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Colour the Favela

KEEP ON PAINTING In 2008 Haas & Hahn finished their Rio Cruzeiro project, They went straight through to their santa Martha Project in Rio De Janeiro This (ongoing) project involves empl...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Charles Eames: If it’s not Functional, it’s not Beautiful

THE STORY OF EAMES FURNITURE BY MARILYN NEUHART Here at Custom Car Chronicle we love Eames. Imagine how happy we were when we found this beautiful book about the history of these iconic cha...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Golden Sahara II display Robots

  GOLDEN SAHARA DISPLAY ROBOTS   Jim Skonzakes (aka Jim Street) came up with, at the time innovative, and attractive display material. To make his dream custom look even better. H...
by Rik Hoving
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Merry Christmas 2016

  MERRY CHRISTMAS 2016   Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Custom Car Chronicle. We hope you have enjoyed  the 2016 CCC year as much as we have. I would like to thank ...
by Rik Hoving
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Larry Watson’s Personal Photo Collection

AN AMAZING PHOTO COLLECTION The Larry Watson Personal Photo collection contains a couple of thousand photos. Most of them are snapshots Larry took himself or asked some of his friends to ta...
by Rik Hoving
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Neferteri Part Two

  NEFERTERI part Two   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistadors Car Club, marvels at Europe’s Golden Age of the coach built automobile, and influences that would...
by Larry Pointer
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Hot Rod Coupe Prints by Jimmy

HOT ROD COUPE PRINTS BY JIMMY CCC-Hot Rod contributer and Hot Rod illustrator Jimmy B has released a set of ten Hot Rod Coupe Illustrations. Lets take a look at closer look at Jimmy’s...
by Rik Hoving
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Steve Stanford at the Petersen Museum

STEVE STANFORD AT THE PETERSEN Automotive illustrator and designer Steve Stanford is displaying his work and limited edition of prints at the Petersen Museum on August 23rd, 2014. Press rel...
by Rik Hoving
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Designing a Museum for Cars

ARCHITECT BEN VAN BERKEL ABOUT DESIGNING A MUSEUM FOR MERCEDES BENZ The Netherlands is way more than wooden shoes and windmills. Dutch architects as Rem Koolhaas and Ben van Berkel are in h...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Sledge Customs T-Shirts

SLEDGE CUSTOMS T-SHIRTS Kevan Sledge has been building great Custom Cars for some time, recently he opened his own shop, Sledge Customs, and of course had to have some great shirts to promo...
by Rik Hoving
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Neferteri Part Four

  NEFERTERI part Four   Larry Pointer, our Forrest Gump of the Conquistador Car Club, carries us along in his journey through the era of streamline moderne styling.  These were t...
by Larry Pointer
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Vivian Maier, the Mystery Urban Street Life Photographer

A PRECIOUS GIFT In 2007 Vivian Maier’s work was found at a local thrift auction house on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Thanks to the buyer we now know Maier’s work and can be both...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Introduction to Walter Otto Wyss

  W.O.W. Once in a while you come across a person that leaves such an great impression on you, that it is hard to believe you have not heard about him before. Walter Otto Wyss is such ...
by Rik Hoving
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The Memo Files: smarty pants and zoot suits

THE MEMO FILES PART 1: ABOUT BEING YOUNG, SHARP AND SMART In the Memo files, Memo Ortega aka Memo Chop  shares his amazing memories from the 1940’s and up. This is his first story. M...
by Rik Hoving
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Hirohata Merc Chair

  COMFORT STYLE   Day dreaming about the Hirohata Mercury at shool resulted in this Art Deco design the Hirohata Merc Chair. In the mid 1980’s I was in art-school. Around th...
by Rik Hoving
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Colour the World

CUSTOMIZE THE WORLD AND CHANGE IT FOR THE BETTER In 2005 Dutch artist Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn aka Haas&Hahn started working together when they filmed a documentary about hip hop...
by Esther de Charon de Saint Germain
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Customs by Keith Weesner

  CUSTOMS by KEITH WEESNER   The Custom Car and Hot Rod world Keith Weesner creates in his paintings and black and white artwork is as close to perfection as it can get. Keith Wee...
by Rik Hoving
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