SpeedReaders presents authoritative reviews of transportation books and media.
He inspires us to start sketching again just for the joy of it.
Jordan likened this to “letting a tiger out of the cage—saying go!”
Recapturing the Magic—Visions of the Future American Automotive Design.
From the collection of Tom Falconer.
This rare, out-of-print book was loaned to me by Richard Nesbitt.
Shinoda was outspoken, candid, humorous, and firmly believes in what he is doing.
“Paint won’t save it.”
Collections of historic information about Ford’s 1950 and 1960 decades.
For one reason or another sometimes that creativity needed to vent in the form of cartoons.
I remember he ordered a new blue Chevy pickup, and when it was delivered he realized that the instrument cluster had a blank where a gage could have been. He called it his humility gage, because it reminded him he didn’t have everything.
By lap four, Thomas was bringing it hard through the esses, down to first in turn six and on the throttle to the off-camber turn seven. He was laughing out of seven and kept both of us grinning from ear to ear, just hearing the big twelve rev.
This exhibition highlights the creativity of the American automobile designers of the 1960s and 70s