21st Century Allure: A Designer's Perspective

SAT, APR 24, 2010 (1:07:09)

George McCowan, Digital Designer, Navistar International Corporation, explores the world of automobile design. McCowan discusses his lifelong passion for drawing cars and shares insights into the field drawn from his career designing high performance automobiles like the Cadillac V-Series and Corvette to Navistar International trucks, big rigs, and eighteen wheelers.

+ BIO: George McCowan

George McCowan is an industrial designer whose strength and passion lie in transportation design and automotive fine art. He is currently working as a digital designer for Navistar International Corporation. In 1998 McCowan graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Industrial Design. His career would eventually tale him to the Motor City, working at American Specialty Vehicles and the renown GM Performance Division design studio. While working in the field of automotive design, McCowan can claim several major design contributions on programs including the Corvette C6, Cadillac V-Series STS-V, XLR-V, Chevy SSR, Saleen S5S Raptor, and numerous performance and concept vehicles. McCowan has been a featured artist at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, MI and also produces art for the United States Air Force.

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