« Technology makes what was once impossible possible. Design makes it real. »
Harley J. Earl is still working for his father. The family-owned company, Earl Automotive Works, is in the business of selling dreams; their custom built, and thus one-of-a-kind cars, are a big thing in Hollywood at the time. When it came to his own dreams, Earl never rested before that he had put them down on paper, with a, by now, well-practised hand and well-used pencil tip. His dreams were curvaceous, and that in an era when engineers were only capable of thinking in terms of right angles.