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Frank Stephenson is an automotive designer who has designed a bunch of automobiles that you understand very actually. Amongst them we are able to point out the Fiat 500, the Ferrari F430, and even the Mini Cooper ! That is the final we’ll discuss, for the reason that designer has simply created his YouTube channel wherein he posted a primary video to elucidate the stylistic genesis of the Mini Cooper.

We’re on the finish of the 90’s and Frank Stephenson has a heavy process, that of drawing the Mini Cooper in fashionable occasions. It’s a mannequin of the oh-so iconic, which already existed for many years and was well-rooted within the automotive tradition. On this episode, the designer makes use of a pen and a clean sheet of paper to attract a Mini Cooper whereas offering explanations. He explains that, for instance, that the Mini Cooper is a automotive which you could dissociate into three distinct components : the roof, the glazing and the physique. It additionally particulars the entrance, with its spherical lights and grille are paying homage to a breed of canine iconic in the UK, the Bulldog.

For the rear, it revealed the fires. One may assume that this piece is simple to attract and that it poses completely no drawback. Properly, this isn’t the case in any respect, since Frank Stephenson has needed to battle the fires might not be related to the opening of the trunk. The builders had used to place out the fires instantly to the neighborhood of the opening of the trunk to simplify manufacturing.

This video is fascinating to observe, particularly that Frank Stephenson guarantees to publish extra movies of this sort. As said to start with of the article, the person has labored for quite a lot of producers, together with McLaren, it’s he who hides behind the pen stroke of the 720S.