Generally, what shoes are to women, is what cars are to men. teNeues understands this perfectly and shifts gear to cars and racing. Previously they published The Porsche Book, Formula 1 The Roaring 70s and The Golden Age of Formula 1. With Car Design Europe they focus on the European influence of contemporary car design. Size-wise it is a modest book, but it is comprehensive, ranging from the 1923 Audi Typ K to the 2011 Volkswagen XL1, and everything in between. The Rolls reminds us of a saying by Patrizia Reggiana, the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, who once said: “I’d rather cry in a Rolls than be happy on a bicycle”.
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