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Car Design: From the Carriage to Auto-Mobility (Hardcover)

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Cars were initially the result of pure craftsmanship, and as passenger cars were based on the concept of the carriage. As manufacturers moved away from metal-panelled wooden frames to an all-steel design, they hesitantly ventured to adopt new forms. Between the two World Wars North America had the world's largest fleet of cars; this also meant that their design became an increasingly important sales factor. Professsional automobile design was established. Containing many marvellous photographs and analytical texts, this book makes exciting reading for all those who love cars.

About the Author


Architect Hans-Ulrich von Mende has worked with partners in an independent practice since 1990. For 50 years his writings and drawings on automotive design have appeared in books, trade journals (mot, autobild) and the daily press.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783869050102
ISBN-10: 3869050101
Publisher: Axel Menges
Publication Date: May 8th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English
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