South Korean students win Ferrari design contest
on Tuesday,July 19,2011 21:07
Three South Korean students earned first prize in the Ferrari's World Design Contest, which was put into place to see which design students could create a model for the future, according to Reuters.
The winning students were Kim Cheong Ju, Ahn Dre and Lee Sahngseok from the Hongik University in Seoul, and their design was title "Eternity." Now, the company's designers will take what the students created and mold it into a new model, according to the media outlet.
Second place went to a student from the European Design Institute in Turin and the third went to the two pupils from London's Royal College of the Arts.
Flavio Manzoni, the head of Ferrari's Style Center explained that he thought that these students could possibly work for them one day. Additionally the chairman of the company, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, stated that Ferrari wanted to give young minds a chance to create innovative ideas, the news source reports.
According to Motorward, these three students beat out 50 other universities with over 400 entries.
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