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Giorgetto Giugiaro

Giorgetto Giugiaro (born 7 August, 1938) is an Italian car designer, one of the most influential and prolific ever. He initated the "folded paper" era of the 1970s where the cars were designed with straight lines and sharp edges. As well as a number of supercars, he is responsible for the design of some of the most popular everday vehicles to grace our streets.

Giugiaro has worked for a number of design studios:

Some of the notable designs he created include: Giugiaro also created the first MPV in 1978, the Lancia Megagamma, which inspired the Nissan Prairie, the first MPV to achieve mass sales.