Historical references in car design Among the speakers are Bruce Campbell (Vice President of Design,
Nissan Design America),
Kevin George (Design Manager,
Ford Motor Company),
Bob Boniface (Director of Advanced Design, General Motors),
Bill Chergosky (Project Chief Designer – Calty Design Research, Inc.) and
Mark Allen (Senior Manager, Truck Studio –
They speak about design, styling, inspiration and rétro, giving significant contributions about what stays behind good design.
This year’s distinguished panel of designers explored the “retro” moniker, shared some of the design vernacular specific to their studios and how key design cues from history are being reinterpreted to suit today’s consumer tastes.
The program was hosted by the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology’s EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition and sponsored by Michelin North America, Inc. through their corporate design initiative Michelin Challenge Design.
Speeches includes the videos and the slides.
(Source: Michelin Challenge Design)