Jan Borsdorf of Art of Stage flew in from Stuttgart -- home base for Daimler and Mercedes -- for a few days to help underscore the off-road chops of a vintage G class on display in the Mercedes-Benz stand. It was Borsdorf's job to paint the SUV in mud.
Paint it mud
Back home in Stuttgart and Germany, he does it all -- from set construction to paintings to special events -- and says he has collaborated with Mercedes for years, while also working with Hugo Boss and theater companies throughout Germany.
Mercedes will introduce a re-engineered and redesigned G class later Sunday in Detroit. Hint: It will still look like a venerable G class.
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