Mountaincycle concept and design.
Concepts come to life! Gerard was responsible for concepting and designing a line of mountain bikes for the rebirthing of the Mountaincycle brand. Unlike the majority of concept design projects, the final designs were very close to the original concepts, right down to the graphics.
The above photographs represent the preproduction samples and a production version (bottom).
Gerard Thomas, Illustrator
After graduating Art Center College of Design as an Industrial Designer with an analogue skillset, Gerard went on to work for Ducati Motorcycles in Italy, experiential marketing agencies, head of design for Californian based Mountaincycles and ran his own architectural 3D visualisation studio. . . amongst other things.
The one thing all his roles have had in common was the need to visually communicate ideas, concepts and designs; sketching, drawing and illustrating has always been part of 'the job'.
Today, based in Sydney, Gerard concentrates on illustration and concept design, using his diverse background and over active imagination to conceive and visualise a broad range of subject matter.