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#2451573 - 02/14/18 04:26 AM Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler
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They did an episode on Ralph Gilles that is very good. If you like cars and how they are designed check it out.


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#2451582 - 02/14/18 05:38 AM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: sp392]
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I don't think anybody here likes cars much.
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#2452168 - 02/15/18 12:40 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: sp392]
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That was a good episode
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#2452217 - 02/15/18 02:12 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: Butterscotch71]
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Sorry I missed it! Sure hope it wasn't Ralph who designed the next gen Rams...

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#2452290 - 02/15/18 06:08 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: rrbrucea]
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Originally Posted By rrbrucea
Sorry I missed it! Sure hope it wasn't Ralph who designed the next gen Rams...



Netflix ? There is no missing it

Just watched it, was good
See why Ralph has a passion for Chrysler
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#2452307 - 02/15/18 06:40 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: moparts]
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Originally Posted By moparts
Originally Posted By rrbrucea
Sorry I missed it! Sure hope it wasn't Ralph who designed the next gen Rams...



Netflix ? There is no missing it

Just watched it, was good
See why Ralph has a passion for Chrysler



LOL! I realized AFTER I posted that what I had said wrong... haha

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#2452315 - 02/15/18 06:55 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: Guitar Jones]
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Originally Posted By Guitar Jones
I don't think anybody here likes cars much.


Nope it's just a collection of Pit Bull lovers drumhit

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#2452503 - 02/16/18 09:51 AM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: sp392]
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Is this show available anywhere else?

Perhaps on a delayed basis?

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#2452509 - 02/16/18 09:55 AM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: sp392]
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I watched it and it made me sad. In a lot of ways my life started very similar to Ralph's. I spent most of my time in middle and high school sitting at the back of a classroom sketching cars. A lot of what I drew predicted cars that were eventually built. I remember working at a Jeep-Eagle dealer in 1995 and walking past a line of Eagle Talons and realizing that I'd drawn that car 5 years earlier.

Coming from a family of engineers I didn't know anything else and it was expected that was the path I had to follow. Someone should have told me after my first year of college didn't go well that I was cut out to do something different. As a stupid teenager I needed someone to recognize, like Ralph's Aunt did, that I had more potential elsewhere.
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#2453048 - 02/17/18 11:13 AM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: DUFFMAN]
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Duffman,

At sometime in your life you might be able to become more of a designer.

I think engineering would be a good back ground for design.

It might be after retirement but don't totally give up on your dream.

Good Luck with it!
Bill

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#2453092 - 02/17/18 01:20 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: sp392]
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Automotive design was my first choice too but things didn’t work out. In retrospect while that is/was a passion I’m a much better architect than I would ever have been a designer.
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#2453121 - 02/17/18 02:38 PM Re: Abstract: The Art Of Design on Netflix = Chrysler [Re: Butterscotch71]
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I have always respected Ralph, but even more so after that. He truly loves the company, as long as he is there the enthusiast's voice will be heard.
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