From the Back Cover
Harley Earl's creations, such as the tailfins of the 1958 Cadillac Biarritz (front cover) are instantly recognisable. Through the lives and works of designers like these, the series 'Design Heroes' will probe into our understanding of what those men did who truly learned how to make more production out of less work than had ever been done before - by design.
About the Author
Stephen Bayley is a regular contributor to art and design magazines. He lectures worldwide, is frequently interviewed and quoted by the media, and judges international design competitions.
Sir Terence Conran is one of the world's leading designers, furniture makers and retailers. His architecture and design practice is responsible for prestigious projects around the world. His books, including the ground-breaking "The House Book," have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.