Department (fonds) 32 - Transportation Design Department

Joseph Thompson and student working on wooden framework model of a car prior to clay being applied. Joseph Thompson and student working on wooden framework model of a car prior to clay being applied. Joseph Thompson advising Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) on a clay model. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) shaping the clay on a model. Joseph Thompson advising Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) as Robert works on a clay model of a car. Joseph Thompson advising Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) as Robert works on a clay model of a car. Joseph Thompson assisting Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) as Robert places the sections together t... Joseph Thompson assisting Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) to add plaster into the mold shaped for ... Joseph Thompson and Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) shape the plaster mold of a car. Joseph Thompson and Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) shape the plaster mold of a car, as George Jer... Joseph Thompson observes Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) as he puts details into the mold prior to... Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) paints the interior shell of a mold which will be filled with plas... Joseph Thompson mixes plaster in a bowl while Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) waits, plaster to be... Joseph Thompson and Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) add plaster to the model of a car. Joseph Thompson advising Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) as Robert works on a clay model of a car. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) is spray painting a model of a car. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) preparing mold for plaster pour. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) using a tool to do fine detail shaping on the clay model of a car. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) using a tool to do fine detail shaping on the clay model of a car. Robert Bartholomew (PROD 1950) using a tool to do fine detail work on a model of a car that has b...
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32

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Transportation Design Department

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  • 1948-2014 (Creation)

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(1948-)

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Originally a part of the Industrial Design Department, the Transportation Design Department was established in 1991.
The Transportation Design Department, along with its corporate sponsors, provides students the opportunity to design automobiles, motorcycles, marine and aircraft, commercial transport, personal mobility and public transit.

List of department chairs:
George Jergenson, 1948-1969 (Chair of ID)
Keith Teter, 1969-1985 (Chair of ID)
Ronald C. Hill, 1987-2000 (Chair of ID, then Chair of TRAN in 1991)
Ken Okuyama, 2001-2004
Geoffrey Wardle, 2004-2005, Acting Chair (Associate Chair)
Stewart Reed, February 2005 - present

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The Transportation Design Department fonds is a top level archival unit that encompasses everything in the Archives created by the Transportation Design department. Under the fonds-level are the following collections: Transportation Design Department collection of documents, Photograph collection, and Video collection.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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