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Legendary Designer Fornasetti's Legacy Perpetuated by His Son

Legendary Designer Fornasetti's Legacy Perpetuated by His Son

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Jun 2014 / 7 Comments Read More

I have an unusual love-hate relationship with automobiles. As a resident of Milan, a city that has fallen victim to excess traffic and pollution, I ended up hating them. It has become a status symbol that has had a negative influence on society. On the other hand, I maintain my love for the automobile and the fact that it represents my ability to travel and discover.

An Interview with Ford GT Designer Camilo Pardo

An Interview with Ford GT Designer Camilo Pardo

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 May 2014 / 2 Comments Read More

Allow us to introduce you to Mr. Camilo Pardo and his work. Camilo is best known as the primary designer of the mid-2000s Ford GT. Like many other designers, his interests are varied and he is constantly working on a variety of projects that span a wide range of disciplines. Unlike many other designers though, he has enjoyed success in the vast majority.

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The Art of Women, Romance, and Cars

The Art of Women, Romance, and Cars

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Mar 2014
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Mr. Jack Vettriano is a self-taught artist from Fife, Scotland inspired by a love of women, their style and the courtship of love and romance. In contrast to many automotive artists, Jack is known more for his non-automotive art. Still, he is a true Petrolisti and finds cars the perfect way to set a narrative in his work.

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Hyundai Designer Paints Dynamic, Energetic Art

Hyundai Designer Paints Dynamic, Energetic Art

By Petrolicious Productions / 5 Mar 2014
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In contrast to many automotive artists, John doesn't try to reproduce a photographed moment-in-time. He takes his subjects out of their natural environment and places them in a graphic composition that gives his art an explosive, fluid quality to it. And while he loves creating auto art, he says that he still enjoys design too much to choose one over the other.

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A Masterful Combination of Paint and Photography

A Masterful Combination of Paint and Photography

By Petrolicious Productions / 12 Feb 2014
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Mr. Markus Haub is an automotive artist who splits his time between Barcelona, Spain and Mainz, Germany. He trained as a car designer at Germany's famous Pforzheim University and then went on to work for Volkswagen and Renault. Nowadays, Markus spends about three-quarters of his time working on automotive art and the rest on freelance design, photography, and writing.

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Toyota Designer, Mike Kim, Paints Racing Legends in Spare Time

Toyota Designer, Mike Kim, Paints Racing Legends in Spare Time

By Petrolicious Productions / 29 Jan 2014
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Mr. Mike Kim is an automotive designer based in Southern California who works for Toyota. But painting is something he learned while going through Art Center. It had such an impact on his technique and inspiration that he continued painting to help fuel his work flow. Today, in the studio, Mike uses painting as a way to loosen up before sketching.

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Having a Favorite BMW is a Black-or-white Issue

Having a Favorite BMW is a Black-or-white Issue

By Petrolicious Productions / 15 Jan 2014
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The contrast between these two cars isn't limited to their colors, but 'contrast' is in fact quite an appropriate metaphor. The M3 is punchy down low and the M5 peaky up top. The M3 is playful, the M5 is all business. One attacks corners, the other comfortably storms down the freeway. Is it possible to choose a favorite?

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Owner Tours USA on His Datsun Roadster Road Trip

Owner Tours USA on His Datsun Roadster Road Trip

By Petrolicious Productions / 7 Jan 2014
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Scott Fisher, from Las Vegas, Nevada, is currently on an extended road trip around the US in his 1967 Datsun Roadster 1600 as a cathartic intermission in his life between selling his business in March and starting whatever's next. Being intrigued and envious, we interviewed him to find out some more details about this exciting opportunity he's created for himself.

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