Here’s a rare look at the mid-century car designer’s craft.  I often wish I could’ve worked during this era, when cost concerns were minimal and styling was virtually unfettered.  On the other hand, I do like not having to wear a tie to work everyday.  Do not adjust your volume; this film contains no audio – or irony, for that matter…

Source:  Best Shot Stock Footage

ON THE STREET | Downriver Cruise 2012

Hot on the heels of the Gratiot Cruise, the Downriver Cruise attracts a wide variety of Detroit Iron from the 60s and 70s. This year’s event was a bit smaller due to massive road construction and soaring temperatures.  Still, there were plenty of interesting rides on Fort Street.  Click on the image above to see our expansive gallery. [..]

CAR CULTURE | Eyes on Design 2012

Despite an impending threat of storms ( which did eventually occur and cancelled presentation from Chris Bangle, unfortunately ) the turnout for the 2012 Eyes on Design at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford house in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI was spectacular. [..]

INSPIRATION | Mid-Ohio Continental Series Race

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine and I traveled down to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to check out the Continental Series race. If you’re a car designer, you love racing ( or you should. ) Its the ultimate speed and movement which injected the emotion into our vocation and frankly the genesis of the reason it still exists. And if you love racing, you love good circuits. Mid-Ohio is one of them. [..]

ON THE STREET | Oregon Cars

One wouldn’t think Oregon has much of a car culture. Unsurprisingly, it is a sea of imports out there.  But in that sea of imports, the rare rides tend to stand out even more. Check out the Oregon cars that made us stop in our tracks after the jump. [..]

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