LONDON – It all started with a canary yellow Porsche 911, says Ford of Europe Inc. Design Director Martin Smith, who shares some of his career experiences with younger designers at the InteriorMotives magazine conference held here. Smith, who graduated from the Royal Art College in 1973 and initially was rejected for a job by Ford Motor Co., says he was struck dumb back then by the yellow Porsche 911while standing outside London’s Hard Rock Cafe on Piccadilly Circus. The car had the ...

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