Pebble Beach 2015 – history as advocacy

Yesterday I was again at Pebble Beach Concours d’√Člegance – that rather exclusive and impressive gathering of car collectors and connoisseurs [Link] I was there to wind up our Stanford class concerned with the historical significance of the automobile (Jon Feiber, David Kelley, Reilly Brennan and myself running ME200). Since April we have been debating…

design and antiquarians – 7

This is a comment on the seminar series currently running between Stanford and Bard Graduate Center. [Link] [Link] Connoisseurship – deep knowledge of things. The diagnostician – a contemporary archetype – Gregory House MD [Link] Previous post on design thinking – [Link]

automotive connoisseurship

Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance – . Taking a tour with Jon Summers. What are the values and principles that govern the collection of cars? Just what are the values applied to these extraordinary artifacts? Age, elegance, finish, rarity, historical significance, market value … These are questions of automotive connoisseurship.