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Retro Design: A distant memory [w/poll]

by Matt DeLorenzo (RSS feed) on Jan 8th, 2013 at 7:31PM

Just Fade Away Designers prefer the loftier sounding "heritage design." A cursory look at the latest offerings from auto manufacturers in both production and showcar guise reveals that retro design themes may be on their way out. It's ironic that the hottest design trend opening the 21st century was less about heralding some space-age future than celebrating the middle part of the century that just closed. This pop culture phenomenon arguably started with the launch of the Volkswagen New Beetle in 1997 and saw its influence in a wide range of vehicles, from the entry-level Chrysler PT... Read More

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