New Book — “Divine Design; Citroën DS&ID, 1955-1975”

Chris Bronkhorst in The Netherlands has published a book that focuses on the design of the DS throughout the years of its production. He launched in on April 29, 2023 with an initial 1,000 copies printed, after just 3 months half have been sold.

Reviews so far include:

“Impressive! Beautiful image of the time and particularly interesting for those who are interested in graphic design.” — Suzanne Bakker

“What a wonderfully versatile description of these iconic Citroëns. All aspects are addressed. The technique, the functions of the hydropneumatic system, the design, the production and assembly in different countries, the publicity, the stylish sales brochures, which are now “collector items”, the evolution of the models and the range. While I’m fairly well versed in the DS/ID’s illustrious history, I still learned a lot from it.” — Gijs Berk

Although it is Dutch, (Chris says an English version is in the works for an eventual release) the 1,170 images in the book illustrate the story quite well.

Here is a brief flip through movie that Chris created.

The book can be ordered by mailing the author at or by using the contact form at the homepage: The price is €47,50 including a contribution of €4 for postal fees.

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