Giorgetto Giugiaro on his life and career

Automotive Design 8 May 2015
Giorgetto Giugiaro on his life and career

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.


cover image: design sketch of the Testudo Concept (1963)

In the interview Giugiaro sums up his 60 years of activities, from his childhood in Garessio (a village on the border between Piedmont and Liguria) to the first years in FIAT with Dante Giacosa (the father of 500); from the experience with Nuccio Bertone to the establishment of Italdesign until today.

Giugiaro also presents the new book “Giorgetto Giugiaro. The Genius of Design”, edited by Giuliano Molineri and published by Italian Rizzoli on March 2015.

The video has been re-dubbed in English. Below we also report the same video with the original Italian audio.

Lotus Esprit Drawing by Giorgetto Giugiaro

The Lotus Esprit was presented as a prototype at the 1972 Turin Motor Show – the positive reaction brought it to production

Bugatti Design Sketch by Giorgetto Giugiaro

A design sketch of the Bugatti EB 112 (1993), developed by Giugiaro as a dream car for his own personal use

(Source: Italdesign Giugiaro)

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