Good Design Awards 2008

Good Design Awards 2008

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has announced the winners of the Good Design Awards 2008. Among the awarded projects in the Transportation category is the Vandenbrink GTO.


Founded in 1950, the Good Design Award is the world’s oldest and one of the most celebrated awards programs
that bestows international recognition upon designers and manufacturers for advancing new and
innovative product concepts and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered standard product and consumer design.

Vandenbrink GTO Vandenbrink GTO

Among the winning projects in the Transportation category is the Vandenbrink GTO, a tribute to the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO based on the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, planned for a limited series production of just 5 units.

Vandenbrink GTO Vandenbrink GTO Vandenbrink GTO

The award was given by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. Below we report the list of the automobile winning projects in the Transportation category.

Good Design Awards 2008 – Transportation Category Winners

  • Vanderbrink GTO, 2006-2009
    Designers: Michiel van den Brink, Vandenbrink Design, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mercedes-Benz GLK, 2004-2009
  • Venturi Electic, 2006-2009
    Designers: Sacha Lakic, Sacha Lakic Deisgn, Venturi Automobiles, The Principality of Monaco
  • BRP Can-Am Spyder Roadster, 2006-2007
    Designers: BRP Design Team, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., Valcourt, Quebec, Canada
  • Audi A5, 2007
    Designers: Walter M. de Silva, Head of Volkswagen Group Design, Audi AG., Ingolstadt, Germany
  • BMW 3 Series Convertible, 2007
  • BMW 1er Coupe, 2007
  • MINI Cooper Clubman, 2008
    Designers: BMW Group Design, BMW AG., Munich
Vandenbrink GTO Sketch Vandenbrink GTO Sketch

The full list of winners is available in the official press release (pdf format). For more information visit www.chi-athenaeum.org.

(Source: Vandenbrink Design, Good Design Awards)

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