as they go for all of the company’s latest Design and Creation Suites, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya, and the new Autodesk Maya LT.

Put simply, the company has broadly expanded choices in how to access and pay for Autodesk software. It’s never been more cost effective to get started with virtually no up-front capital costs, and to quickly ramp up projects using industry-leading Autodesk software.

For start-ups, monthly, quarterly or annual rental plans open up all kinds of new possibilities. Hear from these California-based entrepreneurs to see what access to the best 3D design tools might mean for their business. Though from completely different industries, they share a common need for flexible workflows and collaboration amongst international teams.

Richard Hatfield, CEO and Charlie Bliss, Designer at Lightning Motorcycle, leaders in electric motorcycle design chat about sustainability and optimizing productivity. Their electric superbike just won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb race in Colorado by a remarkable :21 seconds!


Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio is rethinking and remaking cities through the concept of parklets. Learn how they are collaborating with artists through the language of design.


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