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Tom Matano
Aaron Betsky introduces Tom Matano, a car designer at Mazda. Matano presents his work from early student projects at Art Center...

Tom Matano

September 22, 1993 | Video Lecturer:
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Aaron Betsky introduces Tom Matano, a car designer at Mazda. Matano presents his work from early student projects at Art Center to later projects developed for Mazda. Matano discusses his passion for cars and his role in the development of the sports model Miata for Mazda. He goes on to describe the cultural differences of designing cars for America and Japan and gives a demonstration on the scientific ways of designing a car, by looking at weight distribution and composition examples.

Clips

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Tom Matano-clip_2265
Tom Matano presents several car designs produced as a student at Art Center School of Design in Pasadena. and with his team at...
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Tom Matano-clip_2266
Tom Matano describes the process of working with the Mazda Japanese design office and the cultural differences that come along...
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Tom Matano-clip_2269
Tom Matano discusses the "scientific" way of designing a car, by looking at visual weight distribution, proportion and balance...
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Tom Matano-clip_2271
Tom Matano answers questions regarding his own car ownership, electric cars, private motor transportation, recycling and...