Peugeot Design Contest 2008: updates

Peugeot Design Contest 2008: updates

Peugeot has published the list of the 29 finalist projects of the 2008 Design Contest. Internet users will be able to vote for the projects until next 15 September, when the 10 finalists will be selected.


From the Official Press Release:

The 5th Peugeot Design Competition, launched at the Beijing Motor Show on 20 April 2008, entered its second phase on 20 July 2008, the final date for the submission of projects.

Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen (Norway) Peugeot Ego by Emre Yazici (Turkey) Peugeot Facile by Thierry Dumaine (France)
Peugeot 888 by Oskar Johansen (Norway) Peugeot Ego by Emre Yazici (Turkey) Peugeot Facile by Thierry Dumaine (France)

Since mid-August 2008 amateur designers and motoring enthusiasts can have their say as they help to nominate the successor to the Flux project, the last winner of this prestigious contest.

Peugeot Blade by Ying Hui Choo (Singapore) Peugeot Echo by Sun Rujun (China) Peugeot Stylight by Ognyan Bozhilov (Bulgaria)
Peugeot Blade by Ying Hui Choo (Singapore) Peugeot Echo by Sun Rujun (China) Peugeot Stylight by Ognyan Bozhilov (Bulgaria)

For this competition, Peugeot invited young designers to imagine the Peugeot of the metropolises of tomorrow. This concept car should be designed to be driven in the large urban cities of the future, while exhibiting key values of the 21st century.

Peugeot GALapagos by Igor Yastrebov (Russian Federation) Peugeot MoVille by Woo-Ram Lee (France) Peugeot Rayo by Ivan Kraljevic (Croatia)
Peugeot GALapagos by Igor Yastrebov
(Russian Federation)
Peugeot MoVille by Woo-Ram Lee (France) Peugeot Rayo by Ivan Kraljevic (Croatia)

Projects, while conveying Peugeot’s stylistic qualities, must incorporate four criteria specific to this design competition: environmental friendliness, social harmony, interactive mobility and economic efficiency.

Peugeot Pure by Pierlot Damien (Belgium) Peugeot Verde by Michael Witus Schierup (Denmark) Peugeot 1009 Concept by Edwin van der Mark (Netherlands)
Peugeot Pure by Pierlot Damien
(Belgium)
Peugeot Verde by Michael Witus Schierup
(Denmark)
Peugeot 1009 Concept by Edwin van der Mark
(Netherlands)

With 2,500 projects and a presence that’s as international as ever, with participants from more than 95 different nations, the Peugeot Design Competition, running over a shorter time scale (only 1½ months to develop and submit a project), has given designers from all over the world an opportunity to express themselves and propose projects rich in style and innovation.

Peugeot E-Cube by Seung Hoon Yoo (Republic of Korea) Peugeot RD by Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar (Colombia)

Peugeot E-Cube by Seung Hoon Yoo
(Republic of Korea)

Peugeot RD by Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar
(Colombia)

Indeed, the theme of this 5th edition has inspired all of these creative people to give shape to their vision of the motor car in cities of the future and to envisage a form of urban mobility that’s more versatile, more practical, more economic, but also more fun and more individual.

The projects also reflect the different cultures of our global society. From the simplicity of the Indian “Globe” project to the complexity of the German “Rugir” project, you’ll be able to admire the practicality of the Chinese “Oxo” project.

Peugeot Opus by Soheil Ghotbi Ravandi (Islamic Republic of Iran) Peugeot Vision by Shinji Nukumi (Japan) Peugeot Seed by Yann Terrer (France)
Peugeot Opus by Soheil Ghotbi Ravandi
(Islamic Republic of Iran)

Peugeot Vision by Shinji Nukumi (Japan)

Peugeot Seed by Yann Terrer (France)

From mid August 2008, Internet users will be able to log on to Peugeot’s corporate site, www.peugeot.com to discover all of the projects selected for this 5th edition of the Design Competition.

Peugeot Streamlife by Liang Tian (China) Peugeot P.R.O. by Ke Guo (China) Peugeot Globe by Varun Gopinath (India)
Peugeot Streamlife by Liang Tian (China) Peugeot P.R.O. by Ke Guo (China) Peugeot Globe by Varun Gopinath (India)

They will be able to look at these concept cars and take part in a game to try and find this year’s winner.  Each Internet user will be entitled to one vote to become eligible for the prize draw and the chance to win one of the 20 XBOX 360 consoles available as prizes on this occasion.

The next steps:

The ten finalists – from 16 September the ten short-listed concepts selected by the jury will be put on-line at www.peugeot.com, in the Design Competition section.

Peugeot Magnet by Tolga Metin (United States) Peugeot Xtreet by Esteban Peisci (Argentina) Peugeot SVP by Mickael Soubabère (France)
Peugeot Magnet by Tolga Metin (United States) Peugeot Xtreet by Esteban Peisci (Argentina) Peugeot SVP by Mickael Soubabère (France)

Announcement of the winner
On 2 October, on the Peugeot stand at the Paris Motor Show, the name of the winner will be announced and Mr Jean-Philippe Collin, Director General of Automobiles Peugeot, will present the “La Griffe” trophy to the designer of the winning project.

Production phase – The ensuing period, between October 2008 and March 2009, will be devoted to production of the scale 1 model.

Peugeot 50x by Gustavo Hernandez (Colombia) Peugeot Alegro by Alexandre Raad (Brazil) Peugeot Module by Cristian Fabio Di Filippo (Argentina)
Peugeot 50x by Gustavo Hernandez (Colombia) Peugeot Alegro by Alexandre Raad (Brazil) Peugeot Module by Cristian Fabio Di Filippo
(Argentina)
Peugeot Opena by Jaroslaw Koziel (Poland) Peugeot Rugir by Onur Guvenc (Germany) Peugeot Oxo by Lou Ke (China)
Peugeot Opena by Jaroslaw Koziel (Poland) Peugeot Rugir by Onur Guvenc (Germany) Peugeot Oxo by Lou Ke (China)

Presentation phase – In April 2009, at the Shanghai Motor Show in China, the model of the winning project will be unveiled on the Peugeot stand.

(Source: Peugeot)

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