Stellantis’ Drive for Design contest is now up and working for the eleventh straight 12 months. The annual problem provides excessive schoolers from the tenth to the twelfth grades the prospect to win prizes for his or her visionary automotive designs. The problem issued to college students picks up from the latest debuts of the Ram 1500 Revolution BEV idea and the production-intent Ram 1500 REV that’s on the ground on the New York Auto Present. With Ram making ready a variety of electrical and electrified choices, together with a extremely anticipated midsize truck, Stellantis needs entries that image the electrical Ram pickup of the longer term. Submissions can be judged equally on 4 standards: craftsmanship, design high quality, illustration, and originality.
First prize is eligibility for a summer season internship on the Ram Design Studio, and a Wacom MobileStudio Professional 16 digital drawing pill that might assist any winner benefit from their design desires and that potential internship. Second- and third-place prizes are an Apple iPad Professional with Apple Pencil, a one-to-one assessment of the winners’ design portfolio, and a scholarship to a three-week “Transportation Design” summer season course on the School for Inventive Research in Detroit.
The competition isn’t solely sponsored by the Stellantis North America Product Design group, the jury features a earlier contest winner. Mark Tostle, VP of Ram Truck and Mopar Design, took first prize in a earlier model of the competition held in 1987. He mentioned of the win, “Taking part on this contest gave me the boldness to pursue the trail to a profession in automotive design. Now, I need to assist college students discover the connection between their creativity and the automotive trade. It’s unimaginable to see our previous winners come up by the design faculty ranks. I even get to see a few of them as interns or coworkers in our design studio.”
The one restrictions for entrants are that they be authorized U.S. residents in grades 10-12 at the moment attending a U.S. highschool. Designs will be submitted from now till Friday, April 21, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Jap Time. Winners can be introduced every week later, on April 27. The prizes can be handed out on the EyesOn Design Imaginative and prescient Honored Award Ceremony in Detroit in Might. Over that span, Stellantis will put up weekly updates and contest content material on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the hashtag #DriveForDesign.
Try the Drive for Design website for extra info on the competition, submissions from earlier years just like the Helios idea above by final 12 months’s winner Rocco Morales, a bunch of movies from Stellantis designers, and goodies like a high-res poster and a coloring ebook. And to all the excessive schoolers going for it, good luck.