Monday, October 22, 2012

Art Center College of Design Stages Inspired Design

Many of the world's outstanding car designers are graduates of the 82 year old Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Each year they hold an event with a carefully selected wide array of vehicles that have inspired designs and designers and today ranged from a 1914 Ford to 2013 models and future concept cars.

Stewart Reed, Chairman of Transportation Design Art Center College of Design, discusses the 11th annual "Inspired Design" Art Center Car Classic.

Reed, a graduate of the Art Center, worked at Chrysler Advanced Design, where he introduced a mini-van concept, at Toyota’s U.S. studio, Calty Design, as chief designer and Prince Corporation, (now Johnson Controls), as Vice President of Design. Reed has designed and fabricated over 20 concept vehicles throughout his career.