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Robert Cumberford at home with his prototype Martinique 002.

Robert Cumberford at home with his prototype Martinique 002.

Photographer: Matthieu Rondel/Bloomberg
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A Front-Row Seat to 70 Years of Automotive Design

An influential designer-turned-critic reflects on everything from life inside GM in the 1950s to the Tesla Cybertruck. 

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Car designer Moray Callum remembers unveiling his latest project at the 1993 Geneva Auto Show: the Aston Martin Lagonda Vignale concept, a radical, swooping four-door sedan far afield from the Le Mans-winning race cars and James Bond coupes that made the British marque famous. 

A proud Callum years later would call the car a crowning achievement of his career.