Tag Archives: 1957 Studebaker Hawk

art in the 21st century

United States Postal Service: America On The Move postage stamps. In the general course of aesthetic history, there have been countless attempts to define ideals;  but there are no genuine assertions that proclaim aesthetic progress occurs. Yet, in the realm of industrial design, and the mediums that inform and define it, there is a genuine technological progress.… Read More »

mid-century intellectual capital

In 1961, Studebaker president Sherwood Egbert called his longtime friend Brooks Stevens to restyle the latest variation of the 1953 Starliner. Stevens renamed it the Gran Turismo Hawk. The 5-seat sport coupe was produced for the model years 1962-64. Of all the hundreds of American car manufacturers that have come and gone or are still in business,… Read More »