David is an internationally recognized designer, marketing and branding expert. He developed his sense of art and design at an early age, leading him to create custom Porsches and BMWs, along with a wide variety of iconic products, vehicles, logos and brands for such global names as Ferrari, the U.S. Ski Team, Columbia, Ben & Jerry’s, Ganassi Racing, and many others. David has been the subject of countless media stories, as well as a PBS documentary.
David’s fine art work evolved out of his passion for photography, which emerged back in the 70’s when at 16, he was one of the youngest professional photographers in America, shooting the exciting worlds of Formula One, Indy, The America’s Cup, and the US Open. Creating art in various mediums, his highly acclaimed work has been featured in Time-Life Books, Fortune Magazine, Forbes, Newsweek, Yachting, Motor Trend, Robb Report, Maxim and many more international journals. Combining his love of photography with his passion for high-tech design, David has launched a series of limited edition prints he describes as Photographic Constructs exposing the viewer to new ways of seeing technology, architecture, nature and many other subjects through a unique and creative lens.
Michael’s notoriety grew with the publication of Motorcars of the Classic Era. More than 20 other books have followed, including Curves of Steel, for the Phoenix Art Museum, multiple titles for the Simeone and Mullin museums and Stile Transatlantico the catalog to the Blackhawk Museum exhibition in 2017.
Presentations have included The Beijing Auto Museum and The Ralph Lauren Collection at the MFA, Boston and The Louvre. He has also been honored by, among others, Automobile Quarterly, and The International Historic Motoring Awards.
Michael is a regular presence at major concours events around the world as a judge, sponsor and honored guest.