A day of achievement for the whole USA.
“I was lucky to get into car designing; I was at the right time and place.”
“Bill Mitchell absolutely hated the 2-Rotor and was very verbal about it calling it all kinds of nasty four letter words.”
The design process from sketch to a roll around hard model.
This video traces the birth of the 1949 Ford from the drawing board to the roads of the world
Looking back, I think what a great place to start an automotive career, and how sad to think of what FOMOCO was then, and what it is now.
Part two of a three part series showing a design process in order from sketch to a roll around hard model.
A wonderful sketching style.
This gallery of images more or less shows the design process in sequence from sketch to a roll around hard model.
Jet-powered cars. Sure, why not?
Of the many and varied professional opportunities available in the automotive industry, the role of the designer (or stylist) has probably captured the imagination of more young men and auto enthusiasts around the world than any other.
Renderings by Jerry Hirschberg, Allan Flowers, Clark Lincoln, Geza Loczi, and yours truly.
I was a designer for Ford in 1953, and 1956-1961.