Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Giorgio Armani Joins Search For Fiat Designs

Giorgio Armani Joins Search For Fiat Designs

Fiat is enabling budding designers around the world to put their designs in front of one of the world’s most famous designers, Giorgio Armani, with the fashion legend joining the judging panel for the “Fiat 500 Wants You” design competition.

As it finalises the re-birth of its own legend, the Fiat 500, the Italian car maker has called on budding designers around the world to contribute their ideas and designs for the new car and everything that surrounds its launch, sale and customer interaction through its web site www.fiat500.com.

Design entries may be made in three categories:

500 ACCESSORIES
Designs for car accessories and personalization of the new FIAT 500 car.
500 LIFESTYLE
Designs for the FIAT 500’s style and translate the style into everyday life, such objects, furniture, gadgets, and clothing.
500 EVERYWHERE
Designing the world of the new FIAT 500, including designs for a FIAT 500 world, such as places, streets, parking areas, shops, pubs and public spaces.

For each category, there is a Euro 5,000 prize and, in addition, should Fiat put any design into production, Fiat will pay a Euro 3,000 fee. The top designs will be put on display at car shows and design events across Europe and in each market where the new Fiat 500 is launched.

As well as Giorgio Armani, the judging panel includes Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, President of the Fiat Group; Jasper Morrison, furniture designer and founder of Jasper Morrison Ltd.;
Gabriele Salvatores, film director; Luca Trazzi, architect designer, CEO of Designboom.

“This is a unique opportunity for budding New Zealand designers to place their ideas and skills in front of a group of the leading designers and have their work considered for production and sale across the world by major companies,”explains Lawrie Malatios, General Manager for Fiat in New Zealand. “By building it around the three categories of automotive accessories, life style and architecture plus having a car as varied in its influences as the Fiat 500, the opportunities to enter are limited by only by each individual’s imagination. Winning a prize in this competition could just be the start of a career as a top flight designer!”


(ends) Fiat Media web site: http://media.ateco.co.nz/
Release Number: 150_Fiat_NZ
Date of Issue: 2 August 2006. Time of Issue: 10:11:00


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news