Books: Form Follows Function

The Art of the Supercar

?Form Follows Function? is not only a guiding principle of architectural and industrial design, but it?s the title of Stuart Coding and James Mann?s beautiful book on the Art of the Supercar.Coding and renowned automotive photographer James Mann take 20 of the most significant supercars of all time into the studio and dissect them into 224 pages of art.? Photographed without scenic distractions, each of the 197 color photos in the book becomes an individual work of automotive art.

The book Form Follows Function: The Art of the Supercar shows the engineering brilliance of the cars in detail.? The cars bear the greatest names like Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Maserati and Aston Martin.? Each selection is documented with historical and technical profiles by Codling along with ?commentary from famed automotive designer Frank Stephenson.

The large size hardback book (12.25 x 10.75 inches) is published by Motorbooks, a division of? Quayside Publishing Group.? It sells for $40, and is a ?must have? for any supercar enthusiast?s library or coffee table.? Form Follows Function is available in books stores or can be ordered online at

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