Competition Motors – Hollywood: Part 3

Well, I’ve shared a little bit about the history of Competition Motors and the re-creation of their typography, and I’ve shared the process of creating the illustrations, so there’s not much more to say, but to simply let the design speak for itself. So here it is – the first of my ALL ORIGINAL Competition Motors […]
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Competition Motors – Hollywood: Part 2

Key to any good design for Competition Motors would be one of von Neuman’s Porsches. In this case, I’ve selected his immediately identifiable #11 Porsche 550 Spyder. “Johnny” as he was called, was CONSTANTLY exploring for performance and aerodynamic gains. In a look through his catalog of cars, you’ll see custom intakes, taped over gaps, […]
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Competition Motors – Hollywood: Part 1

I am fascinated by historic brands, specifically of the automotive variety. Having recently celebrate Max Hoffman in my new book The Small Silver Speedster, I thought it only appropriate to explore the west coast answer to Hoffman Motors, John von Neumann’s: Competition Motors. Competition Motors is a brand long dead – but in its prime it […]
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The American Bugatti Club Poster

Transportation posters and advertising are an art form for which I’ve always had a deep appreciation.  So I’m always honored when commissioned to create one – especially when representing a marque as iconic as Bugatti. I was recently commissioned by The American Bugatti Club with the creation of an event poster for an upcoming rally. As I always do, […]
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The Greatest Race featured in European Car Magazine

A friend of Carpe Viam wrote the other day to point out that The Greatest Race was selected for European Car Magazine’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! As I concentrate on creating now more than consuming I’ve let my subscription lapse – so had to run to Barnes and Noble and pick up a couple copies. Thanks […]
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