Design interview: Sharon Gauci, GM

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“In its purest form, design should be a sensory journey of discovery,” says GM’s executive director of industrial design

When I was a young student, I began not even knowing there was such a thing as transportation design. But while studying industrial design at university with the thought of being a furniture or product designer, a chance meeting and conversation with Paul Gibson at the Melbourne Auto Show introduced me to the world of car design. Paul [then at Ford Asia Pacific; now at GM Advanced Design] talked to me about car design, and colour & trim specifically, which immediately appealed to me because of its high degree of creativity and my interest in fashion and detail.

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