I got a chance to visit Moal Coachbuilders today. Low and behold their superstar car, the Gatto was there in living color. The Gatto reminded me of the first time I saw Van Gogh’s Starry Night in person. Up close, Starry Night is anti-flat – full of painterly peaks and valleys. A photo simply cannot do it justice. And so it is with the Gatto – all curves and angles – deserving of an in person inspection to get its full impact.
“What was it like for me to see the Gatto? Imagine walking into The Stone Pony, and finding out that a guy named Springsteen is doing a set. I swear I will never wash these eyes again.”
About the Moal Field Trip:
I’ve been dying to do a story on Moal for quite awhile and this was my first trip out to do some homework for an upcoming story and photo shoot. Got to meet the guys: Steve, Mike, David and Alberto. Besides being gracious hosts, they told me a bit of their rich history and creative process. The shop is an Oakland treasure and a custom coachcraft legend. Look for this story soon here at Megadeluxe.
“These guys are artisans. You tell them what you want, and they don’t even blink. They just go ahead and do it.”
– gatto’s owner
– gatto’s owner
+ Source: Field Trip :: House Of Moal :: Oakland, California
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