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Monthly Archive: July 2015

Mr. Y offered me to visit another carrozzeria whose name was “COGGIOLA”. “COGGIOLA” was not so famous as a big carrozzeria, though their color was conspicuous. But they were the subdued company that provided the design model or study model to like “AUDI”, “RENAUT “, “MITSUBISHI” etc. The president used to work as a designer […]

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Three minutes. It was so long three minutes. They didn’t come back for more than 20 minutes. At last, they returned and said. [We were discussing about how we should treat you and your masterpieces.] The chief designer said. [Mr. Yamazaki, your masterpieces are fine art indeed. You are the real artist. We are expecting […]

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When I started to show some of my sketches, in the meantime, chief designer’s eyes were changed to more and more earnest. The manager sitting beside him was also gazing my sketches without saying anything. They changed their attitude from arrogant and overbearing, releasing their folding arms, standing from their high back chair to leaning […]

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On the following day, after considering through the night, I reached the conclusion to choose Bertone. If I chose to assign, I would rather better to choose Pininfarina. But I followed my spontaneous will without calculating the real profit of my future life finally. I asked Mr. Y to make an appointment to Bertone. As […]

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On the second day, we started to visit the famous companies like IDEA, BERTONE, PININFARINA etc. All participants were supposed to go back to Japan after visiting the Torino Motor Show. However, I changed my schedule not to go with them, negotiating with the tour staff to let me stay longer. The purpose was to […]

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After arriving at the hotel, I opened the luggage enjoying the first night in Torino, suddenly one man came into my room. He was a famous director of cars and bikes design company in Japan and he was also a participant of the tour. He said that he was attracted by my passionate way along […]

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When I arrived at Torino Airport, most of the tour participants passed smoothly in the immigration. But, I was stopped by the immigration officer. [What is this?] [What is this made from?] Of course, they pointed out two big wooden boxes. [These are car design models which are made of FRP.] I said and showed […]

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On the departure day, many participants got together at Narita Airport. One designer from a car manufacturer appeared with an attache case. On the other hand, my appearance was with a full of design sketches in the big bag on my shoulder, two big wooden boxes in my both hands, just like an old lady […]

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At that time, I had an opportunity to meet Mr. Y. I showed him some of my car design sketches and models and expressed my idea. He was so impressed with my passionate and strong will to make a super car in Italy. He promised me to support. At the same time as my tour […]

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