Studio artwork from the collection of Ron Will and Richard Nesbitt.
Lincoln Design Heritage: Zephyr to LS (1936-2000) is an exhaustively and throughly researched book that chronologically records the development of the Lincoln mark. Great book review. Many photos.
After 18 months of development including a trip to the GM Archives at Design Center, Dean’s Garage, The Future Is Back is finally finished!
This post features artwork by Richard Nesbitt.
The Quicksilver became the radical, all-new 1960 full-size Ford, designed as a response to the really far-out 1959 Chevrolet.
From 1968 forecast illustrations for Motor Trend (July 1967).
Dick Nesbitt has a great style.
The personal-luxury category had it’s initial roots in this context based on Ford’s original Thunderbird from 1955.
Late nighters or all nighters were the norm.
Recapturing the Magic—Visions of the Future American Automotive Design.
Design Staff Directory from January, 1988.
This rare, out-of-print book was loaned to me by Richard Nesbitt.
A wonderful sketching style.
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.