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Cul de Sac Experience is Never a Dead End

Automotive styling is fashion stamped in steel. It’s an indelible date stamp. With an architecturally preserved structure, the right car is the strongest visual element to creating a time capsule experience

Palm Springs Remains the Epicenter for Modernism

Americans had money to burn, and our cars, houses, and nearly everything else reflected that, including expensive Palm Springs modernism architecture, Danish furniture, and flamboyant cars like the corvette.

NAMM Comes Alive With Taylor and Marshall

The thrill and passion one feels in an off-the-shelf model pales in comparison to a one-off from Taylor Guitars or Marshall Amplification. Rolls-Royce and Bentley aren't the only manufacturers with bespoke products!

NAMM and the Custom Shop Connection

At Gibson Custom Shop, they're kind of the pinnacle, the flagship of Gibson brands, and making high end items, bespoke items that are undeniable in every sense of that word.

Deadly Mortal Engines Roam the Silver Screen

It’s easy to get bogged down as to what the distant future holds. Fortunately, Mortal Engines takes the guesswork out of that… sort of. Brilliant animation and creative transportation.

LA Auto Show Concepts and the Future of Transport

At the LA Auto Show one thing is certainly clear; the battle of EV and internal combustion engines is all but over. The battery-powered devils allow for a new paradigm in transportation.

Kemal Curić on the New Lincoln Aviator at the LAAS

The Lincoln Aviator is the vision for Lincoln Motor Company and it's basic four tenants, which are the beauty, gliding, human, and sanctuary. Designers, led by Kemal Curić, call this Quiet Flight.

Rivian Plugs-In and Re-Invents Trucks and SUVs

Working at an OEM, or a company that has strong heritage, you have cues and a strong past to rely on influencing your future products. At Rivian, starting from scratch, four designers tell the tale of a start-up!