Like Thom Panunzio, countless professionals in the music industry have an affinity for rolling works of art. Sadly, Thom Panunzio's cars are now little more than charred metal carcasses. Nevertheless, Thom's love for distinct autos doesn't skip a beat.
By no means is it easy to separate one form of creativity from another. Every form feeds off of another, absorbing new ideas and giving birth to others. Certainly, the NAMM Show is as fine an example as one can find anywhere.
One example of the music and auto connection is the Sauvage “One-Piece Master”, which is largely inspired by the love of automotive design. “When designing the ‘One-Piece Master’, we were strongly influenced by the car industry; especially the luxurious cars like the Bugatti, Porsche, and some French brand called Facel Vega.