Giorgetto Giugiaro

Giorgetto Giugiaro, Italian automobile designer.

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Italian automobile designer

Giorgetto Giugiaro (Italian pronunciation::; born 7 August 1938) is an Italian automobile designer. He has worked on supercars and popular everyday vehicles. He was born in Garessio, Cuneo, Piedmont.

Giugiaro was named Car Designer of the Century in 1999 and inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2002.

In addition to cars, Giugiaro designed camera bodies for Nikon, Navigation promenade of Porto Santo Stefano, in 1983, the organ of the cathedral of Lausanne (composed of about 7000 pipes) in 2003, and developed a new pasta shape "Marille", as well as office furniture for Okamura Corporation.


Influence on design

1959 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta SWB Speciale designed at Bertone at age 21 Maserati Ghibli Iso Grifo De Tomaso Mangusta Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Volkswagen Golf Mk1 Maserati Merak DeLorean Lotus Esprit S1 more
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