GM Design Staff shots from the ’60s and ’70s. Lots of unknown faces.
An amazing story by John Houlihan.
Zounds. Have things ever changed.
History of GM’s Total Automotive System Concept Program (TASC) and creation of the TASC4GT
Here’s a story you’ve never heard before. A Dean’s Garage Exclusive.
Historic photos from a GM Art & Colour presentation constructed for winners of the 1949 Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild.
A few pages from Special Interest Autos #125, September/October 1991 and other stuff.
No, Bruce McCall didn’t design these.
By Dick Ruzzin
From Sketches, Special Edition, April 24, 1991.
Bill Porter tells his story of his years as Chief Designer of Buick I Studio from 1980 to 1996.
George Prentice on Steve Small.
Artwork of Ken Okuyama, Allen Young, Glen Durmisevich, Walt Gershick, Chuck Stebbons, Norm Selnes, Glen Winterscheit, Dennis Burke, Joe Ponce, Bob Loyckx, Dennis Huguley, and Jerry Hirschberg.
“A car has to make you feel something. If a buyer looks at a car and says, ‘I don’t like it,’ all the other stuff doesn’t matter.”
“We were working up exterior styling with Ned Nichols’ design studio, and the Monza GT was our primary inspiration.”
Brock’s involvement with the design of the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray has been well overshadowed by his successes at Shelby American, but they are no less fascinating.
Dick Ruzzin’s Personal account of the development of the ’66 Tornado.
“I guess I just can’t get cars and art out of my system.”
Mr. Mitchell had the passion and flamboyant style, Shinoda had the personal no-nonsense Southern California performance connection, and Jordan had the elegance and taste—anything they touched was destined to be a success.
Bill Porter candidly describes his years with Pontiac.
“I consider myself one of the luckiest guys alive. All my life I’ve been able to do the thing I love most—design automobiles.”
What we have here is a 2:50 minute video snapshot of the history of GM Design.