When post-war US car designers were given free rein to create their dream automobiles, they came up with jaw-droppers like these. (And one of them contains a 30-coat paint job, which owes its sparkle to real crushed diamonds.)
Melbourne-based digital inventor Mond Qu once made a model island so lifelike, it tricked Google Earth and National Geographic into thinking it was real.
With one of the largest collections of classic Citroëns in the world, businessman and philanthropist Peter Mullin recently popped them into a museum of their own. He told Smith Journal about his passion for the “glorious art deco era” of French automotive history.