Il Paradigma Scaglione


Massimo Grandi


This book seeks to grasp the sense and evolution of Franco Scaglione’s design a hundred years after his birth. Through the analysis of his most significant projects and some of his writings it investigates the complex, sometimes contradictory spirit of his his research, his aerodynamic applications and his role in establishing the leadership of Italian design in the car world. This book traces the history of his work: from the beginnings, through the collaboration with Bertone, the period as a freelancer, finally to end with the unfortunate experience with Frank Reisner Intermeccanica .

151 pages of drawings and photos spanning his entire career.

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