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Use: Media professionals demanding top-quality automotive content for their print products and/or Web sites. Professional artwork, editing.
What it is: Many of you asked if we could put our expertise to work to create a feature that covers not just classic cars, but those vehicles that have left an indelible mark on car culture. The Fine Lines series examines significant vehicle marques, their backgrounds and their contributions to the history of the automobile. All this, with real artwork.
- Mac and PC page layout with accompanying text and
art files for maximum work flexibility.
- About 850 words: separate text file included.
- Layout is 8×21.5 inches (newspaper), but can be
reconfigured by your designer to fit most spaces.
- PDF of layout included.
- High-resolution artwork suitable for print.
- Includes Photoshop layers file of main art.
- Multi-platform page layout opens with either Quark
Xpress or Adobe Indesign.
- Fonts are not included, but we attempt to stay with
standard system fonts. If not, just change the fonts to
match your style.
How do you out-legend your own legend?
The challenge for Volkswagen was far from a simple one. Create a new, still-popular and more modern follow-up to one of the most successful automobiles of all time: the Beetle.
A tough act to follow, but the result was the Rabbit, which was a ground-breaking creation that raised the import bar several notches. It’s a car whose popularity spawned many visual copies from other manufacturers as they hurried to create their own versions of this successful little front-wheel-drive runabout.