the vehicle finish is a patina, a cross-hatched
texture such that additional
interaction with the environment
does not produce significant
degradation of the surface.
Conside an astronomy
mirror or the polished body of a car,
such surface is extremely
vulnerable to damage.
Even the slightest
environmental influence immediatel
shows its image on
By pre-applying a patina,
with appropriate consideration of color,
texture and form, a
new design opportunity is created.