Tag: Design History
On 3 November 1966, the Maserati Ghibli made its debut on the world stage, at the Ghia stand at the Turin Motor Show.
Erhard Schnell died on February 8th, aged 92. He worked at Opel from 1952 to 1992 and designed the iconic GT and modesl such as the 1st-gen Corsa and the Calibra.
An official document and photo gallery telling the history of the iconic model, from the early 1950s to the launch of the new Speedster in 2019.
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.