Tag: Design History
The so-called Diamond Car conceived by Gio Ponti in 1953 will be brought to life by a team led by Roberto Giolito, Head of FCA Heritage, and will be on display at the Grand Basel show in September.
Along with the new H2 Speed Concept, Pininfarina has broght to the Geneva Show a historic prototype, the Ferrari Sigma Grand Prix, a Formula One prototype that explored innovative safety solutions.
Canadian magazine AutoFocus has published an article and an exclusive gallery covering the interesting life and works of Jacques Ostiguy, a French-Canadian car designer known for the Chrysler Cordoba's front end.
A 8 minute documentary on Harley Earl, legendary car designer and one of the fathers of the modern automotive design and styling process.
On the occasion of the presentation of the Mostro Concept, Zagato has published a document and a gallery of photos and illustrations that give an overview of the history of its collaboration with Maserati.
On the occasion of the publication of the book "Giorgetto Giugiaro. The Genius of Design", Giorgetto Giugiaro tells his life and career in an official 16 minutes video interview.
Running until May 2 2015, "American Dreaming" has been organized by the co-producers of the homonymous documentary. A panel discussion featuring retired automotive designers and art historians will be held on April 29.
Volvo has published an interesting video that gives an overview of the company's history and its most significant technical achievements.
A selection of pictures from the history of the Ford GT40 and its successor, the GT presented in 2002.
BMW has produced a video interview with Paul Bracq, legendary designer and artist, BMW head of design from 1971 to 1974 and creator of the iconic 1972 BMW Turbo, the first concept car in the brand's history.
Italdesign has launched a video series featuring design conversations with Giorgetto Giugiaro. The first episode is about the 1978 Lancia Megagamma concept and the 1970's first one-box designs.
Two documentaries commissioned by General Motors and produced by Handy (Jam) Organization in 1958 and 1960 and celebrating American design, creativity and craftsmanship.
A 22-minutes video documentary that shows how automobiles were created by Ford designers in the late 1960's.
The second part of the official timeline of the GM Design department, from the 1990s to the present day, including a gallery of 50+ photos and sketches.
This month GM Design celebrates its 85th birthday. We report the official timeline of the first ever automotive design department, founded in June 1927.
A film produced for Ford in 1964, showcasing some of the company's futuristic concepts of the time as well as footage on the development of the Mustang.
Former GM designer Charles "Chuck" Jordan has passed away at age 83. He worked at GM from 1949 to 1992 and was appointed Vice President of Design in 1986. Among his works are a number of “Motorama” dream cars.
A gallery of futuristic American concept cars from the 1950's selected by automotive journalist Larry Edsall, author of the book "Concept Cars- from the 1930's to the Present". Guest article republished from JustLuxe and ClassicCars.com.