Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Designing Our Way Out Of World Crisis? Pierre Paul Andriani, G.M. Car Designer, To Speak At La Maison Française

'General Motors car designer Pierre Paul Andriani will present a glimpse of 100 years of car design, offering words and images to depict the incredible developments in automotive design across the past century.

The French artist will speak to design highlights and breakthroughs worldwide such as the start of Model T production in 1908, the world's first design studio in 1927 (GM's Art and Colour Division), the rich French contribution to car design and the introduction of electric vehicles.

This program is presented by General Motors, La Maison Française and the French-American Cultural Foundation.

A reception will follow Mr. Andriani's talk.

WHAT: Pierre Paul Andriani, General Motors Designer

WHEN: Monday, October 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE : La Maison Française
4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007


TICKETS: Reservation required. Please send an email to:, providing your surname, first name and the number of persons attending.

Photo credit: (c) General Moters via La Maison Francaise and the French-American Cultural Foundation.


Pierre-Paul Andriani
Adjunct Faculty
College for Creative Studies
201 East Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202-4034

The College offers Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Design and Automotive Design.


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