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This website provides links to other websites. David Hilton disclaims all liability and warranty with respect to any information obtained from and your interaction with any website that you reach by means of a link from this website. These websites are operated by separate companies. DAVID HILTON is also not responsible for the data protection precautions of the operators of such websites. DAVID HILTON urges you to check the privacy policy, terms and conditions disclaimers on such websites before using such websites.

Licensing Rights:

The intellectual property contained on this website is legally protected through patents, trademarks and copyrights. This website does not grant any license to use the intellectual property owned by DAVID HILTON. Duplication, dissemination, reproduction and further transmission and other use are prohibited without the written consent of DAVID HILTON.


Privacy Policy

In the following text, we would like to inform you about the collection of your personal data while visiting our website. Personal data means all data which is individually related to you, such as name, address, E-Mail address, IP address, user name or ID.

§ 1 Controller

The Controller according to art. 4 par. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and service provider according to § 13 Telemediengesetz (TMG) is David Hilton, Vorgebirgstraße 35 | 50677 Cologne | Germany.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For further information please refer to our Impressum.

Upon your first contact with us via E-Mail,  the data you provided (your E-Mail-address, when appropriate your name and your telephone number) is stored by us to answer your questions. The data provided in this context will be deleted after storage is no longer necessary, or the processing will be limited in case of legal obligations for continuous storage.

§ 2 Data Protection Officer

Our data protection officer is Mr. Ansgar Hiller c/o WEIGELSTEIN | Hospeltstraße 69 | 50825 Cologne | Germany  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website, purpose

(1) When visiting our website, we collect the following data transmitted by your browser to our server: 

  • IP address
  • date and time of request
  • time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • content of the request (concrete page)
  • access status / HTTP status code
  • each data volume transmitted
  • website which led the request to us
  • Browser
  • operating system and interface
  • language and version of browser software.

You are not obliged to provide any of the data listed above. The collection of the data listed above is not legally required or necessary for the fulfillment of the contract with you. It is, however, technically necessary to maintain the stability and security of our website (thus, the legal basis is art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR). These data will also be used in this connection to analyze the use of our website by the service “Webalizer”. The data will be stored for the duration of one year and deleted afterwards. The data will be stored on the server of our web service provider. Our web service provider is WEIGELSTEIN | Hospeltstraße 69 | 50825 Cologne | Germany.

(2) Additionally, to the data listed above, Cookies will be saved on your computer during the use of our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard drive as-signed to your browser and send information to the location which has set the cookie (in this respect: us) certain information. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. This website only uses Session-Cookies. These store a so-called Session-ID, which allow server-requests to be assigned to a common session. Though this, your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. This is necessary for the function of the content management system of our Website (legal basis is art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR in connection with art. 95 DSGVO and art. 5 par. 3 of the EU directive 2002/58/EG in the current version). The collection of the data listed above is not legally required or necessary for the fulfillment of the contract with you, and you are not obliged to provide the data. The Session-Cookies are deleted when you close the browser. You can configure your browser according to your wishes and, f. e., decline the acceptance of cookies. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this Website. 

§ 4 Your rights

(1) you have the following rights vis-à-vis us concerning your affected personal data:

  • right of access,
  • right to rectification, 
  • right of objection to the processing according to par. 3,
  • right to restriction of processing according to par. 4,
  • right to erasure according to par 5,
  • right to data portability (you have the right to receive your own data).

(2) Additionally, you have the right to complain to the supervisory data protection authority responsible about the processing of your personal data by us. The supervisory data protection authority responsible for us is the "Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen", Kavalleriestr. 2 – 4, D-40213 Düsseldorf, E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., website:

(3) As long as our processing of your personal data is legally based on art. 6 par. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you may have the right to object to the processing, on grounds relating to your particular situation. When raising such an objection, we request you to provide us the reasons why we should not process your data as conducted by us because of your particular situation. In the case of your well-founded objection, we will investigate the situation and will either stop or adjust the processing of the data, or demonstrate our compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, because of which we will continue the processing.

(4) You shall have the right to restriction of the processing of your personal data, if you con-test the accuracy of your personal data or have raised an objection according to para-graph 3 pending the verification of your arguments, as well as we no longer need the personal data for the purpose of the processing, but they are required for evidence-protection measures to your favour.

(5) You shall have the right to erasure of the personal data, when we no longer need it for our purposes, or when the investigation according to paragraph 3 shows that the particular situation shown by you overrides our legitimate grounds for the storage and processing. 

This site has three functions:

GALLERY – Dedicated to creating Art Shows on a rotating basis, featuring talents from around the world. Gallery shows will be updated quarterly. 
ART – is the personal artwork from David Hilton. Originals and prints are available.
INTERIORS – Interior Space Design projects can realized depending on the client wishes.

Every Designer is also an Artist at heart.

David Hilton

Is an Automotive-Product Designer and Artist based in Cologne, Germany. Starting out as a Car Designer after University in 1991, he has worked for over 20 different Auto and Product design firms on various projects around the world.

Mr. Hilton has extensive experience in the luxury and hyper exotic sectors within the Design and customer experience worlds. Bringing world class Design to both mass and individual clients is Mr. Hilton’s talent and passion. The execution of interior spaces is a parallel adjunct to his capabilities. With a strong knowledge of how to bring projects into realization, he enjoys creating functional beauty in a professional, customer based methodology.

Professional Experience

NEXTEV ( – Senior Design Director (UK/Munich/China) 
TOP SECRET – Mobility Consultant 
BENTLEY MOTORS (VW Group) - Head of Exterior Design
INFINITI UK (Nissan Group) – E-Merge electric supercar Consultant 
MCE - Designer/Director - Various projects/clients
FORD RACING - Chief Designer – Focus RS Program
Founded MotorCityEurope Ltd.
FORD GERMANY Studio – Sr. Designer – Mondeo/SMAX/CMAX Programs
FORD DETROIT SUV Studio – Sr. Designer  - Maverick/Escape Program
MAZDA JAPAN – Designer – Light Truck Programs
FORD DETROIT TRUCK Studio - Designer – Ranger and F-150 Programs
VW Autolatina BRAZIL – Designer – VW Gol Program
FORD Advanced/International Studio - Designer - Progressive Concepts
Bachelor of Science in Design University of Cincinnati (Cum Laude)

Project experience highlights include

EP9 Supercar ( + Brand DNA dev.
Car Sharing research + mobility program for German government
SUV(production), GT3(Paris 2012), new Flying Spur(Geneva 2013). 
E-MERGE Int + Ext consultant (Geneva 2013) see
topped the European “C-segment cross over” sales for (2009). 
Car of the Year (2007) see
SPECTRE MC1 Supercar:
high end, 100% production $350K Supercar (2005). 
Telcoline and Sumo production vehicles (2004). 
Focus RS:
most successful Euro-sport hatch. UK car of the year (2002). 
Ford Mondeo:
Exterior + Variants: Ford of Europe's key CD sized product (2000). 
F-150 + Ranger trucks:
1 million units per year. Truck of the year (1997+99). 
VW Brazilian Golf:
VW Brazil's bestselling vehicle (1996).