Crayon to CAD - A History of Post-War Automotive Design in Australia

Author(s): Paul Beranger


Written by an Australian automotive designer with 45 years' experience, 'Crayon to CAD' is a unique book about cars and people, places and technologies. In engaging, non-technical language, 'Crayon to CAD' tracks the progress of automotive designers and their work in Australia, from drawing board and crayon to sophisticated computer technologies (CAD).Central to the history of post-war automotive design in Australia are stories of individuals throughout the decades. 'Crayon to CAD' features biographical chronicles of over 20 industry luminaries, all with wide-ranging backgrounds and experience.Although the book¿s storyline focusses on Australian mass-volume manufacturers ¿ Ford, Holden, Chrysler/Mitsubishi, Toyota, Nissan and BMC/Leyland ¿ it also showcases low-volume niche manufacturers such as Bolwell, Giocattolo and Buckle.A highlight of 'Crayon to CAD' is the inclusion of 'insider' material, drawn from the author's extensive experience and published here for the first time. Information and many images with in-depth captions have been sourced from previously-unreleased corporate and private archives.This 336-page limited edition hardback coffee table book, features both archival black-and-white photographs and illustrations, as well as lavish full-page colour images. The first 100 Collector's Edition copies are presented in a deluxe slipcase, individually numbered and signed by the author.'Crayon to CAD' has been written as an acknowledgment to Australian automotive designers, recognising their significant contribution to iconic Australian cars and motoring history.


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General Fields

  • : 9780646978383
  • : C2C Publishing
  • : C2C Publishing
  • : 2.32
  • : March 2018
  • : 3.1 Centimeters X 31.8 Centimeters X 26.7 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paul Beranger
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 336