Peugeot 4002 looks to the Future of Automotive Design
Sunday September 21, 2003
The award winning Peugeot 4002 design by 32-year old German graphic designer Stefan Schulze made a return to its creator's country of origin at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. Based on the Peugeot 402 with some components from the 204, the streamlined coupe provides a glimpse of the shape of things to come - and the future looks good!
Peugeot created the first Design Contest in 2000, receiving over 2,000 entries exploring "what Peugeot will look like in 2020".
Schulze was presented with the "La Griffe" Trophy by Mr. Fr'd'ric Saint-Geours, the Managing Director of Peugeot at the Geneva Motorshow earlier in the year, following a process of public voting and selection by a Peugeot jury.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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